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R-RATED FILM REMAKES

New York Times, Sunday, July 8, 2007

Author:
Elayne Cantor and Nancy Salomon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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38/21/20069/30/20122
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Elayne Cantor
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1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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1.581521
Nancy Salomon

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Cantor. This is puzzle # 176 for Ms. Salomon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0708 ( 21,061 )
Across
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Comfort : SOLACE
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They're tapped in the woods : MAPLES
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Cape Cod course : CHOWDER
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Transfer : IRONON
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Daddy Warbucks's henchman : THEASP
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Lowly digs : RATHOLE
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Remake about a red, white, and blue libido? : LUSTINAMERICA
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Now and then : ATTIMES
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Forklike : TINED
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Dowel : ROD
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Patriots' grp. : AFC
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Rice-A-___ : RONI
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Boxer Marciano's given name : ROCCO
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Remake about impiety during a storm? : SINNININTHERAIN
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Acapulco article : UNA
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In position for a back massage : PRONE
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No dessert for dieters : TORTE
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Game co. that originated Dungeons & Dragons : TSR
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Rhein residence : HAUS
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Pound sound : ARF
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___ soit qui mal y pense : HONI
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___ good turn : DOA
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Ristorante suffix : INI
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Remake about a strip club? : RISQUEBUSINESS
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Seepage collectors : BILGES
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Accept another tour of duty : REUP
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Coll. hoops competition : NIT
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Liberty : SHORELEAVE
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Time immemorial : EONS
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Rib : KID
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It's cut and dried : HAY
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To ___ (exactly) : ATEE
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Remake about a lecherous instructor? : THENAUGHTYPROFESSOR
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Rodrigo ___ de Vivar (El Cid) : DIAZ
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Diamond great Hodges : GIL
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"Evil Woman" grp. : ELO
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Pop singer Brickell : EDIE
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Claim : ALLEGATION
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Stock page letters : OTC
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Enter : GOIN
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Hold in the gym : NELSON
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Remake about a TV station/F.C.C. controversy? : BROADCASTNUDES
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Web address ending : EDU
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What precedes 93-Across : DOT
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Flight stats. : ALTS
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P : RHO
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A lot of volume? : TOME
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Union partner: Abbr. : CIO
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Like a twice-used cigar : RELIT
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Following closely? : APING
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Fresh : NEW
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Remake about a holy person's slip? : SAINTMISBEHAVIN
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These, to Tomás : ESTAS
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Wits' bits : PUNS
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Quick : APT
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Yale Bowl player : ELI
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Seminal mainframe : ENIAC
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Figures of speech? : ORATORS
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Remake about a ribald watchman? : THEBAWDYGUARD
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Pamper : CATERTO
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Difficult : ORNERY
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San ___ (Western mountains) : PEDROS
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Represses : KEEPSIN
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Night flight : REDEYE
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Least interesting : DRIEST
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Tulsa sch. : ORU
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It's not worth pursuing : LOSTCAUSE
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Caper : ANTIC
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Like some laundries : COINOP
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Feminine suffix : ENNE
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'70s sitcom producer : MTM
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Actor Brian of "Juarez," 1939 : AHERNE
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President ousted in a 1955 coup : PERON
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Buttered someone up big-time : LAIDITON
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PC key : ESC
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Hot spot : SPA
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Made : CRAFTED
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Come out of one's shell : HATCH
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Old Polo Grounds headliner : OTT
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Fans' sounds : WHIRRS
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Japanese "thank you very much" : DOMOARIGATO
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1983 Nicholas Gage book : ELENI
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Sticky stuff : RESIN
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Gather in a condensed layer : ADSORB
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Tiny tunneler : ANT
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Essen's basin : RUHR
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Transmitting : ONAIR
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Just for laughs : INFUN
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Canonical hour : NONES
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Lucky ones? : IRISH
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Much commerce nowadays : ETAIL
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Arctic explorer John : RAE
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Tight spots : SQUEEZES
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Signal to start : HITIT
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Observed : OBEYED
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"When hell freezes over!" : NEVER
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"Gotcha" : ISEE
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Familiar with : UPON
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Many a Punjabi : SIKH
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Swinging London district : SOHO
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Rent : LEASEOUT
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Olympic track great Johnson, familiarly : RAFE
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1998 Winter Olympics site : NAGANO
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Clubs, e.g. : SUIT
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It won't run if it's fast : DYE
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Floored, in a way? : TILED
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Sense the unreal : HALLUCINATE
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Smooth : GLIB
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Trudges : PLODS
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Cadet's org. : ROTC
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Communicate silently : SIGN
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Great ___ : DANE
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Beckett's no-show : GODOT
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Toothbrush handle? : ORALB
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"This is on the level" : NOLIE
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Wrist bones : CARPI
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"Whatever you want" : IDONTCARE
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Where Hercules slew a lion : NEMEA
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Where a whodunit is solved : ATTHEEND
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Like gleaming shoes : SHINED
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Load : TON
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Leaves in stitches : SEWS
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Stumbles over : TRIPSON
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Marching together : INSTEP
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Ballpark fig. : EST
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Zoo section : AVIARY
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Counter creator : GEIGER
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Logical Mr. : SPOCK
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Atmospheres : AURAE
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Cuban national hero : MARTI
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"Seascape" playwright : ALBEE
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Yemeni neighbor : SAUDI
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"___ Blue" : NYPD
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Scrubs sites, for short : ORS
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Rocky top : TOR
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Realm of Otto I: Abbr. : HRE
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Slingshot's shape : WYE
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Children's author/illustrator Asquith : ROS
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What to spring to when springing ahead: Abbr. : DST

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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