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NY Times, Sun, Jun 01, 2008 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Fraser Simpson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 67, Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times
Across
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Crazy hosts so like the Shriners (7) : MASONIC
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Uses iodine in some computers (7) : APPLIES
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Darn, I mistakenly let out the water (5) : DRAIN
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Found in bureau near the door (9) : UNEARTHED
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Desperate French caper (7) : FRANTIC
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Customarily never shows Ms. Monroe (7) : MARILYN
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Power chosen by Rhode Island metropolis (11) : ELECTRICITY
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Considered sandwich seller reprimanded (11) : DELIBERATED
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Waste a sporting award (7) : ATROPHY
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The lining irritated? Hah! (2,5) : SOTHERE
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Discount stocks for unprincipled person (9) : REPROBATE
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Wow — a labyrinth (5) : AMAZE
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Facilitates reciting a chapter in a dermatology text? (7) : ASSISTS
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F.B.I. agents infiltrating prepared division (7) : SEGMENT
Down
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Corrected overdose if I brought in medication (8) : MODIFIED
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Crystal gazer describes distant sailor (8) : SEAFARER
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Nine musicians, not one on time (5) : NONET
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English prime minister ailing after religious service (9) : CHURCHILL
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Varsity players had breakfast in the morning (1-4) : ATEAM
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Actor Cole harbors not much hope (9) : PORTRAYER
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Ugly alien has head of household take a breath (6) : INHALE
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Pair of seats in Parisian cars (6) : SEDANS
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Remaining water vessel possibly cut up (4,5) : TIDEPOOLS
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Bank's site reorganized work to be completed (2-7) : INBASKETS
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See great new way to travel cheaply (8) : STEERAGE
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Announcement at this spot by New Testament disciple (8) : ADHERENT
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Research center considering a tar pit locale (2,4) : LABREA
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Doctor spread curtains (6) : DRAPES
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Remain repulsed about eastern poet (5) : YEATS
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Country music may have this sharpness about Pres. Bush (5) : TWANG
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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