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New York Times, Thursday, August 19, 2010

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kristian House

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0819 ( 22,199 )
Across
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Dish that might come with mole sauce : TACO
5
Item sometimes having an elbow : STRAW
10
"L'Amour avec ___" (French love song) : TOI
13
___ open road : ONAN
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Lover of Orsino in "Twelfth Night" : VIOLA
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Actor La Salle : ERIQ
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*One on safari : GAMEHUNTER
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Alternative to a B.L.T. : MELT
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Rat in "Ratatouille" : REMY
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*Part of stage scenery : SETPIECE
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Just got (by) : SCRAPED
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Staples of holiday displays : SANTAS
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*What a cell doesn't need : PHONELINE
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Inclined : LEANT
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Objectivist Rand : AYN
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Kind of lighting : MOOD
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Some R.P.I. grads : ENGS
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Impetuously ... or what can go on each part of the answer to each starred clue? : HEADFIRST
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Popular cleanser : AJAX
38
"Calm down, big fella" : EASY
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Want to take back, say : RUE
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Surgical tube : STENT
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*Absolutely : STONECOLD
46
2003 Christopher Paolini fantasy best seller : ERAGON
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Figure in red : NETLOSS
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*Cut off from water : LANDLOCK
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Chief justice before Hughes : TAFT
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Rat Pack nickname : DINO
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*Person with a baton : BANDMASTER
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Force felt on earth, for short : ONEG
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The Joker, to Batman : ENEMY
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Common computer instruction : SORT
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Things read by 41-Down : MSS
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Host Gibbons of "Hollywood Confidential" : LEEZA
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Recess : APSE
Down
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Dress (up) : TOG
2
"___ is the only slight glimmer of hope": Mick Jagger : ANARCHY
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Best Director of 1997, and Best Director nominee of 2009 : CAMERON
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Kind of army or show : ONEMAN
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"Law & Order: ___" : SVU
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Part of bronze : TIN
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Spoils : ROTS
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How the helm might be put : ALEE
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Targets of salicylic acid : WARTS
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Arboreal marker : TREETAG
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Garage refuse : OILCANS
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Measure of brainpower : IQTEST
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Renowned : EMINENT
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Ballyhoo : HYPE
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Hardly measures up : PALES
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Hydrotherapy spot : SPA
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Town outside of Buffalo : ELMA
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Circuit components : DIODES
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Words on some diet food labels : NOFAT
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"___, the Man," 1940 biopic starring Spencer Tracy : EDISON
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Abject : HANGDOG
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Laud : EXTOL
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Hall-of-Famer Sandberg : RYNE
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Carriers from northern Manhattan to Far Rockaway : ATRAINS
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Actresses Crain and Tripplehorn : JEANNES
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Like the last Beatles concert, 1969 : ROOFTOP
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Heavy overcoats : ULSTERS
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Those who read 61-Across : EDS
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Scarcely : SELDOM
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"At Last" singer James : ETTA
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Topnotch : CLASSA
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Prize won by Einstein and Yeats : NOBEL
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Prop for Winston Churchill : CANE
51
Banjo site? : KNEE
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No man's land, briefly : DMZ
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One-named singer of the 1998 hit "It's All About Me" : MYA
57
Hwy. : RTE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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