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New York Times, Thursday, August 30, 2007

Author:
Victor Fleming and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Victor Fleming
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Bruce Venzke

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 25 Missing: {GJKQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Fleming. This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0830 ( 21,114 )
Across
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Seinfeld's "sworn enemy" : NEWMAN
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En route : ONTHEWAY
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Dig up : EXHUME
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Vicious sorts : PIRANHAS
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1961 Connie Francis hit : WHERETHEBOYSARE
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Up to no good : SINISTER
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Sterile, in a way : NEUTER
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Debussy's "Air de ___" : LIA
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Word before Oscar or Orloff : VEAL
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Madras title : SRI
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Intl. agreement since 1993 : NAFTA
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Class-conscious grps.? : PTAS
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Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
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Hold 'em challenge : IRAISE
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Fourth book of the Book of Mormon : ENOS
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Gore follower : TEX
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Eponymous rink jump : SALCHOW
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Bring up : ELEVATE
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View from Long Is. : ATL
42
Tennyson woman called "the Fair" : ENID
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___ Beach, Fla. : DELRAY
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___ Jordan, who wrote "The Crying Game" : NEIL
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A writer may work on it : SPEC
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Bolero, e.g. : DANCE
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Long on screen : NIA
52
First name in architecture : EERO
54
One-third of a Morse "O" : DAH
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Children's author/photographer Alda : ARLENE
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"Here, I can help you" : PERMITME
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End of a line about "friends" : WHONEEDSENEMIES
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Not be honest about oneself : LIVEALIE
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Ingredients in many stews : ONIONS
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Derides : SNEERSAT
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Become, as mush : TURNTO
Down
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Google heading : NEWS
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Thrill : EXHILARATE
3
1952 Doris Day hit that was an even bigger hit for the Lettermen in 1961 : WHENIFALLINLOVE
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___ acid (old name for hydrochloric acid) : MURIATIC
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Bob ___, young man in Dreiser's "Sister Carrie" : AMES
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Web-based service : NETTV
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Be in charge of : OPERATE
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Pointed extremity : NIB
9
Suffix with beta : TRON
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First sitting president to visit the West Coast : HAYES
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Protect : ENSURE
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"Huh?!" : WHATINTARNATION
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It rises in the Bernese Alps : AARE
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Battle of the ___, 1914 : YSER
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Mr. Wickfield's clerk, in literature : HEEP
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Narrow way : LANE
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Passover month : NISAN
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Gentleman of the court : ASHE
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"Deal!" : SOLD
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Troop group : DETACHMENT
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Kind of daisy : OXEYE
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Eternities : EONS
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Starting point : SEED
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Efface, with "off" : WIPE
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One of the men waiting in "Waiting for Godot" : VLADIMIR
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Like some eyes : DEEPSET
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Mortgagor, e.g. : LIENEE
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Canadian native : CREE
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At hand, in poems : ANEAR
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Optional phrase : ORNOT
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Belt-hole makers : AWLS
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Nose: Prefix : RHIN
57
Reef dwellers : EELS
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Button on an iPod : MENU
60
Sinclair alternative : ESSO
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Part of una semana : DIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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