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New York Times, Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Author:
Kelsey Blakley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelsey Blakley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {CJQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Blakley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1111 ( 21,918 )

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Across
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New wing : ADDON
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Home of the Bonneville Salt Flats : UTAH
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Where "La Dolce Vita" was filmed : ROMA
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A-number-one : PRIMO
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McGwire's friendly home-run rival : SOSA
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"Paradise Lost" character : ADAM
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User of barley malt : BEERBREWER
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Stick in the mud : MIRE
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Sharing properties : SIMILAR
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Envelope marking : ADDRESS
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Straight from hell : EVIL
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Neighbor of a Thai : LAO
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Rush week participant : FRAT
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Emphatic boast of responsibility : IDIDINDEED
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Fireside chat medium : RADIO
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Turf group : GANG
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Slo-___ fuse : BLO
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Start of a count ... or the letter frequencies in 17-, 30-, 46- and 64-Across : ONETWOTHREEFOUR
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Nascar sponsor : STP
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Satyr's feeling : LUST
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"Amazing" debunker of the paranormal : RANDI
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One way to be armed : TOTHETEETH
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Clairol products : DYES
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Marvel Comics villain with an eyeball-like helmet : ORB
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Largest bird in the Americas : RHEA
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Count, as points : TALLYUP
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Go nuts : RAMPAGE
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___ Jannings, Best Actor of 1928 : EMIL
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"And away go troubles ..." company : ROTOROOTER
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"___ speak" : SOTO
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Thick serving : SLAB
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They're par for the course : NORMS
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Apply spin to : SKEW
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A-number-one : TOPS
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Miller's need : GRIST
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Police dept. notices : APBS
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Crowd in Cologne? : DREI
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Carpe ___ : DIEM
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Katz of "Dallas" : OMRI
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Title holder : NOBLE
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Net handle : USERID
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Glider's need : TOW
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Between ports : ASEA
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Unbending : HARDLINE
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Musketeer's need : RAMROD
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Cartoon canine : ODIE
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Phoenix landing site, 2008 : MARS
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Iowa home of the Cyclones : AMES
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Raga player Shankar : RAVI
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What a skull and crossbones signifies : DANGER
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Zippo, e.g. : LIGHTER
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"Punkin" cover : FROST
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Wound up costing : RANTO
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Masterful : ADEPT
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Small songbird : TIT
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Patriotic org. since 1890 : DAR
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Key shade : EBONY
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Throw off : ELUDE
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Biographer ___ Kearns Goodwin : DORIS
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Hogwarts roost : OWLERY
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Cause for a reprimand from a teacher : OUTBURST
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China's Lao-___ : TSE
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Streaking, once : FAD
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Like a jack-o'-lantern : HOLLOW
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Hurts like heck : THROBS
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Pick up, in a way : HEAR
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"You're ___ friends" : AMONG
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Hardy heroine : TESS
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Wildly : AMOK
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"Less filling" brand : LITE
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Pullover shirt : POLO
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Robin Hood's beneficiaries, with "the" : POOR
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Abruzzi bell town : ATRI
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Treasure chest treasure : GEMS
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At one time, at one time : ERST
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Draw upon : TAP

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

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