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New York Times, Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Author:
Victor Fleming and Bonnie L. Gentry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.55023
Victor Fleming
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1.53110
Bonnie L. Gentry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 83, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Fleming. This is puzzle # 4 for Ms. Gentry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1124 ( 21,931 )
Across
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Eucalyptus : GUMTREE
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Not easily tricked : SLY
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Typewriter type : PICA
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Cast a spell over : ENCHANT
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"Time out" hand signal shape : TEE
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Simon Cowell's show, for short : IDOL
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Introduced to the mix : ADDEDIN
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With 64-Across, everything considered : ATTHEEND
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Use deep massage on : ROLF
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Donated : GAVE
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Toothpaste that Bucky Beaver once pitched : IPANA
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PC introducer of 1981 : IBM
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Where the North Slope slopes : ALASKA
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Oscar-winning "American Beauty" writer : ALANBALL
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With 43- and 48-Across, everything considered : WHENALL
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Habit-kicking program : REHAB
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"I have no preference" : EITHER
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Adriatic, e.g. : SEA
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Stuntman Knievel : EVEL
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See 34-Across : ISSAID
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Having similar properties : AKIN
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Actress Long of "Are We There Yet?" : NIA
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Howard who announced "Down goes Frazier!" : COSELL
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Pullover style : VNECK
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See 34-Across : ANDDONE
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Avoid, with "from" : KEEPAWAY
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Oust from office : UNSEAT
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Internet access option, for short : DSL
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Melvin of the Nixon cabinet : LAIRD
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Droner, usually : BORE
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Luke Skywalker's mentor : YODA
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See 19-Across : OFTHEDAY
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The "O" of Jackie O. : ONASSIS
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Word after gray or Bay : AREA
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Return addressee?: Abbr. : IRS
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Phrases with "as a" in the middle : SIMILES
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Quad building : DORM
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Pedal next to the brake : GAS
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Gets the better of, slangily : ACESOUT
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First or neutral : GEAR
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"Go back" computer command : UNDO
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The year 1450 : MCDL
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After "in," and with 44-Down, everything considered : THEFINAL
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"Way cool!" : RAD
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Riddle : ENIGMA
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Sicilian hot spot : ETNA
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"Delphine" author Madame de ___ : STAEL
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Call in tennis : LET
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Up to now : YET
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Tin that inspired the Frisbee : PIEPAN
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Inkling : IDEA
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Stamford's state: Abbr. : CONN
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Capt. Pierce player : ALDA
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Backpacking sort : HIKER
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Traveling bag : VALISE
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Consumer protection org. : BBB
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For a short time : AWHILE
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Molt : SHED
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Gladiators' venue : ARENA
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Ira who wrote "Rosemary's Baby" : LEVIN
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Leading : AHEAD
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Rent payer : LESSEE
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Out of whack : ASKEW
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German binoculars maker : LEICA
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Long and lean : LANKY
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Converse with : TALKTO
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They carry a charge : IONS
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See 4-Down : ANALYSIS
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Publisher ___ Nast : CONDE
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#2's, for short : VPS
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City near Raleigh : DURHAM
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Like paradise : EDENIC
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Bottomless pit : ABYSS
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Washerful : LOAD
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Early do for Michael Jackson : AFRO
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Way of old Rome : ITER
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Parks who wouldn't sit still for injustice : ROSA
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Capital on a fjord : OSLO
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Prie-___ (prayer bench) : DIEU
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Deputy: Abbr. : ASST
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Use a spade : DIG
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Coach Parseghian : ARA
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Soul: Fr. : AME

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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