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New York Times, Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Author:
Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins
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1.48057
Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Summer drinks : ADES
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___ the aisle (bipartisanly) : ACROSS
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Like William Howard Taft : FAT
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Actress Polo who played a presidential candidate's wife on "The West Wing" : TERI
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Wilderness home : LEANTO
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Early November occasion in the U.S. : ELECTIONDAY
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Zero : NIL
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Singer Mann : AIMEE
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The Blue Jays, on scoreboards : TOR
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Ribicoff and Lincoln, familiarly : ABES
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Dropped a size : SLIMMED
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Forestall : PREVENT
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Corrode : EAT
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Actor Rob who played a presidential aide on "The West Wing" : LOWE
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Italian battery pioneer : VOLTA
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It went up in the 1960s : HEMLINE
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Inaugural ball holder : VICTOR
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What many Americans will do on 17-Across (as hinted at by highlighting all the V's in this puzzle's answer) : CASTAVOTE
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Where the "Mona Lisa" hangs : LOUVRE
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Leaves early, as an office : VACATES
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Cause for celebration: Abbr. : ANNIV
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___ cava : VENA
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Japanese moolah : YEN
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Deprive, as through a loss : BEREAVE
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"View of Toledo" painter : ELGRECO
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I.R.S. workers : CPAS
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Jr.'s Jr. : III
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"Holding Out for ___" (1984 Bonnie Tyler hit) : AHERO
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Cereal bit : OAT
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Sights at polling places : BALLOTBOXES
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35 is the minimum one to be U.S. president : AGE
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New York lake : ONEIDA
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7/4/1776, for one : DATE
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Sen. Kennedy : TED
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Most likely to raise eyebrows : ODDEST
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Iowa college town : AMES
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Relaxed : ATEASE
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Samson's undoer : DELILAH
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Religious recluse : EREMITE
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"Attack, Rex!" : SICEM
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___ Baba : ALI
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Co. captain? : CEO
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Tirade : RANT
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High, in a way : ONDOPE
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Beatles drummer : STARR
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Nondairy milk source : SOY
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Water pump turner : FANBELT
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Not recognizable by : ALIENTO
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Kennedy-era launch : TELSTAR
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President pro ___ : TEM
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Long-legged shorebird : AVOCET
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Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
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"___ Stop" (Bill Clinton theme song) : DONT
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Mrs. Perón : EVITA
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Zigzag : WEAVE
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Musicians John and Christine : MCVIES
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Baby buggy? : LARVA
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Outspoken : VOCAL
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Barn topper : VANE
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Researcher's wear : LABCOAT
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Short, as an article : ONEPAGE
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Not yet having gone before an M.P.A.A. board : UNRATED
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It involves reading letters out loud : EYEEXAM
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Hide : SECRETE
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Hidden : VEILED
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Hangmen's needs : NOOSES
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Article of food : VIAND
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Gossip : GAB
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"The Mary Tyler Moore Show" spinoff : RHODA
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"Would ___?" : ILIE
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Bad sound at a campaign rally : BOO
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Takes too much, briefly : ODS
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"Mom" in a heart, maybe, for short : TAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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