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New York Times, Thursday, August 7, 2008

Author:
Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.565313
Peter A. Collins
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1.48057
Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0807 ( 21,457 )
Across
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Quatrain form : ABAA
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Latin lover's word? : AMAT
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BlackBerry output: Abbr. : MSGS
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Co-star of the film whose title is hidden sequentially in 20-, 34-, 41- and 52-Across : LEIGH
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Inflict upon : DOTO
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Squabbling : ATIT
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"Not so loud!" : TONEITDOWN
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Costa ___, Calif. : MESA
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About to collapse, say : RUNNINGONEMPTY
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DHL delivery: Abbr. : CTN
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Subject for Freud : EROS
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Amu ___, Asian river : DARYA
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Singles players : DJS
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When brunch may be scheduled : ATTEN
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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Plea from the plate : THROWITHOME
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Some yeses : NODS
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Like some columns : IONIC
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Take off : SOAR
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Canine coat : TOOTHENAMEL
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Apt name for a fiftyish Roman woman? : LIV
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Show host : EMCEE
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It makes pets pests : ESS
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Usher's domain : AISLE
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Eliot Ness, notably, for short : TMAN
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Bull Halsey in W.W. II, e.g.: Abbr. : ADM
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Some W.W. I code talkers : CHOCTAWINDIANS
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Leaf feature : LOBE
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Aesthetically pleasing ratio of antiquity : GOLDENMEAN
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German-built auto : OPEL
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Verdi's "Di Provenza il mar," e.g. : ARIA
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Another co-star of the film hidden in this puzzle : GABLE
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Beatles song that begins "Is there anybody going to listen to my story" : GIRL
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Hard wood : TEAK
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Point out : NOTE
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Not the main rte. : ALT
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"To ___ not to ..." : BEOR
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Japanese aborigine : AINU
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Spook's employer, with "the" : AGENCY
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Wing: Abbr. : ADDN
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Eponymous instrument maker Robert : MOOG
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Retired Audi supermini : ATWO
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British weight : TONNE
9
Giant tusk holders : MAMMOTHS
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Items unlikely to be stored on the top shelf : STEPSTOOLS
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Essence : GIST
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Command to Fido : STAY
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Suggest : HINTAT
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Anniversary gift for the year after pottery : TIN
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Was at the Colosseum? : ERAT
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Al ___ : DENTE
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Get ___ for the night : AROOM
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Object of a hunt in a 1984 best seller : REDOCTOBER
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Queen's subject? : DRONE
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___ Brothers (pop trio) : JONAS
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Dips : SWIMS
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What a server may serve : EMAIL
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Brass : NERVE
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Get shaking : HIE
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Hotel freebie : ICE
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Subject of modern research : STEMCELL
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Coppers : HEAT
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Bill of ___ (shipping document) : LADING
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1965 Yardbirds hit : IMAMAN
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Pester : NAGAT
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It's made in a squeeze : ADE
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Backup cause : CLOG
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Literally, "peaceful" person : HOPI
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Eroded : WORE
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Hip bones : ILIA
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Locale of Sitting Bull Coll. : NDAK
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Mountain where Moses died, in the Bible : NEBO
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Curer : SALT
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Alumna identifier : NEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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