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New York Times, Friday, October 22, 2010

Author:
Scott Atkinson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Atkinson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1022 ( 22,263 )
Across
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What a wink often means : IMKIDDING
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Words that prevent firing : IQUIT
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Gunpowder ingredient : SALTPETER
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"A Season in Purgatory" novelist Dominick : DUNNE
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Romanov family member : ANASTASIA
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Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da ___ : SILVA
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Job description detail : DUTY
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Repetitive composition : RONDO
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Get out of the field : REAP
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Chorus heard at some retreats : OMS
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Let one's god down? : SIN
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Old Asian title : MIKADO
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Havens for folkies? : RICHIE
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Thick : HEAVYSET
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Brand written about by Hawthorne : ETHAN
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Davis of Hollywood : GEENA
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Stadium thrillers: Abbr. : HRS
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Creator of the currency system consisting of galleons, sickles and knuts : JKROWLING
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Time of the fall: Abbr. : SEP
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Racing form data : SIRES
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Hot partner? : HUMID
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Like financial statements and hospital patients : EXAMINED
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"Sorry, too busy!" : NOTIME
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It may be handed down : RULING
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Sob story subject : WOE
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Corporeal case : SAC
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Host of the 1974 Asian Games : IRAN
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Begin's partner : SADAT
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"La Légende des Siècles" poet : HUGO
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Congressional feminist of note : ABZUG
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"Avalon" band : ROXYMUSIC
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Chilled, so to speak : LAZED
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Court star being courted? : FREEAGENT
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Hissies : SNITS
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Compound combinations : SYNTHESES
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___ Sharp, founder of Four Seasons Hotels : ISADORE
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Let go : MANUMIT
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Gabbers' gathering : KLATSCH
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Opposite of 55-Down, informally : ITSY
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Vaccine combo : DPT
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Sweets : DEARIE
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Row announcement : ITSON
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Cologne contradiction : NEIN
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Former Lenin adherent? : GRAD
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Items checked before flying : IDS
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Offbeat : QUIRKY
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Let go : UNLEASH
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Saxon or Celt, once : INVADER
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Big-eared china : TEAPOTS
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Certain Bedouin : OMANI
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Becomes understood : SINKSIN
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Literary classic featuring the jester Wamba : IVANHOE
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Once-in-a-lifetime trip, for some : HAJ
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Stuck (to) : HEWED
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Elusive types : EELS
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Stick : GORE
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Equipment near a horse : RINGS
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Ready to be totally remodeled : GUT
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They appear in installments : SERIALS
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Almost in the sticks : EXURBAN
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Grand Canal sights : PALAZZI
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Exploits : MISUSES
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1970s peace anthem : IMAGINE
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Concentrates, in a way : DECOCTS
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It often includes a trio : MINUET
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"Hold on" : NOTYET
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Like some realistic statues : WAXEN
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Pound racket : ARFS
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Small fishing vessel : DORY
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Monster : HUGE
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They're peddled: Abbr. : GDS
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Chinese game name starter : MAH

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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