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New York Times, Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1123 ( 22,660 )
Across
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Some confessions : SINS
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Quite : SUCH
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Yearned (for) : ACHED
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Economist Smith : ADAM
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Arthur who often raised a racket : ASHE
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Home to Bates College : MAINE
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"Later" : CIAO
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Fan sound : WHIR
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Grain disease : ERGOT
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*1982 hit by the Clash : ROCKTHECASBAH
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64-Across, for one : EMPEROR
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"You are not!" retort : IAMTOO
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"___ durn tootin'!" : YER
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*1994 World Cup final site : ROSEBOWL
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Cul-de-___ : SAC
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Off-kilter : ASKEW
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Part of A.D. : ANNO
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Spanish uncle : TIO
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*Fortuneteller's bit : TEALEAF
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M.D.'s reading : EEG
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Stuff to be loaded : AMMO
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1953 John Wayne film : HONDO
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Teetotaling : DRY
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*Popular drinking game : BEERPONG
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Sounds of woe : OYS
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Shut up : SEALED
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Trapdoor concealer : AREARUG
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Ordinary ... or what the beginning of the answer to each starred clue is? : GARDENVARIETY
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Ritzy : SWANK
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Cutting put-down : BARB
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Salon employee : DYER
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Taken for ___ : ARIDE
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Blue shade : ANIL
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Colossal statue outside ancient Rome's Colosseum : NERO
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Church council : SYNOD
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Big name in locks : YALE
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Bogotá bears : OSOS
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"___ bleu!" : SACRE
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Cut to the chase, say : IDIOM
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Org. co-founded by W. E. B. Du Bois : NAACP
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Bear with a hat : SMOKEY
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Carpenter's aid : SAWHORSE
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Program distributor : USHER
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All the rage : CHIC
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Goddess whose name is an anagram of her mother's : HERA
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Single-celled creatures : AMEBAE
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South-of-the-border cry : CARAMBA
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Pretentious : HIGHTONED
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Record producer Brian : ENO
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Ford Field team, on scoreboards : DET
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Pick up the tab : TREAT
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Family nickname : SIS
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One of the capitalist class : OWNER
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Science : OLOGY
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Register anew : RELOG
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___ Glendower, last Welshman to hold the title Prince of Wales : OWEN
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Attempts : STABS
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Singer Mann : AIMEE
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"Huh?" : COMEAGAIN
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France's Dominique Strauss-___ : KAHN
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Eliciting an "aww," maybe : ADORABLE
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Room with a closet, often : FOYER
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Florida getaway locale : ORLANDO
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Sat (up) : PERKED
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Roulette bet : ODD
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Declined : SAIDNO
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Singer Lavigne : AVRIL
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Spanish kings : REYES
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In ___ (unborn) : UTERO
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Sidewalk vendors' offerings : GYROS
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Parent company of Shopping.com : EBAY
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Grandma : NANA
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An original member of the Star Alliance : SAS
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Twisted : WRY

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

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