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New York Times, Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Author:
Ricky Ini Liu
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQWX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Liu. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Valentine's Day figure : AMOR
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Computer that once came in "flavors" : IMAC
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Channel with hearings : CSPAN
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Porterhouse order : RARE
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Crowe's role in "A Beautiful Mind" : NASH
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Swordsman who leaves his mark : ZORRO
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Stop talking, with "up" : CLAM
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Three-ingredient breakfast serving? : TRIOCEREAL
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Word before mail or crime : HATE
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TV brand : RCA
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Canadian Thanksgiving mo. : OCT
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Visually assessed : EYED
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Afraid of wine? : OENOPHOBIC
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Straight edges of pizza slices, essentially : RADII
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"Rush!" : ASAP
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TV character who jumped the shark, with "the" : FONZ
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Former Portuguese colony in China : MACAU
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Powder holder : KEG
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___ pro nobis : ORA
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Ill humor : CHOLER
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Weapon for 16-Across : RAPIER
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W.C. : LAV
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Tristan's title : SIR
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"Lay Lady Lay" singer : DYLAN
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Largest dwarf planet in the solar system : ERIS
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Fan's reading : ZINE
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Frequent Woody Allen feeling : ANGST
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Foreboding cartoons? : OMENCOMICS
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Mideast ruler: Var. : AMIR
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Suffix with velvet : EEN
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It's not gross : NET
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Wrestling extravaganza enclosure : CAGE
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The way of the government? : FEDERALTAO
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Volcano that devastated Catania : ETNA
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Totally wow : AMAZE
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Very, very : OHSO
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Sailed through : ACED
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Old TV parts : TUBES
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Not mint : USED
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Spike Lee's "___ Gotta Have It" : SHES
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1-Across, for one : ARCHER
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1941-42 Allies vs. Japanese battle locale : MALAYA
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Film that's been speechified? : ORATEDMOVIE
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Like some summer school classes : REMEDIAL
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Words from an emcee : INTRO
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Mime who created Bip : MARCEAU
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Afghans, e.g. : ASIANS
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Comedian Margaret : CHO
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Brno native : CZECH
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More or less : SORTOF
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Lead-in to law or med : PRE
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Constellation south of Scorpius : ARA
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Dictator Lon ___ : NOL
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Having a reddish-brown tinge : COPPERY
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Tree on a Connecticut state quarter : OAK
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Shout of disapproval exactly like another? : BOOINGMATCH
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As to, on memos : INRE
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White House appointment : CZAR
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Decorates, as a cake : ICES
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Pearl Harbor ship : ARIZONA
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Many a party at Kennedy Center : GALA
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'63 role for Liz : CLEO
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"No ___, no foul" : HARM
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Cure-alls : PANACEAS
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Canyon area : RIM
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Pass on : DECEASE
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Blessing elicitor, sometimes : SNEEZE
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Portions of about 11% : NINTHS
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Dotted-line user : SIGNEE
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Radial patterns : TREADS
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Dwarf planet in the asteroid belt : CERES
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Got off the bottom? : STOOD
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"___ chance!" : FAT
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Cousin of a cassowary : EMU
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Smidge : DAB
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Baseball's Piniella : LOU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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