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New York Times, Friday, August 6, 2010

Pete Dexter novel whose title character is an unrepentant murderer

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times8/6/10 ( No. 22,186 )
Across
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Prepares for the trophy room, say : STUFFS
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"That greeny flower" in a William Carlos Williams poem : ASPHODEL
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Husband of Denmark's Queen Margrethe : HENRIK
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Italian cooking style : MILANESE
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Maker of Emporio White perfume : ARMANI
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Dr. Eric Foreman's portrayer on "House" : OMAREPPS
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Con artist's crime : FRAUD
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Carol king : WENCESLAS
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Cheap roofing material : TIN
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Wartime bridge builder : SEABEE
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Prevailing character : TONE
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Sargasso Sea spawner : EEL
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Undomesticated : FERAL
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Justicialist Party founder : PERON
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Arid area agriculture : DRYFARMS
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A belligerent arguer may grab them : LAPELS
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"Los Olvidados" director Buñuel : LUIS
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El Misti's location : PERU
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Limited release : PAROLE
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Walks aimlessly : TRAIPSES
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Crack : ADEPT
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Tibiae : SHINS
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Delighted expression : AAH
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Pushes (off) : SETS
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Ambulance chaser's prize : CLIENT
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The Fighting Tigers, for short : LSU
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Item first marketed under the name Snurfer : SNOWBOARD
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She won three Grammys for her 1989 album "Nick of Time" : RAITT
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What phorid flies are imported to prey on : FIREANTS
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Green stuff : DOREMI
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Accurate : ONTARGET
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Got ahead of : OUTRAN
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Not worry : RESTEASY
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Oktoberfest souvenirs : STEINS
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Given a raw deal, slangily : SHAFTED
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Popular rat-baiting dog in Victorian England : TERRIER
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Weak and craven : UNMANLY
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___ Blücher (forbidding "Young Frankenstein" character) : FRAU
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Is critical : FINDSFAULT
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Word with pole or jump : SKI
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They reproduce via mitosis : AMOEBAS
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___ cake (marzipan-covered dessert) : SIMNEL
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Follow the leader? : PLACE
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A leveret is a young one : HARE
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Bruce Springsteen ballad : ONESTEPUP
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Censure : DEPLORE
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Catalán relative : ESPANOL
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Moderates : LESSENS
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Goes up a degree or two : WARMS
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Like freakish coincidences : EERIE
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Pete Dexter novel whose title character is an unrepentant murderer : PARISTROUT
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It sometimes covers first-time performers : FLOPSWEAT
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Singer Rimes : LEANN
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Dug for gossip : PRIED
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Appear to be, to most eyes : PASSFOR
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Base found in DNA and RNA : ADENINE
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"So's your old man!" and others : RETORTS
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Seeking relief from a pitcher? : THIRSTY
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Composer who tutored Mozart's son : SALIERI
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Roll film inventor : EASTMAN
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They're home 24/7 : SHUTINS
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Schoolhouse needs of yore : SLATES
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Kind of line : CONGA
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Display : BARE
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Michelangelo work : ARTE
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Salon selections : DOS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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