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New York Times, Friday, July 8, 2005

Author:
Eric Berlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Eric Berlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {KQVZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Berlin. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 20,331 )
Across
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"The Elephant Celebes" painter : ERNST
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Sits in the cellar, maybe : AGES
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Ad headline : SALE
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Greet : SAYHI
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Olympics coach Karolyi : BELA
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Heart : CRUX
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David of CNN : ENSOR
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Feature of Capri pants : SLIT
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One to grow on : ACRE
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"Check it out" : GETALOADOFTHIS
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No longer pure : ADULTERATED
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Bon vivant's interest : HAUTECUISINE
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Facing: Abbr. : OPP
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Whse. unit : CTN
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Scrub brush target : GRIME
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1960's sitcom title role : JEANNIE
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Bugs : HASSLES
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10th-century Holy Roman emperor : OTTOI
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Small business co-owner? : MOM
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"Saffron-robed" goddess, in Homer : EOS
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Hostess's question : ONELUMPORTWO
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Return to the table, perhaps : RENEGOTIATE
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Part of South Carolina's coastline : PORTROYALSOUND
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Prefix with business : AGRI
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One who meditates : YOGI
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Awards since 1956 : OBIES
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Points are discussed in it: Abbr. : GEOM
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Nautical heading : ALEE
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1970's compact : LECAR
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Peut-___ : ETRE
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Tandoor-baked breads : NANS
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El primer mes del año : ENERO
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-speak : ESE
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Called : RANG
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Provider of daily listings: Abbr. : NYSE
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Tried to bring down : SHOTAT
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Steam is blown off during it : TIRADE
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Sheer : ABSOLUTE
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Kind of mold : GELATIN
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Shortens, in a way : ELIDES
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Spiritual goal, for some : SATORI
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Goes here and there : SCATTERS
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Primitive: Prefix : ARCHE
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Like some tales or details : LURID
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Past dates? : EXES
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Noted 1999 Daytime Emmy winner : LUCCI
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They might be a pain in the neck : FANGS
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Holiday Inn competitor, for short : HOJO
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Miffed, after "in" : APET
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___ the crack of dawn : UPAT
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Frankie Laine's "___ Her Go" : ILET
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Speak Persian? : MEOW
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Italian pronoun : ESSO
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Twelve : NOONTIME
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Montana, e.g., once : NINER
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Mass communication? : HOMILIES
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Oscars org. : AMPAS
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Radiation, e.g. : MUTAGEN
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"The Sweet Hereafter" screenwriter/ director, 1997 : EGOYAN
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The Ramblers of the N.C.A.A. : LOYOLA
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2005 portrayer of Casanova : OTOOLE
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Sandwich eponym : REUBEN
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Shelfmate of Webster : ROGET
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Fluff : ERROR
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Many an airport announcement : PAGE
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"Well done!" : NICE
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Steep : DEAR
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Breaking capacity, briefly : SRO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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