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MAN OF MANY WORDS

New York Times, Sunday, November 15, 2009

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 172 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1115 ( 21,922 )
Across
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Pair of pears : ANJOUS
7
Young socialites : DEBS
11
"___ Nagila" (song title that means "Let us rejoice") : HAVA
15
Move from Los Angeles to New York, say : GOEAST
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Ply with liquor : BESOT
17
Helped settle an argument : MEDIATED
21
*Tony Parsons novel [1943 song] : ONEFORMYBABY
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Source of black diamonds : COALYARD
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Workout count : REPS
25
Like some valves : AORTIC
26
*Mandarin variety [1942] : TANGERINE
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Had brunch : ATE
28
Some dogs : FIDOS
29
Aminos, e.g. : ACIDS
31
Robert of "The Sopranos" : ILER
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No-good : ROTTEN
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Lost : ATSEA
35
Thrice daily, on an Rx : TID
37
Molokai and Maui: Abbr. : ISLS
38
Left-wingers : LIBS
40
Bread box? : ATM
41
Last non-A.D. year : ONEBC
44
One way to put out an album : ONCD
45
"Blah, blah, blah" : ETCETC
47
William ___, the Father of Modern Medicine : OSLER
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Seeds might be planted in it : ROW
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Greek god of the north wind : BOREAS
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Late Saudi king : FAHD
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2001 World Series winner : ARIZONA
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Uranium source, e.g. : ORE
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"Mad Men" extra : STENO
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Stylish filmmaker : AUTEUR
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Pink-slip : SACK
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Mental flashes : IDEAS
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*It flows into Ontario's Georgian Bay [1961] : MOONRIVER
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Soup server : LADLE
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9/ : SEPT
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"Pretty please?" : WILLYA
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Glide (over) : SKATE
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Weak-looking : WAN
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Girl Scout symbol : TREFOIL
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Revise : EDIT
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Nanny's warning : BEHAVE
81
Orch. section : STR
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Attack fiercely : FLYAT
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Curvy-horned animals : ELANDS
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Took a gander at : EYED
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Of element #76 : OSMIC
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Strong joe : MUD
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"... ___ saw Elba" : EREI
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Copy job delayers : JAMS
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Hubbub : ADO
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"Are you in ___?" : OROUT
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Faux gold : ORMOLU
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Billing no. : ACCT
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Beachgoer's hair lightener : SUNIN
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Get 100 on a test : ACEIT
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Ungodliness : SIN
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*Laurel and Hardy flick [1949] : GREATGUNS
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Oil source : CANOLA
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Suffix with billion : AIRE
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Move from New York to Los Angeles, say : HEADWEST
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Lyricist born 11/18/1909 who wrote the words to the 10 songs with asterisked clues : JOHNNYMERCER
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Whenever : ASSOONAS
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Dr. Alzheimer : ALOIS
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Off the coast : INLAND
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Suffix with tip : STER
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"What's Going On" singer : GAYE
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Some wraps : STOLES
Down
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Greek market : AGORA
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Three trios : NONET
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*"Omigosh!" [1938] : JEEPERSCREEPERS
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Dummkopfs : OAFS
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Show grp. : USO
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Narrow way : STRAIT
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Shopaholic's accumulation : DEBTS
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Morales in movies : ESAI
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Texas State athlete : BOBCAT
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It's a mess : STY
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*Rural jaunt [1945] : HAYRIDE
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"Garfield: ___ of Two Kitties" (2006 film) : ATAIL
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"Les Voyages Extraordinaires" writer : VERNE
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Abacus user : ADDER
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Like "Don Juan" : BYRONIC
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Rachel of "Mean Girls" : MCADAMS
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Ages and ages : EONS
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Nobelist Hammarskjöld : DAG
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Suffix with duct : ILE
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Vintage Ford : MODELT
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Associate with : TIETO
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Knox and others: Abbr. : FTS
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See 110-Down : CSA
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Vintage sign word : OLDE
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Hollywood pooch : ASTA
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Start of an adage about forgiveness : TOERR
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Cross inscription : INRI
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So that one can : INORDERTO
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Hoodwink : BEFOOL
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Many a 115-Across collaboration : BROADWAYMUSICAL
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Assemblies : CONCLAVES
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Some Juilliard students : OBOISTS
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Maximal ending : EST
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*Total sham [1963] : CHARADE
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*Former first lady [1945] : LAURA
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Came alive : WAKENED
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Stubborn sort : ASS
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Hwy. offense : DUI
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Hungarian half sister? : ZSA
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*One of the Brontës [1964] : EMILY
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Cambodia's Lon ___ : NOL
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Emmy winner, e.g. : TVSTAR
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Hair-raising shriek : EEK
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Div. of Justice : ATF
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Nevada's largest county : NYE
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See 110-Down : LEE
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Ham radio catchword : WILCO
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Cable inits. : TBS
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"The Wizard ___" : OFID
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"Why did ___ this happen?" : ILET
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Get better : HEAL
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Comes (to) : AMOUNTS
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Swings : TURNS
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Former 38-Across : NEOCONS
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With desperation : DIRELY
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*Toro's target [1956] : MATADOR
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"Where ___ sign?" : DOI
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Tittle : JOT
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7-Up, with "the" : UNCOLA
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Indiana/Michigan natives : MIAMIS
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Eastern titles : AGHAS
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Cardinal's topper : CREST
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Knock it off : CEASE
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City rebuilt by Darius I : SUSA
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Photographer Leibovitz : ANNIE
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Peace goddess : IRENE
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Studious crowd : NERDS
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Tandem's capacity : TWO
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With 69-Down, V.I.P. in the 30-Down : GEN
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Cry from a deck : AHOY
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Janis's comic strip hubby : ARLO
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Sporty wheels : JAG
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Med. specialty : ENT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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