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New York Times, Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Author:
Barry Boone
Editor:
Will Shortz
Kind of cuisine in which onions, bell peppers and celery are the "holy trinity"
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QW} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Boone.
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© 2008, The New York Times10/1/08 ( No. 21,512 )
Across
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Figure in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" : FAUN
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Kind of cuisine in which onions, bell peppers and celery are the "holy trinity" : CAJUN
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Fake : SHAM
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Hoodwink : DUPE
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Jim Croce's "___ Name" : IGOTA
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Tremendous : HUGE
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Hughes poem with the line "They send me to eat in the kitchen" : ITOO
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Introductory course, often : SALAD
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Cy Young winner Hershiser : OREL
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Kind of puzzle suggested by this crossword's theme : CONNECTTHEDOTS
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Cleopatra used it as a beauty lotion : ALOE
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King, in Portugal : REI
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Carnivorous fish : SKATE
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Terse letter opener : SIR
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Sweater type : VNECK
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Bonkers : INSANE
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Way to find your way: Abbr. : GPS
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French rejection : NON
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End of a popular saying related to this puzzle's theme : NOPLACELIKEHOME
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Former telecom giant : GTE
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Big name in kitchen gadgets : OXO
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One way to be caught : INALIE
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Ed of "Roots" : ASNER
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How some packages arrive : COD
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Mice can be found around them : IMACS
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Blue : SAD
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"The Rubáiyát" poet : OMAR
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How to link the 12 letters in this puzzle with a single line to make a picture : ALPHABETICALLY
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Drug ___ : CZAR
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Quibble : CAVIL
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"Mon ___!" : DIEU
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German car : AUDI
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Oreo filling : CREME
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Author Dinesen : ISAK
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Surveyor's map : PLAT
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Baseball pioneer Doubleday : ABNER
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Big lugs : OAFS
Down
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Bank protector, for short : FDIC
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Camera setting : AUTO
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Agreed ___ : UPON
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Just after birth : NEONATAL
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Internet equipment powerhouse : CISCO
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Semiprecious stones : AGATES
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Big bump : JOLT
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Logan's locale : UTAH
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Candidate trailing Bush and Gore : NADER
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Sure thing : SHOOIN
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Banged up : HURT
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A long, long time : AGES
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Florida senator Martinez : MEL
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"Maria ___," 1941 #1 hit : ELENA
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The "D" in R&D: Abbr. : DEV
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"___ song of sixpence" : SINGA
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Sheepshanks, e.g. : KNOTS
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John Denver wrote two songs about this town : ASPEN
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Abode north of the Arctic Circle : IGLOO
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Univ. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Doer of stand-up : COMIC
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Gardeners may work on them : KNEES
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Prefix with tourism : ECO
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What one might do in 27-Down : SKI
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A+: Abbr. : EXC
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1940s computer : ENIAC
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Equipment with a headset : HAMRADIO
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Sparkle and wit : ESPRIT
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College cheer : RAH
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Sit behind bars : DOTIME
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Bangladesh's capital, old-style : DACCA
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Athlete who's not dashing? : MILER
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Blue, south of the border : AZUL
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Russian car : LADA
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Unnice comment : BARB
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Balanced : EVEN
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Precursor of the Apple Macintosh : LISA
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Dining table expander : LEAF
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Cheap laughs : YUKS
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Toy gun ammo : CAP

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