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New York Times, Friday, October 2, 2009

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 21,878 )
Across
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Rabble-roused : CAUSEDASTIR
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Luckman of Chicago Bears fame : SID
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Tape deck convenience : AUTOREVERSE
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Boyhood nickname in "The Phantom Menace" : ANI
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Its clock was featured in the 1945 film "The Clock" : PENNSTATION
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Perps' preferences : MOS
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"Help!," e.g. : PLEA
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Overcrowded digs : TENEMENT
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Ones maturing quickly, for short : TBILLS
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Recipient of a record 12 Best Director nominations : WYLER
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Best-selling children's author who became a baronet : JMBARRIE
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Further : ELSE
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Delta competitor: Abbr. : UAL
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Get together : AMASS
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Sticks one's nose in : PRIES
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Diagnosis facilitator : MRISCAN
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Where people do stretches : PRISONS
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Wine option : PINOT
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First name in 2000 headlines : ELIAN
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Japanese market inits. : TSE
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Cry of accomplishment : TADA
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Tacit : UNSTATED
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Cry made with great effort : HEAVE
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Mine shaft drill : TREPAN
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Multiple Emmy winner for "Nick News" : ELLERBEE
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"Return of the Jedi" dancing girl : OOLA
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Come together : GEL
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Shuffling goal : RANDOMORDER
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Rimbaud's "___ Saison en Enfer" : UNE
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Dress style that appears to lengthen the body : EMPIREWAIST
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Thumbs-down : NAY
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Modern retelling of the Faust legend : DAMNYANKEES
Down
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Sadie Hawkins Day creator : CAPP
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"The Valley of Horses" novelist, 1982 : AUEL
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Magazine founder Eric : UTNE
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"Tempest," for one : SONATA
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First responders' destinations, briefly : ERS
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Comerica Park team, on scoreboards : DET
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"Nip/Tuck" character Moore : AVA
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Quiets : SETTLES
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Is a real burden to : TRIES
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A couple of words after the race : ISON
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People may ask you to do this : RENEW
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Actress Katharine Ross's actor-husband : SAMELLIOTT
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"You could look at it this way ..." : INONESENSE
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Upset : DISTRESSED
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Shrek's voicer : MYERS
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Petal-like poinsettia part : BRACT
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Bygone radio "friend" : IRMA
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NPR host Hansen : LIANE
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Be too hasty : JUMPTHEGUN
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1941 Jimmy Dorsey chart-topper : MARIAELENA
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It leads nowhere : BLINDALLEY
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Moral fiber : SPINE
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Ship to the New World : PINTA
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Chardonnay alternative : SOAVE
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Imitate Don Corleone : RASP
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Seduced : LUREDIN
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Preventer of northern exposure : ANORAK
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Was off base : ERRED
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Prime-time time : TENPM
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Bart Starr's alma mater, briefly : BAMA
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Tongue-lolling comics character : ODIE
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Majesty lead-in : LESE
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Entertainment partner? : ARTS
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Kid ___ (old bandleader) : ORY
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"Drop ___ line" : MEA
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Be undefeated against, in sports lingo : OWN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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