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New York Times, Monday, October 4, 2010

___ Canal, waterway through Schenectady

Author:
Adam G. Perl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQXYZ} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Perl.
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© 2010, The New York Times10/4/10 ( No. 22,245 )
Across
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Frame job : SETUP
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Taste : SAPOR
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Somme summer : ETE
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Love to pieces : ADORE
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Clara Barton, e.g. : NURSE
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Rank above maj. : COL
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Michelle Obama and Laura Bush : FIRSTLADIES
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Singer Yoko : ONO
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Sicilian spewer : ETNA
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On a grand scale : EPIC
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Somersault : FLIP
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Highway troopers : STATEPOLICE
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Of greatest age : ELDEST
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Poi source : TARO
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The Beach Boys' "___ John B" : SLOOP
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Drinker's next-day woe : HANGOVER
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Submarine sandwich : HERO
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Early synthesizers : MOOGS
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Great review : RAVE
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Eave : OVERHANG
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Tendon : SINEW
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Cubes in a casino : DICE
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E-mail predecessor : LETTER
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Oppressive regime : POLICESTATE
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___ Canal, waterway through Schenectady : ERIE
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Lane of the Daily Planet : LOIS
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Beachgoer's shade : TAN
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Tenet of chivalry : LADIESFIRST
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Had something : ATE
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Assists at a heist : ABETS
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Plural of "la" and "le" : LES
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West Pointer : CADET
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Unexpected win : UPSET
Down
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Opposite of "out" in baseball : SAFE
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Tighten the writin'? : EDIT
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Ripped : TORN
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___ Major : URSA
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Hamster, for one : PET
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Speak sharply to : SNAPAT
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Bad news for a taxpayer : AUDIT
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Sticker : PRICETAG
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Hi-___ monitor : RES
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Food-poisoning bacteria : ECOLI
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Gin's partner : TONIC
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Run off to a judge in Vegas, say : ELOPE
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Allows : LETS
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Put the pedal to the metal : FLOORIT
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Mo. when fall starts : SEP
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Lousy reviews : PANS
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U.R.L. ending that's not "com" or "gov" : ORG
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Mt. McKinley's is 20,320 ft. : ELEV
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Oral history : LORE
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Like a dire situation : DOORDIE
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HBO rival : SHO
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Animal in a sty : HOG
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It shows which way the wind blows : VANE
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At any time : EVER
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FF's opposite : REW
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Spray used on rioters : MACE
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Completely biased : ONESIDED
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Drunk's outburst : HIC
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Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Least plausible, as an excuse : LAMEST
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Hellenic H's : ETAS
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Daisy part : PETAL
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Pontificate : ORATE
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Actors speak them : LINES
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Hackneyed : TRITE
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Daffy Duck has one : LISP
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Table scraps : ORTS
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"Now you're making sense" : ISEE
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Proofreader's "reinstate" mark : STET
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
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Atty.'s org. : ABA
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Fire: Fr. : FEU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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