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New York Times, Thursday, August 14, 2008

Author:
Damon J. Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQWXZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Gulczynski. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: When this puzzle is done, unscramble the five circled letters to find out how the circles could have been left with the puzzle's solution still being correct.
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0814 ( 21,464 )
Across
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Mythical hammer wielder : THOR
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Nickname for a namesake of Mary's husband : JOEY
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Burn, in a way : SCALD
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___ wave : SINE
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First name in folk : ARLO
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"Institutiones Calculi Integralis" writer : EULER
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Castle stronghold : KEEP
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Like some interest : CUMULATIVE
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Unauthorized preview, say : LEAK
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Ocasek of the Cars : RIC
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Apology starter : MEA
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Resettle : EMIGRATE
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Serious : SOMBER
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Strip joint, euphemistically : MENSCLUB
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My ___ : LAI
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Joan Miró's "L'___" : ETE
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Prefix for many cold-weather product names : SNO
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Glacial ridges : ESKERS
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Like 1-Across : NORSE
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Lee of Hollywood : ANG
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Position : TENET
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Part of a veterinarian's job : DOSING
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Aegean island near Naxos : IOS
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The Tigers of the Ohio Valley Conf. : TSU
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General for whom a style of chicken is named : TSO
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Crab : COMPLAIN
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Roly-poly : ROTUND
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Defiling : SPOILING
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German pronoun : ICH
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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Faithful, to a Scot : LEAL
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Went on : PROGRESSED
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Goddess in the hand of the statue of Athena in the Parthenon : NIKE
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Poe-ish : EERIE
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Call to Rover : HERE
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Taking care of things : ONIT
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Some histrionics : RANTS
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Career division, in sports : YEAR
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Capt.'s inferiors : SGTS
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Finger wagger's sound : TSK
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Speed : HIE
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Comic's stock : ONELINERS
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Adjusts, as a currency rate : REPEGS
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Crooks' lackeys : JACKALS
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Sch. in Tulsa, Okla. : ORU
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State tree of Massachusetts : ELM
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Not their : YOUR
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Port locale : SEACOAST
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Director's cry : CUT
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Out on ___ : ALIMB
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It holds water : LEVEE
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Gloomy, literarily : DREAR
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Thread type : LISLE
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Fly ball's path : ARC
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Fix : EMEND
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Little brother's cry, perhaps : METOO
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Deli sandwich choice : TUNA
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Vernacular that came into prominence in 1996 : EBONICS
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One of a candy box duo : MIKE
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Making necessary : ENTAILING
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Balsam, e.g. : RESIN
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Burned : STUNG
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In ___ (positioned naturally) : SITU
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Tangles : ENSNARES
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Sticky stuff : GOOP
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"___ with you" (parting words) : GODBE
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Smoke a little : SMOLDER
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"American ___" : PIE
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Grasslands : LLANOS
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More red, maybe : RIPER
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Papery sheath on a plant stem : OCREA
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Protective protrusion : THORN
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Wan : ASHY
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"Shoo!" : GIT
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Match : SEE
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Reconstruction, e.g. : ERA
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Do-it-yourselfer's aid : KIT
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Uranians, e.g., in brief : ETS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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