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New York Times, Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1006 ( 22,247 )
Across
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Red October detector : SONAR
6
Mystified : ATSEA
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Support grp. for the troops : USO
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Pong maker : ATARI
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Hardly chic : DUMPY
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Black goo : TAR
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1970 James Taylor hit : FIREANDRAIN
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Egg cells : OVA
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See 2-Down : ESCALATOR
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Go over : SPAN
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Mischievous rural pastime : COWTIPPING
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Kind of agent : CAUSAL
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"I can ___" : RELATE
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Hatch on the Senate floor : ORRIN
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Start of a dog owner's sign : BEWARE
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Keeping your elbows off the table, e.g. : DINNERETIQUETTE
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Surrounded by : AMIDST
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Basslike fish : SNOOK
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Complaints, informally : STATIC
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Renter : LESSEE
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Classic Dana Carvey character, with "the" : CHURCHLADY
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Eastern discipline : YOGA
51
Bygone warship : IRONSIDES
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1989 play about Capote : TRU
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Sound of capitalism? ...or a hint to the starts of 17-, 22-, 35- and 46-Across : OPENINGBELL
60
Orders at a restaurant : HAS
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Restaurant order, with "the" : USUAL
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Tempt : TEASE
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Bus. card info : EXT
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Luxurious : RITZY
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Building material in "The Three Little Pigs" : STRAW
Down
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Bombproof, say : SAFE
2
Big name in the 20-Across business : OTIS
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Undercover buster : NARC
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Turf : AREA
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Iranian money : RIAL
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Supplement : ADDTO
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"Presumed Innocent" author : TUROW
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Brainy : SMART
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Prefix with dermis : EPI
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Rand who wrote "Civilization is the process of setting man free from men" : AYN
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Best of all possible worlds : UTOPIA
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Idiot ___ : SAVANT
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"High," in the Homeland Security Advisory System : ORANGE
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Common crystals, chemically : NACL
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Body organs associated with anger : SPLEENS
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"The Hurt Locker" setting : IRAQ
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Browse : PERUSE
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Mail-order option : COD
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___ Gold, agent on "Entourage" : ARI
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Samovar : URN
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Singer honored on a 2008 U.S. postage stamp : SINATRA
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Lacking brio : ANEMIC
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Flower's home : BED
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Frequent Weekly World News subjects, briefly : ETS
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Wordplay, e.g. : WIT
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Full of calories : RICH
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How-___ : TOS
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Nail holder : TOE
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Just make (out) : EKE
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Swath maker : SCYTHE
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Chest : THORAX
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Lordly : AUGUST
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Boston suburb : LYNN
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Capt.'s inferior : LIEUT
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Ball's partner : ARNAZ
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Valentine embellishment : DOILY
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Capt.'s inferiors : SGTS
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"Ri-i-ight!" : IBET
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Sweets : DEAR
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Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
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Ton : SLEW
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"___ Father ..." : OUR
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Tire abbr. : PSI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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