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New York Times, Thursday, November 12, 2009

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 135 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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DIAMOND
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J
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I
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M
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B
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R
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A
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D
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Y
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DIAMOND
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H
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E
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A
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D
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R
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N
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S
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B
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R
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H
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I
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A
X
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N
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T
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R
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I
C
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G
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R
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N
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R
K
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E
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L
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L
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Y
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T
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A
Y
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T
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R
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C
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T
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A
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DIAMOND
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F
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E
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V
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C
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U
R
L
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O
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O
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B
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U
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C
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U
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P
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S
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S
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L
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M
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D
L
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T
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C
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H
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A
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S
A
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O
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A
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S
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P
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C
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T
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B
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O
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W
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L
K
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A
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N
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DIAMOND
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B
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DIAMOND
© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1112 ( 21,919 )
Across
1
Tycoon who was reputedly the first person in New York City to own an automobile : DIAMONDJIMBRADY
10
Hawaiian landmark : DIAMONDHEAD
15
Changes in a whole new way : REDEFINES
16
Moorage : BERTH
17
Tending to cut off : ISOLATIVE
18
Tricky jumps : AXELS
19
Van Gogh's "Le Café de ___" : NUIT
20
Like some fancy soap bubbles : TORIC
22
"Corydon" author : GIDE
23
Got a move on : RAN
24
Singer with the 2002 hit "Ignition" : RKELLY
29
"No more delaying!" : TODAY
31
Better at dinner : TASTIER
32
Chapter's starting point, usually : RECTO
35
___ chic : TRES
36
Classic marketing tagline : ADIAMONDISFOREVER
40
Show signs of age, maybe : CURL
42
Uncorks : OPENS
43
Collected work : OMNIBUS
46
Impressive feats : COUPS
50
Kisses may break them : SPELLS
51
Year Nostradamus's first almanac was written : MDL
53
Texas ___ : TECH
55
Very, to Verdi : ASSAI
57
Not esto or eso : OTRO
58
Kind of jelly : ASPIC
62
Commuter aircraft, maybe : TURBOPROP
65
Marine snail : WHELK
66
Small blood vessel : ARTERIOLE
67
"Heartlight" singer, 1982 : NEILDIAMOND
68
Home setting : BASEBALLDIAMOND
Down
1
Union symbol? : DIAMONDRING
2
Kind of priest : JESUIT
3
Excited answer to "Who wants ...?" : IDOIDO
4
Like the Wicked Witch of the West at the end of "The Wizard of Oz" : MELTED
5
Painter's deg. : BFA
6
Slowing down, in mus. : RIT
7
"The Red Tent" author Diamant : ANITA
8
Exeter's county : DEVON
9
North Sea tributary : YSER
10
Chase Field team : DIAMONDBACKS
11
Whammy : HEX
12
"___ upon my bed I lay me": Longfellow : ERE
13
Airport code of the world's busiest airport : ATL
14
Some A.L.'ers : DHS
21
NPR host Flatow : IRA
23
Some breads : RYES
25
Diminutive ending : ETTE
26
Way into N.Y.C. : LIRR
27
Jason who starred in TV's "My Name Is Earl" : LEE
28
Sentence units: Abbr. : YRS
30
Anagrammatic cousin of 21-Down? : ARI
31
Flew : TORE
33
Inc. article subjects : CFOS
34
Nonpareil : TOP
36
His first opera was "Rosamund" : ARNE
37
Mae West role : DIAMONDLIL
38
Unsolicited MS., perhaps : ENCL
39
Brandy letters : VSO
40
Inc. article subjects : COS
41
Expert on a 68-Across : UMP
44
Symbol for a difficult ski run : BLACKDIAMOND
45
Maritime letters : USS
47
Fantasy world : UTOPIA
48
It's refined in Britain : PETROL
49
Dungeons & Dragons item : SCROLL
51
Actress Tierney of "ER" : MAURA
52
Grimes : DIRTS
54
Subject of a renowned curse : HOPEDIAMOND
56
Attempt : STAB
58
Plant bristle : AWN
59
___-bear : SHE
60
"Dictionary of Linguistics" linguist : PEI
61
In a bad way : ILL
63
Community get-together : BEE
64
Regal symbol : ORB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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