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New York Times, Saturday, August 12, 2006

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2006, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 20,731 )
Across
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Cheerleader's syllable : SIS
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"Aunt" with a 1979 best seller : ERMA
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Former Dodgers owner Charlie : EBBETS
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Windowless : INTERIOR
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Where the Chiefs play minor-league baseball : PEORIA
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Achluophobic : AFRAIDOFTHEDARK
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Wet : MOISTEN
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Works over : REVISES
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Lancaster's "From Here to Eternity" co-star : KERR
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Formulator of the incompleteness theorems : GODEL
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Material for a dry cleaner : SUEDE
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Country club figure : COURSEPRO
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Peaks on a graph : UPS
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Winner of all four majors : AGASSI
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Look : SEEM
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Put away : STOW
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Tree with roundish leaves : ASPEN
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D. H. Lawrence's "The Rainbow," e.g. : SAGA
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Cuckoo announcement : HOUR
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Two-part : STEREO
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Showed : RAN
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Calculus calculations : INTEGRALS
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1960's-70's vocalist known for his falsetto : VALLI
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Chieftains' groups : CLANS
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"___ Man" (1980's cult film) : REPO
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Expo '74 site : SPOKANE
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New York river popular with kayakers : SARANAC
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1988 film that precipitated the Buchwald v. Paramount lawsuit : COMINGTOAMERICA
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Medium condition : TRANCE
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Their work may involve banking : AVIATORS
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Touches (on) : VERGES
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Leftovers : REST
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Court sight : NET
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Prajadhipok's kingdom : SIAM
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It's gathered by scouts : INFO
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Unsuccessfully asks for a date : STRIKESOUT
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Where Tigrinya is an official language : ERITREA
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Piece of pork? : RIDER
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Night light provider : MOON
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Kennel sound : ARF
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Medicine used to treat hypotension : EPHEDRINE
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Red meat sources : BEEVES
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Like ghosts : BODILESS
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Timeline divisions : ERAS
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It's worn on a road trip : TIRE
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Rival of Neiman's : SAKS
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Made better : EASED
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Suit part : TROUSERS
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Biblical foursome : GOSPELS
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Futomaki or uramaki, e.g. : SUSHI
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Long Island home of the Brookhaven National Laboratory : UPTON
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Clicker : CASTANET
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Gibson garnish : PEARLONION
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À la king? : REGAL
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Gulf State resident : OMANI
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Pilots are found inside them : GASRANGES
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Demolition : WRECKING
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Have a cow? : OVEREAT
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Bounce (off) : GLANCE
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Not together : APART
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"Caddyshack" director : RAMIS
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Where 46-Down got his start : SCTV
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Sweater? : PORE
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Former Panamanian leader Torrijos : OMAR
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Goalie's feat : SAVE
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Planting unit : ACRE
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It goes on a break : CAST
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Steering ___ : OAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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