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New York Times, Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Kind of soup at a Japanese restaurant

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KWZ} This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Lempel.
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© 2009, The New York Times7/7/09 ( No. 21,791 )
Across
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500 sheets : REAM
5
Cuts down : FELLS
10
Panty raid prize : BRA
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It takes a hammering : ANVIL
15
Roundup rope : LASSO
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It might make a ewe turn : RAM
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Late-arriving TV detective? : JOESATURDAY
19
Puppy's bark : YIP
20
Nimble circus performer : ACROBAT
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Short-term govt. securities : TBILLS
23
Like a wallflower : SHY
24
Alpha's counterpart : OMEGA
27
Lesser-used PC key : ESC
28
Late-arriving actor of old? : FREDRICAPRIL
32
Classroom jottings : NOTES
35
Home for Adam and Eve : EDEN
36
Campus e-mail letters? : EDU
37
Verve : ELAN
38
Former U.N. head Kofi ___ : ANNAN
40
Fish with only minute fins : EELS
41
Harrison of "My Fair Lady" : REX
42
Work monotonously : PLOD
43
Like some needs : UNMET
44
Late-arriving singer/actress of old? : DORISEVENING
48
___ of Good Feelings : ERA
49
Parcel out : ALLOT
50
Blackball : BAN
53
Knack : TALENT
56
Region of pre-Roman Italy : ETRURIA
58
___ Lilly & Co. : ELI
59
Late-arriving disco singer? : DONNAAUTUMN
62
"Act your ___!" : AGE
63
Many Conan O'Brien lines : QUIPS
64
Down the hatch : EATEN
65
U.K. fliers : RAF
66
Word next to an arrow in a maze : START
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Screen star Lamarr : HEDY
Down
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Indian royalty : RAJAS
2
Tennyson title hero ___ Arden : ENOCH
3
New York's ___ Fisher Hall : AVERY
4
Kind of soup at a Japanese restaurant : MISO
5
Having decorative grooves : FLUTED
6
Obstacle for a barber : EAR
7
Source of a hippie's high : LSD
8
Exam for A.B.A.-approved schools : LSAT
9
Protein-rich legume : SOYBEAN
10
"A little dab'll do ya" brand : BRYLCREEM
11
Complain bitterly : RAIL
12
Concert blasters : AMPS
14
Feats for Hercules : LABORS
18
Docile : TAME
22
AOL, for one : ISP
25
Monster defeated by Beowulf : GRENDEL
26
Slave entombed with Radames : AIDA
28
Swamp : FEN
29
100 years: Abbr. : CEN
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Just loafing : IDLE
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The hots : LUST
32
Jock's counterpart : NERD
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Margarine : OLEO
34
Government's gift to I.R.S. filers : TAXRELIEF
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Drink from a stein : ALE
39
Star of changing brightness : NOVA
40
Official lang. of Guyana : ENG
42
Manners : PSANDQS
43
Erroneous : UNTRUE
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Fury : IRE
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Atlanta Braves' div. : NLEAST
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Tiny bit : IOTA
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"Et tu, ___?" : BRUTE
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Got ready to shoot : AIMED
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Kids' caretaker : NANNY
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Shred : TEAR
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Sea lettuce, e.g. : ALGA
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Talk up : TOUT
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One of the Four Corners states : UTAH
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Actress Peeples : NIA
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"Car Talk" airer : NPR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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