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New York Times, Friday, August 15, 2008

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 5, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 21,465 )

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Across
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Chutzpah : BRASS
6
Block boundaries: Abbr. : STS
9
Self-defense, e.g. : PLEA
13
Detector of some potentially dangerous waves : EARTHQUAKEALARM
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Question of concern after someone has had a bad experience : AREYOUDOINGOKAY
18
Mauna ___ : KEA
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Row in a garden : PEAS
20
Corps groups : CADETS
21
"Children of Men" star Clive : OWEN
22
Bosox nickname : YAZ
23
Toyota sedan : AVALON
26
Words before an attempt : HEREGOES
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Tide, at times : RISER
32
Arizona's ___ Peak National Observatory : KITT
33
Juvenile development : ACNE
34
Rapidly increasing pace : EXPONENTIALRATE
37
Younger brother of George W. and Jeb : NEIL
38
Lids around lochs : TAMS
39
Alvin of the American Dance Theater : AILEY
40
Over : ONCEMORE
42
Michael who played Cochise on TV : ANSARA
43
Young or wee follower : UNS
44
1923 A.L. M.V.P. : RUTH
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Japanese pilgrimage destination : MTFUJI
49
Put out : SORE
50
Far Eastern affirmative : HAI
53
Where moles might be found : CIAHEADQUARTERS
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Creator of big suits? : ATTORNEYGENERAL
57
Have a little something : NOSH
58
A famous one begins "How sleep the brave ..." : ODE
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Very dark : SABLE
Down
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Rail part : BEAK
2
Like a perfect game : RARE
3
See 8-Down : AREA
4
Big mess : STY
5
Like clichés : SHOPWORN
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Arab League member : SUDAN
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Town near the D. H. Lawrence Ranch : TAOS
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With 3-Down, slopes : SKI
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Don't tread lightly : PLOD
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It has a large bed : LAKE
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"Sicut ___ in principio" (doxology phrase) : ERAT
12
Sondheim's "Multitudes of ___" : AMYS
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Powerful piece : QUEEN
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Wikipedia alternative : ENCARTA
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Like curious onlookers : AGAZE
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Enthusiastic cry of support : OLEOLE
22
Mysterious sightings : YETIS
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"Thy servants ___ spies": Genesis 42:11 : ARENO
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Soap staple : VIXEN
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Food glaze : ASPIC
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You don't say it when you stand : HITME
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Loud : GARISH
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City just NE of Citrus County : OCALA
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Word said upon arrival : ENTER
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Words said upon departure : SEEYA
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Lumber features : KNARS
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Ian Fleming or James Bond : ETONIAN
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Power outage backups : LANTERNS
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Woman of La Mancha : MUJER
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Distinctive qualities : AURAE
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Compact material : ROUGE
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Big name in footwear : MCAN
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He broke with Stalin in 1948 : TITO
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Domino, e.g. : FATS
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"This doesn't look good" : UHOH
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Wallpaper meas. : SQYD
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Kind of garden : HERB
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Asia's ___ Sea : ARAL
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Dot in a 10-Down : ISLE
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"___ vindice" (Confederacy motto) : DEO
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Society affair : TEA

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

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