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New York Times, Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Author:
C. W. Stewart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Carolyn W. Stewart

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1025 ( 22,631 )
Across
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Nurses at the bar : SIPS
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"Pipe down!" : HUSH
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Derive logically : INFER
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Bad child's stocking filler : COAL
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Indiana/Kentucky border river : OHIO
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Sound from a stable : NEIGH
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Kendrick of "Up in the Air" : ANNA
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___ contendere : NOLO
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North Dakota city : FARGO
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Time in the title of a 1965 Wilson Pickett hit : MIDNIGHTHOUR
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Skedaddles : SCATS
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Trial fig. : ATT
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Doo-woppers ___ Na Na : SHA
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TV oilman-turned-private eye : MATTHOUSTON
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Doll's cry : MAMA
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Aussie bounder : ROO
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Friars Club event : ROAST
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Multiple-dwelling buildings : APARTMENTHOUSES
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Chop finely : MINCE
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Light bulb inventor's inits. : TAE
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Light carriage : SHAY
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Droopy-eared dog : BASSETHOUND
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Small bill : ONE
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___-wolf : SHE
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Perform better than : OUTDO
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Question that follows "O Brother" in film ... and a hint to this puzzle's theme : WHEREARTTHOU
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Grotto isle of Italy : CAPRI
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Grotto color at 61-Across : BLUE
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Java servers : URNS
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Say "#%@!" : SWEAR
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Calls upon : ASKS
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20-0 baseball score, say : ROUT
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Ill-suited : INAPT
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"___ we forget ..." : LEST
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Keeps after taxes : NETS
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Con jobs : SCAMS
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Greek column style : IONIC
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Bamboo-munching critter : PANDA
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Way of looking at things : SLANT
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___ Kong : HONG
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"We're in trouble!" : UHOH
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Delta deposit : SILT
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Commotion : HOOHAH
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Yet to happen, at law : INFUTURO
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In the vicinity : NEAR
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Douglas ___ : FIR
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Cadbury confection : EGG
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Letter before sigma : RHO
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Suffix in poli sci : ISM
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Ear-related prefix : OTO
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Squirrel away : STASH
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Minor prophet of the Old Testament : HOSEA
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Prone to fidgeting : ANTSY
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Prepare for combat : ARM
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Tip of a boot : TOE
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Scout's rider of early TV : TONTO
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___-chef (kitchen's number two) : SOUS
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Cuban musical form : MAMBO
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Bee-related : APIAN
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Parson's home : MANSE
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Circle segments : ARCS
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Vacation souvenir wear : TEESHIRT
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Letter after sigma : TAU
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Old biddy : HEN
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Everyday article : THE
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Like some teas : HERBAL
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Part of a pointillist painting : DOT
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Driver's one-eighty : UTURN
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Severe pang : THROE
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Glazed or powdered item : DONUT
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Gives the boot : OUSTS
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Cylindrical sandwich : WRAP
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Threat-ending word : ELSE
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Razor-billed birds : AUKS
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Take five : REST
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CBS drama with DNA testing : CSI
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Bristle on barley : AWN
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Split ___ : PEA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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