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New York Times, Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
Part of the Dept. of Homeland Security since 2003
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GQ} Spans: 1 Scrabble average: 1.88 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Hook.
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© 2008, The New York Times1/23/08 ( No. 21,260 )
Across
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"And ___ bed" : SOTO
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Personification of desire : EROS
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Some Spanish Surrealist paintings : MIROS
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Like some traffic, for short : THRU
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Delete : XOUT
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Call off, as in an emergency : ABORT
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Not an orig. : IMIT
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Field unit : ACRE
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Perilous : RISKY
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"She's Like the Wind" singer, 1988 : PATRICKSWAYZE
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Understanding : ENTENTE
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C's in shop class? : CLAMPS
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Something detested : ANATHEMA
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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___ and Span : SPIC
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Square : EVEN
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Soul singer Corinne Bailey ___ : RAE
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Raiser of Tarzan : APE
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Half-oz. : TBSP
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Part of the Dept. of Homeland Security since 2003 : FEMA
44
Agent, for short : REP
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Tabby : HOUSECAT
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Hadrian's predecessor : TRAJAN
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Musical based on a T. H. White novel : CAMELOT
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Like some days of summer, in song : LAZYHAZYCRAZY
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She said "Don't get mad, get everything!" : IVANA
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Attention getter : AHEM
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Any minute now : ANON
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To say in Spanish? : DECIR
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La Città Eterna : ROMA
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Superboy's girlfriend : LANA
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Spirited mount : STEED
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Cannon of "Heaven Can Wait" : DYAN
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Property attachment : LIEN
Down
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Michael of R.E.M. : STIPE
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"Jeez!" : OHMAN
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Travis who sang "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" : TRITT
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Public relations effort : OUTREACH
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Bettor's option : EXACTA
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Rise rapidly : ROCKET
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Willa Cather's "One of ___" : OURS
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Hasenpfeffer, for one : STEW
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Its motto is "Manly deeds, womanly words" : MARYLAND
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Resort island near Majorca : IBIZA
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Longtime "Hollywood Squares" regular : ROSEMARIE
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TV planet : ORK
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What a mess! : STY
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Wayfarer's refuge : INN
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High spots : ACMES
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Cellular biology material : PLASM
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"Bye" : SEEYA
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Rope fibers : HEMPS
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Mendes or Longoria : EVA
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Stylish : SMART
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Tootler : PIPER
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Winter carnival structure : ICEPALACE
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On the line : ATHAZARD
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Sister magazine of Jet : EBONY
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Fighting Tigers' sch. : LSU
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Despite expectations : AFTERALL
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Dermatologist's case : ECZEMA
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Caribbean's ___ Islands : CAYMAN
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Film lover's cable choice : AMC
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Title girl with a gun in a 1989 Aerosmith hit : JANIE
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Veranda : LANAI
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A high flier may fly in it : OZONE
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English drama critic Kenneth : TYNAN
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Obdurate : HARD
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Sailor hailer : AHOY
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Employee cards and such, briefly : IDS
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Dog doc : VET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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