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New York Times, Monday, November 1, 2010

Whom Vladimir and Estragon were waiting for, in a Beckett play

Author:
Holden Baker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Baker. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times11/1/10 ( No. 22,273 )
Across
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Not reacting to pain, say : STOIC
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Playboy centerfold, e.g. : PINUP
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Col. Sanders's restaurant : KFC
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Go round and round : SWIRL
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Tennis champ Agassi : ANDRE
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"... ___ he drove out of sight" : ERE
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Aid for a person with a limp : WALKINGCANE
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Yang's counterpart : YIN
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Sound from a mouse : SQUEAK
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Blue Ribbon beer brewer : PABST
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Brussels ___ : SPROUTS
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Arabian V.I.P.'s : SHEIKS
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River past Westminster Palace : THAMES
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Party handouts : FAVORS
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"That's ___!" ("Not true!") : ALIE
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Cosmetician Adrien : ARPEL
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Machine tooth : COG
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___ Alamos, N.M. : LOS
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Drug from Colombia : COCAINE
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"Long ___ and far away ..." : AGO
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Virgil's 61 : LXI
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Long-armed ape, for short : ORANG
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Late West Virginia senator Robert : BYRD
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W.W. II admiral Chester : NIMITZ
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Island where many a 40-Across lives : BORNEO
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Disheveled : RAGTAG
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Most boneheaded : DOPIEST
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One out of prison : EXCON
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Mick Jagger and bandmates, informally : STONES
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___ carte : ALA
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1941 Orson Welles classic : CITIZENKANE
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Architect I. M. ___ : PEI
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French word before cuisine or couture : HAUTE
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Respected tribe member : ELDER
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ID on an I.R.S. form : SSN
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___ a positive note : ENDON
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Actress Winona : RYDER
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Opposite NNE : SSW
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Old "Up, up and away" carrier : TWA
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Texaco's business : OIL
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Irritating : IRKSOME
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In-group : CLIQUE
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Senate gofers : PAGES
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Early Peruvian : INCA
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Fargo's home: Abbr. : NDAK
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Keats's "Ode on a Grecian ___" : URN
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Hotel room door feature : PEEPHOLE
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Nixon's Florida home : KEYBISCAYNE
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Pat down, as for weapons : FRISK
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Number after a decimal in a price : CENTS
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Items in a Planters can : NUTS
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___ Lingus : AER
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Play for time : STALL
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Showy flowers : PHLOX
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Creating a ruckus : RAISINGCAIN
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Stereotypical Swedish man's name : SVEN
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Writer Kafka : FRANZ
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Fat as ___ : APIG
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Nervous as ___ : ACAT
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Fairy tale monsters : OGRES
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Whom Vladimir and Estragon were waiting for, in a Beckett play : GODOT
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War chief Black Horse's tribe : COMANCHE
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Copier input: Abbr. : ORIG
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In a quick and lively manner : BRISKLY
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Judge in the O. J. Simpson trial : ITO
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Common shape for a dog biscuit : BONE
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First game of the season : OPENER
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Harvests : REAPS
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Connections for car wheels : AXLES
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Egg carton count : DOZEN
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Poker variety : STUD
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Latin jazz great Puente : TITO
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Author Fleming or McEwan : IAN
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Put two and two together : ADD
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Jacqueline Kennedy ___ Bouvier : NEE
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Blunder : ERR

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