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New York Times, Thursday, October 16, 2008

Author:
Ian Tullis
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Tullis. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1016 ( 21,527 )
Across
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Joshua's companion, in the Old Testament : CALEB
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Historic mansion in Newport, R.I., with "the" : ELMS
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Stone at a stream crossing : STEP
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Done to death : TRITE
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Flood survivor : NOAH
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Former currency of Vatican City : LIRA
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Curl the hair of : SCARE
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Holey things : TORI
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What some use to ply their craft? : OARS
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Some Cubans in Texas? : HOUSTONCASTROS
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Took a dip : SWAM
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Western end of I-190 near I-294 : OHARE
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Where hot jazz developed? : CHICAGOCLUBS
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Untighten : RELAX
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Untight : LOOSE
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Have ___ at : AGO
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"The emerald of Europe" : ERIN
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"Go, and catch a falling star" poet : DONNE
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Put one's foot down : TROD
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Heartbreak : WOE
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International Olympics chief Jacques : ROGGE
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Up : AHEAD
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Broadway deli offerings? : NEWYORKMEATS
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Japanese immigrant's child : NISEI
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Ends : AIMS
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20-, 25- and 42-Across, so to speak : EXPANSIONTEAMS
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Without ___ (unsafely) : ANET
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How some quarterbacks go : LONG
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Floated downstream, in a way : TUBED
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Wrapper weight : TARE
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Start a hand, maybe : ANTE
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Greeting in an in-box : ECARD
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"Day Is Dying in the West," for one : HYMN
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Heath : MOOR
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Zero out : RESET
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Part of a price: Abbr. : CTS
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Cunning : ARCH
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Ancient dynasty of northern China : LIAO
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Pre-Roman Roman : ETRUSCAN
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Affairs, slangily : BEESWAX
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Buggy field? : ENTOMOLOGY
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Wacko : LOON
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Playwright Connelly : MARC
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Division of Islam : SHIA
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They often go out on a limb : SLOTHS
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Piece among the crown jewels : TIARA
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Unwanted computer message : ERROR
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So last week : PASSE
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Follow (along) : TAG
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Beverage brand whose logo is two lizards : SOBE
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Rowers : CREW
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Purple Heart recipient : HERO
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"Would ___?" : ILIE
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River below the Boyoma Falls : CONGO
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Silver topper? : LONERANGER
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Practice : USE
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Measurement with square units : AREA
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Billy, e.g. : GOAT
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They may be even, ironically : ODDS
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Daily news quote, with "the" : DOW
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Alcohol, slangily : THESAUCE
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Pull back (in) : REIN
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Current measurer : AMMETER
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Put in order : NEATEN
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Black bag, maybe : KIT
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Under, to a poet : NEATH
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"Uh-uh" : IXNAY
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Kind of whale : SPERM
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Dis : SLAM
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Prefix with sphere : IONO
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"I'm ___ you!" : ONTO
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Wharton degs. : MBAS
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Desiccated : SERE
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Banned pesticide : DDT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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