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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 2007

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 122 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1027 ( 21,172 )

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Across
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Billionaire sports entrepreneur who heads HDNet : MARKCUBAN
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Like some seasonal helpers : ELFIN
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Within the next few minutes, potentially : ATANYTIME
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Some piano players : ROLLS
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Case made for a shooter : CAMERABAG
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Agitated : ROILY
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Real-estate ad statistic : AREA
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Its motto is "All for our country": Abbr. : NEV
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Go over : SPAN
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Orchestra section : WINDS
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Dr. Seuss's "Too Many ___" : DAVES
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Consumer protection grp. : FTC
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Yokohama "yes" : HAI
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Marathon runner Gebrselassie : HAILE
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It served the Mid-Atlantic until 1976 : READINGRAILROAD
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Classic laugh-inducing parlor game with writing or illustrations : EXQUISITECORPSE
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Move on after a humiliating defeat : COUNTONESLOSSES
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Claimed : TAKEN
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Vintner's prefix : OEN
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Kind of engr. : CIV
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Member of a popular college frat : SIGEP
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Parliament rival : SALEM
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Shot one on : ACED
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Name for Quantum Computer Services since '89 : AOL
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Heavyweights compete in it : SUMO
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An overabundance : PILES
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"You said it!" : DONTIKNOW
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Sent regrets, say : RSVPD
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Help get settled : ORIENTATE
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Priceless instrument : AMATI
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What green might ripen into : TOMATORED
Down
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Bird remarkable for its longevity : MACAW
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Breakout maker : ATARI
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Far Eastern bowlful : RAMEN
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Manipulate, in a way : KNEAD
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France's Saint-___-l'École : CYR
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She played Martha in Broadway's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" : UTA
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One hanging around at Red Lobster? : BIB
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Range option : AMANA
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Ben-Gurion setting : NEGEV
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Stumble : ERR
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"Happy Birthday" playwright : LOOS
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About-faces : FLIPFLOPS
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Nervous : ILLATEASE
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Band with the highest first-week album sales in music history : NSYNC
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It'll get you somewhere : VEHICLE
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Some religious fundamentalists : SHIITES
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Cook's words : DIGIN
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Old settings for many out-of-tune pianos : SALOONS
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Connecticut city on the Naugatuck : ANSONIA
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Factory seconds: Abbr. : IRRS
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Sport, for short : REC
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Foreignness : EXOTICISM
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Old Spice alternative : AQUAVELVA
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Court stuff : DUNK
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Bus spec. : RTE
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"The Mischievous Dog" author : AESOP
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___ Peres (St. Louis suburb) : DES
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"Lady for a Day" director, 1933 : CAPRA
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One who's waited upon : GODOT
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Ecuador's southernmost coastal province : ELORO
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Provide an invitation for : ASKTO
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Kind of cycle : LUNAR
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Mug, e.g. : EMOTE
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Cut : MOWED
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Firm part: Abbr. : DEPT
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Arms race plan: Abbr. : SDI
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Takeaway game : NIM
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Hot spot? : TEA
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Gridiron datum : INT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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