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New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 2008

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Karen M. Tracey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {XZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 21 for Ms. Tracey. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1025 ( 21,536 )
Across
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Spread choice : PATE
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Captor of Han Solo : JABBA
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___ 1000, annual Mexican off-road race : BAJA
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Opera singer created by Arthur Conan Doyle : IRENEADLER
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Well out of range : AFAR
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Bypass : CIRCUMVENT
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Twisted : SICK
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Player of Danni Sullivan on "Scrubs" : TARAREID
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Cords, e.g. : SLACKS
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They may cover rocks : MOSSES
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Princess in Mozart's "Idomeneo" : ILIA
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College Park player, briefly : TERP
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Park in Ranger Smith's charge : JELLYSTONE
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Trucial States, today: Abbr. : UAE
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Decks : KOS
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Cone holders : RETINAS
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Religious house : PRIORY
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They lack details : RECAPS
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Exert some pull : ATTRACT
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Generational indicator in some names : IBN
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"Ad majorem ___ gloriam" (Jesuit motto) : DEI
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"Guerrilla Warfare" author, 1961 : CHEGUEVARA
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Jazzman ___ Allison : MOSE
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Many Mexicanas: Abbr. : SRAS
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Not too rocky, say : ARABLE
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Paris's House of ___ : CHANEL
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Brunswick stew ingredient : SQUIRREL
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Bank opening? : CITI
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Conspirator's cautious conversation starter : AREWEALONE
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French "some," with "les" : UNES
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Home of Our Lady of the Lake University : SANANTONIO
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Starling, e.g. : PEST
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He-Man's twin sister : SHERA
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Striplings : TADS
Down
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Roman's foe of yore : PICT
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24-Across's "Zeffiretti lusinghieri," e.g. : ARIA
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Apt. amenity : TERR
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Bivouac : ENCAMP
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Writer of the 1918 play "Exiles" : JAMESJOYCE
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Steers : ADVISES
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"Gilmore Girls" co-star Alexis : BLEDEL
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Big ___ : BEN
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They may be patronized : ARTS
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Like some lava : BASALTIC
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Buff : AFICIONADO
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Whippersnapper : JACKANAPES
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Refuges : ARKS
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Overseas capital : EURO
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Obey : LISTEN
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Professional shooter, briefly : SLR
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First name in rap : TUPAC
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Faint illumination of the moon's dark side : EARTHSHINE
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Hammers away at : REITERATES
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Trailing evergreen related to savory : YERBABUENA
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Davis who played Maggie in two "Matrix" movies : ESSIE
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"Six Feet Under" star Peter : KRAUSE
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One may play at a ballpark : ORGANIST
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Knoxville-based org. : TVA
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Tony Blair advocated it : IRAQWAR
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Sherlock's French counterpart : ARSENE
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Red choice : MERLOT
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Joe's love interest in "South Pacific" : LIAT
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Measure of support? : CCUP
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Sweetheart : LASS
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First name in Hollywood gossip : RONA
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Vance Air Force Base locale : ENID
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Bill Clinton and Arnold Schwarzenegger, to the stars? : LEOS
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Sound from a bowl : RAH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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