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New York Times, Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Onetime colonial power in the Philippines

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 124 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 2010, The New York Times10/19/10 ( No. 22,260 )
Across
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Mynah bird, e.g. : MIMIC
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Has to : MUST
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Send by FedEx or UPS : SHIP
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Mrs. Perón : EVITA
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Worker welfare grp. : OSHA
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Noted tower site : PISA
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Seventh day, in the Bible? : MAKERBREAK
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Westernmost Aleutian : ATTU
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"I'll have another" : ONEMORE
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"Tired blood" tonic : GERITOL
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Cheesy sandwich : MELT
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Having all one's marbles : SANE
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Truth stretcher : FIBBER
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Go hog wild : RIOT
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P, in Greece : RHO
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One way to think or read : ALOUD
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Homo vis-à-vis humans : GENUS
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Homo sapiens : MAN
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"The Wizard of Oz" coward : LION
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What a roof is usually built on : SLANT
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Dagger : DIRK
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Bit of Web video gear : CAM
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Small earrings : STUDS
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A sheriff may round one up : POSSE
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Horatian creation : ODE
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Hunter's garb, for short : CAMO
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Like a mud puddle : SLOSHY
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Cheer (for) : ROOT
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Vintners' valley : NAPA
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Cash-back deals : REBATES
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Condiment at Nathan's : MUSTARD
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Touch on : ABUT
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$10 bill enclosed in a Valentine card? : LOVERMONEY
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"Jeepers!" : GOSH
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Pioneering D.J. Freed : ALAN
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Home, sweet home : ABODE
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Picnic intruders : ANTS
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Join with a blowtorch : WELD
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Religious council : SYNOD
Down
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Note from the boss : MEMO
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"Terrible" czar : IVAN
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What a D.J. speaks into : MIKE
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Tabloids twosome : ITEM
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Ricocheted, as a cue ball : CAROMED
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Tasty mushroom : MOREL
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Be hooked on : USE
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Thick carpet : SHAG
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Brings on a date : TAKESOUT
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Onetime colonial power in the Philippines : SPAIN
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One-third of a strikeout? : HITTERMISS
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"That's all there ___ it!" : ISTO
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Left-handed Beatle : PAUL
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Term of address used by Uncle Remus : BRER
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Slum vermin : RATS
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Trample underfoot : TREADON
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Edie of "The Sopranos" : FALCO
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Homeric epic : ILIAD
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Statue of a post-W.W. II baby? : BOOMERBUST
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Sloppy joe holder : BUN
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Bed-and-breakfasts : INNS
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Unduly severe : HARSH
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Like a good singer : ONKEY
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Wearing a long face : GLUM
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Result of a governor's signing : STATELAW
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"Inka Dinka ___" : DOO
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Loch Lomond local : SCOT
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Blood bank supplies : PLASMAS
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Cowboy boot feature : SPUR
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Solemn vows : OATHS
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Make changes in : AMEND
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Sitar music : RAGA
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Black, to bards : EBON
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Dover ___ : SOLE
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Man-shaped mug : TOBY
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In a bit, in poems : ANON
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Give a makeover : REDO
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Did some batiking : DYED
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Kilmer of film : VAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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