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New York Times, Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1107 ( 21,183 )
Across
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Scores, as a victory, with "up" : CHALKS
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Blunted blade : EPEE
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Hipster : CAT
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Door sign : LADIES
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Fancy club trophies : URNS
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Pale ___ : ALE
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Mongol horde, e.g. : ASIANS
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Romantic goings-on : LOVELIFE
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"Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose" writer : STEIN
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Clinton cabinet member : RENO
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Poetic land : ERIN
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Tupperware sale event : HOUSEPARTY
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Takes a turn : GOES
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City limits sign abbr. : ELEV
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Dept. of Labor agcy. : OSHA
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N.L. Central team : STL
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Society column word : NEE
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Erie Canal city : UTICA
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What 18-, 23-, 55- and 63-Across each comprises : TWOKINDSOFBOATS
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Early time to rise : SIXAM
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Mahmoud Abbas's grp. : PLO
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Pro-gun org. : NRA
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Catches Z's : NAPS
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Star pitchers : ACES
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Chorus after a bad call : BOOS
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Catching cold? : ICEFISHING
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Annika Sorenstam's org. : LPGA
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Fraternity letters : PHIS
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Good-looker : CUTIE
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Cockpit datum : AIRSPEED
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Whodunit plot element : MOTIVE
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Vane dir. : NNE
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"You lookin' ___?" : ATME
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Spring bloomers : IRISES
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___ Moines : DES
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North Sea feeder : YSER
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When many stores open : ATNINE
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Don't go together : CLASH
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Must : HASTO
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It means "Go with God" : ADIEU
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Act as a go-between : LIAISE
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Boarding site : KENNEL
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Sound of a leak : SSS
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Calculus pioneer : EULER
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Chop-chop : PRONTO
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Embassy figures : ENVOYS
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Suffix with Brooklyn : ESE
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Where "Aida" premiered : CAIRO
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Jude Law title role : ALFIE
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Many Justin Timberlake fans : TEENS
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Smooth, musically : LEGATO
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Was incoherent : RAVED
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"All the King's Men" star, 2006 : PENN
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Important airport : HUB
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They cross aves. : STS
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___-night doubleheader : TWI
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Deli delicacy : LOX
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Eerie ability : ESP
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Novelist Fleming : IAN
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N.B.A. position: Abbr. : CTR
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"___ friend, I ..." : ASA
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Toto's home : KANSAS
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"___ Believer" : IMA
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Five Norse kings : OLAFS
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Points that may have rays : FOCI
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Lab tubes : PIPETS
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Intrigue : SCHEME
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Debutante's date : ESCORT
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Confined : SHUTIN
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Short on flavor : BLAND
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Say one's piece : OPINE
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Shrek's ilk : OGRES
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Pillow filler : EIDER
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Answer to "Who's there?" : ITISI
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David of Pink Panther movies : NIVEN
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Foie gras sources : GEESE
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Pony up : PAY
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"Mamma ___!" : MIA

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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