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New York Times, Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Author:
Daniel Kantor and Jay Kaskel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jay Kaskel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Kantor. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Kaskel. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Hockey fake-out : DEKE
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Oodles : ALOT
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Tortilla chip dip : SALSA
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Apple variety : IMAC
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Anchor : MOOR
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Deuce follower in tennis : ADOUT
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Marge's sister, to Bart Simpson : AUNTSELMA
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French river valley with many châteaux : LOIRE
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Shout at a soccer game : GOAL
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Oinker : PIG
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The first "T" in 36-Down : TRI
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Reggae relative : SKA
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Not a good way to buy a car : SIGHTUNSEEN
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Rowboat implement : OAR
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What a barber has to trim around : EAR
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Suspicious : LEERY
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Equestrian's "Stop!" : WHOA
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Transport in Duke Ellington's theme song : ATRAIN
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Risk-taker's credo : NOGUTSNOGLORY
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Popular record label : ARISTA
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Reward for a job well done : RAISE
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Secret govt. group : NSA
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Stallone's nickname : SLY
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Seasonal Arctic phenomenon : MIDNIGHTSUN
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Squeeze (out) : EKE
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1972 treaty subj. : ABM
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Darn : SEW
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___ Report (luxury lifestyle magazine) : ROBB
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Jockey's handful : REINS
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What 17-, 26-, 38-, and 52-Across contain : MIXEDNUTS
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Neighbor of Israel : SYRIA
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"Need You Tonight" band, 1987 : INXS
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___ Minor : ASIA
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Shoes that add inches to one's height : HEELS
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Deli queue call : NEXT
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Flapjack eatery, for short : IHOP
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24 horas : DIA
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Outback runner : EMU
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Outback hopper : KANGAROO
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Aviator Earhart : AMELIA
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Online guffaw : LOL
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Get-up-and-go : OOMPH
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Brown eyes or baldness, e.g. : TRAIT
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"My gal" of song : SAL
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Fuss : ADO
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Hang around : LOITER
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Two-seated carriage : SURREY
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Had dinner at home : ATEIN
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Postpaid encl. : SASE
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Soviet labor camp : GULAG
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Boar's mate : SOW
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Madeline of "Young Frankenstein" : KAHN
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Common knee stain for kids : GRASS
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Moonwalking Armstrong : NEIL
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Mexican mister : SENOR
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Once more : AGAIN
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Big boom maker : TNT
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Dappled horses : ROANS
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Bears: Lat. : URSI
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Supermodel Cheryl : TIEGS
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Thorny shrub : ROSEBUSH
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Center of an egg : YOLK
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Secret of many a redhead : DYE
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Steakhouse offering : RIBEYE
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Regard highly : ADMIRE
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Most confident : SUREST
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"With a wink and ___ ..." : ANOD
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Reedy place : MARSH
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Encircle : HEMIN
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Rough cord : TWINE
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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Zippo : NIL
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Carrier to Oslo : SAS
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Hard-core film "rating" : XXX
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Spanish uncle : TIO
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Easy mark : SAP

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