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New York Times, Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Author:
Rolf Hamburger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Hamburger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1130 ( 22,667 )
Across
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Time in some want ads : AFT
4
Shutout spoiler : GOAL
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Globetrotter's woe : JETLAG
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Tuba sound : PAH
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Language of Pakistan : URDU
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Plaza Hotel moppet : ELOISE
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Washington and ___ University : LEE
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Team on the receiving end of a prank? : MOONEDSQUAD
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Seams' contents : ORES
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"Arrivederci" : ADIEU
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"E," "pluribus" or "unum"? : MONEYWORD
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Comeback? : ECHO
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Bother no end : BEDEVIL
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China's Sun ___-sen : YAT
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"Come again?" : HUH
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Call that might result in a 27-Across : YODEL
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Much bigotry : RACISM
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Athletic trainer for Neanderthals? : STONEAGECOACH
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Some summer fare : RERUNS
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At full tilt : AMAIN
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Send packing : AXE
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SAT company : ETS
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Like Cup-a-Soup : INSTANT
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Items in many lists of ingredients : DYES
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West Coast punk rock group? : LARAMONES
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Kind of computing using remote servers : CLOUD
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Wolf's look : OGLE
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Entered pie-eyed? : GONEINRUMMY
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Guinness Book suffix : EST
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Not in any key : ATONAL
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Running ___ : LATE
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Start of some California place names : LOS
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Stereotypical bum's place : BOWERY
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Police setup : TRAP
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Addition to 18-, 23-, 40-, 54- and 60-Across : ONE
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Self-assurance : APLOMB
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Denmark's ___ Islands : FAEROE
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"Period!" : THEEND
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Candy store purchase : GUM
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"___ y plata" : ORO
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Stir : ADO
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Kind of eclipse : LUNAR
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Yoda, notably : JEDI
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Choice word : ELSE
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Chef's topper : TOQUE
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Imprisoned Peace Nobelist ___ Xiaobo : LIU
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Simile center : ASA
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Goal for some H.S. dropouts : GED
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Whitewater phenomenon : EDDY
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"Later!" : SEEYOU
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De Carlo of "The Munsters" : YVONNE
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Most inclusive : WIDEST
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Olive genus : OLEA
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In vogue : CHIC
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"Shut your mouth!" : HUSH
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Its symbol is omega : OHM
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Things understood by few : ARCANA
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Eastern belief : TAOISM
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Letters on some N.Y.C. baggage tags : LGA
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Playground retort : CANTOO
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Like a proverbial 10 : SEXY
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Arborist's study : TREE
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Oil-rich ruler, perhaps : EMIR
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"Way cool!" : RAD
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Say "Offisher, I am completely shober," e.g. : SLUR
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Dundee who trained Ali : ANGELO
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Gov. Rockefeller : NELSON
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Sleeping sickness transmitter : TSETSE
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Public spectacle : SCENE
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X-rated : ADULT
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When doubled, a 1997 Jim Carrey movie : LIAR
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Just : ONLY
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Chew the rag : GAB
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Ear: Prefix : OTO
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Diva's demand : NOW
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Nick, say : MAR
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Overseer of N.Y.C. bridges : MTA
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"I reckon so" : YEP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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