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New York Times, Friday, September 5, 2008

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
Result of tribesmen putting their heads together?
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Kevin G. Der

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {BJQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Der. Friday freshness: 43%
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© 2008, The New York Times9/5/8 ( No. 21,486 )
Across
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Lewis with 12 Emmys : SHARI
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Medium size in a lingerie shop : CCUP
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Ireland's Hill of ___ : TARA
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Result of tribesmen putting their heads together? : TOTEM
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Unthinking state : AUTOPILOT
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"Toodles!" : IMOFF
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Dewy-eyed : CREDULOUS
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"Nightswimming" band : REM
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Those along the Ebro? : ESTAS
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Slightly amused reaction : TEHEE
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Adept at apery : MIMETIC
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Peak on the eastern edge of Yosemite Natl. Park : MTDANA
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Quarter : LOCALE
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Parisian possessive : AMOI
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14th-century Russian ruler called "the Moneybag" : IVANI
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Butterfly with black-and-white eyespots : WOODNYMPH
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Go to work on : DIGINTO
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OPEC member : NIGERIA
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Get spooked, maybe : SEEAGHOST
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Like lions and leopards : TAWNY
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One of seven in the film "Se7en" : LUST
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Light bites : NOSHES
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Ancient text : TALMUD
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Weak excuse for missing homework : ILOSTIT
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Biblical patriarch : ISAAC
50
AOL alternative : GMAIL
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Supportive of : PRO
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Whiff : STRIKEOUT
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Boot : EXPEL
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Hogwash : CRAZYTALK
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Went after some shocking things? : EELED
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One may get kinky : HOSE
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Beagle in the funnies : ODIE
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Juice extractor : PRESS
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Show signs of life : STIR
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One often seen at a family reunion : HOMEMOVIE
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Explosive time in history? : ATOMICAGE
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Fairness determiner : REF
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Phrase on a Google search button : IMFEELINGLUCKY
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Things with sticking points : CACTI
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Ingredient in a Long Island iced tea : CURACAO
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Relatives of the Shoshones : UTES
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Cacao plant feature : POD
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Like some counters : TILED
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17-Across, Polynesian-style : ALOHA
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Hundred Years' War siege site : ROUEN
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Not knowing what to do : ATSEA
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Boring the pants off : PUTTINGTOSLEEP
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Paris's ___-Chapelle church : STE
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Obsession : MANIA
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___ operandi : MODI
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Seal creators, sometimes : LIDS
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Wyo. neighbor : MONT
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Goes after, in a way : WOOS
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You may get a rise out of it : YEAST
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Noted shopper scolder : MRWHIPPLE
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Pitch sources : PINETREES
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Kansas' Fort ___ State University : HAYS
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Sound after dropping off? : THUD
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Action preceders : STIMULI
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"___ insist!" : NOI
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Former CBS C.E.O. : TISCH
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Introduction to biology? : ASTRO
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Singer Fabian and others : LARAS
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Pale yellow : MAIZE
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Applesauce-topped treat : LATKE
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Poke : GOAD
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Super 88, of the 1950s and '60s : OLDS
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W.W. II inits. : ETO
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"MTV generation" member : XER

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