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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 2001

Author:
Kelly Clark
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kelly Clark

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQXZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Clark. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2001, The New York TimesNo. 1120 ( 19,005 )
Across
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Labor Day and many other fed. holidays : MONS
5
Canterbury can : GAOL
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"Auld Lang ___" : SYNE
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Slow, on a score : LENTO
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Where homeys hang : HOOD
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Lamb's meat made of building blocks? : LEGOMUTTON
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Got on in years : AGED
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Six Flags New England locale : AGAWAM
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Utah state flower : SEGOLILY
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For most movie audiences : RATEDPG
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___ y Plata (Montana's motto) : ORO
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Decision regarding a Belafonte song? : DAYOJUDGMENT
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Picture holder : ALBUM
34
1989 Oscar winner Jessica : TANDY
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Susan of "The Partridge Family" : DEY
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Guilty one, in copspeak : PERP
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Lion tamers' needs : WHIPS
38
Wine label info : YEAR
39
Sister of Zsa Zsa : EVA
40
Sound on the hour : CHIME
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Totaled, costwise : RANTO
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Place for assenting Brits? : RIGHTOCENTER
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Ltd., here : INC
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Foxhole occupant : SOLDIER
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Guaranteed to work : FAILSAFE
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Sen. Feinstein : DIANNE
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Airline since 1948 : ELAL
57
Beatle's maxim? : RINGOTRUTH
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Add fringe to : EDGE
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Subordinate Clauses? : ELVES
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Oozy ground : MIRE
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Hammer or sickle : TOOL
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Roy Rogers's real surname : SLYE
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Rose part : STEM
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Of the cheek : MALAR
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Alpha's opposite : OMEGA
3
Bother persistently : NAGAT
4
Made the scene : SHOWEDUP
5
Comprehend : GET
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Black or red insects : ANTS
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Platte River Indian : OTOE
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A million to one, say : LONGODDS
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Haifa hello : SHALOM
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One who sits cross-legged, maybe : YOGI
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Christmas : NOEL
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Water awhirl : EDDY
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Like inferior gravy : LUMPY
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Sir's mate : MADAM
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Unrestrained revelry : ORGY
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Like some romances : GOTHIC
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"I love," to Yvette : JAIME
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Sets free : UNPENS
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Genesis garden : EDEN
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"Cool!" : NEAT
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Newbie : TYRO
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Mimic : APER
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First name in jeans : LEVI
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Toot one's own horn : BRAG
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"So?" : WHOCARES
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Sail supports : YARDARMS
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Boxes: Abbr. : CTNS
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Kindled anew : RELIT
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Campus Jewish organization : HILLEL
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Fusses : TODOS
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Mukluks wearer : INUIT
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Shorten again, perhaps : REHEM
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Pedal pushers : FEET
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Designer Gucci : ALDO
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Othello's ensign : IAGO
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Plug up : FILL
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A deadly sin : ENVY
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"How about that!" : GEE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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