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New York Times, Friday, August 24, 2007

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0824 ( 21,108 )

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Across
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"It's all here" sloganeer, once : CBS
4
Frisky one : COLT
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Marie Osmond or Loretta Young : UTAHAN
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"Elijah" or "The Creation" : ORATORIO
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Key on a cash register : NOSALE
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Drop a few positions, maybe : AUTOMATE
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Overprotect : COSSET
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Maker of Kiwi Teawi : SNAPPLE
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Mystery author Dexter : COLIN
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The Pacific Ocean's only island kingdom : TONGA
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It was good for Sartre : BON
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One and only : SOLE
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They're staffed with doctors : UNIVERSITIES
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Bad time for a tropical vacation : RAINYSEASON
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Lawyers with many assts. : DAS
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I.T. firm founded by Ross Perot : EDS
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Wine used to make zabaglione : MARSALA
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Soviet ___ : ERA
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Member of an extended familia : TIO
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Country that won the most medals at the 1980 Winter Olympics : EASTGERMANY
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Reluctantly accepting : RECONCILEDTO
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First name in cosmonautics : YURI
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Major U.S. Spanish-language daily : HOY
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Rarely written-out Latin phrase : IDEST
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"Wozzeck" composer ___ Berg : ALBAN
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What stare decisis upholds the validity of : CASELAW
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Red line? : ARTERY
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Set of guidelines : DOCTRINE
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Mrs. Tony Blair : CHERIE
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Put forward : NOMINATE
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Has trouble sleeping, maybe : TOSSES
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___ Ramsay ("The Black Stallion" hero) : ALEC
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Sorry : SAD
Down
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Continue effortlessly : COAST
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Dog in Disney's "Cinderella" : BRUNO
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"Paradise Lost" character : SATAN
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Ultraloyal employees : COMPANYMEN
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Passed on by taletellers : ORAL
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Not full-bodied : LITE
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Wingtip tip : TOE
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Feeling no better : UNCONSOLED
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"Man is a ___-using animal": Thomas Carlyle : TOOL
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Pass under the basket, maybe : ASSIST
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Is clueless : HASNOIDEA
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Stout alternative : ALE
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Drift boat attachment : NET
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Highest-grossing film of 1986 : TOPGUN
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Bridesmaid's accessory : CORSAGE
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Very disagreeable : BEASTLY
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Hear : LEARN
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Analytic work : ESSAY
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Soul singer who is also a coronated king of Ghana : ISAACHAYES
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New rendering : VERSION
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Near the bottom of the drawers? : INARTISTIC
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Take one more shot at : RETRY
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It may be bid : ADIEU
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One of the "10 Attic orators" : ISOCRATES
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Tate ___ (London art gallery) : MODERN
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Team that won the first A.F.L. championship : OILERS
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1981 Literature Nobelist Canetti : ELIAS
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Stocking stuffer : SANTA
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Fabric with the same name as a Scottish river : TWEED
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French district that lent its name to a foodstuff : BRIE
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"Fantastic!" : COOL
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Ne plus ultra : ACME
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Work within a company, say : ACT
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Density symbol, in physics : RHO
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Material at the basis of "Jurassic Park" : DNA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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