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New York Times, Friday, November 23, 2007

31-Across : Dry out

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Gamache.
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© 2007, The New York Times11/23/07 ( No. 21,199 )
Across
1
Bit of income for the Department of Motor Vehicles : LICENSEFEE
11
Waist products : OBIS
15
What someone might win after stumping a cultural group? : ETHNICVOTE
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Russian car : LADA
17
Greek salad ingredient : GOATCHEESE
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Seventh-century year : DCLI
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Exhausted : GONE
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Body repair sites, briefly : ORS
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Indicated "Just teasing!" : WINKED
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Two-timing types : RATS
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Target : AIMAT
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Where Yankees are found at Shea : VISITORSDUGOUT
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Dry out : DETOX
32
They're taken to the cleaners : SUITS
33
Dude : BRO
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Y.M.C.A. member?: Abbr. : ASSN
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Ark contents : TORAH
36
16 and Seventeen, for short : MAGS
37
___ tree : UPA
38
Hatch in politics : ORRIN
39
Doesn't quite mash : RICES
40
Fan fare? : BALLPARKFRANKS
43
Stinko : LOUSY
44
One-eighties : UEYS
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"Jeez!" : OHGOSH
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Amer. capital : USD
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Flawlessly : TOAT
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Corner piece : ROOK
53
Axiom : BASICTRUTH
56
Snatch, slangily : GLOM
57
Witness to Anakin Skywalker and Padmé Amidala's secret wedding : ARTOODETOO
58
When tripled, "et cetera" : YADA
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Rod Laver won two : GRANDSLAMS
Down
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___ Mason (asset management firm) : LEGG
2
"___, dislike it" (start of Marianne Moore's "Poetry") : ITOO
3
Fictional character who first appeared in "The House Without a Key" : CHAN
4
Begins : ENTERSON
5
Robertson of CNN : NIC
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Controversial 1980s-'90s baseball team owner : SCHOTT
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"A thousand pardons" : EVERSOSORRY
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They're not for you : FOES
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Big-headed sorts, for short : ETS
10
Big shoe spec : EEEWIDTH
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Candidate for the proverbial glue factory : OLDNAG
12
Consecutive : BACKTOBACK
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Frivolous : IDLE
14
Related : SAID
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Don in the National Radio Hall of Fame : IMUS
24
City where Cézanne was born : AIX
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Cuisine that may be served with a chork : ASIANFUSION
26
Hornet genus : VESPA
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"Everything's cool" : ITSALLGOOD
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Ninth-century founder of the Russian monarchy : RURIK
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Id output : URGES
30
Put into a 35-Down : TOSS
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Smear : DAUB
35
Waste product : TRASHBAG
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Oldtime entertainer : MINSTREL
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Work : OPUS
39
Skate : RAY
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Start of a little daredevil's declaration : LOOKMA
42
Food fish of Australia and New Zealand : REDCOD
45
Binge : ORGY
46
Ciao, in Chile : HOLA
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Court org. : USTA
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Make ___ check : OUTA
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Little bit : ATOM
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Wilson's vice pres. ___ Marshall : THOS
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Sheet music abbr. : ARR
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Cowboys' concerns, briefly : TDS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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