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New York Times, Monday, November 17, 2008

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {HJQVX} This is puzzle # 36 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1117 ( 21,559 )
Across
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Animal foot : PAW
4
Swiss peaks : ALPS
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Smaller than small, in dress sizes : PETITE
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Slugger's stat : RBI
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Neil Armstrong made a giant one for mankind : LEAP
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"8 Mile" rapper : EMINEM
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Takes too much, briefly : ODS
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One-named singer of "Smooth Operator" : SADE
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Gem measures : CARATS
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Demand legal restitution after injury : SUEFORDAMAGES
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Pentax competitor : NIKON
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Subtle auction bid indicator : NOD
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Forum wrap : TOGA
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Oui's opposite : NON
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KitchenAid alternative : AMANA
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Seek compassionate treatment : BEGFORMERCY
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Big talker : GASBAG
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Lots and lots : OODLES
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What drought victims might do : PRAYFORRAIN
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Ration out : ALLOT
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Aquarium wriggler : EEL
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Intent look : GAZE
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"Rescue me!" : SOS
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Shenanigan : ANTIC
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Remain unsettled : PEND
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Take unnecessary risks : ASKFORTROUBLE
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Test of one's mettle : ORDEAL
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Perched on : ATOP
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Tractor-trailer : RIG
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Place to begin to connect the dots : POINTA
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Coagulate : CLOT
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Free ___ bird : ASA
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Seven-person band : SEPTET
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Bills you might break 20s into : TENS
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They generally run east-west in Manhattan: Abbr. : STS
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Plain writing : PROSE
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Kidnap : ABDUCT
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Not fooled by : WISETO
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In addition : ALSO
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Get the hang of : LEARN
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Expense account no-no : PADDING
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Talk about : SPEAKOF
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Ice cream nut : PECAN
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Online periodical, for short : EMAG
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Almost any part of the Michelin Man : TIRE
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All tangled up : INASNARL
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Asian New Year : TET
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Bad ___ (German spa) : EMS
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London forecast : FOG
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Like the earliest Beatles recordings : MONO
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Way back when : ONCE
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Calendar components : DAYS
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Rearward, at sea : ABAFT
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In the midst of : AMONG
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Kind of school : MED
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Sense of self-importance : EGO
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Le ___ Soleil (Louis XIV) : ROI
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Transcript figs. : GPAS
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Guthrie who sang "Alice's Restaurant" : ARLO
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Tortilla chip topper : SALSADIP
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Caveat on a party invitation: Abbr. : BYO
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Western gambling mecca : RENO
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Take back, as a statement : RETRACT
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Not too much : ALITTLE
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"The Simpsons" storekeeper : APU
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Football referees, informally : ZEBRAS
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Sign up to serve : ENLIST
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Note a half step up from G : AFLAT
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Sing like Bing : CROON
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Artist known for dance scenes : DEGAS
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Transmitted : SENT
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The shrew in "The Taming of the Shrew" : KATE
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Chooses : OPTS
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Photo ___ (P.R. events) : OPS
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___ v. Wade : ROE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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