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New York Times, Monday, July 7, 2014

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 67 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Lynn Lempel notes:
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0707 ( 23,617 )
Across
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Toot one's own horn : BRAG
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Terrytoons' Deputy ___ : DAWG
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Kitchen and garden vessels : POTS
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Having X and Y chromosomes : MALE
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Sooner State resident, informally : OKIE
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Wood-shaping tool : LATHE
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Tom Sawyer's bucketful : WHITEWASH
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French ___ soup : ONION
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Draft org. : SSS
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Lure for bargain hunters : PRICECUT
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Like birthday greetings sent after the fact : BELATED
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"What time ___?" : ISIT
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Privileged few : ELITE
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Physicists' work units : ERGS
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Aid for catching a mouse : TRAP
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Prepare to shoot : AIM
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Olympics sword : EPEE
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Patriotic chant at the Olympics : USAUSA
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Mac or PC hookup : USB
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General way of thinking : MINDSET
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"All Things Considered" network : NPR
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Believer in God : THEIST
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"Star Wars" sage : YODA
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Mideast export : OIL
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What a knitter might have a ball with? : YARN
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Covered in frosting : ICED
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Beach town that's home to Cape Cod's oldest lighthouse : TRURO
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Pet's teensy tormentor : FLEA
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Knitter's creation : SWEATER
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Like some champagne : EXTRADRY
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Chicago trains : ELS
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Wilt : DROOP
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Sweet spot in a hive : HONEYCOMB
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Takes in, as at the box office : EARNS
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Was in the red : OWED
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Carpet layer's calculation : AREA
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Vladimir's veto : NYET
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Stratagem : PLOY
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Obscene : LEWD
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Parent company of Rolls-Royce : BMW
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When tripled, pep rally cheer : RAH
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Louisville's Muhammad ___ Center : ALI
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Insinuates : GETSAT
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Use a divining rod : DOWSE
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Letters before an alias : AKA
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Bit of smoke or hair : WISP
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Yankee who was the first major-leaguer to have his number retired : GEHRIG
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Leon who was Obama's first C.I.A. director : PANETTA
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Suffix with psych- : OTIC
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"All hail, Macbeth, ___ shalt be king hereafter!" : THOU
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Transmitted : SENT
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Centers of activity : LOCI
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Holds in high regard : ESTEEMS
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Published : ISSUED
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With 33-Down, where to go for the ends of 16-, 20-, 40-, 56- and 62-Across : BEAUTY
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Actress Cuthbert of "24" : ELISHA
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Flexible, as a gymnast : LIMBER
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Celebrity chef Paula known for Southern cuisine : DEEN
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Change back to brunet, say : REDYE
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Expire, as a subscription : RUNOUT
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Have as a goal, with "to" : ASPIRE
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See 22-Down : PARLOR
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Felt sorry for : PITIED
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Dignified : STATELY
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Puts down roots? : SODS
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Close to the stage, say : INFRONT
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Server at a drive-in restaurant : CARHOP
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Mischief-maker : RASCAL
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Swimmers' back-and-forths : LAPS
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Like an untended garden : WEEDY
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Biblical garden : EDEN
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Cavity detector : XRAY
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Ripped : TORE
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Pained cry : YOWL
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Prefix with conservative : NEO
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Lucky rockhound's find : ORE
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Kitten's cry : MEW
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Crummy : BAD

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