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New York Times, Thursday, November 26, 2015

Author:
Ed Sessa
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edward Sessa

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Mispellings! Er, misspellings. We've seen a few puzzles where entries in the grid were actually misspelled, so I liked Ed's ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 1126 ( 24,124 )
Across
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Health-promoting org. : CDC
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One of a pair of grillers : BADCOP
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H.S. exam : PSAT
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Major American Spanish-language newspaper : HOY
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Revolt : UPRISE
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It might be needed for a new job, informally : RELO
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Incident : OCCURRENCE
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"Odyssey," for one : EPOS
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Where firings take place : KILNS
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Watery, say : WEAK
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Gently strokes, as a dog : PATS
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Musical character who sings "Wouldn't it be loverly?" : ELIZA
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Perception, figuratively : RADAR
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Numerical prefix : DECI
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Long March leader : MAO
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Lead-in to "boom-de-ay" : TARARA
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Beer can feature : POPTAB
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Whale constellation : CETUS
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Kindergarden song beginning : ABC
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Exodus figure : PHARAOH
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911 responder, for short : EMS
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Very indignent : IRATE
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New York's ___ Bay Park : PELHAM
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Meat grinders : MOLARS
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One concerned with 47-Across, for short : DDS
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Trans-Siberian Railway hub : OMSK
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Web discount : EBATE
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Benjamin : CNOTE
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Carom : BANK
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Tel ___ : AVIV
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"Rosemary's Baby" author : LEVIN
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Secretery, e.g. : AIDE
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Without a doubt : DEFINITELY
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Neutral hue : GRAY
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"Be there shortly!" : INASEC
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Dockworkers' grp. : ILA
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Moldova and Belarus, once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Go on the offensive : ATTACK
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Number of mispelled words in this puzzle's clues (oh, by the way, watch out for those tricky shaded squares!) : TEN
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Lost an easy win : CHOKED
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Lamblike : DOCILE
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Like economic booms and busts : CYCLIC
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Fluid-filled sac near a joint : BURSA
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Showery mo. : APR
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Set pencil to paper, in a way : DREW
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Film : CINE
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Film award : OSCAR
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Eye quickly : PEEKAT
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Put together : PREPARE
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Disconnect : SEPARATE
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Much : ALOT
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Give the boot : TOSS
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Drop, like flies? : UNZIP
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Accomodations along the Black Sea : DACHA
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Speed trap datum: Abbr. : MPH
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Give ___ on the shoulder : ATAP
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Propelled, as a boat : OARED
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Pirate's swig : RUM
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Kiester : ASS
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"What's ___, Doc?" (classic Bugs Bunny short) : OPERA
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___-faced lie : BALD
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Charge before firing? : AIM
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Old buddy, old pal : BRO
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It's good for 12 months : CALENDAR
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Exclamations of surprise : OHS
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Computer cursor advancers : TABKEYS
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Claude who painted "Water Lillies" : MONET
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Coloseums : STADIA
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Words to a slowpoke : MOVEIT
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"___ Nacht" (German carol) : STILLE
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Many a New York City Marathon winner : KENYAN
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Occassion : EVENT
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Quick, sharp sound : CLICK
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Luggage : BAGS
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Broadcasts : AIRS
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"___ first you don't succeed ..." : IFAT
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Foriegn traveler's need : VISA
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Japanese tech giant : NEC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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