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New York Times, Thursday, January 27, 2011

Author:
Patrick Blindauer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Blindauer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GQVZ} This is puzzle # 44 for Mr. Blindauer. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0127 ( 22,360 )
Across
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Deliberate : MUSE
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Rice with three rings : JERRY
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Prepare to sing an anthem : RISE
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Not out of the running : INIT
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One of a literary trio : ATHOS
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Part of I.M.F.: Abbr. : INTL
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Mean, illegal wrestling hold? : DIRTYCHOKE
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Dog command : STAY
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Like poorly cleaned glasses : STREAKY
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One with a yard stick? : RAKER
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Certain pipe joint : TEE
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Musical syllable singing system : SOLFA
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"Dune" director : LYNCH
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Moore in entertainment news : DEMI
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Hip-hop's ___ Fiasco : LUPE
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Granting that, briefly : THO
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Standard tobacco wad? : ORTHODOXCHEW
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"___ take arms against ..." : ORTO
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"That really hurts!" : YOWIE
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In ___ (actual) : ESSE
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Woo President Arthur? : COURTCHESTER
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Pillager, maybe : HUN
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Go bad : SOUR
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Piles : NAPS
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Where Panasonic and Sanyo are headquartered : OSAKA
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It's billed as "The Place for Politics" : MSNBC
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Clichéd cry : EEK
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Stylish : SMART
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Noted earthquake locale : BAYAREA
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Satisfy : MEET
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Fat fool? : BROADCHUMP
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Landlocked land of Africa : MALI
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Coke is used for this : STEEL
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"Salus populi suprema lex ___" (Missouri's motto) : ESTO
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Speechless : MUTE
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Clinton defense secretary William : PERRY
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Copy cats : MEOW
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Thick : MIDST
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One way to stand : UNITED
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"Yes ___!" : SIRREE
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Kitchen extension? : ETTE
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Onetime tabloid nickname : JACKO
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Kind of alcohol : ETHYL
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Euripides character? : RHO
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Seoul soldier : ROK
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River that begins in Nord : YSER
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Perilous : RISKY
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How metric units are divided : INTENTHS
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Stiffens, in a way : STARCHES
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Screen swinger Ron : ELY
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P.L.O.'s Arafat : YASIR
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"Family Ties" son : ALEX
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Blooms : FLOWERS
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Q5 and Q7 : AUDIS
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N.H.L. star nicknamed "Mr. Hockey" : HOWE
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El Cid foe : MOOR
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One with stressing work? : POET
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Tickle Me Elmo manufacturer : TYCO
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Yawn-inducing : HOHUM
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Michael of "Superbad" : CERA
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___ Rios (Jamaican resort) : OCHO
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"The Sleeping Gypsy" painter : ROUSSEAU
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Lunch counter order : TUNAMELT
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Bolshevik target : TSAR
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Multivolume ref., usually : ENCYC
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Leaf through : PERUSE
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Appear that way : SEEMTO
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___ Bell, witch who was a fellow student of Harry Potter at Hogwarts : KATIE
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Celt or Cav : NBAER
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In the worst way : BADLY
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[Bam!] : KAPOW
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Shortening used in recipes : TBSP
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"Don't you forget about me" : AHEM
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"Yum!" : MMM
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U.S.P.S. abbr. : RTE
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Contraction that sounds like a conjunction : OER

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

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