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GETTING AHEAD

New York Times, Sunday, August 26, 2007

Author:
Andrew M. Greene and Craig Kasper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Craig Kasper

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 20 Words: 136, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Greene. This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Kasper. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

Todd McClary and Jeffrey Harris are uncredited co-authors of this puzzle.

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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0826 ( 21,110 )
Across
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See 7-Across : EMBLEM
7
Product whose 1-Across is a 61-Across : IMAC
11
Posh part of Boston : BACKBAY
18
Heavy-duty hand soap : BORAXO
19
Like some upset stomachs : ACIDY
20
Showed relief, in a way : EXHALED
21
Toddler's mealtime accessory : BOOSTERCHAIR
23
Ceramists, at times : GLAZERS
24
Battle report? : RATATAT
25
Slam : DIS
27
Hatchery supply : ROE
28
Danger in a uranium mine : RADON
29
Quarters for a business, e.g. : FISCALPERIODS
35
Lorre's "Casablanca" role : UGARTE
37
Crew members : OARS
38
"It's been ___" : AGES
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Defense contractor whose stock symbol is the same as its name : ITT
41
Alluring : SEXY
42
Grinch disguise : SANTA
44
Annual Pebble Beach tournament : PROAM
45
___-noir (modern film genre) : NEO
46
Place for a mud bath : SPA
47
Thanksgiving fare : YAMS
49
Rough : RAGGED
51
Crawl space? : PUB
54
Safari, e.g. : WEBBROWSER
57
Worrywart's cry : OHNO
58
Idiot : CRETIN
60
Lacking a partner : LONE
61
Snack item : APPLE
64
Persuaded with flattery : BLARNEYED
66
Noted explorer of Polynesia : HEYERDAHL
70
1940s-'50s Dodger who was a 10-time All-Star : REESE
71
Particle created by a cosmic ray : MUON
73
A stone's throw away : NEARBY
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Comedy show that once featured John Candy and Martin Short : SCTV
76
Time in which light travels one foot, approximately : NANOSECOND
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Sandal's lack : TOE
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Creatio ex ___ (Christian tenet) : NIHILO
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A few : SOME
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___ fix : INA
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Prayer opener : AVE
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Put into effect : ADOPT
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Nurse : SIPON
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Misstep : SLIP
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Entrance to the Medit. : GIB
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Knight time? : YORE
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"Quit your crying!" : HUSH
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Teahouse floor covering : TATAMI
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Astronomical events that occur twice or more a year : LUNARECLIPSES
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Mark down, say, as a sale item : RETAG
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Univ. aides : RAS
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Best : TOP
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Filmed over : RETAPED
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Minnesota's state tree : REDPINE
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Nested set of containers : CHINESEBOXES
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License : FREEDOM
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Yearned (for) : HOPED
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Tell : CLUEIN
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Stupidest : DENSEST
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Relative of Rover : SPOT
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Begins : SETSTO
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Point of decline : EBB
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Dock payment : MOORAGE
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Dungeons & Dragons weapon : BROADAX
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Steve Martin romantic comedy : LASTORY
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Like seven of Sophocles' 123 plays : EXTANT
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Champagne name : MOET
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First person in Austria : ICH
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Italian possessive : MIA
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Puma rival : ADIDAS
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Saint for whom the Russian alphabet is named : CYRIL
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Panhandle : BEG
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___ Rose : AXL
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Political asset : CHARISMA
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Skiffle instrument : KAZOO
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Empathetic one, derisively : BLEEDINGHEART
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___ Lingus : AER
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Dash units: Abbr. : YDS
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Worth trying? : ACTIONABLE
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Org. with the motto "Per Ardua ad Astra" : RAF
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In short supply : SPARSE
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1904-'05 foe of Japan: Abbr. : RUS
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Didn't move : SAT
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Tool for many a homemade Mother's Day card : CRAYON
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Bigheadedness : EGO
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Trunk location : REAR
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Dutch painter Jan : STEEN
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Dead Sea Scrolls sect : ESSENES
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Kerfuffle : TODO
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Certain emergency call, briefly : APB
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10 Downing St. residents : PMS
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Knock over : AWE
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First name in Israeli history : GOLDA
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Outlawed pollutant, for short : PCB
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http://www.myspace.com, e.g. : URL
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Be weighed down : BEARTHEBURDEN
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Bouquet source : WINE
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Reactor part : ROD
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Bit of sunshine : RAY
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___ Fountain : TREVI
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Sports bar wall decoration : PENNANT
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Subj. follower : PRED
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Coin with kanji writing : YEN
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Long-handled implement : HOE
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Secret : ENCIPHERED
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"There's No Place Like ___" (old TV slogan) : HBO
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Oven cleaner ingredient : LYE
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Pop's partner : MOM
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Goes through : USESUP
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It might produce a run : SNAG
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Polite : CIVIL
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Mien : ASPECT
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Part of N.A. : NOT
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"Yes, I'm a Witch" musician : ONO
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Save for later : LAYASIDE
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___-Eaters : ODOR
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Blast furnace material : ORE
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Magazine no. : ISS
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Leave : STEPOUT
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Rubbery compounds : LATEXES
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Cry of triumph after "Whew!" : IMADEIT
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Truffle finder : PIG
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Music of Kanye West : HIPHOP
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Suitable for farming : ARABLE
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Kittens' "handles" : NAPES
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Fishing spots in Fife : LOCHS
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French possessive : SES
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Shadows : TECS
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"Mayberry ___" : RFD
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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They were worth $5 each on "What's My Line?" : NOS
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911 responder : EMT
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W.S.J. news item : IPO
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Shrimper's aid : NET
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___-Caps (candy) : SNO

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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