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New York Times, Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 14 Words: 71, Blocks: 34 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 144 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1102 ( 22,274 )
Across
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Toy gun shot : BBS
4
Machine that was often cloned : IBMPC
9
Molecular matter : ATOM
13
"Don't Bring Me Down" band, for short : ELO
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It may be "golden" in mathematics : RATIO
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Kind of shark : MAKO
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Where a cowpuncher may work : DUDERANCH
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Sweat spot : BROW
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School attended by James Bond ... and Ian Fleming : ETON
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Big bears : KODIAKS
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Drink made with vodka, coffee liqueur and cream : WHITERUSSIAN
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Equipment for Olympian Lindsey Vonn : SKIS
27
Aunts, in Arles : TANTES
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Grades in the mid-70s : CEES
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"Arrivederci" : CIAO
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"Sorry if that rude word offended you" : PARDONMYFRENCH
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Double-reed woodwind : OBOE
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Prefix with -morphism : ENDO
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"What a pleasant surprise!" : OHO
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Letter-writing prisoner, perhaps : PENPAL
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Quatre + un : CINQ
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Play whence the phrase "the most unkindest cut of all" : JULIUSCAESAR
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Group for young people coping with parental substance abuse : ALATEEN
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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Green fruit : KIWI
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What the last words in 16-, 22-, 36- and 48-Across are : DRESSINGS
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___ fixe : IDEE
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"Fiddler on the Roof" milkman : TEVYE
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Game cube : DIE
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Signs of approval : NODS
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Pictures that may be difficult to focus on : OPART
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Word repeated in a classic "When Harry Met Sally ..." scene : YES
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Moisten, as grass : BEDEW
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Animator Don : BLUTH
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"Same here" : SODOI
4
Like the verb "to be": Abbr. : IRR
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Sheep's cry : BAA
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Everest, e.g.: Abbr. : MTN
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Selects : PICKS
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Any regular on "The View," e.g. : COHOST
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Atmosphere, as at a restaurant : AMBIANCE
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Quentin who directed "Inglourious Basterds" : TARANTINO
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"I get it already!" : OKOK
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Does some lawn work : MOWS
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Sinusitis docs : ENTS
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1/7 of a Spanish week : DIA
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Kitchen utensil brand name : EKCO
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Nothing, in Paris : RIEN
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1972 #2 hit for Bill Withers : USEME
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Individually : EACH
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Greenwich Village neighbor : SOHO
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Individually : APOP
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"Streamers" playwright David : RABE
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Exhibiting fierce determination : IRONJAWED
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Matches, as two tapes : SYNCS
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Sheriffs' sidekicks : DEPUTIES
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Bank guarantor, for short : FDIC
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"Five Women" author Jaffe : RONA
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Word that can follow pale, brown or cask : ALE
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Told fibs : LIEDTO
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British monarch beginning in '52 : QEII
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Overseas diplomat in N.Y.C., say : UNREP
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Little Orphan Annie's dog : SANDY
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Texas A&M athlete : AGGIE
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Rock's Guns N' ___ : ROSES
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Like, with "to" : AKIN
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Beach resort at the entrance to the Lagoon of Venice : LIDO
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Model Herzigova : EVA
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Six-Day War land: Abbr. : SYR
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Word with the longest entry in the O.E.D. : SET

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

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