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New York Times, Monday, October 12, 2009

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 21,888 )
Across
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Bit of sunlight : RAY
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Effrontery : GALL
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Make equal, as the score : EVENUP
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Ram's mate : EWE
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Sting, in baby talk : OWIE
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Piece of luggage : VALISE
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___-o'-shanter : TAM
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Likely result of pollution along a beach : SWIMMINGBAN
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"You ___ wrong!" : ARESO
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Peach ___ (dessert) : MELBA
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Title bear of 1960s TV : GENTLEBEN
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Says "Come on, try harder!," say : URGES
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Classic theater name : ROXY
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"Le Coq ___" : DOR
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Height: Abbr. : ALT
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"___ Marlene" (W.W. II song) : LILI
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Half of dos : UNO
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Charles Nelson ___, longtime "Match Game" panelist : REILLY
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Receptacle for some donations : USEDCLOTHINGBIN
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1910s-'20s flivver : MODELT
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Make equal, as the score : TIE
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Simplicity : EASE
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Postpone, with "off" : PUT
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Center of a simile : ASA
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Peeved state : SNIT
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Crush, with "on" : STOMP
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"It's so good," in Paris : CESTSIBON
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Bewildered : ATSEA
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Milan's home : ITALY
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Lenten treat : HOTCROSSBUN
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Edge : RIM
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Mount where Noah landed : ARARAT
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President before Wilson : TAFT
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Adam's madam : EVE
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Sags : DROOPS
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"Scat!" : SHOO
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Filming locale : SET
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Change the price on at the store : RETAG
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In the know : AWARE
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The "heel" of the Arabian Peninsula : YEMEN
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Leave the band and strike out on one's own : GOSOLO
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Exclamation before "How cute!" : AWW
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52, in old Rome : LII
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"___ at 'em!" : LEMME
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Good's opposite : EVIL
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Abigail of "Dear Abby" : VANBUREN
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Sir Edward who composed "Pomp and Circumstance" : ELGAR
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Point on a 13-Down : NIB
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"Made in the ___" : USA
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Writing implement : PEN
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Darn, as socks : MEND
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Walk purposefully : STRIDE
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Rejoices : EXULTS
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___ means (not at all) : BYNO
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Emperor after Nero : GALBA
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___ Island (onetime immigrants' arrival point) : ELLIS
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Broadway songwriter Jule : STYNE
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China and environs, once, with "the" : ORIENT
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Swellings : LUMPS
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Has left the office : ISOUT
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Caused : LEDTO
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Mel who was #4 at the Polo Grounds : OTT
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"Aha!" : IGETIT
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Nonsense : CLAPTRAP
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Sound of crowd disapproval : HISS
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King beaters : ACES
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Really digs : ISINTO
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Prefix with economics : MACRO
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Certain bridge positions : EASTS
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Reveals : BARES
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Martini go-with : OLIVE
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Citi Field player, for short : NYMET
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Bar habitués : SOTS
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Owned : HAD
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Bobby who was #4 at Boston Garden : ORR
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Chinese "way" : TAO
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"Humbug!" : BAH
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Sci-fi saucer : UFO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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