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New York Times, Friday, October 12, 2007

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 21,157 )
Across
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Stuck : INASPOT
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"Not possible" : CANTBE
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It might go off during a 30-Across : CARALARM
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"Great taste since 1905" sloganeer : RCCOLA
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Rule broken in leisure? : IBEFOREE
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He died soon after escaping from Crete : ICARUS
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___ dog : CONEY
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Dutch export : EDAM
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Van Halen's "Live Without ___" : ANET
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Angle iron : LBAR
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TV series whose finale was titled "The Truth," with "The" : XFILES
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Unpleasant thing to incur : IRE
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Squadron leader? : ESS
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Swear words? : SCOUTSHONOR
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One can be tracked : STORM
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2000 Olympics host : COSTAS
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Recurring character who dies in the novel "Curtain" : POIROT
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Reveals : LETSON
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Dusting aid : SIFTER
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Unesco World Heritage Site on the Arabian Peninsula : SANAA
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Scheduled : ONTHEDOCKET
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Letters on some college buildings : PIS
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A.L. Central scoreboard abbr. : DET
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Little tricksters : PIXIES
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Having good balance : SANE
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Target of milk of magnesia : ACID
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Informal demurral : NOPE
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Has a problem on the road : SKIDS
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College in Claremont, Calif. : POMONA
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Tax burden? : IRSAUDIT
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It might go 7-5 : ONESET
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Thing with a pressure point? : OILGAUGE
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Grinder : PESTLE
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Butterfly feature : EYESPOT
Down
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Totally unemotional type : ICICLE
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Wheels : NABOBS
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Things with rings : ARENAS
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Further out of the woods? : SAFER
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Trick : PLOY
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One making waves : OAR
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Kids' hideaway : TREEFORT
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Where many prints may be found : CRIMESCENES
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10-Down div. : ACC
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Org. since 1910 : NCAA
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Raked over the coals : TORNINTO
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Horse of a certain color : BLUEROAN
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Occasions for baskets : EASTERS
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Clairvoyant : MEDIUM
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Substitute: Abbr. : ALT
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Abscissa : XCOORDINATE
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Barraged : SHOTAT
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"A Prairie Home Companion" co-star, 2006 : STREEP
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"Odyssey" high point : OSSA
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"Star Wars" order : SITH
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Fruit found among needles : PINECONE
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Routinely : OFTTIMES
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Battle of Put-in-Bay setting : LAKEERIE
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16-Across, e.g. : SODAPOP
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General who prevailed over Carthage : SCIPIO
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Big name in ergonomic utensils : OXO
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Settled : PAIDUP
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Shade deeper than heliotrope : INDIGO
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Sonnet section : SESTET
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Flying predators of cold seas : SKUAS
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"O mighty Caesar! ___ thou lie so low?": Shak. : DOST
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Learned : SAGE
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"Tutte ___ cor vi sento" (Mozart aria) : NEL
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___ dog : SLY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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