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New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 2008

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQX} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 19 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0802 ( 21,452 )

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Across
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Prussia annexed it in 1802 : ESSEN
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Means of execution for favored criminals in antiquity : ASP
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Guru : MAVEN
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Beak : SCHNOZZLE
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It may come in waves : CRIME
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Condition : PROVISION
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Fore's opposite : ABAFT
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Senatorial support : YEA
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It comes between Shaban and Shawwal : RAMADAN
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Bad thing to break : VOW
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Member of the first family : SETH
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Dwellers along a tributary of the Little Colorado River : ZUNIS
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One of a pair of fictional roommates : BERT
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No-votes? : ABSTENTIONS
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Promised one : MESSIAH
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Some crystal : GOBLETS
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Spaced : INAFOG
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Brand with a three-leaf logo : NESTEA
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Like most recorded music nowadays : DIGITAL
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Like a Romeo's adventures : AMATORY
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Lose credibility : GETABADNAME
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State reps., of sorts : AMBS
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Sending out signals? : ONAIR
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Many a blog post : RANT
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It contains a dash : CAR
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Left Bank frequenter : ARTISTE
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West Bank grp. : PLO
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Flip-flop : UTURN
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It tells you how much you've 56-Across : ALTIMETER
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See 54-Across : RISEN
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Common addition to a tank : NEONTETRA
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Possible reaction to dander : ACHOO
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___ Robbins, co-lyricist of the #1 "Rocky" theme song "Gonna Fly Now" : AYN
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Smidge : SKOSH
Down
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Annual sports awards since 1993 : ESPYS
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Cliffside detritus : SCREE
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Piglet : SHOAT
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Posted item: Abbr. : ENV
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Dark picture : NOIR
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Reading from a surveyor's compass : AZIMUTH
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Title role in a Joe Orton play : SLOANE
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Undecided : PENDING
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Name on a shoe : MCAN
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Trading specialist, briefly : ARB
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Setting of Fellini's "La Dolce Vita" : VIAVENETO
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Creator of Mr. Fielding and Prof. Godbole : EMFORSTER
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It doesn't include the packaging: Abbr. : NETWT
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She opined "Macho does not prove mucho" : ZSAZSAGABOR
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Ride for 007 : ASTONMARTIN
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Rages : HASFITS
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Support : BOLSTER
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That's life : BIOTA
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Structural support : IBEAM
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Day or night lead-in : MID
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Tough to crack : ENIGMATIC
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State flower of Nevada : SAGEBRUSH
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Not just think : SAY
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Perennial herb with florets sometimes called "ham and eggs" : LANTANA
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Co-star of "Friends" and "Friends With Money" : ANISTON
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Dan ___, 1948 Best Actor nominee for "When My Baby Smiles at Me" : DAILEY
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Legend, e.g. : ACURA
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Probably will, after "is" : APTTO
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D-backs, e.g. : NLERS
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Numbers place : TORAH
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Word on a monument : ANNO
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Rescue team, briefly : EMTS
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Automobile pioneer, initially : REO
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Reaction upon seeing something squeak by? : EEK

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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