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New York Times, Saturday, October 30, 2010

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {GKZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 22,271 )
Across
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Treaty of Fort McIntosh signer, 1785 : CHIPPEWA
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Taste test need : PALATE
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Can't do without : REQUIRES
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William Herschel discovery of 1787 : OBERON
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Comment while hemming : ISUPPOSE
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Has an impressive address : ORATES
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Local listings : STOPS
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Coin collector's classification : EXTRAFINE
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De Gaulle's predecessor : COTY
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Part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands : ARUBA
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Contrivance for taking people for a ride : SCAM
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440 yards, for many runners : ONELAP
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They often want to settle: Abbr. : ATTS
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Ad conclusion? : LIB
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"What's New, Pussycat?" co-star, 1965 : OTOOLE
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Antigen attacker : TCELL
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Least likely to turn tail : BRAVEST
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Automobil site : STRASSE
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Bethlehem's region : JUDEA
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Pump alternative : TSTRAP
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Subway inspection org. : TSA
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Empathic counselor of sci-fi : TROI
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Has a loan from : OWESTO
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What a webmaster may master : HTML
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Gulf of Aqaba city : EILAT
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Eats : CHOW
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Monomaniacal : OBSESSIVE
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Group 13 member, in chemistry : BORON
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Mistreating : MEANTO
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Common salad ingredient : ESCAROLE
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Confederate : ALLIED
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Eponym of an Australian Open arena : RODLAVER
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Surgeons' insertions : STENTS
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Deliverers of product lines? : SPIELERS
Down
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Big name in oil : CRISCO
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El Cid player : HESTON
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Lead-in to someone else's words, after "and" : IQUOTE
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What a crush might be : PUPPYLOVE
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Marks in a casino : PIPS
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Leandro's partner : ERO
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River to the North Sea : WESER
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Kind of reproduction : ASEXUAL
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Not skilled in : POORAT
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Magician's opening : ABRA
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Browses (through) : LEAFS
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They're in rags : ARTICLES
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They may be treated in a spa : TOENAILS
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Pieces together? : ENSEMBLE
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American Lung Assn. recommendation : TBTEST
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Blood drive spec. : APOS
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Distressed : ATEAT
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One stuck in a float : STRAW
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Holy Roman emperor, 973-83 : OTTOII
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Florida city on the Caloosahatchee : CAPECORAL
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Singer with the 1966 hit "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" : BJTHOMAS
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Area with aging factories : RUSTBELT
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Water : ADAMSALE
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Compete in the Breeders Crown : TROT
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Some Olympians get them : SILVERS
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Covers over, in a way : RESODS
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Freed from guilt : SHROVE
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Stonemason's chisel : TOOLER
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They have rights : OWNERS
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Comintern creator : LENIN
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"The Frogs Who Desired a King" author : AESOP
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Editorial reconsideration : STET
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"Oklahoma!" set piece : BALE
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Year the Visigoths invaded Italy : CDI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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