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New York Times, Thursday, November 13, 2008

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FKQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1113 ( 21,555 )
Across
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Pioneering 35 mm. camera : LEICA
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___ Kong : HONG
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Tactical ballistic missile : SCUD
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Get all A's : EXCEL
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Foreign prince : EMIR
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Cannes presentation : CINE
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Kind of bank : SPERM
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___-tiller : ROTO
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One-two connector : ANDA
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[See circled letters] : TICTACTOEWINNER
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No. that should be as low as possible : ERA
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Part of a French face : NEZ
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Certain Crimeans : TATARS
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Cause during Prohibition : REPEAL
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One caught in a police sting : JOHN
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Year Michelangelo began "David" : MDI
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Virginia locale where the C.I.A. is headquartered : MCLEAN
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"The Hound of the Baskervilles" setting : MOOR
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[See circled letters] : POISONWARNING
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Insincere talk : CANT
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"That's a lie!," e.g. : DENIAL
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"___, what eyes hath Love put in my head": Shak. : OME
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Cowherd's aid : PROD
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Supermodel Bündchen : GISELE
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Sound in a Bobby Darin song title : SPLISH
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___ esprit : BEL
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10 on a 10-point scale, e.g. : MAX
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[See circled letters] : THIRTYINOLDROME
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Arm part : ULNA
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"Time ___" (bygone sci-fi series) : TRAX
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A sheriff may be seen in it : OATER
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Gather : MEET
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Sun block : HAZE
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Take forcibly : WREST
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To be overseas : ETRE
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P.M. known as the Iron Lady : MEIR
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Exterminators' targets : NESTS
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Richard ___, director of "Help!" and "A Hard Day's Night" : LESTER
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Run out : EXPIRE
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Martian feature : ICECAP
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Supreme Court writ, familiarly : CERT
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Output from Benjamin Franklin's press : ALMANACS
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National alternative : HERTZ
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Autobiographical novel of 1847 : OMOO
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Time on a marquee : NITE
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Business goal : GROWTH
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Meager : SCANT
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Gum choice : CINNAMON
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Victor of an upset : UNDERDOG
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It may follow a name and address : DEARSIR
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Bass relative : CELLO
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McKellen who played Gandalf : IAN
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Let out : EMIT
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Gabbed : JAWED
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Put ___ act : ONAN
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Inner: Prefix : ENDO
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Wire measures : MILS
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Flier : PAMPHLET
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Quick laugh : ONELINER
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Star of Orion : RIGEL
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Clinch, as a victory : NAILDOWN
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Something you might go to a party in : COSTUME
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Wash. winter hours : PST
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Cadence : RHYTHM
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Conveys feelings : EMOTES
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Least convincing : LAMEST
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Applies : EXERTS
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Steaming : IRATE
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Round person? : BOXER
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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"Hogan's Heroes" figure : NAZI
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Like a Liberty gold coin : RARE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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