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New York Times, Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Blindauer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0822 ( 21,106 )
Across
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Lovers' scrap : SPAT
5
Nanki-Poo's father : MIKADO
11
Cabinet dept. : AGR
14
Samovars : URNS
15
Artillery unit member : GUNNER
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Some eggs : ROE
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McGarrett's TV catchphrase : BOOKEMDANNO
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Unit of RAM : MEG
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Father figure? : PRIEST
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By way of : VIA
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600-homer club member : SOSA
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Alights : LANDS
24
Question for a hitchhiker : NEEDALIFT
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Giant in Cooperstown : OTT
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Eggs, in labs : OVA
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Biblical landing spot : ARARAT
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Putting a toe in the water, say : TEST
32
Hockey position : WING
35
Paris Métro station next to a music center : OPERA
36
Shout from the phone : ITSFORYOU
39
Resident of Medina : SAUDI
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___' Pea : SWEE
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Type size : PICA
47
Cause of odd weather : ELNINO
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Wrap up : END
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___ de plume : NOM
52
Chevy truck slogan, once : LIKEAROCK
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John of London : ELTON
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Ward (off) : FEND
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Sellout sign : SRO
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World Cup chant : OLEOLE
60
Italian diminutive suffix : INO
61
Singles bar repertoire (and a hint to 17-, 24-, 36- and 52-Across) : PICKUPLINES
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Make darts, say : SEW
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Cry after "Psst!" : INHERE
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For fear that : LEST
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Farm brooder : HEN
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Casually add : TOSSIN
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Pseudocultured : ARTY
Down
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Side story : SUBPLOT
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Apportion, as costs : PRORATE
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Rubs oil on : ANOINTS
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Clicked one's tongue : TSKED
5
Ones minding the store: Abbr. : MGMT
6
Birth control option, briefly : IUD
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Scalawag : KNAVE
8
___ Hall, Diane Keaton role : ANNIE
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"Gracias" response : DENADA
10
Cortés's prize : ORO
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Tall wardrobe : ARMOIRE
12
Succeeds in a big way : GOESFAR
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Yachting event : REGATTA
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"Happy Motoring" brand : ESSO
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Top-notch, to a Brit : SLAPUP
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Innocents : NAIFS
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Suffix with buck : AROO
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Bugs on a highway : VWS
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Straightened (up) : TIDIED
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"___ what?" : NOW
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Rosetta stone language : GREEK
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Yothers of "Family Ties" : TINA
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Kobe cash : YEN
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Me-first : SELFISH
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Property recipient, in law : ALIENEE
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Hardly a celebrity : UNKNOWN
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Chanter : INTONER
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Least ruffled : COOLEST
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General pardon : AMNESTY
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"Twelfth Night" lover : ORSINO
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Secluded valley : DELL
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Violists' places: Abbr. : ORCHS
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Burger go-withs : COKES
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Hyams of 1920s-'30s films : LEILA
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Shop window sign : OPEN
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Word with boss or bull : PIT
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New England state sch. : URI

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

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