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New York Times, Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Author:
Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Will Nediger

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QV} Scrabble average: 2.10 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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No stranger to the slopes : SKIBUM
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Bun : ROLL
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Sporty auto, for short : JAG
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Tried one's hand (at) : HADAGO
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Mongolia's home : ASIA
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Cigarette's end : ASH
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Semiautobiographical Bob Fosse film : ALLTHATJAZZ
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Tai ___ (meditative martial art) : CHI
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"Saturday Night Live" bit : SKIT
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Schnoz : BEAK
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Creature from the forest moon of Endor : EWOK
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Country singer Tucker : TANYA
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Blacken on the barbecue : CHAR
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Laid up : ABED
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"Brokeback Mountain" director Lee : ANG
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"Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH
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"Lord of the Rings" studio : NEWLINE
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River along the Quai d'Orsay : SEINE
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Highlander's textile pattern : TARTAN
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A.L. M.V.P. in 2003, 2005 and 2007 : ALEXRODRIGUEZ
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Trumpeted : BLARED
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Things to whistle : TUNES
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New Jersey's ___ Air Force Base : MCGUIRE
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Bogey beater : PAR
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Certain NCO : SFC
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"Getting close" : WARM
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Arizona birthplace of Cesar Chavez : YUMA
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More cunning : SLYER
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It's a piece of work : TASK
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Decisive defeat : ROUT
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Book after II Chronicles : EZRA
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Part of a coffee service : URN
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1970s joint U.S./Soviet space project : APOLLOSOYUZ
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Sharp turn : ZAG
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Ilk : TYPE
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"___ Bells" : JINGLE
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Suffix with modern : IZE
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Former mates : EXES
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Followed orders : OBEYED
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Daisy developed by Luther Burbank : SHASTA
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Brand name in dog food : KALKAN
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In neutral : IDLING
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Loco : BATTY
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"Yecch!" : UGH
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Ancient land along the Dead Sea : MOAB
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Eastern prince : RAJAH
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Resident of Japan's "second city" : OSAKAN
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Claiborne of fashion : LIZ
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Loll : LAZE
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Supporter of the House of Stuart : JACOBITE
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Namesake of a branch of Judaism : ASHKENAZ
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4, on a keypad : GHI
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Modern dance music originating in Detroit : TECHNO
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The Beatles' "I Am the ___" : WALRUS
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Only son of Czar Nicholas II : ALEXEI
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Eye part : RETINA
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Cub's place : DEN
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Hang on the line : AIRDRY
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Exactas and trifectas : WAGERS
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Blood fluids : SERUMS
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Summer hrs. along the Atlantic : EDT
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The Rock : ALCATRAZ
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Georgia city or college : LAGRANGE
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Drag performer with a wax likeness in New York's Madame Tussauds : RUPAUL
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Audi competitor : BMW
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It was divided by the Iron Curtain : EUROPE
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Alignment of the sun, earth and moon, e.g. : SYZYGY
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Punishing rod : FERULE
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Loco : CRAZED
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Lawn diggers : MOLES
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Spaghetti western director Sergio : LEONE
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Actress Winslet : KATE
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Hitler : Germany :: ___ : Japan : TOJO
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Gun in an action film : UZI
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Eucharist vessel : PYX
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Sis or bro : SIB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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