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New York Times, Monday, August 9, 2010

Author:
David Poole
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Poole

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Poole. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Something to scratch : ITCH
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"Hannah Montana" star Miley : CYRUS
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Height: Prefix : ACRO
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Roman tyrant : NERO
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Small egg : OVULE
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___ the line (obeyed) : TOED
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Applaud : CLAP
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Taxi's ticker : METER
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Any volume of the Oxford English Dictionary : TOME
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Accept an inevitable hardship : BITETHEBULLET
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Source of after-hours $$$ : ATM
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Giants great Mel : OTT
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Clarinet, oboe and saxophone : REEDS
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Ham it up : CHEWTHESCENERY
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Swap : TRADE
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Sardine containers : TINS
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Boozehounds : SOTS
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Poet Pound and others : EZRAS
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Emcee's spot : DAIS
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Succulent houseplant : ALOE
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Comedy, sci-fi or romance : GENRE
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Fall for a flimflam : SWALLOWTHEBAIT
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Site of many Chicago touchdowns : OHARE
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The other woman : HER
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Suffix like -like : ISH
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Understand what's happening : DIGESTTHENEWS
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"How could ___?" : INOT
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Film vault collection : REELS
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Burden : ONUS
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___ Reader (alternative magazine) : UTNE
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Davy Crockett died defending it, with "the" : ALAMO
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Fully red, as a raspberry : RIPE
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Peat source : MOSS
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Alternative to a convertible : SEDAN
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Furrow, as the brow : KNIT
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Abbr. at the end of a company's name : INC
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___ Aviv : TEL
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Stuffed sole stuffing : CRABMEAT
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Indian doll maker : HOPI
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"The Iceman ___" : COMETH
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Actress Mimieux of "The Time Machine" : YVETTE
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Babe with a bat : RUTH
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Beekeeper in a 1997 film : ULEE
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Many a Bosnian : SERB
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Churchill's predecessor and successor : ATTLEE
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Hoosegow : COOLER
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Cure : REMEDY
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Clifford ___, "Awake and Sing!" dramatist : ODETS
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Carry : TOTE
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Vases : URNS
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Is a cast member : ACTS
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"Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
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Vocabulary: Abbr. : WDS
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Toss (about) : STREW
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"Alias" org. : CIA
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Warrant officer's superior: Abbr. : ENS
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Building wing : ELL
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Dr. Seuss' "If I Ran the ___" : ZOO
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Society girl, for short : DEB
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"Delta of Venus" author : ANAISNIN
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What the white of an eye surrounds : IRIS
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Actor Rogen of "Knocked Up" : SETH
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Pub quaffs : ALES
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Richard of "Chicago" : GERE
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Japanese for "the way of the gods" : SHINTO
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Conestogas, e.g. : WAGONS
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Craggy mountain ridges : ARETES
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"___ & Louise," 1991 film : THELMA
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Jim who created Kermit the Frog : HENSON
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Hatred : ODIUM
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Chorus syllables : TRAS
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The "T" in TV : TELE
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President : HEAD
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Cry made while cracking a whip, maybe : WORK
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Wire service inits. : UPI
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"Quiet on the ___!" : SET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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