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New York Times, Friday, October 10, 2008

Author:
Kyle Mahowald
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kyle Mahowald

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BWZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Mahowald. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 21,521 )
Across
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Beach nos. : SPFS
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Scorer of a record 158 goals : HAMM
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Certain dry cell, briefly : NICAD
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Bucket of bolts : HEAP
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Target of a 1989 E.P.A. investigation : ALAR
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Language related to Winnebago : OSAGE
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Weapon for un soldat : ARME
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Game in which players barely bet? : STRIPPOKER
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Makeshift : QUICKFIX
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Drives in the country : LANES
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Place : LIEU
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Yupik relative : INUIT
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Amateurs : LAYMEN
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Emphatic response during a drill : SIRNOSIR
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TV biz figure : ADREP
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Preceder of what should have been said : IMEAN
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2008 French Open champion ___ Ivanovic : ANA
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Horizon happening : MOONSET
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Dealmaker's delight : CLOSING
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Club ___ : PRO
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Rope fiber source : AGAVE
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Beneficial thing to release : GENIE
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Gator rival : SEMINOLE
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Having a headline? : PARTED
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Pulitzer-winning writer Sheehan and others : NEILS
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Came up with an invention : LIED
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They don't take many tricks : TREYS
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Needs for 8-Downs : SCANNERS
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Much of high society : JETSETTERS
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Knowledge of body?: Abbr. : ANAT
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Childish comeback : ARESO
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Many a team booster : ALUM
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Torch site : DIME
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Up : RISEN
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Certified letters? : USDA
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"Pardon the Interruption" airer : ESPN
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Three-time M.V.P. of the N.B.A. finals, familiarly : SHAQ
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Indiana town where Cole Porter was born and buried : PERU
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TV station? : FAMILYROOM
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Lab subject : SPECIMEN
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Parties, say : HASFUN
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Some singers : ALTI
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School concerned with classes? : MARXISM
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Hand pic, perhaps : MRI
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Macho credo : NOPAINNOGAIN
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Knows the plans of : ISONTO
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Stick together : CAKE
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Forever : AGES
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Overseas article : DER
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Like apples and oranges : PLURAL
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Monitors : KEEPSANEYEON
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Salome, to Herod Antipas : NIECE
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Spelunking aids : LAMPS
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Dig deeply : ADORE
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Burial site for many French kings : SAINTDENIS
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It doesn't come out of the stomach : INNIE
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Spread unchecked : RAGED
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Above ___ : ITALL
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Solipsistic sort : EGOIST
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Fraternity activity : SERENADE
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Pitchers, e.g. : VESSELS
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Real : INESSE
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Kind of TV : PLASMA
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Pop singer DeSario : TERI
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Ways: Abbr. : RTES
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"Rats!" : CRUD
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Way up : RAMP
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Gun of old : STEN
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Funerary receptacle : JAR
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___ lepton : TAU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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