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New York Times, Thursday, February 28, 2008

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Sari, e.g. : WRAP
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Gloomy : GRIM
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Place for an emoticon : EMAIL
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Asian princess : RANI
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Dodger All-Star pitcher Eric : GAGNE
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Some : ABIT
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Deuce follower : ADIN
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Begin operating or stop operating : GOOFF
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Confirmation or uncertainty : RESERVATION
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Fathomed : GOT
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Stadium sound : ROAR
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Some Grammy winners : DUOS
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Belief in a life of harmony with nature : TAOISM
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Unchanged or novel : ORIGINAL
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Kobold : ELF
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Repeated setting for Georges Seurat paintings : SEINE
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Discussion spots : FORA
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Words of praise or words of condemnation : NOTHINGISBETTER
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TV's Kojak : THEO
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Respectful refusal : NOSIR
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Pen's partner : INK
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Approve or penalize : SANCTION
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Willie Mays and teammates : GIANTS
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Deborah nominated for six Academy Awards : KERR
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Accord : PACT
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It's definite : THE
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Easy to see or impossible to see : TRANSPARENT
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Entangle or disentangle : RAVEL
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Minimal tide : NEAP
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E.R. part: Abbr. : EMER
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Comedic title role for Renée Zellweger, 2000 : IRENE
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Univ. : COLL
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California's ___ Valley : SIMI
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Chaotic : MESSY
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Olaf's girlfriend in Lemony Snicket books : ESME
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Sporty car roof option : TTOP
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Last under use or erode under use : WEAR
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"Hurlyburly" playwright David : RABE
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"No returns" : ASIS
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"Great" czar : PETERI
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Grounds for legal action : GRAVAMEN
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Gary Burghoff role of TV and film : RADAR
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L., B. or J. : INIT
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Revealing garment : MINIDRESS
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It might be spiked : EGGNOG
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Jiang's husband : MAO
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Like kids at a circus, maybe : AGOG
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Dope : INFO
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Remaining or gone : LEFT
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Martini's partner : ROSSI
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Paris accord : OUI
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Sort through : SIFT
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Fair housing? : TENTS
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Welcome to paradise? : ALOHA
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Commonly : OFTEN
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___ ring : ONION
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Away from the office : NOTIN
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Don't exist : ARENT
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Shenanigans : LARKS
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"No nation is permitted to live in ___ with impunity": Jefferson : IGNORANCE
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Equine ankle : HOCK
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Gotham : BIGAPPLE
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Dr. ___ Hahn of "Grey's Anatomy" : ERICA
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Twinings competitor : TETLEY
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Non-std. : IRR
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Sitting : ATREST
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"O, sing to the Lord a new song," for one : PSALM
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Add to or remove from : TRIM
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Fabled slacker : HARE
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12/24 and 12/31 : EVES
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Converts to a cause, briefly : NEOS
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Broadcast : EMIT
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Fictional submariner : NEMO
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Move gracefully or move clumsily : TRIP
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Nav. rank : ENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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