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New York Times, Saturday, November 1, 2008

Author:
Donald K. Willing
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Donald K. Willing

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {GJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Willing. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1101 ( 21,543 )
Across
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It's often laid on someone else : BLAME
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Gun-cleaning aid : ROD
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Indian honorific : SAHIB
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High-altitude home : AERIE
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Motel freebie : ICE
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Take on : ADOPT
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Detours : ALTERNATEROUTES
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Its slogan was once "More bounce to the ounce" : PEPSI
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Espouse : WED
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Panama, e.g. : HAT
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Site for a bite : CAFE
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Calyx component : SEPAL
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Béret holder : TETE
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Onetime ring master : ALI
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Some blemishes : WARTS
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Showed again : RERAN
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Court order : DECREE
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Decathlete Johnson : RAFER
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Many thoroughfares ... or what this puzzle's Across answers consist of? : TWOWAYSTREETS
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Illegal match play? : ARSON
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Infernal : NETHER
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Aid in avoiding the draft? : SCARF
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Mass communication? : LATIN
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World Cup cry : OLE
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In case : LEST
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Stepping-off point : DEPOT
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Sailboat stopper : CALM
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Stowe girl : EVA
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Square on un calendario : DIA
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Cousin of a hyacinth : TULIP
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Possible result of an appeal : REVERSEDECISION
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Rhone feeder : ISERE
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Rio producer : KIA
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Crackerjack : ADEPT
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Spring Air competitor : SERTA
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Org. that may call for a recall : FDA
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City in North Rhine-Westphalia : ESSEN
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Comic actress ___ Lillie : BEA
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Start of many rappers' stage names : LIL
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Dig discovery : ARTIFACT
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Predecessor of Thornburgh in the cabinet : MEESE
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Marshal played by Fonda, Costner and Lancaster : EARP
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Person who's combining : REAPER
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10/: Abbr. : OCT
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Ebbed : DIEDAWAY
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Pack : STOW
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Seller of Squishees on "The Simpsons" : APU
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Like Venus vis-à-vis Mercury : HOTTER
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Come up with something : IDEATE
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Critic and then some : BASHER
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Cranes constructing homes, e.g. : NESTERS
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Minister's area: Abbr. : REL
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"Le ___" (Jules Massenet opera) : CID
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Intoxicating round : ALES
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Member of the carrot family : PARSNIP
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Fool's place : TAROT
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27-Down users, e.g. : SEERS
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___ post (railing supporter) : NEWEL
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Not keep a poker face : REACT
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One who's more than devoted : FANATIC
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Unable to hit pitches? : TONEDEAF
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Total alternative : WHEATIES
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Determine : TELL
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CD follower : ROM
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Some pyrotechnics : FLARES
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Make a shrine to, say : REVERE
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"Yours" alternative : ASEVER
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Seat of Shawnee County : TOPEKA
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Talk trash about : DIS
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Canine features : CUSPS
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High-culture strains : ARIA
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Not so rich, informally : LITE
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It's somewhere in the neighborhood: Abbr. : EST
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Impersonated : DID
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Stanzaic salute : ODE
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Staple of Indian cuisine : NAN

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

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