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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QWX} This is puzzle # 146 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1114 ( 21,190 )
Across
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NPR host ___ Conan : NEAL
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Prevents, in legalspeak : ESTOPS
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Dental device : DAM
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Chamber music piece : TRIO
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Blubber : BOOHOO
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When to get to the airport to pick someone up: Abbr. : ETA
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À la a free-for-all : HOLDSBARRED
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It's definite : THE
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Western lily : SEGO
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Granny, for one : KNOT
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___ Rio, Tex. : DEL
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Become bored by : TIREOF
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Really easy decision : BRAINER
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Bum : GOODNIK
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Mimieux of "Where the Boys Are" : YVETTE
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"Newhart" setting : INN
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World Series prize : RING
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Double curves : OGEES
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Slogan popularized in the 1980s ... and a hint to 17-, 25-, 28-, 48-, 51- and 60-Across : JUSTSAYNO
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Fabled "snowmen" : YETIS
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Call at home : SAFE
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Unruly do : MOP
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Hunky sort : ADONIS
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Restricted airspace : FLYZONE
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Pitcher's coup : HITGAME
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Good horseshoe toss : LEANER
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Eastern "path" : TAO
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BB's and shells : AMMO
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"Whoso diggeth ___ shall fall therein": Proverbs : APIT
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Museum hanging : OIL
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Mediocre : GREATSHAKES
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Mag. info : VOL
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Suffragist Bloomer : AMELIA
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Hatcher of film : TERI
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Whatever amount : ANY
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Hal David output : LYRICS
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___ race : ARMS
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To the ___ power : NTH
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Wind and rain cause it : EROSION
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Wing part : AILERON
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Stuck : LODGED
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Fall back : EBB
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Overcharge : SOAK
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Of two minds : TORN
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"The Dick Van Dyke Show" catchphrase : OHROB
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"The bill and coo of sex" per Elbert Hubbard : POETRY
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Lawn base : SOD
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Warming, of sorts : DETENTE
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Wheaties box adorner : ATHLETE
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Singer Ella ___ Morse : MAE
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Shortly : SOON
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Muralist Rivera : DIEGO
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___ Friday's : TGI
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Holiday trees : FIRS
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"___ calling!" : AVON
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Hi-___ monitor : RES
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Little foxes : KITS
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Code-cracking org. : NSA
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Large fishing hook : GAFF
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Self-professed ultrapatriot : JINGO
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Old Voice of America org. : USIA
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"Gimme a C ...!," e.g. : YELL
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Derisive word : YAH
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Bibliophile's concern : EDITION
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100 percent : TOTALLY
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Handle : MONIKER
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Like Carter's presidency : ONETERM
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___ diem : PER
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Excessively flattering : SMARMY
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Repeated word in "She Loves You" : YEAH
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1952 Brando role : ZAPATA
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Mideast V.I.P. : EMEER
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Saharan land : MALI
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Ear-related : OTIC
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Things in tubes : OVA
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Hoedown partner : GAL
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Airline to Oslo : SAS
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Family nickname : SIS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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