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New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 2007

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 156 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 21,205 )
Across
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Parts of churches appropriate to this puzzle : AMENCORNERS
9
TV news crew : CAMERAMEN
15
Decks : TOPSIDES
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Put up : HOUSED
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Really bizarre : OUTTHERE
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Loads : ONUSES
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Angular opening? : TRI
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Follower of Max or Paul? : INE
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Ones with cool jobs? : ICEMEN
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Veronica of "Hill Street Blues" : HAMEL
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Frenzied : AMOK
26
"Do ___ others ..." : UNTO
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Petri dish gel : AGAR
29
Touch up, as text : EDIT
30
Italian leaders : DUCES
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Quick change artist? : TELLER
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Pal : MATE
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Sounds of ambivalence : ERS
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Consequence : ENDRESULT
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Roast V.I.P.'s : MCS
42
Old Testament book: Abbr. : DEUT
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Winter Olympics event : SLALOM
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"Midnight Cowboy" role : RATSO
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Thumb locale: Abbr. : MICH
51
Rice-A-___ : RONI
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Computer once with an egg-shaped design : IMAC
53
City south of Delray Beach, for short : BOCA
54
Carpenter's pin : DOWEL
55
It ends with something found four times in this puzzle : PRAYER
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Sales rep's assignment: Abbr. : RTE
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Month before juin : MAI
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Writer Rushdie : SALMAN
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Graphic in a business report : PIECHART
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Rare play : TRIPLE
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Bach's Brandenburgs, e.g. : CONCERTI
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Factor in a hotel rating : AMENITIES
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Egyptian royal : TUTANKHAMEN
Down
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"You sure said it!" : AMENTOTHAT
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"Be brave!" : COURAGE
3
Best : OPTIMAL
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Alphabet trio : RST
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It meant nothing to Nero : NIHIL
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Fall place : EDEN
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Like favorite books, often : REREAD
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Reno-to-L.A. dir. : SSE
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Wood block for holding an object steady : CHOCK
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Primo : AONE
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Roomy dress : MUUMUU
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Perfume : ESSENCE
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Type in, as lost data : REENTER
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Adds to or subtracts from : AMENDS
21
Smidgens : IOTAS
23
First name in mysteries : ERLE
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Imitative : MIMETIC
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C.I.A. forerunner : OSS
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Mahler's "Das Lied von der ___" : ERDE
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Hollow : DELL
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Prefix with spore : ENDO
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Sitting spot : TUSH
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Buzz : RUMOR
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Hawaiian root : TARO
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Dr.'s order : MRI
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Trattoria order : CAMPARI
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Twinkly, in a way : STARLIT
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D, for one : LOWMARK
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Where "Thy will" will be done, in part : ONEARTH
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Citizen soldiers : MILITIAMEN
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Trattoria order : SCAMPI
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Tony winner for "Sweeney Todd," 1979 : CARIOU
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Edvard ___, Czech president and patriot : BENES
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Label of Bing Crosby's "White Christmas" : DECCA
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Setting for many episodes of TV's "Gilmore Girls" : YALE
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Roomy dress : TENT
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Filament holder : STAMEN
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Polling abbr. : PCT
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Mother ___ : HEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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