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New York Times, Monday, August 13, 2007

Author:
Andrew Ries
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrew Ries

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ries. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 21,097 )
Across
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"Woe is me!" : ALAS
5
With 72-Across, the end of 20-, 37-, 44- or 59-Across : DAILY
10
Scribbles : JOTS
14
Hiker's snack : GORP
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Els of the links : ERNIE
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Stuntmaster Knievel : EVEL
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Et ___ (and others) : ALII
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Prices : COSTS
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Like a Playmate of the Month : SEXY
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1951 Montgomery Clift/Elizabeth Taylor film, with "A" : PLACEINTHESUN
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English county on the North Sea : ESSEX
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Buckeyes' sch. : OSU
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Place to wrestle : MAT
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Kindergarten learning : ABCS
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Whinny : NEIGH
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Missions, for short : OPS
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Venus : MORNINGSTAR
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Puppyish : CUTE
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Gullible : NAIVE
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Suffix with cigar : ETTE
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Place to do business in the Old West : TRADINGPOST
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Use a Singer : SEW
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Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
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Mlle., in Madrid : SRTA
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Luau souvenir : LEI
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Goddess of the dawn : EOS
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Lick of fire : FLAME
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1987 Prince song and album : SIGNOTHETIMES
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Milliners' output : HATS
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Scott who wrote "Presumed Innocent" : TUROW
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Dog that's a little of this, a little of that : MUTT
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Cotton swab : QTIP
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In unison : ASONE
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"That's clear" : ISEE
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Anatomical pouches : SACS
72
See 5-Across : PAPER
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"___ of the D'Urbervilles" : TESS
Down
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Wide open, as the mouth : AGAPE
2
Lazes : LOLLS
3
Operatic solos : ARIAS
4
Cinnamon or cloves : SPICE
5
Tenth: Prefix : DECI
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Elvis's middle name : ARON
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Part of M.I.T.: Abbr. : INST
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Many an art print, for short : LITHO
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Affirmatives : YESES
10
Bach's "___, Joy of Man's Desiring" : JESU
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Hand protectors for bakers : OVENMITTS
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It's between La. and N.M. : TEX
13
Using trickery : SLY
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What a student crams for : EXAM
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Like lyrics : SUNG
26
Playing marble : AGATE
27
Passed : THREW
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East Berlin's counterpart during the cold war : BONN
30
Rugged rock formation : CRAG
31
Sounds in a barbershop : SNIPS
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Opposite of WNW : ESE
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In base eight : OCTAL
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Total prize money : PURSE
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Earned run average, e.g. : STATISTIC
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Actor/composer Novello : IVOR
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Hatchling's site : NEST
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Author LeShan : EDA
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"___ to differ" : IBEG
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President before Wilson : TAFT
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Not in bottles, as beer : ONTAP
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Man of many marches : SOUSA
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Maximum or minimum : LIMIT
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Make laugh : AMUSE
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Doles (out) : METES
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___ Park, Colo. : ESTES
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AOL and Road Runner: Abbr. : ISPS
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Too much: Fr. : TROP
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Fine-tune : HONE
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Still-life object : EWER
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Mil. command bases : HQS
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One ___ time : ATA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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