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New York Times, Friday, November 16, 2007

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JVWZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 21,192 )
Across
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Back-and-forth : QANDA
6
One at the helm : STEERSMAN
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"___ directed" : USEAS
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Product identifier : TRADENAME
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Apple storage devices : IPODS
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It maintains a proper attitude : AUTOPILOT
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"Western Star" poet : BENET
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Mount ___, sacred Chinese site : TAI
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Sunder : PART
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Source of support : BRA
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Fragrant : SCENTED
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Bbl. fraction : GAL
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___ rock (radio format) : LITE
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Bills are in it: Abbr. : AFC
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Deal-killing words : NOSALE
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Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
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Venue of many Richard Petty wins : DAYTONA
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First-class handouts? : SYLLABI
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Herd-thinning menace : RUSTLER
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Semirural, say : EXURBAN
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Time magazine Person of the Year, 2005 : BONO
45
One working on a board : IRONER
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Party in Pretoria: Abbr. : ANC
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Poses in a studio? : YOGA
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Photographer Goldin : NAN
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Town on the Long Island Rail Road : SYOSSET
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Sprout : KID
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Channel blocker : SILT
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Letters before a street name : AKA
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"I'll give you ___ ..." : AHINT
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Colloquial : IDIOMATIC
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Newswoman Poussaint : RENEE
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Logic's counterpart : SENTIMENT
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Rich spreads : PATES
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Trunk accumulation : TREERINGS
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Common dog name : SPORT
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Nitpicking : QUIBBLES
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Harshness : ASPERITY
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Relating to babes : NEONATAL
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___ City, seat of Pasco County, Fla. : DADE
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Right hands: Abbr. : ASSTS
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1945 film musical with the song "It Might As Well Be Spring" : STATEFAIR
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Cutting out? : TRUANCY
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Suffer a loss, slangily : EATIT
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Shogunate capital : EDO
10
Mouthpiece : REP
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Scissor : SNIP
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Costa del Sol port : MALAGA
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Unprincipled : AMORAL
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Green stinger : NETTLE
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Creme Egg maker : CADBURY
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Proclaim : ENOUNCE
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Underbosses' bosses : DONS
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1990s sitcom : ELLEN
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Didn't get involved : SATBY
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Does, as business : TRANSACTS
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Choppers : AXES
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Probe : LOOKINTO
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Bring about with some effort : ENGINEER
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Cavalier evaluation? : ROADTEST
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On the sundeck : BASKING
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Not yield : INSIST
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Corporate shark : RAIDER
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Seeing the sites : ONLINE
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Like muesli : OATEN
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Diamond protectors : TARPS
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Lug : TOTE
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Jalopy : HEAP
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It was deorbited in 2001 : MIR
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"Bel-___" (Maupassant novel) : AMI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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