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New York Times, Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Author:
Nancy Salomon and Larry Shearer
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
1868/13/199511/7/2012116
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3633533719611
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.581521
Nancy Salomon
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
511/1/200711/11/20081
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0022100
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.61000
Larry Shearer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 182 for Ms. Salomon. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Shearer. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: DIAGONAL
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12 Proceeding with little effort
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1111 ( 21,553 )
Across
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Agile for one's age : SPRY
5
Athletic conference members: Abbr. : SCHS
9
Heyerdahl who wrote "Kon-Tiki" : THOR
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Opposite of windward : ALEE
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Sonneteer, e.g. : POET
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Herman who wrote "The Caine Mutiny" : WOUK
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Siren's sound : WAIL
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Almost-sacrificed son in the Bible : ISAAC
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Crazy about : INTO
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___ Alley : TINPAN
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1930s quints' name : DIONNE
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Potemkin mutiny city : ODESSA
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Crucifix inscription : INRI
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Late singer Sumac : YMA
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OP's forerunners : KLMN
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Tennis player : NETMAN
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Part of a ship's bow : HAWSE
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Pop's ___ Pop : IGGY
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Central computer : HOST
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Old war story : ILIAD
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Food stat : RDA
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Sprang up : AROSE
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Heaps : TONS
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Fats Domino's "It's ___ Love" : YOUI
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Sand formations : DUNES
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"You said a mouthful!" : ANDHOW
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European eruption site : ETNA
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Mystery writer Josephine : TEY
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Sgts. and cpls. : NCOS
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Shining : AGLEAM
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Low-cost, in slang : CHEAPO
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Company that introduced NutraSweet : SEARLE
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Injure : MAIM
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Gobsmacks : STUNS
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Terrible ___ : TWOS
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Choir voice : ALTO
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The Everly Brothers' "Let ___ Me" : ITBE
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Cars from Korea : KIAS
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Places : LAYS
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Blacken : CHAR
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Artist Warhol : ANDY
Down
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Took care of : SAWTO
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Highland pattern : PLAID
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Wife of un roi : REINE
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Kennel cries : YELPS
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Backbone-related : SPINAL
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Fortune 500 listings: Abbr. : COS
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Going straight to Antarctica, say : HEADINGDUESOUTH
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Result of an ink spill : STAIN
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Romulus or Remus : TWIN
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Bliss before the hard part begins : HONEYMOON
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Tagged on a diamond : OUT
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"Citizen Kane" studio : RKO
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Unsophisticated, as humor : CORNY
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Inquired : ASKED
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Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
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Pool stroke : MASSE
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Poker amounts : ANTES
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Spanish Surrealist : MIRO
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Like some streets : THRU
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Try to strike : HITAT
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Unaccompanied : ALONE
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Chicago, with "the" : WINDYCITY
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"Miss Universe" holder : SASH
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Walk or trot : GAIT
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"Time is money," for one : ADAGE
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Certain rec centers : YWCAS
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Air Force ___ : ONE
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Sadat's predecessor : NASSER
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___ nerve : OPTIC
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___ Gravas, role on "Taxi" : LATKA
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Field Marshal Rommel : ERWIN
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Heaps : ALOAD
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Complicated, as a divorce : MESSY
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Dr. providers : HMOS
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Prefix with practice : MAL
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Pie ___ mode : ALA
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Org. for Raptors and Hawks : NBA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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