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AUTHOR! AUTHOR!

New York Times, Sunday, October 11, 2009

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 96 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1011 ( 21,887 )
Across
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Fish : ANGLE
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Walk away with : WIN
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___ Wagner, player on an ultrarare baseball card : HONUS
14
Fictional inspector Dalgliesh : ADAM
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Sounded soft and sweet : COOED
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Name after "you" : JANE
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Gulf Stater : OMANI
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Willing : GAME
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Bret and Robert's treatise on acid reflux? : HARTEBURNS
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Nathanael and Jack's travel guide about Heathrow's environs? : WESTLONDON
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Prove it : THEOREM
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It includes the line "The True North strong and free!" : OCANADA
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Maxima : PEAKS
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To-do : FLAP
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Diminutive drum : TABOR
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Team on the Thames : CREW
34
Faux pas : GAFFE
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Jonathan and Alice's account of a pedestrian in a hurry? : SWIFTWALKER
40
"___ hoppen?" : WHA
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Prefix with metric : ISO
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"Guys and Dolls" song : SUEME
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Old dancing duo : ASTAIRES
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C. P. and E. B.'s essay on purity? : SNOWWHITE
50
South Dakota, to Pierre : ETAT
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Admission of ineptitude : ISTINK
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Apportion : METEOUT
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"Come on, help me out" : BEADEAR
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Nightmare figure : OGRE
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___ Treaty, establishing the 49th parallel as a U.S. border : OREGON
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Caleb and Robert B.'s novel about valet service? : CARRPARKER
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Went undercover : HID
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Hunk's pride : BOD
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Flag holder : POLE
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Drop ___ (start to strip) : TROU
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Small island : AIT
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Six-footer from Australia : EMU
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Richard and Thomas's book about a robot? : STEELEMANN
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Golf ball feature : DIMPLE
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Advance : LEND
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Very tense and excited : WIREDUP
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Went by Saturn, say : MOTORED
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Make a commitment : SAYIDO
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British tax : CESS
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Rex and Stephen's biography of Henry VIII? : STOUTKING
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Ally of the Cheyenne : ARAPAHOE
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Another ally of the Cheyenne : SIOUX
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Ltd., in Paris : CIE
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With 100-Across, Naples opera house Teatro di ___ : SAN
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Oscar and Isaac's profile of Little Richard? : WILDESINGER
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Dells : GLENS
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Abbr. before a date : ESTD
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Hindu soul : ATMAN
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He was born Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus : NERO
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See 89-Across : CARLO
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Big newspaper company, informally : SCRIPPS
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Stuck : INASPOT
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Dan and Virginia's story of a dark-colored predator? : BROWNWOOLF
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Ezra and Irving's memoir of a stand-up comic? : POUNDSTONE
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Italian isle : ELBA
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___ ligation : TUBAL
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Breather : LUNG
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Plays the banjo, e.g. : PICKS
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Looking good : ROSY
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Coordinate geometry calculation : SLOPE
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Sentence shortener, for short : ETC
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Stations : STOPS
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Berlin octet : ACHT
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Preparer for a flood : NOAH
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Colosseum spectacle : GORE
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Freed : LETOFF
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Gertrude ___, first woman to swim the English Channel : EDERLE
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Declaration of 1941 : WAR
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Very quickly : INNOTIME
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Food brand name with an accent : NESCAFE
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Question to a brown cow : HOWNOW
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Golf champ Mark : OMEARA
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Former stock regulating org. : NASD
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Removes from a bulletin board : UNTACKS
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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For whom Safire wrote the words "nattering nabobs of negativism" : AGNEW
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Early vocabulary word : DADA
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Madly : AMOK
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Department store department : MENS
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One-piece outfit : JUMPSUIT
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Emmy-winning Arthur : BEA
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They're on the Met schedule : OPERAS
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Co. that dances at the Met : ABT
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Go to bed : RETIRE
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Gadget : GISMO
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"Fort Apache, The Bronx" actor : ASNER
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Horton and John's podiatry journal article? : FOOTEBUNYAN
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Sweaty : WET
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In the future : LATERON
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Richard and Reynolds's bargain hunting manual? : WRIGHTPRICE
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Artist Rousseau : HENRI
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Posed : ASKED
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Keep away : SHUN
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Judge who presided over 1995's most celebrated trial : ITO
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"And away ___!" : WEGO
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Some drivers : WOODS
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Sonnet ending : EER
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Typist's sound : TAPTAP
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Give ___ (care) : ADARN
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Holstein and Hereford : BREEDS
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When repeated, a Thor Heyerdahl title : AKU
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Browbeaten : COERCED
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Parisian walk : ALLEE
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Grammy winner Bonnie : RAITT
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Javits Center architect : PEI
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Response to "How are you?" : IMOK
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"___ Dream" from "Lohengrin" : ELSAS
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Stiller and ___ : MEARA
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Like a really good game for a pitcher : TWOHIT
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R&B and C&W: Abbr. : MUS
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Very sweet, as Champagne : DOUX
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Big Red : LENIN
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Noses out : EDGES
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Temporary falloff : DIP
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Sad time : MOURNING
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Former capital of the Yukon : DAWSON
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Leaves with notice : SIGNSOUT
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___ loop (skating move) : TOE
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King Cole, e.g. : OLDSOUL
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Brand that has "Real Facts" on its products : SNAPPLE
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Bit of winter protection : EARLAP
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Archie Bunker's plea to Edith : STIFLE
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Baby-sitter's headache : IMP
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Absorbs : GRASPS
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Blew one's top : LOSTIT
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Stanford QB drafted #1 in 1983 : ELWAY
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Boundary : END
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Semi conductor? : CBER
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Janis's comics partner : ARLO
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Fleeces, perhaps : ROBS
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Detroit's ___ Center : COBO
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Little, in La Scala : POCO
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Cleaning up a mess, maybe : ONKP
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Mrs. Dick Tracy : TESS
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Pkg. stats : WTS
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A.C.C. school : UNC

Answer summary: 15 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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