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New York Times, Friday, August 10, 2007

Biblical figure who says to God "Make me understand how I have erred"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2007, The New York Times8/10/07 ( No. 21,094 )
Across
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Oblong dessert : BANANASPLIT
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Compositions : MUSICALPIECES
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Wizards and Magic, e.g. : BASKETBALLTEAMS
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"Heat traps" in houses : ATTICS
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Suitable for hypertension sufferers : SALTFREE
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Liquid used in canning : BRINE
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"The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
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Traditional know-how : LORE
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Skull Island denizen, for short : KONG
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Mushy ___ (British dish) : PEAS
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Drab and colorless : MOUSY
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Geom. measure : ANG
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Kind of dish : SOAP
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"___ Now" (1968 R & B album) : ARETHA
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Old masters reside in them : GALLERIES
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Court staff : CLERKS
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Bully's target, maybe : NERD
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Biblical figure who says to God "Make me understand how I have erred" : JOB
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Takes on : HIRES
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Overlook : MISS
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Baker v. ___ (landmark Supreme Court voting rights case) : CARR
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Memo heading : INRE
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Square dance partner : GENT
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Long known for playing football : HOWIE
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Doesn't stay on topic : MEANDERS
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Gelato sans milk : SORBET
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Hiding one's true feelings : PUTTINGUPAFRONT
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French-born architect who designed Washington, D.C. : PIERRELENFANT
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1930 novel that takes its title from Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" : CAKESANDALE
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Bankrupting : BUSTING
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For the ___ : ASKING
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Potential heiress : NIECE
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Congressional output : ACTS
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Grab ahold of : NAB
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It separates the Bering Sea from the Pacific : ALASKAPENINSULA
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Spreads out : SPLAYS
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Compartmentalized box's contents : PILLS
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Two-time football Pro Bowler Leon : LETT
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White sheets : ICEFLOES
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Take from a book, say : TEAROUT
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Female prison official : MATRON
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"From Russia With Love" org. : SMERSH
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Sweet, glazed cake : BABKA
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"G'bye!" : SEEYA
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It leaves an impression : SEAL
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D.C. players : POLS
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Wilbur Post's "pal" : MRED
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"The Odd Couple" director : SAKS
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Is shown : AIRS
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Ice cream flavor : GREENTEA
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Lie : REST
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Early "astronaut" : CHIMP
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It reveals who's on first : LINEUP
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Undependable : ERRATIC
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Paleontologist's discovery, maybe : JAWBONE
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Show the ropes to : ORIENT
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Jeremy ___, 1980s-'90s portrayer of Sherlock Holmes : BRETT
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Gets into a single lane, say : MERGES
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Stock holder : CORRAL
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Romance or horror : GENRE
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1992 Nicholson title role : HOFFA
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Highlands weapon : DIRK
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Soft rock? : SAND
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Many a retirement gift : PEN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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