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New York Times, Friday, August 1, 2008

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 113 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0801 ( 21,451 )
Across
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Mover of merchandise : SALESREP
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Deadens : DAMPS
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Like singing in a shower : ACAPPELLA
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Ship sinker : UBOAT
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Unwilling to get organized : ANTIUNION
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Divine : GODLY
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Showing extreme embarrassment : BEETRED
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___ War ("Charge of the Light Brigade" conflict) : CRIMEAN
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Fictional parrot type featured in Monty Python's "dead parrot sketch" : NORWEGIANBLUE
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7 and 11 : PRIMES
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Some swings in a ring : LEFTS
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Threw a tantrum : RAGED
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Reach in total : RUNTO
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Inner ear? : COB
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"Draft Dodger Rag" singer : OCHS
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Athletic schedule list : MEETS
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Ordering option : TOGO
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Spaying customer? : PET
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South-of-the-border homes : CASAS
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Pack animal : BURRO
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Pack animal? : CAMEL
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1970s American Motors car : HORNET
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They often make a splash : WATERBALLOONS
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Where to find free spirits : OPENBAR
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While traveling : ENROUTE
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Lieutenant of Capone : NITTI
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Having trouble delivering the eulogy, say : CHOKINGUP
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Labor activist Silkwood : KAREN
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1860 campaign nickname : HONESTABE
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Catch : SNARE
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Survivor of many battles : WARHORSE
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"Born from jets" company : SAAB
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It might make you red in the face : ACNE
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Around the witching hour : LATENIGHT
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Archetypes : EPITOMES
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Drove : SPURRED
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Extends, as a lease : RENEWS
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Choose not to say? : ELIDE
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Mideast grp. : PLO
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Tackled energetically : DUGINTO
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W.W. II enders, for short : ABOMBS
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Architect's starting point : MODEL
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Micronesian nation that hosted the 10th season of "Survivor" : PALAU
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"Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" composer : STYNE
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Plato and Aristotle, e.g. : ANCIENTS
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A lot : RAFTS
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Elmer's product : GLUEALL
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Play thing : PROP
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Competition : RACE
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Bookwork, e.g. : RESEARCH
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Dextrose : CORNSUGAR
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Big brute : OGRE
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Wellington, e.g. : BOOT
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Tree-dwelling snake : MAMBA
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Enter, as a cross street : TURNONTO
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The M-1, for one : CARBINE
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Impolite : BOORISH
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Snapper, of a sort : CENTER
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Nose, slangily : HONKER
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Eggheaded experts : WONKS
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Dealing with honey makers : APIAN
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Prefix with chloride : TETRA
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Singer Lewis with the 2008 #1 hit "Bleeding Love" : LEONA
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Slow-moving ships : TUBS
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Sword: Fr. : EPEE
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___-to : HOW

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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