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New York Times, Friday, January 11, 2008

Transition to a heliocentric model of the universe, e.g.

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Nothnagel.
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© 2008, The New York Times1/11/08 ( No. 21,248 )
Across
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Kind of year : SOLAR
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Fed up with : TIREDOF
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It can be scary to go under this : KNIFE
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Key : OPERATIVE
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How some ashes are scattered : ATSEA
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GQ figure : MALEMODEL
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Detente : THAW
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Dried out : SERE
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Sound of contempt : SNORT
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Indication of feigned fright : EEK
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They act on impulses : SYNAPSES
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Like smooth-running engines : LUBED
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Black birds : DAWS
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Airport uniform abbr. : TSA
30
Mathematician famous for his incompleteness theorems : GODEL
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Pasta choice : ZITI
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One guarded in a soccer game : SHIN
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What you take when you do the right thing : MORALHIGHGROUND
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Co-worker of Dilbert : ASOK
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Start of the Boy Scout Oath : ONMY
38
Innovative chair designer : EAMES
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Innovative : NEW
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Natural fluid containers : SACS
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Backyard Jul. 4 event : BARBQ
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Decision time : ZEROHOUR
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Fill-in : SUB
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"Bummer" : AWGEE
49
Shortened word on a yellow street sign : XING
50
It follows Shevat : ADAR
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"Win some, lose some" : THATSLIFE
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Historic capital of Scotland : SCONE
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Concerning : RELATEDTO
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"Outta sight!" : OHWOW
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"Outta sight!" : AWESOME
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___ Landing (Philadelphia area) : PENNS
Down
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Pass superficially (over) : SKATE
2
Free : ONTHELOOSE
3
Ditsy waitress player on "Mad About You" : LISAKUDROW
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Rough estimate : AFEW
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"Guilty," in a Latin legal phrase : REA
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Exchange of thoughts? : TELEPATHY
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Burn up : IRE
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Name of 11 ancient kings : RAMSES
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Some collars : ETONS
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"White Flag" singer, 2003 : DIDO
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Recovered from : OVER
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Believed : FELT
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Sign : OMEN
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Transition to a heliocentric model of the universe, e.g. : PARADIGMSHIFT
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Late rocker Barrett : SYD
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Auction : SELL
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Draft : SWIG
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Nut cracker, perhaps : BEAK
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Negative sign : THUMBSDOWN
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Requirement : SINEQUANON
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They make connections : ANDS
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Fed : GMAN
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Sunburn preventer : ZINCOXIDE
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Really take off : SOAR
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Winter coat? : HOAR
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Moon unit? : REAR
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Minds : SEESTO
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Drive nuts : BUG
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Some sisters : ZETAS
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___ cat : ONEO
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Practices zymurgy : BREWS
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Toiletry brand introduced in 1977 : ATRA
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Nail-biter's cry : WHEW
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Loud outburst : GALE
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Long : ACHE
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Moon unit : LEM
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Bribe : SOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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