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New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 2007

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 145 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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Adoption option: Abbr. : ASPCA
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Settled down securely : CAMPED
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They're often unpaid : INTERNS
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Do further work on a bird? : RECARVE
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Construction material : CORRUGATEDSTEEL
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Applies polish to? : EDITS
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Some sit on pads : MICE
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Parcel part : ACRE
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Face with stone : REVET
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It may be usurious: Abbr. : INT
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Waite ___, Hall-of-Fame Yankees pitcher : HOYT
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Hospital supplies : SERA
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Feature of some classical architecture : STOA
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Fragrant heartwood : ALOE
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James Bay native : CREE
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Five atoms in a ulexite molecule : BORONS
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Face attack : COMEUNDERFIRE
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Writ introduction? : HABEAS
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1988 tennis Grand Slam winner : GRAF
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Actress Pataky : ELSA
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Cockney greeting : ELLO
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Relatives of pollocks : CODS
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It might consist of a 19-Across : PLOT
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Become full : EAT
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High-tech surveillance acronym : AWACS
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Soapstone, say : TALC
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"You betcha, Bartolomé!" : SISI
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"___ Work" (George F. Will best seller) : MENAT
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Early : AHEADOFSCHEDULE
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Some bygone roadsters : DATSUNS
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Blue Angels member, e.g. : AEROBAT
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Fluish, perhaps : SNEEZY
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Less like a yo-yo : SANER
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Some poles : ANODES
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Fight : STRIVE
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Relatively fresh : PERTER
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Water fleas, barnacles, etc. : CRUSTACEA
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Lee of Hollywood : ANG
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Grant : CEDE
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Filter holders, briefly : ACS
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1932 Garbo title role : MATAHARI
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Give shades to in advance : PRECOLOR
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Who's a critic? : EVERYONE
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Strikes : DELETES
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Certain rose creator : ICER
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Banjolike Japanese instrument : SAMISEN
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Leaf part : RECTO
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Auto option : TINTEDGLASS
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Julie Harris's "East of Eden" role : ABRA
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Machination : RUSE
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So as to avoid getting shot : OFFCAMERA
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Eastwood played him in five films : CALLAHAN
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Out : OBSOLETE
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Thighs may be displayed in it : MEATCASE
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Thighs may be displayed in it : EROTICA
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Water polo teams, e.g. : HEPTADS
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Conductor Segerstam and novelist Enger : LEIFS
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As yet uncollected for : OWEDON
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It rises in the Black Forest : DANUBE
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Graduated : SCALAR
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Galley countermand : STET
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Sharp rival : SONY
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Old washday choice : DUZ
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The Platters' "___ Mine" : HES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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