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New York Times, Monday, October 1, 2007

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1001 ( 21,146 )
Across
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Wager : BET
4
Gush : EFFUSE
10
Willie of the 1950s-'60s Giants : MAYS
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Israeli submachine gun : UZI
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Last words of the Pledge of Allegiance : FORALL
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___ vera : ALOE
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Atomic energy org. : NRC
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*Popular Sunshine State vacation destination : FLORIDAKEYS
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Prepare to shoot : TAKEAIM
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Docs : MEDICOS
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Stop for the night, as soldiers : ENCAMP
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Daughter's counterpart : SON
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Dartboard, for one : TARGET
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The "I" of I.M.F.: Abbr. : INTL
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Austrian affirmatives : JAS
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"The Thin Man" pooch : ASTA
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Rim : EDGE
36
Put (down), as money : PLUNK
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Theater focal point : STAGE
40
Select, with "for" : OPT
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Language akin to Urdu : HINDI
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Serious drinker : TOPER
43
Arnaz of "I Love Lucy" : DESI
45
Depression-era migrant : OKIE
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"But I heard him exclaim, ___ he drove ..." : ERE
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Take too much of, briefly : ODON
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Objected to : MINDED
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Keep just below a boil : SIMMER
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Not deceitful : SINCERE
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Deck covering to keep out moisture : SEALANT
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*Like players below the B team : THIRDSTRING
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"This means ___!" : WAR
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Sets of points, in math : LOCI
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"Relax, soldier!" : ATEASE
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U.K. record label : EMI
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Newspaper essay : OPED
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Mascara goes on them : LASHES
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King, in old Rome : REX
Down
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Part of a suicide squeeze : BUNT
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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*Material for an old-fashioned parade : TICKERTAPE
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Wipe off : EFFACE
5
Decorate with leaves : FOLIATE
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Erich who wrote "The Art of Loving" : FROMM
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Bygone Mideast inits. : UAR
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Slender : SLIM
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Firstborn : ELDEST
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"___ Whoopee!" (1920s hit) : MAKIN
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One of the Baldwin brothers : ALEC
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Toy that might go "around the world" : YOYO
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Period in Cong. : SESS
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Coach Rupp of college basketball : ADOLPH
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Take on : ENGAGE
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*Sties : PIGPENS
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One of the five senses : TASTE
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Fur trader John Jacob ___ : ASTOR
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Basketball rim attachments : NETS
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Location for the ends of the answers to the four starred clues : JUNKDRAWER
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Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
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Schussed, e.g. : SKIED
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Dumbbell : DODO
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Hampton of jazz fame : LIONEL
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Wore away : ERODED
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Really, really big : IMMENSE
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___ fin : DORSAL
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Representations : IMAGES
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Pungent : ACRID
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N.B.A. coach Thomas : ISIAH
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Normandy town : STLO
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Breakfast restaurant letters : IHOP
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"Good shot!" : NICE
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Kett of old comics : ETTA
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Designate : NAME
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Cereal whose ads feature a "silly rabbit" : TRIX
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___ ipsa loquitur : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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