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New York Times, Monday, August 2, 2010

Author:
Diane Baker van Hoff
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Diane Baker van Hoff

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Ms. van Hoff. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0802 ( 22,182 )
Across
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Sleeping, say : ABED
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Got up : STOOD
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Sleep : REST
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Squiggle over an "n" : TILDE
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___ podrida (spicy stew) : OLLA
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Tempo? : THESPEEDOFMUSIC
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Gait faster than a trot : CANTER
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Bumbling : INEPT
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Fannie ___ : MAE
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Marc who sang "Walking in Memphis" : COHN
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Marry : WED
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Cry when a judge enters a courtroom : ALLRISE
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Swindle : CON
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"60 Minutes" network : CBS
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"The Kiss" sculptor : RODIN
34
Bush adviser Rove : KARL
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Simba's love in "The Lion King" : NALA
37
Ka-ching? : THESOUNDOFMONEY
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"Listen!" : HARK
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Fishing poles : RODS
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Idiot : ASS
44
Perch : SIT
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DNA units : STRANDS
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___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
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"Sesame Street" character with a unibrow : BERT
49
Inexact fig. : EST
50
Long, drawn-out stories : SAGAS
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Like the arms of a starfish : RADIAL
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Spectrum? : THECOLOROFLIGHT
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Top-notch : AONE
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Cancel : ANNUL
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Look out a window, say : PEER
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What top seeds often get at the starts of tournaments : BYES
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Moisten while cooking : BASTE
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Alluring : SEXY
Down
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Linkletter who hosted TV's "House Party" : ART
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"___! Humbug!" : BAH
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She raised Cain : EVE
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Kind of brake : DISC
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Shorthand takers : STENOS
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Marry : TIETHEKNOT
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Ancient : OLDEN
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Skunk's defense : ODOR
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Dict. offering : DEF
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Quarterfinals or semifinals : ROUND
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Something ___ (a lulu) : ELSE
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Err : SLIP
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Saying "I'm not sure that dress looks perfect on you," e.g. : TACT
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"Scarface" star Al : PACINO
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Bearing : MIEN
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Mrs. George Washington : MARTHA
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Hawaiian greetings : ALOHAS
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Tribal advisers, typically : ELDERS
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Gobble (down) : WOLF
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Hazard : RISK
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Put X's over : CROSSEDOUT
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Tooth next to a premolar : CANINE
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Mixes : BLENDS
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"Thou ___" (Jesus' response to Pilate) : SAYEST
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Total (up) : ADD
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Bright star : NOVA
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Leon who wrote "Exodus" : URIS
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Human : MORTAL
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Mediocre : SOSO
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Play (with) : TRIFLE
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Spikes, as a drink : LACES
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Buildings with lofts : BARNS
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Knife : STAB
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Greeting to a matey : AHOY
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DNA element : GENE
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Author Jaffe : RONA
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They're kissable : LIPS
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"Chocolate" dog : LAB
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"___ whiz!" : GEE
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Put a spell on : HEX
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Hear, as a case : TRY

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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