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New York Times, Monday, November 14, 2005

Author:
Marjorie Berg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Marjorie Berg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Berg. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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All excited : AGOG
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Unexpected sports outcome : UPSET
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Small salamander : NEWT
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Earring site : LOBE
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John who was once known as the Teflon Don : GOTTI
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"That's clear" : ISEE
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Houston Astro, for one : PROATHLETE
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Stare : GAPE
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Met production : OPERA
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Chart toppers : SMASHHITS
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Dot-com's address : URL
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Ump's call : OUT
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Actors not playing major parts : SUPPORTINGCAST
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"Quiet, please!" : SHH
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Disdain : SCORN
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Father Christmas : SANTA
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Sounds of relief : AAHS
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Keep after : HOUND
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___ Piper : PIED
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Bad way to run : AMUCK
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Pigpens : STIES
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Caribbean, e.g. : SEA
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In the driver's seat : BEHINDTHEWHEEL
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What to call an officer, maybe : SIR
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Hither's partner : YON
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Where to get taxis : CABSTANDS
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Comparison shopper's quest : VALUE
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Not bad in result : FORTHEBEST
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Mix (up) : STIR
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Laser printer powder : TONER
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Diva Horne : LENA
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Spinning toys : TOPS
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Winter falls : SNOWS
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Historic periods : ERAS
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Brand for Fido : ALPO
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Trail mix : GORP
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Double-reed instrument : OBOE
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Get ready : GEARUP
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"Yuck!" : UGH
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Experts in vote-getting : POLS
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Flower stalk : STEM
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Jazz singer James : ETTA
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Attaches, as a rope : TIESON
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Bedtime drink : NIGHTCAP
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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Cried : WEPT
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Golf ball props : TEES
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Field protectors : TARPS
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Holds close : HUGS
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___ Ness monster : LOCH
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"Naughty, naughty!" : SHAME
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"Yeah" : UHHUH
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Perch : ROOST
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It's a fact : TRUTH
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Navel type : INNIE
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Biscotti flavoring : ANISE
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Girder material : STEEL
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"I did it!" : TADA
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Swedish auto : SAAB
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Tailor's tool : SCISSORS
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Wet, as morning grass : DEWY
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Make a sweater : KNIT
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Rudely push : SHOVE
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Pre-edited versions : DRAFTS
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Allow : ENABLE
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Purchase price : COST
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Regarding : ASTO
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Radar image : BLIP
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It follows 11 : NOON
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First 007 film : DRNO
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One-dish meal : STEW
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Suggestive look : LEER
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School for a future ens. : USNA
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J.F.K. postings : ETAS
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Mins. and mins. : HRS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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