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New York Times, Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Author:
William Frank Macreery
Editor:
Will Shortz
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William Frank Macreery

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Macreery. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0107 ( 21,610 )

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Across
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Garden bloom, informally : GLAD
5
Removes, in a way : DOFFS
10
"Down with," at the Bastille : ABAS
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White coat : RIME
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Husband of Bathsheba : URIAH
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Pioneer Boone, familiarly : DANL
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Genesis victim : ABEL
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Host city of golf's Memorial Tournament : DUBLINOHIO
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Stumped solver's desire : HINTS
22
Headline in a circular : SALE
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Apt. ad abbr. : RMS
24
Write, as a P.S. : ADD
25
Component of bronze : TIN
28
Scand. land : NOR
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Sound from a masseur's client : AAH
30
Hometown to college football's Vandals : MOSCOWIDAHO
33
Project conclusion? : ILE
34
O'Connor's successor on the Supreme Court : ALITO
35
Geraint's lady : ENID
36
Where rock's R.E.M. was formed : ATHENSGEORGIA
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Think ahead : PLAN
42
Clearance rack abbr. : IRREG
43
___-rock (music genre) : ALT
44
Paul Revere founded a brass and copper works here : ROMENEWYORK
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Raise a stink? : ROT
51
St. Louis-to-Indianapolis dir. : ENE
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Language suffix : ESE
53
Rough position? : LIE
54
It has two values in blackjack : ACE
55
Blow off some hot air : VENT
57
Do a soccer mom's chore : DRIVE
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Birthplace of Vice President Hannibal Hamlin : PARISMAINE
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Place to use Easy-Off : OVEN
64
Summers on the Seine : ETES
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Back 40 units : ACRES
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Boggy stuff : MIRE
67
Turner and Williams : TEDS
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Food and water, for two : NEEDS
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Host who said "I kid you not" : PAAR
Down
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Made of whole-wheat flour : GRAHAM
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Sexual instinct : LIBIDO
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Compensation for loss : AMENDS
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Shoulder muscle, briefly : DELT
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Turkey : DUD
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Tulsa sch. : ORU
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Bits of baloney : FIBS
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Lola of "Golden Boy" : FALANA
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1862 battle site : SHILOH
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Hoo-ha : ADO
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Native of one of the Gulf States : BAHRAINI
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Lion's kingdom : ANIMALIA
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Pie-eyed : SLOSHED
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"Quo Vadis" role : NERO
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Fancy wrap : STOLE
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"Heads ___, tails ..." : IWIN
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Things to pick : NITS
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"High Hopes" lyricist : CAHN
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Herd orphan : DOGIE
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Like a flan : EGGY
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Set aside : ALLOCATE
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In shreds : TATTERED
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Fish-eating raptor : ERNE
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Assayers' samples : ORES
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Exchange new vows : REWED
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Protective wall : PARAPET
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Tach figure, informally : REVS
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Words before band or army : ONEMAN
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Growl at, say : MENACE
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"Twelfth Night" countess : OLIVIA
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Muralist Diego : RIVERA
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More astute : KEENER
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Pit stop change : TIRE
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49-0 game, e.g. : ROMP
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Magazine output: Abbr. : ISS
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Homer's neighbor : NED
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Start of summer? : ESS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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