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3 X 8

New York Times, Sunday, August 8, 2010

Author:
Pam Klawitter
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pamela Amick Klawitter

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 73 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Klawitter. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 22,188 )
Across
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One-named teen idol of the late '50s/early '60s : FABIAN
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Fashionably nostalgic : RETRO
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Came out even, in a way : MADEPAR
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God who killed the dragon Python four days after his birth : APOLLO
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Bygone shampoo brand : TEGRIN
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Heads : OBVERSE
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See circled letters in 96-Down : TELEPATHSGIFT
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Dow Jones publication : BARRONS
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Can : AXE
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Join the crew : HIREON
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Kind of acid found in spinach : FOLIC
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Hook's right-hand man : SMEE
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Frankfurt term of address : HERR
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Demanding overseer : RAMROD
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Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
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New York subway inits. : IRT
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In order (to) : SOAS
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... in 79-Down : WEBGIGGLE
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Teen's room, stereotypically : MESS
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Like some proverbial milk : SPILT
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Dweller on the Baltic : LETT
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Two-baggers: Abbr. : DBLS
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People holding signs at airports : MEETERS
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Dwellers on the Baltic : POLES
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Why : REASON
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Noted wine region : ALSACE
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Underworld bosses : CAPOS
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Take off : SOAR
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Stephen of "The Musketeer" : REA
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Does some freestyling : RAPS
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... in 13-Down : LOSTNETWORK
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Big letters in fashion : YSL
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CBS show with Laurence Fishburne : CSI
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Very reverent : PIOUS
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"Charles in Charge" co-star : AAMES
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Mathematical ordinal : NTH
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"What was ___ think?" : ITO
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... in 62-Down : RNSPECIALTY
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Star turns : SOLI
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River to the Rhône : AIN
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___ place : ONES
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New Balance competitor : ASICS
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Flatware finisher : PLATER
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Furniture mover : CASTER
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On-base percentage and others : STATS
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At the earliest opportunity : SOONEST
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Will of "The Waltons" : GEER
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Florida city, for short : BOCA
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Word with love or honey : CHILD
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Row of stables, in Britain : MEWS
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... in 89-Down : CASHCACHE
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Telecom hookups : LANS
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Highway hazard : FOG
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Spree : TEAR
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Inside flight : STAIRS
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Mane, for a female lion, e.g. : LACK
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Concerning : INRE
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Lieu : STEAD
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Gluck works : OPERAS
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Spider-Man's aunt : MAY
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Igneous rock : DIORITE
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... in 1-Across : CRIMEFIGHTERS
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Home to Mount Chimborazo : ECUADOR
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Brachyodont perissodactyls : TAPIRS
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One of the Kennedys : EUNICE
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Some carry-on items : LAPTOPS
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Apple purchases : IMACS
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Tot tender : SITTER
Down
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Palestinian party : FATAH
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Climbers' goals : APEXES
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1928 musical composition originally called "Fandango" : BOLERO
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Québec's Grosse-___ : ILE
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River in "Kubla Khan" : ALPH
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Tiring problem for bicyclists? : NOAIR
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Soak back in : RESORB
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Drink from a bowl : EGGNOG
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Cycle attachment? : TRI
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Jazz phrase : RIFF
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Aware of : ONTO
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Art installation : MOBILE
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They can always be counted on : ABACI
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TiVo, for one, in brief : DVR
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Relative of -ists : EERS
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... in 65-Across : PROMISSORYNOTE
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Actor Ed and family : ASNERS
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Microwave button : RESET
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Lincoln Center institution : THEMET
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Bottom-fishes : TRAWLS
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Melodic speech : LILT
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Some Jamaicans, for short : RASTAS
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TV marshal who frequents the Long Branch Saloon : DILLON
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Sets off : EMBARKS
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Job detail : SPEC
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Silly ones : GEESE
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Some sporty cars : GTS
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P.G.A.'s Ernie : ELS
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Heat source? : IRE
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"The Wreck of the Mary ___" : DEARE
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Cross of "Desperate Housewives" : MARCIA
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Band composition : ELASTIC
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... in 48-Down : ESPIONAGEGROUP
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Not in : PASSE
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Make a choice : OPT
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Like a successful dieter's clothes : ROOMY
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Candy giant, informally : NESTLES
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Brilliant successes : COUPS
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Goes for, as a fly : SWATS
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Jazz great nicknamed Jumbo : ALHIRT
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#2 or #3 : LOSER
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Rash remedies : TALCS
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Boycott, e.g. : PROTEST
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___ peace : INNER
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"Coming at you!" : CATCH
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Jason who plays Lucius Malfoy in Harry Potter films : ISAACS
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River island : AIT
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It has a bottom but no top : SANDAL
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Don Ho fan fare? : POI
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Laze : LOLL
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Singers do it : SEW
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"Mamma Mia!" song : SOS
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Shepherd of "The View" : SHERRI
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Unadorned : BARE
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Arrowhead Stadium team : CHIEFS
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One of the friends on "Friends" : MONICA
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Works a wedding, maybe : CATERS
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Wee : ATOMIC
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Heists : CAPERS
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"Anything you say!" : NAMEIT
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"Make yourself ___" : SCARCE
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Leader succeeded by his brother Raúl : FIDEL
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Prevent : ESTOP
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Wise ones : SAGES
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Orchestra leader Kay : KYSER
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Theater opening : ACTI
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60 grains : DRAM
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Feng ___ : SHUI
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Swear words in a swearing-in : IDO
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Pronunciation guide std. : IPA
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Cause of a big bang : TNT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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