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New York Times, Friday, November 25, 2011

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 6, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 22,662 )
Across
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Mussel morsel : ALGA
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Observes, with "of" : TAKESNOTE
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Roll up : FURL
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It might tax a levee : WATERLEVEL
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Lots of stadiums have them : TAILGATEPARTIES
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Something soaked up : SUN
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Super Bowl of 2029 : LXIII
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Hoboken-to-Fort Lee dir. : NNE
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When to begin an operation : DDAY
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Grp. advising the president : NSC
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1940s-'50s White House name : BESS
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Way out: Abbr. : ESC
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Topkapi title : AGA
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Baltimore Orioles' spring training site : SARASOTAFLORIDA
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His inventory has gone many miles : USEDCARSALESMAN
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"Amazing Grace" melody basis : PENTATONICSCALE
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Naive optimism : STARSINONESEYES
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Time of day, briefly : EEN
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Start to stick? : NON
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17-Down part : PANE
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Campaign manager: Abbr. : GEN
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When many ballots are cast: Abbr. : TUES
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Blood-typing syst. : ABO
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Subject of the 2007 biography subtitled "The Man Who Became a Book" : ROGET
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Old wiring org. : UPI
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Get smitten hard : GOHEADOVERHEELS
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Workers associated with ding-dongs : AVONLADIES
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"Chicago" husband ___ Hart : AMOS
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Reason to "interrupt this program" : NEWSBREAK
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It happens by default : REPO
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Times of day, briefly : AFTS
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Island do : LUAU
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Tedious work : GRIND
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See 44-Down : ALL
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Star of "Mon Oncle" : TATI
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Didn't take out? : ATEIN
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French military wear : KEPIS
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Tudor ___ : ERA
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Canonflex, e.g. : SLR
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Take in : NET
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Like a wool supplier : OVINE
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Period of rapid growth : TEENS
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No one ___ business : ELSES
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Cerecloth feature : WAXYCOATING
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Bell jar relative : GLASSCASE
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Hard-copy : DEADTREE
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Where "operators are standing by" : CALLCENTERS
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Backdrop for many singles matches? : BARSCENE
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Declines : GOESSOUTH
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Takes evening courses? : SUPS
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At ___ time (prearranged) : ASET
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Sofer of soaps : RENA
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Beta follower : TRON
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___ other (uniquely) : ASNO
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Gladly, old-style : FAIN
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Wishy-washy response : IMAY
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Land in a depression : DALE
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Hydrocarbon endings : ANES
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Like some rites : PAGAN
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With 4-Down, first and foremost : ABOVE
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"Ain't gonna happen!" : NOHOW
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Opposite of build up : ERODE
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Girlfriend, in Granada : NOVIA
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Dismissive retort : SUEME
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Circus performer : GEEK
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Sound associated with ripples : PLOP
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"That ___ you!" : ISSO
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Napkin edges? : ENS
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Adriatic repub. : ALB
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"God, home and country" org. : DAR
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Place to put a plug : EAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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