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New York Times, Sunday, November 2, 2008

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 163 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1102 ( 21,544 )
Across
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Precipitate : ABRUPT
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Amplifier jack letters : MIC
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Liveliness : ESPRIT
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"Sort of" ending : ISH
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Full assembly : PLENUM
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Nabokov heroine : ADA
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Falafel sandwich sauce : TAHINI
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Never, in Nürnberg : NIE
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They work on Steinways : TUNERS
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Where you might see 115-Across : COMICBOOKCOVER
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They're hidden in a Hirschfeld sketch : NINAS
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Others, in Latin : ALII
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Tie followers, briefly : OTS
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Rubber that meets the road : TIRE
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Coffee order : ONESUGAR
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Deceive : LIETO
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Consumers : EATERS
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Pumpkin bomb-throwing enemy of 115-Across, with "the" : GREENGOBLIN
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Scottish cattle breed : GALLOWAY
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"Show me!" : PROVEIT
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Gibson's "Ransom" co-star : RUSSO
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Prominent stars in constellations : BETAS
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What's more : AND
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Food writer Rombauer and others : IRMAS
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Related to base eight : OCTAL
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Royals abroad, maybe : EXILES
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"___ see" : SOI
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Go (for) : OPT
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Bandleader Puente : TITO
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Scratch cause : CATFIGHT
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Leaves behind : DITCHES
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"London Fields" author : AMIS
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Taliban leader : OMAR
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Way overseas : TAO
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French goose : OIE
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Mess up : ERR
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Plant with tendrils : VINE
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Selfish cry before and after "all" : MINE
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Sight from the Bering Sea : SIBERIA
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Astrologers' work : READINGS
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Geraint's beloved : ENID
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Vintage wheels : REO
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System of beliefs : ISM
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Baby carrier brand : SNUGLI
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Dress lines : SEAMS
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Singer Lauper : CYNDI
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Legal org. : ABA
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Plus : ASSET
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Loathing : ODIUM
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Shoelace ends: Var. : AIGLETS
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Handel opera based on Greek myth : ATALANTA
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Film star who played 38-Across : WILLEMDAFOE
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Resemble : BELIKE
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Wish granters : GENII
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The planet Venus : HESPERUS
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Memo starter : ATTN
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Lux. locale : EUR
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"___ fool ..." : IMNO
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Identify from memory : PLACE
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Theme of this puzzle : THEAMAZINGSPIDERMAN
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Lighthearted : BLITHE
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Suffix with puppet : EER
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Extremely : EVERSO
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Pupil's spot : EYE
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It's covered by a sleeve : RECORD
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Hosp. staff : DRS
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Learn easily : TAKETO
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Beam : RAY
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Firewood measures : STERES
Down
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10-G, e.g.: Abbr. : APTNO
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Laundry whitener : BLUING
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Actor Jeremy of "North Country" : RENNER
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Nervousness : UNEASE
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Run down : PURSUE
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Some intellectual property: Abbr. : TMS
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Chewy cookie : MACAROON
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Immunity ___ on "Survivor" : IDOL
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Monet painting also known as "The Woman in the Green Dress" : CAMILLE
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And more: Abbr. : ETC
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Wooden shoe : SABOT
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115-Across's day job : PHOTOGRAPHER
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They run through South America : RIOS
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Publicity : INK
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Peculiarity : TIC
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Visible : INVIEW
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California's High ___ : SIERRA
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Joan of Arc's crime : HERESY
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Visual presentation of what gave 115-Across special powers : IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIISPIDER
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Tentacled enemy of 115-Across : OTTOOCTAVIUS
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Economics fig. : GNP
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Indian fort locale : AGRA
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___'acte : ENTR
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High ways? : ELS
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To boot : ALSO
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Drawers in a laundry room : BVDS
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Hardly luxurious : AUSTERE
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Looks good on : BECOMES
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Assay : EXAMINE
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Largest moon of Uranus : TITANIA
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Film star who played 26-Down : ALFREDMOLINA
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Quattro + due : SEI
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Comfy shoe : MOC
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Stopwatch info : TIMINGS
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All excited : ATINGLE
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Goes ballistic : LOSESIT
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Company leaders: Abbr. : SGTS
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Bouquet : ODOR
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Mohawk, for one : HAIRCUT
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Film star who played 115-Across : TOBEYMAGUIRE
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White-glove affairs : TEAS
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Sp. matrons : SRAS
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Big time? : EON
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Modern test subj. : DNA
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"Scenes From a ___" (Woody Allen film) : MALL
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Home of Rapid City: Abbr. : SDAK
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Setting of the painting "Washington Crossing the Delaware" : DAWN
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Natural sweetener : BEEHONEY
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"Don't look ___ that way!" : ATME
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Suffix with glass : INE
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Dim perception : GLIMMER
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Old campus grp. : SDS
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Let up : ABATED
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Stake attachment, maybe : TETHER
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Takes in, say : ALTERS
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Small program : APPLET
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Girl's name meaning "happy" : FELICE
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Person with a public address : ORATOR
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Swindle : EUCHRE
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Young business partner? : ERNST
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Beginnings : SEEDS
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Book before Daniel: Abbr. : EZEK
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Water brand : NAYA
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Intersected : MET
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Glamorous Gardner : AVA
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Abbr. in a real estate ad : BRS

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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