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New York Times, Thursday, November 22, 2007

Who said "I believe in censorship. After all I made a fortune out of it"

Author:
Oliver Hill
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Oliver Hill

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JKQVZ} Spans: 2 There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York Times11/22/07 ( No. 21,198 )

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Across
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Crosses and such : AWARDS
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Rid of persistent dinginess, say : REWASH
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Crunchy salad ingredient : SNOWPEA
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Sluggishness : INERTIA
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[See diagram] : ADULTFILMRATING
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Word with ceiling or football : FAN
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Son of David : SOLOMON
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N.Y.C. commuter option : MTA
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Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
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Author of "Winning Bridge Made Easy" : GOREN
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Wisconsin senator Feingold : RUSS
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Trick : STUNT
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"Gnarly!" : RAD
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"The Da Vinci Code" albino : SILAS
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Some camp sights : TEPEES
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Beast that bugles : WAPITI
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T. ___ : REX
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Marks (out) : XES
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___ Press, classic Venetian printer that introduced italics : ALDINE
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Half of a 1991 film title duo : THELMA
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Children's doctor? : SEUSS
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___ Lawrence Orchestra (British big band since the 1960s) : SYD
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Domains : AREAS
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Slew : HOST
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Los Angeles's ___ Verdes Peninsula : PALOS
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A long time : AGES
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Hill creator : ANT
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Thumb's end : SILENTB
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Feeling in a cathedral, maybe : AWE
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[See diagram] : ROMANNUMERALTEN
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What x makes : PRODUCT
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Superlatively Halloweenlike : EERIEST
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High point : APOGEE
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Small harpsichord : SPINET
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Medium tempo : ANDANTE
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Tense : WOUNDUP
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Poking tool : AWL
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Sch. papers : RPTS
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Clear up : DEFOG
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Crew member : SAILOR
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Barely missed, as a hole : RIMMED
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Corporation in 2001 headlines : ENRON
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Withdraw (from) : WEAN
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"All nature is but ___": Pope : ART
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Bright lights, at times : STIMULI
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Suggests : HINTSAT
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Like blue-chip stocks : SAFEST
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Sampras rival : AGASSI
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44-Across character, with "the" : LORAX
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A : ONE
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Light (into) : RIP
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Gull relatives : TERNS
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Skater Cohen : SASHA
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Spot : SEE
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Soggy : WET
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B flat, enharmonically : ASHARP
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"Fidelio" protagonist : LEONORA
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It's shaken outside a house, not in : DUSTMOP
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Suffix with sex : IST
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Tree tissue : XYLEM
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Pitching stat : ERA
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Heir : LEGATEE
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Who said "I believe in censorship. After all I made a fortune out of it" : MAEWEST
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Yes : ASSENT
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Private response? : SALUTE
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Nonprofit groups, often : DONEES
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___-nez : PINCE
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Throat ailment : STREP
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Cozy : SNUG
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Adriatic port : BARI
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Hustle and bustle : ADO
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Architect Maya : LIN

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

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