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New York Times, Saturday, August 8, 2009

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 26 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 21,823 )
Across
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Crack squad : ATEAM
6
Club for bulking up? : SAMS
10
Wound, in a way, as a fellow G.I. : FRAG
14
Patterson who played the title role on TV's "Private Benjamin" : LORNA
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One of Laban's daughters : LEAH
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Four-time Grammy winner Schifrin : LALO
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He said "You are free and that is why you are lost" : FRANZKAFKA
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Spanish seers? : OJOS
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Offensive action : ASSAULT
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Pitcher Orlando Hernández's nickname : ELDUQUE
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Author ___ Easton Ellis : BRET
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Capital of the Buryat Republic : ULANUDE
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Little auk : DOVEKIE
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Cousin of an Omaha : PONCA
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Home of the Knockmealdown Mountains : IRELAND
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Did course work? : STEERED
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Inspirational delivery: Abbr. : SER
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1989 Broadway monodrama : TRU
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Like some eye surgery : CORNEAL
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Test control : PLACEBO
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See 57-Across : AUTRY
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Moves in a tired way? : ROTATES
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"The Great Gatsby" setting : JAZZAGE
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Figures at a pileup : EMTS
49
Stumps : PUZZLES
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2003 Anthony Swofford Gulf war memoir made into a 2005 film : JARHEAD
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Even around the Seine? : EGAL
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"Close ..." : NOTEXACTLY
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With 44-Across, Champion rider : GENE
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Old royal residence in 29-Across : TARA
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Pianist with 15 Grammys : COREA
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Cramped urban dwellings, briefly : SROS
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Easy to get into : OPEN
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One who was recently a child : TWEEN
Down
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Starting code word : ALFA
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Places for some aeries : TORS
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Succession of history : ERAS
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Title girl of a 1906 L. Frank Baum novel : ANNABEL
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One of 58 Chopin compositions : MAZURKA
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Like fruit crates : SLATTED
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W.W. I military grp. : AEF
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Second chances for students : MAKEUPS
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Its bulbs are milder than garlic : SHALLOT
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Move in an attention-getting way : FLOUNCE
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"The Jewel in the Crown" begins it, with "The" : RAJQUARTET
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One way to think : ALOUD
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"Check it out for yourself" : GOSEE
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German mathematician who lent his name to a "bottle" : KLEIN
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Zealand resident : DANE
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Drum alternative, vehicularly : DISC
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Kind of mud pie : OREO
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Explorer of North America's eastern coast in 1524 : VERRAZZANO
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Player of Det. Eames on "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" : ERBE
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Some acts : DUOS
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Is an affectionate pooch : NUZZLES
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Indication that there's more: Abbr. : ETAL
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Silver: Prefix : ARGENTO
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Some old-fashioned bars : LYESOAP
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Real-life death penalty opponent played by Sarandon in "Dead Man Walking" : PREJEAN
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Folklorist/musicologist Alan : LOMAX
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Draw : ATTRACT
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Good profit source : CASHCOW
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Some high-tech images : JPEGS
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A boring person might have one : AUGER
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Being abroad : ETRE
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Way to turn a ship : ALEE
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Cannon shot on a set? : DYAN
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___ corde (music direction) : TRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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