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New York Times, Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Author:
Stella Daily and Bruce Venzke
Editor:
Will Shortz
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148/26/20045/5/200814
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1.62002
Stella Daily
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1.61002
Bruce Venzke

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Daily. This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Venzke. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 21,134 )
Across
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"That stinks!," quaintly : BAH
4
Ladder danger : FALL
8
It makes Frisky frisky : CATNIP
14
Evangelical sch. with a 4,000+ enrollment : ORU
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On the deep : ASEA
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Top gun : AIRACE
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Alternative to Gleem : AIM
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"Pretty Woman" and "Waiting to Exhale" : CHICKFLICKS
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Shul's shepherd : RABBI
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On its way : SENT
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Stew (over) : FRET
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Shepherds' locales : LEAS
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Like harp seals : EARLESS
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Actor who got his start on TV's "Gimme a Break!" : JOEYLAWRENCE
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Roadie's load : AMP
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"Master" : SAHIB
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"I Love Lucy" co-star : ARNAZ
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Wing, e.g. : MAIM
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Archie Bunker, famously : BIGOT
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Belgrade resident : SERB
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Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
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Hit Sega title character : SONIC
47
Gene material : RNA
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Shooter of westerns : COLTREVOLVER
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What virgin drinks lack : ALCOHOL
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1847 novel subtitled "A Narrative of Adventures in the South Seas" : OMOO
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Gladly : LIEF
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Oscar-winning role for Helen Mirren, in brief : QEII
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Part of a metropolitan area : EXURB
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They're exercised when cycling : CALFMUSCLES
65
___ Canals : SOO
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Rival of Old El Paso : ORTEGA
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Opera's ___ Te Kanawa : KIRI
68
Useful insect secretion : LAC
69
Not just hypothesize : ASSERT
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It's hard to believe : YARN
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Singer Sumac : YMA
Down
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Animal hunted in one of Hercules' 12 labors : BOAR
2
___ da capo : ARIA
3
It's embarrassing to eat : HUMBLEPIE
4
Spa offerings : FACIALS
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Tree of life, in Norse myth : ASH
6
Kauai keepsakes : LEIS
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Some needlework : LACE
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Beach cover-up : CAFTAN
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Be indisposed : AIL
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Those who don't behave seriously : TRIFLERS
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Clinton adviser Harold : ICKES
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Termites and such : PESTS
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Patella : KNEEBONE
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Old Turkish title : BEY
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Fashion designer Elie : SAAB
27
Pioneer in 33 1/3 r.p.m. records : RCA
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Photocopier woes : JAMS
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Land on the end of a peninsula : OMAN
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Sounds from a teakettle : WHISTLES
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Ordeal's quality : RIGOR
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With shaking hands, perhaps : NERVOUSLY
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"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Letter-shaped beam : ZBAR
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Automatic-drip machine maker : MRCOFFEE
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Busy viewer's convenience : TIVO
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"What an idiot I am!" : DOH
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Arrives : COMESIN
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Plumlike Chinese fruit : LOQUAT
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Fish eaten cold : LOX
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Foil-making giant : ALCOA
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Specialists in storytelling? : LIARS
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Druids, e.g. : CELTS
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Totally gross : ICKY
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Go far and wide : ROAM
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Part of Florida's Gold Coast, informally : BOCA
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Restaurant V.I.P.: Abbr. : MGR
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Misreckon : ERR

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

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