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New York Times, Tuesday, September 6, 2005

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2005, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 20,391 )
Across
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Cavalier or Impala : CHEVY
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N.B.A. star in the '96 film "Kazaam" : SHAQ
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Predicament : SPOT
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Eagle's home : AERIE
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Hot-and-sour soup ingredient : TOFU
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Get misty-eyed : TEAR
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Fifth Amendment issue : PRIVATEPROPERTY
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Boat in "Jaws" : ORCA
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Guesstimate phrase : ORSO
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Church recesses : APSES
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City on the Rhone : LYON
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Gung-ho : ARDENT
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Ulterior motive : HIDDENAGENDA
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To no ___ (fruitlessly) : AVAIL
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Biblical flood insurance? : ARK
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___ vu : DEJA
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Congressional declaration : WAR
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"Mr. Jock, TV quiz Ph.D., bags few lynx," for example : PANGRAM
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Wrigley Field player : CUB
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Where pants may have a hole : KNEE
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Director Howard : RON
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Lyric poem : EPODE
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Australia was the first country to implement it : SECRETBALLOT
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Billiard shots : CAROMS
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Longtime host of "Scientific American Frontiers" : ALDA
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Cover story? : ALIBI
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Bantu language : ZULU
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___ Toys, maker of the Magic 8-Ball : TYCO
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Intelligence endeavor : COVERTOPERATION
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Pirouette points : TOES
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Like most graffiti: Abbr. : ANON
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Flower part : SEPAL
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"Provided that is the case …" : IFSO
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Man with a top hat and cane : GENT
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College chief : PREXY
Down
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Mafia bigwig : CAPO
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Frau's partner : HERR
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Rocker Clapton : ERIC
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"The Four Seasons" composer : VIVALDI
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Roll-call vote : YEA
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Breastbones : STERNA
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Brewer's need : HOPS
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A young Michael Jackson had one : AFRO
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Quid pro ___ : QUO
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Acquired family member : STEPDAD
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Like some cereals : OATEN
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Rendezvous : TRYST
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Tom or Jerry of "Tom and Jerry" : TOON
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Cowpoke's bud : PARD
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Canine plaint : YELP
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44-Down singer : ANKA
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Peddle : HAWK
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Pavlov of Pavlov's dogs fame : IVAN
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"How ___ you?!" : DARE
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Eric ___, 2004 Dodger All-Star pitcher : GAGNE
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Blunder : ERR
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E.P.A. concern: Abbr. : ECOL
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Unarmed combat : JUDO
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Help in a heist : ABET
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Circle segments : ARCS
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Neither here ___ there : NOR
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Lake ___, reservoir on the Colorado : MEAD
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1962 hit subtitled "That Kiss!" : ESOBESO
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45, e.g. : PLATTER
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Qatari leader : EMIR
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"American Idol" display : TALENT
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Fuzzy image : BLUR
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Desert bloomers : CACTI
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Reserved : ALOOF
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Tears apart : RIVES
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Basketball defense : ZONE
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Stratford-___-Avon : UPON
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"Holy cow!" : YIPE
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Try to persuade : COAX
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Exclusive : ONLY
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Put out, as a base runner : TAG
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Egyptian snake : ASP

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

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