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New York Times, Saturday, October 24, 2009

2-Down : Like 57-Downs

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Gamache.
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© 2009, The New York Times10/24/09 ( No. 21,900 )
Across
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High-definition storage medium : BLURAYDISC
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With 28-Across, like some traffic : STOP
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Singer born Anna Mae Bullock : TINATURNER
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Ranchero's hand : MANO
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"Baby Hold On" hitmaker, 1978 : EDDIEMONEY
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Item of the past : EXES
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Situation before many a game is won : ADIN
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Cookie flavoring : ANISE
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Word before thou : WILT
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Cabinet chief between Smith and Thornburgh : MEESE
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___-Deux-Mers (Bordeaux wine appellation) : ENTRE
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Glass top : RIM
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It spawned the Weather Underground Org. : SDS
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See 11-Across : ANDGO
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Singer Aguilera, self-referentially : XTINA
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Alternatives to iPhones : TREOS
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"The Practice" and "Boston Legal" Emmy winner : SPADER
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French Revolution radical : JACOBIN
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Wild : BERSERK
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Gadget for a grease monkey : OILGUN
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Big dos : FETES
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Like some shoulders : BROAD
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Triumphant cries : TADAS
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It may thicken the plot : SOD
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Some Amazon.com orders : CDS
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Calvin Klein offering : SCENT
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Her alter ego is Princess Adora : SHERA
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Contents of some deposits : ORES
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Foundation strengthener : REBAR
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"Life of Pi" author ___ Martel : YANN
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Real joker : RIOT
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Dupe's exclamation : IVEBEENHAD
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Fear, to François : PEUR
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Time to pull a product : SELLBYDATE
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Out-of-commission cruisers : SSTS
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"Turn! Turn! Turn!" songwriter : PETESEEGER
Down
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Sub squads : BTEAMS
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Like 57-Downs : LIDDED
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Brief briefs? : UNDIES
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Farmers' needs : RAINS
5
Got fed up? : ATE
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Where César Chávez was born : YUMA
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Talked and talked and talked : DRONEDON
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They have tops and bottoms : INNINGS
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Minds : SEESTO
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Old yeller? : CRYER
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Old World duck : SMEW
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It begins where a person hails from : TAXIRIDE
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Routine delivery : ONELINER
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Prepare for delivery : POSTMARK
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iPod attachments : EARBUDS
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Station skipper : EXPRESS
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Prussian prohibition : NEIN
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Soviet agency created from Rosta : TASS
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Cover of the Colosseum? : TOGA
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___ goal : SETA
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Creation of the Economic Opportunity Act of 1964 : JOBCORPS
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Hangs up after agitating? : AIRDRIES
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Bargain hunter's bonanza : CLOSEOUT
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Stand where you lie : BEDTABLE
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Alternator driver : FANBELT
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Nonhuman baby sitter? : TEEVEE
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Ugly Dungeons & Dragons figure : SEAHAG
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Busy : ORNATE
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Irish : DANDER
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Like new ones : CRISP
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Chrissie of the Pretenders : HYNDE
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Navigation rtes. : STRS
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Lee side : REBS
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It has a ball : EYE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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