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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 2007

Author:
Charles Barasch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Charles Barasch

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Barasch. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0803 ( 21,087 )
Across
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Celebratory cry : MAZELTOV
9
It can leave you breathless : ASTHMA
15
Two-time Nicaraguan president Chamorro : EMILIANO
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Draw successfully : LUREIN
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County whose seat is Redwood City : SANMATEO
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"Ya got me!" : IDUNNO
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Union in D.C., e.g. : STN
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Sets up : READIES
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Cleanse : RID
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Beaucoup de Louises : ROIS
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Dismiss as unworthy : SCORN
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"Well, I declare!" : MYMY
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Three Stooges' actions : SLAPS
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___ man : TOA
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San Francisco mayor Newsom : GAVIN
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Skeleton part : RIB
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Handicap, say : EQUALIZE
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"The Da Vinci Code" sequence : FIBONACCISERIES
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Sly slur : INNUENDO
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Motor additive? : OLA
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They have five sects. of multiple-choice questions : LSATS
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Temp takers : RNS
44
___ Bay (South China Sea inlet) : SUBIC
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Court interferences : LETS
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Out there : KOOKY
51
Gabrielle's sidekick, in a TV series : XENA
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Place for 42-Across : ICU
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Undercover wear? : JAMMIES
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Prescription notation : TER
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Bottle : NURSER
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Horror cry : ITSALIVE
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Religious leader who wrote "Peace With God" : GRAHAM
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Baseball coverings : COWHIDES
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Jennifer Lopez title role : SELENA
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Bakes : SWELTERS
Down
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Salutation abbreviation : MESSRS
2
Stuff in a bomb : AMATOL
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Flower named for a German botanist : ZINNIA
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Hackberry relative : ELM
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Pseudologue : LIAR
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"Soap" family : TATES
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Breakless, in a way : ONEACT
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Derogatory term popularized by George H. W. Bush : VOODOOECONOMICS
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Superman, for one : ALIEN
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Head makeup : SUDS
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Play whose star won the 1990 Best Actor Tony : TRU
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The Wars of the Roses ended in his reign : HENRYVII
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Dwarf : MINIMIZE
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Soothing things : ANODYNES
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Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, e.g. : IRAQI
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Salad bar binful : SPROUTS
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France's first minister of culture, 1959-69 : MALRAUX
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They can make waves : SINES
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Iona College athletes : GAELS
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Stop O.K.'ing : BAN
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Hope offerer: Abbr. : USO
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They might follow the drill : FILLINGS
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Wobbly : INSECURE
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Note offering good advice for life? : BNATURAL
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Information holder : CDROM
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Help in getting up : SKITOW
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Come to pass : BETIDE
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"How dare you!" : INEVER
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Treat affectionately : CARESS
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Belief in Hinduism : KARMA
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"___ have no ..." : YESWE
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Sturdy, twilled cotton fabric : JEAN
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"Look Forward in Anger" comedian : SAHL
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Word before some animal names : SHE
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Books, for short : LIT

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

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