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New York Times, Friday, October 26, 2007

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1026 ( 21,171 )

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Across
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News Corporation-owned Web site that's one of the 10 most visited sites in the world : MYSPACE
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Dirt on a person : GOSSIP
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Yellow fliers with large eyespots : IOMOTHS
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"Cab," e.g. : REDWINE
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Abscond : SKIPOUT
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What the key of D minor has : ONEFLAT
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Sponge : SOT
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Driving distance is a concern in it : PGATOUR
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Dermal opening? : EPI
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Miss Gulch biter : TOTO
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Height and such : STATS
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Pet : SNIT
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Hostile : ENEMY
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In advance of : ERE
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Get a handle on? : TITLE
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They're played at the track : PONIES
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Buries : TROUNCES
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Brass : GALL
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Walled city of the Mideast : SANA
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"Let me live my own life!" : IMNOTYOU
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Gives a little, say : TITHES
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Wedding concern : DRESS
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Taper : VCR
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Was sluggish? : CREPT
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : ESTH
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Reporting to : BELOW
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Vapid : ARID
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1980s sitcom title role : ALF
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Flips : HASACOW
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Hiver's opposite : ETE
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Not-so-good feeling : MALAISE
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Former field food : KRATION
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Terminal timesaver : ETICKET
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Its value is in creasing : ORIGAMI
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Sprint acquisition of 2005 : NEXTEL
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Crossword source since 1942: Abbr. : NYTIMES
Down
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Slip : MISSTEP
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Poem reader at the 2006 Olympics opening ceremony : YOKOONO
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Gaga : SMITTEN
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With 20-Down, waffle alternative : POP
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Capping : ATOP
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Finishes quickly, in a way : CHUGS
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Groundskeeper's charge : ESTATE
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Family group : GENUS
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___-Neisse Line : ODER
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Abbr. in personal ads : SWF
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Center of Connecticut : SILENTC
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All thrown together, say : INAPILE
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Little women : PETITES
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Cheering section : ROOTERS
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See 4-Down : TART
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"Heavens!" : OMIGOSH
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1963 Academy Awards host : SINATRA
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He wrote "It's certain that fine women eat / A crazy salad with their meat" : YEATS
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Alb coverer : TUNIC
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Sharp : SLY
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Meal source : OAT
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Lopsided court result : LOVESET
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Ones paid to conceive? : IDEAMEN
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Cartoon boss working at a quarry : MRSLATE
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Modern rental option : NETFLIX
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Sch. whose colors are "true blue" and gold : UCLA
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Cry upon arriving : HEREIAM
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Beau ideal : EPITOME
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Burial place of many French kings : STDENIS
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"Way to go, dude!" : ROCKON
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Bernoulli family birthplace : BASEL
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Trouble : WORRY
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Raise : HIKE
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Not yet 58-Down : WAIT
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See 55-Down : ACT
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___ Friday's : TGI

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

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