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New York Times, Monday, October 20, 2008

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel Raymon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Raymon. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1020 ( 21,531 )
Across
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Tempest : STORM
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Those, in México : ESOS
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Mimicked : APED
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Energetic almost to a fault : TYPEA
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Save for later viewing : TIVO
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As a result : ERGO
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"___ my case" : IREST
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Nile queen, informally : CLEO
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"Seeing red" feeling : RAGE
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Prickle in Alaska? : NORTHTHORN
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2008 film about a hunchbacked lab assistant : IGOR
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Leader overthrown in 1917 : TSAR
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Mrs. Truman : BESS
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Ruby, for one : GEM
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Opened a bit : AJAR
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W.W. II arena : ETO
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Lawyers' grp. : ABA
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Computer character set, for short : ASCII
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Simmered dish in California? : WESTSTEW
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Take a new path ... or a hint to 20-, 36-, 41- and 57-Across : CHANGEDIRECTION
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Chair in Maine? : EASTSEAT
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Pawns : HOCKS
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Easter egg coloring : DYE
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Gov. Landon, who lost to F.D.R. : ALF
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Film figure with fangs, for short : DRAC
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Aphorism : SAW
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Leaping insect : FLEA
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Kit ___ (candy bars) : KATS
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Butter servings : PATS
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Scream in Alabama? : SOUTHSHOUT
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Prefix with lateral : EQUI
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Pop singer Brickell : EDIE
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Multitude : HORDE
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Paul of "Knocked Up" : RUDD
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Bald people may wear them : WIGS
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Singer John : ELTON
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"The Danny ___ Show" of the 1960s : KAYE
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Narrow opening : SLIT
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Sting : SMART
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Time in the army, say : STINT
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Neophytes : TYROS
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Puccini production : OPERA
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Curb : RESTRAINT
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"You do the ___!" : MATH
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Artist working on glass : ETCHER
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Missile holders : SILOS
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Manager : OVERSEER
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In the near future : SOON
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Eagle's home : AERIE
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Hardheaded : PRAGMATIC
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Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
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Active person : DOER
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Not yet decided, on a sched. : TBA
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"You fell for it!" : GOTCHA
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Interlocking puzzle : JIGSAW
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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"Everything will ___" ("Don't worry") : BEOK
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Plant bristles : AWNS
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Scored 100% on : ACED
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One-horse carriage : SHAY
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Examined example : CASESTUDY
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Punning and such : WIT
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Capital on the Baltic Sea : STOCKHOLM
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Lamprey ___ : EEL
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Flower in Wordsworth's "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" : DAFFODIL
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Abhor : DETEST
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Cheerleader's cheer : RAH
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Parenthetical remark : ASIDE
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Mario's brother in Nintendo's Mario Bros. : LUIGI
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Line from the heart : AORTA
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English royal house after York : TUDOR
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Medical tube : STENT
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Fringe benefit : PERK
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Blue hue : AQUA
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Stitches : SEWS
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The Beatles' "___ a Woman" : SHES

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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