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New York Times, Friday, November 13, 2009

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 29 for Ms. Motley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1113 ( 21,920 )
Across
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Bring to perfection : RIPEN
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Watch things, briefly : LCDS
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Top or bottom, in baseball : HALF
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It's not to be taken literally : IRONY
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Hot time in Montréal : AOUT
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Stick out in a restaurant? : OLEO
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Big wheels, often : GASGUZZLER
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Disorderly courtroom outburst : LIAR
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Literary schnauzer : ASTA
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American goldfinch : YELLOWBIRD
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Surprised reaction : EGAD
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"Rich Man, Poor Man" Emmy winner : ASNER
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Funshine, Grumpy or Love-a-lot : CAREBEAR
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Meridian shower : GLOBE
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Reading locale: Abbr. : ENG
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Moves quickly, as a cloud : SCUDS
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Loses enthusiasm : COOLS
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Publication specification : EDITION
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Seat of Winnebago County : OSHKOSH
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Attention-getter : SIREN
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Liking : TASTE
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Opposite of me, in Munich : SIE
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Get happy : ELATE
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Was an accountant? : NARRATED
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Piece of evidence? : SHRED
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Bygone laborer : ESNE
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Bingham Canyon operation : COPPERMINE
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N.F.L.'er Olsen or Toler : GREG
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Title locale in a Leonard Bernstein song where "life was so cozy" : OHIO
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Source of high anxiety? : ACROPHOBIA
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Need for heat : AMMO
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Strip sign : NEON
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"Move ___!" : ALONG
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Show bias : LEAN
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The U.S. Treasury is on their backs : TENS
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They're applied to some backs : WAXES
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Port near Ogre : RIGA
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Plans for one's golden years, briefly : IRAS
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She's identified with a cause : POSTERGIRL
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Mesh with : ENGAGE
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Sch. whose sports teams are the Violets : NYU
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Not work at all : LAZE
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Kale kin : COLLARD
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Fight settlers : DUELS
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Willful : STRONG
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Best Actor Tony winner for "Mark Twain Tonight!" : HOLBROOK
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Others, when listing : ALII
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King on a stage : LEAR
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President who was born a King : FORD
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Grammy category starting in 2007 : ZYDECO
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Debt disregarders, slangily : WELCHERS
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Potent stuff called "the green fairy" : ABSINTHE
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Piccolo duet? : CEES
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"Dawson's Creek" role : ANDIE
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Chloe in "Uncle Tom's Cabin," e.g. : AUNT
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Item-concealing shoplifting aid : BOOSTERBOX
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Bovine at the 1939 New York World's Fair : ELSIE
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Honoree of a 1998 New York ticker-tape parade : SOSA
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Get rid of : SHED
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1/768 gallon : TEASPOON
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2006 Golden Globe Best Actress : STREEP
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Dog for logs : ANDIRON
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Out-of-bounds : ERRANT
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Cabinda is an exclave of it : ANGOLA
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One may give facts about acts : EMCEE
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Seamy stuff? : COAL
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Worrier's words : OHME
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Southwest native : PIMA
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Vichy votes : NONS
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"Nosferatu, ___ Symphonie des Grauens" : EINE
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Laughing stock? : GAGS
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Speech hesitation : HAW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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