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New York Times, Friday, November 26, 2010

Author:
Gary Steinmehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Steinmehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Steinmehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 1126 ( 22,298 )
Across
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Showed great discomfort : WRITHED
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Turkey tots? : POULTS
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Lamont Library locale : HARVARD
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Like some expense reimbursements : PERDIEM
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1968 Rock Hudson action film : ICESTATIONZEBRA
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They can make waves : SINES
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It's out of bounds : NONO
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H.M.O. personnel : RNS
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Grow together : KNIT
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One way to be in love : MADLY
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"Dressing Rich" author Feldon : LEAH
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Heartbeat : SEC
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Sights in an intensive care unit : TUBES
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"___ of Roses" (1995 adult contemporary album) : BETTE
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Green Monster's squad : BOSOX
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One on board an outboard : BOATER
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1940 Tyrone Power adventure film, with "The" : MARKOFZORRO
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Strongly realistic : GRITTY
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Dweller along the Skunk River : IOWAN
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1935 Pulitzer-winning biography : RELEE
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Take over : ANNEX
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Many a prof : PHD
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"Aida" chorus subject : ISIS
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Where Hausa and Djerma are spoken : NIGER
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Adonis' undoing : BOAR
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Sitter's charge, maybe : PET
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Big bank investment? : DIKE
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"She's Got You" singer, 1962 : CLINE
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1937 Ronald Colman adventure film, with "The" : PRISONEROFZENDA
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Political tactic : EVASION
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Thing under a tumbler : COASTER
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Transplants : RESETS
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Without any gas? : TERSELY
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Egg beaters : WHISKS
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County south of Milwaukee : RACINE
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Peaceful : IRENIC
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Show case? : TVSET
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They have crowns : HATS
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Big time : ERA
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It's been banned in the U.S. since 1972 : DDT
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Wise leader? : PENNY
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Italian side dish : ORZO
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Ulan-___, Russia : UDE
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Book : LIBRETTO
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Like a clover leaf : TERNATE
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Atom ___ : SMASHER
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Crawl spaces? : POOLS
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Telephone dialer? : INDEXFINGER
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Like some perfume : MUSKY
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"Bug ___" (1999 Destiny's Child hit) : ABOO
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Wise up : LEARN
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Calorie-rich dessert : TORTE
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Ingredient in artificial gems : BORAX
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Katharine Lee ___, writer of "America the Beautiful" : BATES
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Garden shelter : BOWER
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Revolutionary War groups : MILITIAS
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Neighborhood : ZONE
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Vise : GRIPPER
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What things may be held in : RESERVE
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Conrad who wrote "Ushant," 1952 : AIKEN
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___ shoes (ballet wear) : POINTE
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"Ezio" composer : HANDEL
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Gray : DREARY
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Young hijos : NINOS
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Smile upon : BLESS
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Darer's cry : DOIT
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Powerful person : CZAR
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Tampa-to-Ft. Myers dir. : SSE
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Time of much raking: Abbr. : OCT
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One to counter : FOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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