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New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 2008

Author:
Sheldon Benardo
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sheldon Benardo

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {MQ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Benardo. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Poor dating prospects : CADS
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Central Africa's Lake ___ : CHAD
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Place for a motto : CREST
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M.P.'s quarry : AWOL
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Bloody, so to speak : RARE
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Early British automaker Henry : ROYCE
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Hot strip? : GAZA
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Washington has some big ones : EGOS
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Mountaineering equipment : ICEAX
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Historical 1976 miniseries : EYECLAUDIUS
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C7H5N3O6 : TNT
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Toy at the beach : KITE
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Close, old-style : ANIGH
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Record holder : SLEEVE
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Refrigerator part : CRISPER
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Big name in Gotham City : WAYNE
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"Mens sana in corpore ___" : SANO
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California's ___ Music Festival, since 1947 : OJAI
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Goon : APE
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Juliet, e.g., in Gounod's "Romeo and Juliet" : SOPRANO
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Chapel Hill sch. : UNC
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Only player to be part of three World Cup-winning teams : PELE
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Poland's second-largest city : LODZ
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Tear : SPREE
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Obeys : LISTENS
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Didn't raise : STAYED
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___ light: Var. : KLEIG
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Lay person? : POET
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Reverence : AWE
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Punny hint to answering 20-Across, 11-Down and 29-Down : ANEYEFORANI
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Sends : SHIPS
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Object of ridicule : BUTT
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After-lunch bite : OREO
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Black tea : PEKOE
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Stick on a dish : OLEO
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Scraggy : LEAN
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It may be rounded up in a roundup : STEER
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European capital : BERN
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"Do the Right Thing" pizzeria : SALS
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Part of a pound : CAGE
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Out : AWAY
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Siesta : DOZE
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Abate : SLACKEN
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Hatch : CREATE
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Global legal venue, with "The" : HAGUE
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Yankee nickname starting in 2004 : AROD
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1940s-'50s film/TV star with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame : DESIARNAZ
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Cause for using a hot line : CRISIS
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Sinbad's avian attacker : ROC
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Classic 1947 detective novel : EYETHEJURY
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Process, in a way, as documents : SCAN
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Transcript : TEXT
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Biographies : LIVES
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___ Station : UNION
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Delivery notation: Abbr. : GPO
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Give and take : SWAP
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It's sometimes grabbed : LAPEL
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Bygone political slogan : EYELIKEIKE
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'06 Series winner : CARDS
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Eastern royal : RANEE
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Title TV character in Bikini Bottom : SPONGEBOB
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Put away : ICED
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Liquid fat : OLEIN
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Prefix with sclerosis : OSTEO
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Night school class, for short : ESL
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Soldiers' jobs : PATROLS
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Come-on : TEASER
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Not punishing sufficiently : SOFTON
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One of the "Brady Bunch" kids : PETER
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Cold-blooded killers : ASPS
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Stimulate : WHET
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Holiday season : YULE
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Quarter : AREA
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"Hud" Oscar winner : NEAL
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Ones with charges : IONS
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Writer who wrote "I became insane, with long intervals of horrible sanity" : POE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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