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New York Times, Friday, October 3, 2008

Author:
Harvey Estes
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Harvey Estes

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QYZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. Estes. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1003 ( 21,514 )
Across
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Unforgettable edible : DISHFITFORAKING
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Concern of a certain federal commissioner : INTERNALREVENUE
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Fission boat? : ATOMICSUBMARINE
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Capital on the Rímac River : LIMA
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Plays : USES
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1040 amt. : INT
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Nero's buyer : EMPTOR
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Vehicle for an annual round-the-world trip : SLEIGH
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Ingredient in plastics : RESIN
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Mention casually : DROP
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Her theme song was a 1966 hit : LARA
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Opium product : CODEINE
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Pan : SLAM
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Clash sharply : JAR
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Be in the red for black and tans? : RUNATAB
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Registration agcy. : SSS
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His chariot was drawn by four fire-breathing horses : ARES
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Neighbor of Sunnyside in New York : ASTORIA
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Indication that one is just teasing : WINK
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Occurrence after the first and third quarters of the moon : NEAP
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Nirvana : BLISS
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Mad specialty : SATIRE
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Take-out meal? : PICNIC
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Large copier : APE
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Tropical fruit, in Toledo : PINA
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See 58-Down : ONME
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On account (of) : INCONSIDERATION
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Not so much : TOALESSEREXTENT
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They're usually even on one side : STREETADDRESSES
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One entering a number : DIALER
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One day : INTIME
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Defeats decisively : STOMPS
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Of blood : HEMATIC
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Good day?: Abbr. : FRI
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Rack up : INCUR
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Old name in news : TASS
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Drawing device : FLUE
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Regal symbols : ORBS
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Occurrence after retiring : REM
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Advantage : AVAIL
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They cover the ears : KERNELS
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You might exchange words with them : INITIALS
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Order member : NUN
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"I don't know" lead-in : GEE
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___ around (close to) : ONOR
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Shoot in the garden : SPEAR
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Fat, to François : GRAS
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Many skit actors : HAMS
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Not very sharp : DENSE
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Western costume accessory : RIATA
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Leading : ONTOP
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N.F.L. cornerback Starks : DUANE
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Head pieces : JAWS
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Unlikely number for a rock concert : ARIA
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National service : RENTACAR
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Actress Andersson of "Persona" : BIBI
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One stuck in the snow : SKIPOLE
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19th-century literary family in Massachusetts : ALCOTTS
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They're below some chests : INNIES
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2002 Al Pacino film : SIMONE
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Trackers' aids : SCENTS
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Longtime "Days of Our Lives" actress Jones : RENEE
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One stripping on a kitchen counter : PARER
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City noted for its campanile : PISA
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Fingered : IDED
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Square : NERD
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With 57-Across, welcome words when the check arrives : ITS
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Kidder's word : NOT
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Historic barrier breaker : SST
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Hacker's aid : AXE

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

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