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New York Times, Saturday, October 2, 2010

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQVZ} This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 22,243 )
Across
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Onetime J.F.K. visitors : SSTS
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Tangy treat : LEMONTART
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Furtive look : PEEP
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Orange's place : CALIFORNIA
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Eastern dignitary : RANI
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Blue, say : ADULTSONLY
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Not settled up : INDEBTED
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Monthly expense: Abbr. : UTIL
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Producer of hits : GOOGLESEARCH
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Like good explanations : CLEAR
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Squad booster : RAH
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Prime meridian hrs. : GMT
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Lottery mix-up? : BALLS
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She's a problem that needs to be solved, in song : MARIA
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Need for des poissons : EAU
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Its members are represented by stars : USA
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Activity for folks in the pits? : TRADING
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Style guru Gunn : TIM
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With 4-Down, German equivalent of Time : DER
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Tricked cunningly : FOXED
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Cry of consternation : EGADS
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Part of Awacs: Abbr. : SYS
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Cellular opening? : UNI
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"Hast thou ___ like God?": Job 40:9 : ANARM
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Supposed aid in curing neurosis : PRIMALSCREAM
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Show a yellow card, e.g. : WARN
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Rodent that may weigh over 100 pounds : CAPYBARA
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Worn : THREADBARE
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Shaft entrance : ADIT
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Senate cry : HAILCAESAR
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Chimera, in part : GOAT
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Fare often folded in half : OMELETTES
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-trix kin : ENNE
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Garnish amount : SPRIG
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Irish playwright who wrote "Cock-a-Doodle Dandy" : SEANOCASEY
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Value of a U.S. coronet head coin, minted from 1838 to 1907 : TENDOLLARS
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See 37-Across : SPIEGEL
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Takes on cargo : LADES
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Get around : ELUDE
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Cool number? : MIL
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With regularity, to Whitman : OFT
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Organization nickname that plays off the group's secrecy : NOSUCHAGENCY
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Loyalty : TROTH
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Millennio divisions : ANNI
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Streamlet : RILL
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It flows from a loch to a firth : TAY
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Provide courses for : CATER
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Coke product maker : BLASTFURNACE
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"Get a little closer" brand : ARRID
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Picnic problem : RAIN
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Sense : GETAREADON
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Legendary outlaw's companion : MAIDMARIAN
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Product of some relief pitches? : TUMS
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Ones to hang with : BUDS
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Words to live by : MAXIM
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Commercial ending with Power : ADE
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Commercial ending with Pasta : RONI
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What's at your disposal? : GARBAGE
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In line with : ASPER
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Alberto VO5 rival : PRELL
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Make ___ for : ACASE
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Newswoman Logan and others : LARAS
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Certain finish : MATTE
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Big blow : WHAM
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R&B singer India.___ : ARIE
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While, for short : THO
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Not dis : DAT
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Play favorites? : BET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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