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New York Times, Thursday, October 28, 2010

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 143 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1028 ( 22,269 )

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Across
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Bucko : MAC
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Berlin cry : ACH
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George Washington and others : BRIDGES
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Burning issue : ASH
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___ Greene, "The Godfather" gangster : MOE
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"The poison of life," per Brontë's Rochester : REMORSE
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With 27- and 35-Across, a Halloween riddle : WHATISA
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Set apart : ISOLATE
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Online store option : REORDER
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"Punk'd" cable channel : MTV
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Club for swingers : BAT
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Bar, at the bar : ESTOP
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Poet's Muse : ERATO
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See 17-Across : GHOSTSFAVORITE
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Coral reef dwellers : EELS
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Prefix with comic : SERIO
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Check out : EYE
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See 17-Across : DESSERT
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Be sociable : MIX
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Bottled spirit : GENIE
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Go for the gold? : MINE
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With 60-Across, answer to the riddle : BOOBERRYPIEAND
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Soft drink brand : FANTA
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Fresh : SAUCY
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Seat holders : INS
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Italian TV channel : TRE
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Sniffler's supply : KLEENEX
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Bibliophile's concern : EDITION
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See 43-Across : ISCREAM
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Dovetail with : FITINTO
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"Tell ___ story" : MEA
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New York or Wisconsin, in D.C. : AVE
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Yankee manager who wore #37 : STENGEL
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African menace : ASP
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Base ___ : TEN
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Bryn ___ College : MAWR
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"Off the Court" autobiographer : ASHE
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Elaine ___, George W. Bush's only labor secretary : CHAO
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In the center of : AMIDST
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Math groups : COSETS
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Be told about : HEAROF
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Spilling point : BRIM
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Staff symbol : REST
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"That issue is in the past" : IMOVERIT
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Capital of the U.S.? : DOL
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Reach for rudely : GRABAT
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What you will : ESTATE
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Mind : SEETO
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Lock : TRESS
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QBs, often : PASSERS
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Kia model : RIO
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"Whaddaya know!" : GEE
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"Whaddaya know!" : HEY
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Ring cry : OLE
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Sign of a winner : VEE
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Bomber pilot in "Catch-22" : ORR
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Pre-election activity : DEBATING
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Chemical suffix : ENE
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"My dear fellow" : SIR
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War stat : MIA
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Barnard's ___, locale in "Great Expectations" : INN
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Crossed (out) : XED
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Understood : GOT
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Debbie who won three swimming gold medals at the 1968 Olympics : MEYER
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Picaroon : BANDIT
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Like some job training : ONSITE
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Washington city, river or tribe : YAKIMA
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Nurses take these : PULSES
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Top-of-the-world topper : ICECAP
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Feudal domains : FIEFS
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Learning method : ROTE
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Hydroxyl compound : ENOL
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In order : NEAT
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Projecting edge : EAVE
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2000 Hugh Jackman movie : XMEN
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Component of bronze : TIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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