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New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0109 ( 21,246 )
Across
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Vacation rental : CAR
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Paintball sound : SPLAT
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Boo follower : HOO
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"You know ... it's ... um ... like this ..." : IMEAN
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Watchmaker since 1848 : OMEGA
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Extension : ARM
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Blindly : SIGHTUNSEEN
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Possible cause of a swelling : STING
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Filmmaker Gus Van ___ : SANT
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Have as a focus of one's studies : MAJORIN
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Place for steamers : CLAMBAR
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Feeling : SENSATE
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Weekly founded by Walter Annenberg : TVGUIDE
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Cool guys : CATS
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"Would ___ to You?" (1985 Eurythmics hit) : ILIE
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Club choice : WHOLEWHEATBREAD
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Neighbor on the 1980s sitcom "Mama's Family" : IOLA
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Footprint or loose thread, perhaps : CLUE
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People of Burundi : THEHUTU
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All accounted for : INTOTAL
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Customized : TOORDER
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Import with a "cavallino rampante" logo : FERRARI
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"Phooey!" : DRAT
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Sen. Hatch : ORRIN
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Expose, with "on" : SHINEALIGHT
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Totaled : RAN
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Intrigue : AMOUR
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From Cork, e.g. : IRISH
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Pittsburgh-to-Boston dir. : ENE
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Wry faces : POUTS
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Boston five : CELTS
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What each set of circled letters spells : DAY
Down
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Challenges for daredevil motorcyclists : CHASMS
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Blood lines : AORTAE
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Actress Rebecca of "Ugly Betty" : ROMIJN
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Ignominy : DISGRACE
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Friend of François : AMI
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Part of a relay : LEG
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Relief reactions : AAHS
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Unbroken : INTACT
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"In America" novelist Susan : SONTAG
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Blair, Brown and others, in brief : PMS
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Winner at the Second Battle of Bull Run : LEE
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Bronze ___ : AGE
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Bronze : TAN
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Runnin' Rebels of the N.C.A.A. : UNLV
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Squares and cubes, e.g.: Abbr. : NOS
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"___ a Putty Tat" (Friz Freleng short) : ITAW
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One of the Low Countries: Abbr. : NETH
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Naturalist who appears on the California quarter : MUIR
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Vitriol : BILE
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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Bit for a basket weaver : REED
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Half a mo : SEC
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Skater Katarina : WITT
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Jolly laugh : HOHO
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Sub in a tub : OLEO
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Bert who sang "If I Only Had the Nerve" : LAHR
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A first for Arabia? : ALIF
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Some people have trouble carrying one : TUNE
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Gets engaged to, old-style : BETROTHS
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Milk dispensers : UDDERS
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Trillion: Prefix : TERA
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Language family that includes Finnish and Hungarian : URALIC
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Hockey's Bobby : ORR
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Blackened : TARRED
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Sister of Albus Dumbledore, in the Harry Potter books : ARIANA
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Actress Laura : LINNEY
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Part of a makeshift swing : TIRE
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Softhead : SAP
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Med. insurance choice : HMO
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Slip in a pot : IOU
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Loon : NUT
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Baseball's Hodges : GIL
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1940s presidential inits. : HST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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