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New York Times, Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Cee

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1116 ( 22,653 )
Across
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Some undies : BVDS
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Go unhurriedly : AMBLE
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January 1 game : BOWL
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Half court game? : ALAI
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Joyful tune : CAROL
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Ibuprofen target : ACHE
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Common result of a lane closing : BOTTLENECK
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Pronoun in hymns : THEE
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Looking intently : AGAZE
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Symbol of sturdiness : OAK
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Vilify : SMEAR
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Outdoor affair : GARDENPARTY
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Computer for one who's on the go : LAPTOP
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Nationality suffix : IAN
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Nondairy dairy aisle item : OLEO
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Address the flock : PREACH
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Abbas's grp. : PLO
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Large, fun quantity, in a saying : BARRELOFMONKEYS
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Word that appears eight times on a dollar bill : ONE
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Baseball star nicknamed Godzilla : MATSUI
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Missing roll call, say : AWOL
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Avian source of red meat : EMU
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Gives a thumbs-down : SAYSNO
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Performer with sinuous moves : BELLYDANCER
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Some golf clubs : IRONS
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Stephen of "V for Vendetta" : REA
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Reach the Top 40, say : CHART
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Mozart's "___ Fan Tutte" : COSI
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Shot follower, often ... and a hint to the starts of 17-, 23-, 39- and 48-Across : BEERCHASER
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Blissful spot : EDEN
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Anesthetized : UNDER
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Singles bar delivery : LINE
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What's tender in Mexican restaurants? : PESO
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Mean-spirited : NASTY
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Writing on the wall : FATE
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Cake with a kick : BABA
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Journal on YouTube, maybe : VLOG
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Flash drive filler : DATA
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___ bath (therapeutic treatment) : SITZ
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Breeze through : ACE
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Lord's home : MANOR
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Slicer input : BREAD
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Social contract theorist John : LOCKE
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Fraternal member : ELK
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Penguin's nemesis : BATMAN
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Earthy tone : OCHER
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___ penny (pre-1959 cent) : WHEAT
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Smelling a rat : LEERY
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Building block brand : LEGO
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Warren ___, baseball's winningest lefty : SPAHN
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Heap kudos on : APPLAUD
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Kind of salad made famous by Julia Child : NICOISE
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Timber wolf : LOBO
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___ Freed, 1960s payola figure : ALAN
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___ Noël (French Santa Claus) : PERE
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Rocky hill : TOR
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Go to seed : ROT
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Abysmal grades : EFS
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___ Darya (river of central 58-Down) : AMU
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Hymnals' storage spots : PEWS
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City on the Rhône : LYON
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Nobel Institute city : OSLO
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TV honors : EMMYS
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Bandleader Kyser : KAY
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Phenomenon named for the infant Jesus : ELNINO
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Keystone's place : ARCH
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Muscle strengthened by curls, informally : BICEP
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Chip away : ERODE
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Shakes, so to speak : LOSES
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Kind of football with eight-player teams : ARENA
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Requisites : NEEDS
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Insertion indicator : CARET
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Soccer segment : HALF
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See 35-Down : ASIA
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Monopoly payment : RENT
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Lineage depiction : TREE
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Hamburger helper? : BUN
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Get blubbery : CRY

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

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