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New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Author:
Malia Jackson and Noah Snyder
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQX} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Jackson. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Snyder. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Desktop folder, e.g. : ICON
5
John Candy's old comedy show : SCTV
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William of ___, known for his "razor" : OCCAM
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Bay of Pigs locale : CUBA
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Rock's Mötley ___ : CRUE
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He didn't give a damn : RHETT
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Fedora feature : BRIM
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Boot from office : OUST
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Angora and merino : WOOLS
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What you really saw? : METEORSHOWER
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Sonora snack : TACO
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Pass by : ELAPSE
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What you really saw? : WEATHERBALLOON
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First secretary of homeland security : RIDGE
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___ Lingus : AER
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Quito's land: Abbr. : ECUA
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Co. that owns Parlophone records : EMI
36
Z's : SHUTEYE
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Tolkien humanoid : ORC
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Many want-ad offerings: Abbr. : APTS
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Play for a sap : USE
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"I ___ amused!" : AMNOT
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What you really saw? : CLOUDFORMATION
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"Super!" : TERRIF
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N.R.A. part: Abbr. : ASSN
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What you thought you saw : FLYINGSAUCER
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Tiny hairs : CILIA
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"Scarface" star, 1932 : MUNI
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Economy-___ : SIZE
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Don't exist : ARENT
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Sidewalk stand drinks : ADES
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Raison d'___ : ETRE
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Sheriff's symbol : BADGE
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Abominable Snowman : YETI
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Circus barker : SEAL
Down
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Minuteman, e.g.: Abbr. : ICBM
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Make perfect again : CURE
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End piece? : OBIT
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"Hello" sticker : NAMETAG
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Burn with an iron : SCORCH
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Defoe castaway : CRUSOE
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Keister : TUSH
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Challenge to Congress : VETO
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Big Brother's creator : ORWELL
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Bach work : CHORALE
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Corp. V.I.P. : CEO
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Turner Field locale: Abbr. : ATL
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See 25-Down : MTS
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Hall's singing partner : OATES
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Pooped : WEARY
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With 13-Down, Pa. range : POCONO
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Grow sick of : SOURON
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Make into law : ENACT
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Part of a nun's habit : WIMPLE
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Blue-pencil wielder : EDITOR
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Judge of sex and violence in films : RATER
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Swarm member : BEE
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Flinch, say : REACT
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Peeved and showing it : HUFFY
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Grp. helping those on shore leave : USO
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___ hole in (corrodes) : EATSA
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Web recreation : SURFING
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Grade lowerers : MINUSES
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Get wider : DILATE
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Refrigerator adornment : MAGNET
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St. Francis's home : ASSISI
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"If ___ be so bold ..." : IMAY
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Pantyhose shade : NUDE
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Summon to court : CITE
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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Fiddler's tune : REEL
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It may have a medallion : CAB
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Roth ___ : IRA
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Had charge of : LED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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