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New York Times, Saturday, November 10, 2007

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FKVY} This is puzzle # 28 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1110 ( 21,186 )

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Vegetable oil, e.g. : ESTER
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College major, briefly : ECON
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Fog : DAZE
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Up : AHEAD
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"Got it" : AHSO
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It's often marked with a number : EXIT
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Knee problem : GRASSSTAIN
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Very small serving : BITE
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"... ___ faith turn to despair": Romeo : LEST
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Capital, usually : METROPOLIS
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Leon who won both a Pulitzer and a National Book Award in 1963 : EDEL
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Smith, e.g. : ARTISAN
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Symbols of freshness : DAISIES
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Rogers Hornsby's nickname, with "the" : RAJAH
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Senior ctr.? : SCH
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Garage alternative : SHED
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Before analysis, after "a" : PRIORI
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Hangers-on : TOADIES
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Select groups : QUORUMS
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Other drivers (never you, of course) : IDIOTS
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Following group : CULT
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Character lineup : RST
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It's been put on before : RERUN
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Ammunition carrier on wheels : CAISSON
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Windfall : BONANZA
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Target of a rabbit punch : NAPE
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Like Y, e.g. : NEXTTOLAST
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___ francese : ALLA
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Crown : ACME
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Soft, high-fiber dish : MASHEDPEAS
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Red-bellied trout : CHAR
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Topic lead-in : ASTO
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Beehive division : CASTE
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Firm fear : LOSS
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"Saint Joan" playwright : SHAW
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Fisherman's basket : CREEL
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Maker of a historic touchdown : EAGLE
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Iota : SHRED
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Feature of many a big do : TEASEDHAIR
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Neighbor of Monterey Park, briefly : EASTLA
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Atlas info: Abbr. : RDS
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Filling stations? : EATERIES
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Had a causerie : CHATTED
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The sacred bull Apis was his embodiment : OSIRIS
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They're proscribed : NONOS
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Jaunty : DEBONAIR
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Botanist's angle : AXIL
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Fusilli alternative : ZITI
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Form of the French "to be" : ETES
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#1 best sellers : SMASHES
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Apes : PARROTS
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"Right?" : ISITNOT
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Some clichéd writing : JOURNALESE
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Some matériel : ARMS
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H.S. subject : HIST
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Do something emotionally to : STIR
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Word preceding various colors : CODE
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Beat : PULSATE
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They have nagging questions : DOUBTERS
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It has valuable questions : QUIZSHOW
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Game derived from 500 rummy : CANASTA
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Light carriage with a folding top : CALASH
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Even : ONAPAR
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Mexican uncle? : NOMAS
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Part of the earth's outer layer : PLATE
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Oil holder : EASEL
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Halite, chemically : NACL
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Be reminiscent of : ECHO
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Present occasion, informally : XMAS
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Multiple of LXX : DCC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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