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New York Times, Saturday, October 8, 2011

Author:
Tim Croce
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tim Croce

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 8, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1008 ( 22,614 )

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Across
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Accessories for some suits : BRASSNAMEPLATES
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It's often popped on a shoulder : AUTOMOBILETRUNK
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Assassinated leader called "the Liberator" : TSARALEXANDERII
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Part of many a chain : ISLE
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Blow off : VENT
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Go off : SNAP
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Largest city in Nordrhein-Westfalen : KOLN
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Like many dyed eggs : HIDDEN
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They may be networked : PCS
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Supermarket chain : IGA
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Predecessor of Pope Hilarius : LEOI
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It's often enough : ONCE
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Kind of memory : FOND
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Permanent, in a way : INKED
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Unquestioning adherents : KOOLAIDDRINKERS
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Stigma : STAIN
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___ nitrite : AMYL
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Its minimum score is 60, briefly : PSAT
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End of the lion : TAIL
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___ Lingus : AER
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Old political inits. : SSR
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Quality of the queen's jewels? : LUSTRE
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Set, as the sun : SANK
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Opposite of "Happily ..." : ALAS
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Quarter-millennium year : MCCL
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Singer called "The Jezebel of Jazz" : ODAY
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Jails : LOCKSBEHINDBARS
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Shows oneself : MAKESANENTRANCE
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Responded to some rapping : ANSWEREDTHEDOOR
Down
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Certain fabric worker's work : BATIK
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Richard ___, 2002 Pulitzer winner for the novel "Empire Falls" : RUSSO
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Ever : ATALL
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Existentialist Kierkegaard : SOREN
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Kind of request in Burns's "To a Mouse" : SMA
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___-pros : NOL
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Grandpa player in "Look Who's Talking," 1989 : ABEVIGODA
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Like some clothing ensembles : MIXEDANDMATCHED
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Savanna grazer : ELAND
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Big brand of writing instruments : PENTEL
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The Taurus replaced it : LTD
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"Xena: Warrior Princess" role : ARES
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Parts of some pay-as-you-go plans? : TURNPIKES
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"Giant Brain" of the 1940s : ENIAC
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Sounds like a broken record : SKIPS
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Sound investment : HIFI
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21-Across refusal : NEIN
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Cleaning the mess? : ONKP
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Stamps, say : OKS
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With 50-Down, fair : NOT
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Ones holding wraps in restaurants : COATRACKS
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"Dream-Children" author, 1822 : ELIA
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What's caught during a tumble? : DRYERLINT
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Long reign, e.g. : ERA
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Reason for a late shift?: Abbr. : DST
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Plant in the pea family : ANIL
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"___ Pastore" (Mozart opera) : ILRE
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Like some vertebrae : LUMBAR
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Hayek of Hollywood : SALMA
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Hoops Hall-of-Famer Jerry : SLOAN
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Where it's at : SCENE
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See 29-Down : SOBAD
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Fictional Sicilian town in a 1944 novel : ADANO
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Member of a crack team? : NARCO
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Bandleader with the hit "Three Little Fishies" : KYSER
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Twist : SKEW
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From Bakersfield to L.A., say : SSE
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Kind of power : NTH
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"Forgot About ___" (2000 Grammy-winning rap) : DRE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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