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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Author:
Adam G. Perl
Editor:
Will Shortz
Publication that is the key to this puzzle's theme
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Perl.
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© 2008, The New York Times1/22/08 ( No. 21,259 )
Across
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Ooze : SEEP
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Neighbor of Kan. : OKLA
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Go after : CHASE
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Island dance : HULA
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Do perfectly : NAIL
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Go online : LOGIN
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Final notice? : OBIT
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Coastal flier : ERNE
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Take away little by little : ERODE
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Diana Ross musical, with "The" : WIZ
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They require signals : LANECHANGES
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Neptune's domain : SEA
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___ carte : ALA
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Number of operas composed by Beethoven : ONE
26
Play the slots, e.g. : BET
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Ohio university whose team is the Golden Flashes : KENTSTATE
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Fancy flapjacks : CREPES
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Comstock ___ : LODE
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Touch with a hanky, say : DAB
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Pro ___ (proportionately) : RATA
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Slacks material : CHINO
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Facts and figures : DATA
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Baseball bat wood : ASH
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P P P, in Greek : RHOS
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Liechtenstein's language : GERMAN
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Fibs : WHITELIES
50
Stephen of "The Crying Game" : REA
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Beehive State native : UTE
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Timeline division : ERA
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Carpet fuzz : NAP
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Publication that is the key to this puzzle's theme : DAILYPLANET
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Conk out : DIE
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Tunesmith's org. : ASCAP
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"That's a shame" : ALAS
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Exec's note : MEMO
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Peach pit : STONE
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Treat with grandmotherly love, with "on" : DOTE
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Kitchen dial site : OVEN
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Sharpened : HONED
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Proofer's mark : STET
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Takes as one's spouse : WEDS
Down
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Exhibits : SHOWS
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Blake of jazz : EUBIE
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1998 role for Cate Blanchett : ELIZABETHI
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Butter slice : PAT
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N.B.A.'s Shaquille : ONEAL
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Egyptian temple site : KARNAK
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Airport delay? : LINE
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Guinness of stage and screen : ALEC
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Make spotless : CLEANSE
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Big buzzer : HORNET
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Bug-eyed : AGOG
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Slaw, e.g. : SIDE
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Hydrocarbon suffixes : ENES
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After the buzzer : LATE
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"Oh, goody!" : HOTDOG
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Air quality grp. : EPA
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Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
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"Smoking or ___?" : NON
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Genesis duo : ADAMANDEVE
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"Ciao!" : TATA
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Israel's Abba : EBAN
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Sticking point? : CRAW
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Too hasty : RASH
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Haul, slangily : SCHLEP
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___ polloi : HOI
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Entered again : RETYPED
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Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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New Orleans school : TULANE
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Hundred on the Hill : SENATE
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Bowling alley button : RESET
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Pointed : AIMED
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Doers of drudgery : PEONS
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Track meet event : DASH
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Regarding : ASTO
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Revered one : ICON
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Little shavers : LADS
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Jillions : ALOT
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Use a Lawn-Boy, e.g. : MOW

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