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New York Times, Thursday, August 16, 2007

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 73 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0816 ( 21,100 )
Across
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Union demand : RAISE
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2001 Oscar nominee for the song "May It Be" : ENYA
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With 37-Across, theme of this puzzle : FROM
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Monkey's ___ : UNCLE
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Sugar source : BEET
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Some artwork : OILS
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Super bargain : STEAL
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Reason to renovate an opera house? : RUSTINMET
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One cauterizing a skin blemish? : HEATEROFWART
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Prom wear : TUXEDO
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Prefix with warrior : ECO
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Night school subj. : ESL
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What flowers do, in poetry : OPE
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Abbr. on a toothpaste box : ADA
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Caballero : KNIGHT
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Wrinkly-skinned fruit : CASABA
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Poem about Paris, in part : ILIAD
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See 10-Across : STARTTOFINISH
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Kingdom : REALM
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"When I am dead and gone, remember to ___ me ...": "Henry VI, Part I" : AVENGE
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Throws out : EXPELS
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Hieroglyphic symbol for the ancient Egyptian "M" : OWL
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Bud's bud : LOU
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Salon supply : DYE
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Blesses : OKS
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Pantomime : ACTOUT
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Narc operation on Amtrak? : RAILWAYSBUST
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Dropped "The Simpsons" from the TV schedule? : ENDEDBART
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Florence's ___ Vecchio : PONTE
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Toni Morrison novel : SULA
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Iris's place : UVEA
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Tee off : ANGER
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Wax remover : QTIP
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Rectify : MEND
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Can't do without : NEEDS
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Hurry in the direction of : RUSHTO
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Make a stud payment : ANTEUP
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Climber's chopper : ICEAXE
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Ballot listing : SLATE
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Caught congers : EELED
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Battle of the ___, in the Spanish Civil War : EBRO
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Nine, in Nantes : NEUF
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"___ Have No Bananas" : YESWE
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War cry : ATTACK
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Helvetica, for one : FONT
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A dunker may grab it : RIM
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Soccer cheer : OLE
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Boulder hrs. : MST
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A household chore : IRONING
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Comical tribute : ROAST
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Sponsorship: Var. : EGIS
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Ruler toppled in 1979 : SHAH
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Bygone Ford : LTD
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Bank contents : DATA
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From the beginning : ABOVO
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"Would ___?" : ILIE
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Racer Yarborough : CALE
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Big bag of groceries, e.g. : ARMLOAD
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Some : AFEW
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Hot : SEXY
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Marathon terminus : TAPE
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Dental work : INLAY
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Brave opponent : RED
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Slopes devotee : SKIBUM
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Waiting area : LOUNGE
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Given the boot : OUSTED
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Comes out with : UTTERS
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Work like a dog : SLAVE
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Hearings airer : CSPAN
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Steakhouse selection : TBONE
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Bring in : REAP
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Word with house or Carolina : WREN
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Slightly : ATAD
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Atty.'s title : ESQ
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Buff : NUT
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Mid sixth-century date : DLI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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