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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 2007

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 112 for Mr. Piscop. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1029 ( 21,174 )
Across
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Started a cigarette : LITUP
6
Sail supporter : MAST
10
Rooters : FANS
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Left one's seat : AROSE
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Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
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Track shape : OVAL
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Allotment of heredity units? : GENERATION
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Parks who pioneered in civil rights : ROSA
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Our language: Abbr. : ENG
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Took the blue ribbon : WON
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Room to maneuver : LEEWAY
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Nuclear power apparatus : REACTOR
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Top 10 tunes : HITS
28
Hole-punching tool : AWL
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Slender cigar : PANATELA
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Prefix with -hedron : TETRA
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Is false to the world : LIVESALIE
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Get from ___ (progress slightly) : ATOB
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Battle of the ___ (men vs. women) : SEXES
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Stadium section : TIER
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Studied primarily, at college : MAJOREDIN
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Holder of 88 keys : PIANO
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Caveman's era : STONEAGE
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Vintage automotive inits. : REO
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Tennis great Arthur : ASHE
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Mediums' meetings : SEANCES
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Stewed to the gills : BLOTTO
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King Kong, e.g. : APE
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Lacto-___-vegetarian : OVO
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Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
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Preacher's sky-high feeling? : REVELATION
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Twistable cookie : OREO
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Turn at roulette : SPIN
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Decaf brand : SANKA
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Give an alert : WARN
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Direction of sunup : EAST
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Sticky problem : POSER
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Hearty brew : LAGER
2
Jim Carrey comedy "Me, Myself & ___" : IRENE
3
Kingdom east of Fiji : TONGA
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Milk for all its worth : USE
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Pay-___-view : PER
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Travel by car : MOTOR
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Closely related (to) : AKIN
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Sign at a sellout : SRO
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Bikini wearers' markings : TANLINES
10
TV channel for golfers? : FORESTATION
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State frankly : AVOW
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Shuttle-launching org. : NASA
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Murder : SLAY
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Delinquent G.I. : AWOL
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Greek H's : ETAS
25
Pasta-and-potato-loving country? : CARBONATION
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Former rival of Pan Am : TWA
27
Safe place : HAVEN
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Mischievous sprite : PIXIE
30
Director Kazan : ELIA
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Claim on property : LIEN
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Prefix with dynamic : AERO
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Scots' caps : TAMS
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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Japanese P.M. during W.W. II : TOJO
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Mantel : LEDGE
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Equine-looking fish : SEAHORSE
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Take a siesta : REST
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Split ___ soup : PEA
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Fishing line winder : REEL
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Paid out : SPENT
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Nickels and dimes : COINS
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Call to mind : EVOKE
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Sunken ship finder : SONAR
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Furrowed part of the head : BROW
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Dr. Zhivago's love : LARA
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1964 Dave Clark Five song "Glad All ___" : OVER
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Hertz rival : AVIS
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Mileage rating org. : EPA
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Cleopatra's biter : ASP
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Eastern "way" : TAO

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

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