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DRIVERS' TRANSLATIONS

New York Times, Sunday, October 10, 2010

Author:
Patrick Merrell
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Merrell

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 75 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Merrell. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1010 ( 22,251 )
Across
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"Applesauce!" : PSHAW
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The pulp in pulp fiction : PAPER
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"That ticked me off!" : IMMAD
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Bob and pageboy : DOS
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1987 #1 Heart song that starts "I hear the ticking of the clock" : ALONE
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Sauce made with garlic and olive oil : AIOLI
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Adrenaline producer : SCARE
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Dog show org. : AKC
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YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK ... : PORKBARRELPROJECT
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Call of support : YEA
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Some run to get in it : SHAPE
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"Batman" fight scene sound : KAPOW
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Blender brand : OSTER
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Hold 'em bullet : ACE
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MERGING TRAFFIC ... : PREPARETOBECUTOFF
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Flies that don't go far from home : POPUPS
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Removed fold marks : IRONED
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Places to pray : SHRINES
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Know-it-___ (cocky types) : ALLS
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Cuzco native : INCA
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Range rover : STEER
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STOP ... : COASTONTHROUGH
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Some '50s Fords : EDSELS
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Suffix with hatch : ERY
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Special ___ : OPS
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Reply from a polite young'un : YESMAAM
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It's often pointed in gymnastics : TOE
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Ermine, e.g. : FUR
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CONGESTION NEXT 10 MILES ... : ROADRAGEZONE
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Wearers of jeweled turbans : MAHARAJAS
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Neurotransmitter associated with sleep : SEROTONIN
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NO THRU TRAFFIC ... : GOODSHORTCUT
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However, briefly : THO
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Genetic material : RNA
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Open mike night format, perhaps : STANDUP
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Wizened woman : HAG
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Winged celestial being : SERAPH
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STAY IN LANE ... : IGNORETHISSIGN
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Kind of translation : LOOSE
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Setting for the biggest movie of 1939 : TARA
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Sailing : ASEA
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Number system with only 0's and 1's : BASETWO
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Cheesesteak capital : PHILLY
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Earthlings : HUMANS
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NO STOPPING OR STANDING ... : LEAVEIFYOUSEEACOP
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Ultimate degree : NTH
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Like some legal proceedings : INREM
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Has an angle : TILTS
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Syrian president : ASSAD
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Comprehend : GET
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SPEED LIMIT 65 M.P.H. ... : KEEPITUNDEREIGHTY
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Guffaw syllable : HAR
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"None for me, thanks" : IMSET
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Field Marshal Rommel : ERWIN
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Feeling when called to the principal's office : DREAD
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Literary monogram : TSE
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Cockeyed : NUTSY
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Requiring an umbrella : RAINY
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Brings in : EARNS
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Unchallenging reading material : PAP
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___-mo : SLO
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Roughhousing : HORSEPLAY
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Egyptian symbol of life : ANKH
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Online program : WEBAPP
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City in a "Can-Can" song : PAREE
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Common inhalant : AIR
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Creator of the detective C. Auguste Dupin : POE
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Architectural addition : ELL
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Oriole who played in a record 2,632 straight games : RIPKEN
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Small crustacean : ISOPOD
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Low-level position : MCJOB
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Queen of double entendres : MAEWEST
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Cannonball's path : ARC
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Took an alternate route : DETOURED
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The Wright brothers' Ohio home : DAYTON
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Michael of "Caddyshack" : OKEEFE
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Gobbles (down) : SCARFS
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Mortgage figs. : APRS
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Part of 24-Down : RATE
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Awakens : STIRS
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Swiftly : APACE
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Kind of commentator : COLOR
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Pub order : PINT
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Don Marquis's six-legged poet : ARCHY
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Lion or tiger or bear : ROARER
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Tony Hillerman detective Jim : CHEE
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___ Intrepid : USS
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Connections : INS
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Investment unit : SHARE
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Roadies work on them : TOURS
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First name in TV talk : OPRAH
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Spanish bear : OSO
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Gallivants : GADS
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School for Prince Harry : ETON
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Anderson of "WKRP in Cincinnati" : LONI
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Spotted : SEEN
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Harm : MAR
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Troll dolls or Silly Bandz : FAD
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Gambino boss after Castellano : GOTTI
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Group values : ETHOS
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Place with feeding times : ZOO
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Supermarket V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : MGRS
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Best-of-the-best : AONE
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Frozen dew : HOAR
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Betty, Bobbie and Billie followers on "Petticoat Junction" : JOS
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Woodlands male : STAG
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"The Situation Room" airer : CNN
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Japanese vegetable : UDO
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Slowpoke : TURTLE
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"The Power of Positive Thinking" author : PEALE
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"I get it now" : AHA
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Like some matching pairs : HISANDHER
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Representative : AGENT
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Grind together : GNASH
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Anacin alternative : ALEVE
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Famed Russian battleship : POTEMKIN
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"That's just ___ feel" : HOWI
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"___ Little Tenderness" : TRYA
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Houston after whom the Texas city is named : SAM
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Toilet tissue superlative : SOFTEST
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Worry for a farmer : BLIGHT
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Leader whom Virgil called "the virtuous" : AENEAS
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Jean-Paul who wrote "Words are loaded pistols" : SARTRE
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Particular form of government : POLITY
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Jabba the ___, "Star Wars" villain : HUTT
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Bond offerer, e.g. : ISSUER
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It may wind up at the side of the house : HOSE
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All the pluses : UPSIDE
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"Criminy!" : YIPES
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Sideshow worker : CARNY
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Taj Mahal site : AGRA
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Bird in New South Wales : EMU
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New Deal inits. : NRA
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Breathalyzer determination, for short : DWI
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One, for Fritz : EIN
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It's often picked up at the beach : TAN
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QB's stat. : YDS

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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