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New York Times, Friday, October 16, 2009

3-Down : Gauge

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Tracey.
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© 2009, The New York Times10/16/09 ( No. 21,892 )
Across
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It's often said with the eyes closed : AMEN
5
Stunned : AGASP
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Floppy headgear : TAMS
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Writer of the history "Ab Urbe Condita" : LIVY
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"Beloved" heroine : SETHE
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Chick chaser? : ADEE
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London broil, often : FLANKSTEAK
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Cleave : REND
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Part of Christmas : SILENTT
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Longtime name in photography : MINOLTA
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"Where people go to dance the night away," in song : TUXEDOJUNCTION
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Bucolic call : BAA
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Limnological study : LAKE
27
Coastal island colonists : EIDERS
28
Up to : UNTIL
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Lusatian ___ (German/Polish border river) : NEISSE
32
1930s bomber : BTEN
33
Brush : COPSE
34
Some displays, briefly : CRTS
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What you probably have a head for : SHOWER
40
Summer Olympics event : SKEET
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Like some checkups : ANNUAL
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1980s Argentine president ___ Alfonsín : RAUL
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It has four bases : DNA
47
Châteaubriand accompaniment, often : BEARNAISESAUCE
50
Kids in funny shorts : OURGANG
51
Recipients of dollars for quarters? : LESSORS
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Reader's digest founder of 1984 : UTNE
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Cut off : DISINHERIT
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Vote in der Bundesrat : NEIN
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Modern way to request participation : EVITE
58
Male protagonist in William Inge's "Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff" : RAFE
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"Nuts!" : DRAT
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Start over, in a way : RESET
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Multitude : SLEW
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Film composer Clausen and others : ALFS
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Unlike doves : MILITANT
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Gauge : EVALUATE
4
1997 Bell Atlantic acquisition : NYNEX
5
Court figure: Abbr. : ASSTDA
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More than merely meet : GETTOKNOW
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Partook of : ATE
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Popular aquatic performer : SHAMU
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Toy developed in China : PEKINESE
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Set for a reading : TAROTDECK
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Emperor's relative : ADELIE
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Guide : MENTOR
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Typical taxis : SEDANS
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Sound ominously : KNELL
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Spinoff of CBS's "JAG" : NCIS
24
"Golly!" : JEEPERS
25
Sonny : BUB
29
Young Turk, e.g. : INSURGENT
31
Old covenant keeper : ISRAELITE
33
Draining aid : COLANDER
35
Its skeleton may be used to make jewelry : REDCORAL
36
Largest of the Canary Islands : TENERIFE
37
Platform place: Abbr. : STA
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Easternmost town on Maui, on one end of 52 miles of twisty highway : HANA
40
Fractional bit? : SLASH
41
Be everywhere, so to speak : ABOUND
42
Fix : NEUTER
43
Setting for C. S. Lewis's "The Last Battle" : NARNIA
45
Early online discussion setting : USENET
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"You win" : IGIVE
49
Detox population : USERS
52
Fuss : STEW
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Familial title : SIS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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