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New York Times, Wednesday, November 28, 2007

What you might do while driving to an unfamiliar place

Author:
Ray Fontenot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Fontenot.
Notepad: DIAGONAL
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© 2007, The New York Times11/28/07 ( No. 21,204 )
Across
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"Jabberwocky" start : TWAS
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Female W.W. II-era enlistees : WAACS
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Sorento and Sedona : KIAS
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Brewery fixture : OAST
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Is sporting : HASON
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Just sitting : IDLE
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Zuider Zee sight : DIKE
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Midway alternative : OHARE
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Legal basis of a repo : LIEN
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Bone-related : OSTEAL
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What you might do while driving to an unfamiliar place : GETLOST
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Rich dessert : TORTE
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Jumbo and colossal : SIZES
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Words of woe : OHME
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F equivalent : ESHARP
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Ancient theaters : ODEA
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Vintner's prefix : OENO
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"I ___ Parade" : LOVEA
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What you might do next? : FINDAGASSTATION
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Water nymph : NAIAD
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Garland's "cowardly" co-star : LAHR
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Manuscript encl. : SASE
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Seasoned vet : OLDPRO
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Southwest art center : TAOS
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Hardly garrulous : TERSE
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Ph.D. hurdles : ORALS
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What you might do next? : BUYAMAP
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Local lingo : PATOIS
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Melville mariner : AHAB
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Leader of the Mel-Tones : TORME
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Sierra Club concern: Abbr. : ECOL
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Game turn, maybe : ROLL
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Quilt stuffing : EIDER
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Gull-like predator : SKUA
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South Korea's first president : RHEE
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Some side dishes : SLAWS
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Communicate with modern-style : TEXT
Down
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List heading : TODO
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Tailor's measurement : WAIST
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Request one's presence at : ASKTO
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Be in control : STEER
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All out : WHOLEHOG
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Sighed word : AAH
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Fat-pig filler? : ASA
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Welsh breed : CORGI
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Cause for a blessing? : SNEEZE
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Volleyball spikes, say : KILLSHOTS
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Peculiar: Prefix : IDIO
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Publican's stock : ALES
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Made rhapsodic : SENT
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___ Z : ATO
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___ coil (1891 invention) : TESLA
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Able to feel : SENSATE
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Prix fixe offering : MEAL
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Adidas alternative : AVIA
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Model T contemporaries : REOS
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Frame filler : PANE
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___ consequence : OFNO
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Old-fashioned phone feature : DIAL
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Sooner city : ENID
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Not fixed : ADAPTABLE
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Arm of the Dept. of Labor : OSHA
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Relevant, in law : ADREM
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Smokeys : TROOPERS
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Emulates Daniel Webster : ORATES
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Málaga Mrs. : SRA
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Be too good to : SPOIL
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Bikini event, once : ATEST
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John who wrote "Wherever Law ends, Tyranny begins" : LOCKE
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Victors at Little Bighorn : SIOUX
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Roseanne, again : BARR
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"Here comes trouble!" : UHOH
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Where the Clintons met : YALE
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Blind part : SLAT
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Nutritional abbr. : RDA
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Catty remark? : MEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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