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COMPOUND FRACTURES

New York Times, Sunday, November 1, 2009

Author:
Matt Ginsberg and Pete Muller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 69 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Ginsberg. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1101 ( 21,908 )
Across
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Tops : CAPS
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Quilt filler : BATT
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Detest : ABHOR
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Some I.R.A.'s : CDS
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Some extra books : APOCRYPHA
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Softly : PIANO
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Post a modern status update : TWEET
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Eyewear providing hindsight? : RETROSPECTACLES
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French town : VILLE
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Restrain : BATE
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Game in which a player may be schneidered : SKAT
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Repeated a Benjamin Franklin electrical experiment : FLEWAKITE
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Peanut-loving ghost? : ELEPHANTOM
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Intermittent revolutionary? : SPORADICAL
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Afflicts : AILS
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"___ Can Cook" (onetime PBS show) : YAN
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Leader against the Aztecs : CORTES
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Hearing aids, briefly : PAS
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Christianity, e.g.: Abbr. : REL
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Bluff bit : CRAG
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Desert stream : WADI
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Emulate a grandparent, maybe : DOTE
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Rare mushroom? : PSYCHEDELICACY
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"Uh-uh" : NODICE
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Backrub response : AAH
52
It comes before the carte : ALA
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Put away : EAT
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Some sushi bar orders : MISOS
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Give up smuggled goods? : CONTRABANDON
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Guards against chapping : LIPBALMS
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Area code 801 area : UTAH
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Swamp thing : SEDGE
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Use www.irs.gov, say : EFILE
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Not exciting : TAME
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1989 Madonna hit : OHFATHER
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High-school athletic star at a casino? : ROULETTERMAN
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___ area : METRO
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Indian government of 1858-1947 : RAJ
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Word from Antony to Cleopatra : AMO
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Parisian roll call response : ICI
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Barack Obama, for one : ORATOR
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Noble Les Paul? : GUITARISTOCRAT
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"As ___ Dying" : ILAY
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Man's name meaning "young man" : SVEN
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Coward with a pen : NOEL
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___ gratification : EGO
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Boombox button : REC
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Hannibal of "The Silence of the Lambs" : LECTER
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Old TWA hub: Abbr. : STL
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Three or four : AFEW
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"Maybe" music? : PERHAPSODY
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Dreams that don't die? : FOREVERIES
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1946 John Hersey book : HIROSHIMA
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Runner Budd : ZOLA
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Simile words : ASAN
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Japanese financial center : OSAKA
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Bug that never takes a ride? : CENTIPEDESTRIAN
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Deux of these are better than one : TETES
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"As You Like It" setting : ARDEN
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Hustle : MAKEHASTE
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60 minuti : ORA
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"This I Promise You" group, 2000 : NSYNC
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"Bill ___ History of the United States" : NYES
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Détente : THAW
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Limo, e.g. : CAR
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Form of the Egyptian god Thoth : APE
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Paunch : POTBELLY
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Gives up on : SCRAPS
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What "two" meant, historically : BYSEA
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iPhone download : APP
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Broadway, say : THESTAGE
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Append : TACKON
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Give ___ on the back : APAT
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Inexpensive pen : BIC
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Greatly reduced : HALFPRICE
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Trading unit : ONELOT
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Fairy tale sister : ROSERED
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Sporty Toyota : CELICA
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River areas named for their shape : DELTAS
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Mettle or metal : STEEL
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"The Human Stain" novelist : ROTH
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Big Super Bowl expense : TVAD
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Like online medical advice for kids? : WIKIPEDIATRIC
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Pompom holder : TAM
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Had as a base : WASON
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One of three brothers in the Old West : EARP
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White ones are little : LIES
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Swimmer Diana : NYAD
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Fountain order : SODA
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Kind of bean : CACAO
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Blacken : CHAR
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Go over and over : REHASH
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Director, writer and actor in "The Woman in Red," 1984 : WILDER
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Age-old robbers' target : TOMB
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Vegetable that gives you an emotional release? : CATHARTICHOKE
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Eng. or Span. : LANG
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"Lux et Veritas" collegian : YALIE
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Belief of about 1 1/2 billion : ISLAM
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Pause producer : COMMA
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City near Düsseldorf : ESSEN
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Bias : TILT
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New York politico Andrew : CUOMO
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Follower of each or no : OTHER
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Source of a "giant sucking sound," according to Ross Perot : NAFTA
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Common cause of a 3-Down : BEER
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Not fun at all : ADRAG
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Mad man? : NEUMAN
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Opposite of plus : PETITE
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"Dona ___ and Her Two Husbands" : FLOR
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Lever or level : TOOL
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"The Big Country," for one : OATER
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Sci. specialty : ECOL
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Peachy-keen : JUSTDANDY
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"Happy Days" role : RALPH
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Poker star Phil : IVEY
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Like some stock market highs and lows : INTRADAY
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Lone : SOLE
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Strip, sand and stain : REFINISH
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Tommie of the Amazins : AGEE
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Tugboat services : TOWS
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Sammy Davis Jr. autobiography : YESICAN
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Hunt's "Mad About You" co-star : REISER
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Slips : ERRATA
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They've got promise : COMERS
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Like many an oath : SOLEMN
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Dormant Turkish volcano : ARARAT
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Candid, maybe : PHOTO
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Botanist Gray and others : ASAS
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Popinjay : FOP
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Mings, e.g. : VASES
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Job precursor: Abbr. : ESTH
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97.5% of a penny : ZINC
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X : TEN
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Manage, with "out" : EKE
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___ premium : ATA
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Mint : NEW

Answer summary: 16 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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