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New York Times, Friday, November 7, 2008

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin G. Der

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1107 ( 21,549 )
Across
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Big name in bikes : KAWASAKI
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Happen (upon) : ALIGHT
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Medal of Honor recipient, say : BRAVEMAN
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Doctrine developer of 1823 : MONROE
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Hotel waiters? : TAXICABS
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Be a catalyst for : INCITE
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Accessories whose colors may indicate rank : OBIS
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Flavoring in a Tom and Jerry : NUTMEG
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Put down on the street : DIS
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Part of a philosophical dichotomy : YIN
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Port on Osaka Bay : SAKAI
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Temper, informally : IRISH
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"Contact" author, 1985 : SAGAN
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Research venue: Abbr. : INST
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About : ORSO
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___ Cabos, Mexico : LOS
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Sits beside a fireplace, perhaps : THAWSOUT
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Self-contained music equipment : KARAOKEMACHINES
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Half a pair for pairs : ICESKATE
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Burns into film : KEN
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Clammy : DANK
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Former news gatherer : TASS
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Space traveler of 1957 : LAIKA
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Grass unit : SPEAR
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"Wicked Game" singer, 1991 : ISAAK
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Pilothouse dir. : NNW
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Cry from a litter : MEW
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Untimely comment? : IMLATE
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Anatomical part named after the Latin for "grape" : UVEA
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Go by : ELAPSE
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It's heard at a slumber party : GIRLTALK
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In it together : ALLIED
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"Spamalot" lyricist : ERICIDLE
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Depilatory equipment : LASERS
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Like some watermelons : SEEDLESS
Down
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Retail chain popular with kids : KBTOYS
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Coffee source : ARABIA
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Not yet full : WAXING
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Warren of the car rental business : AVIS
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Mo : SEC
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Dryer maker : AMANA
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Drama in which male actors play both male and female parts : KABUKI
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E-mail alternatives : INSTANTMESSAGES
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Chérie : AMIE
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Piece of pi? : LONGI
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Yellow pages abbr. : INC
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Where guards are stationed : GRIDIRON
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Highly sought shares : HOTISSUE
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Drives : TEESHOTS
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Bear cub mascot of the 1980 Moscow Olympics : MISHA
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Thumbing-the-nose gesture : SNOOK
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Almaviva serenades her in "The Barber of Seville" : ROSINA
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Its motto is "North to the future" : ALASKA
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Strategy : TACK
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Activity in which people are not playing with a full deck : SKAT
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Snail variety : WHELK
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Smaller fare, usually : KIDSMEAL
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Like many doo-wop groups: Var. : ACAPELLA
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Big part of magazine income : RENEWALS
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What PayPal facilitates : ETAIL
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"The Colbert Report" and such : SATIRE
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Irrupt : INVADE
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Sounds ominously : KNELLS
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See 50-Down : AWAKES
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One who 48-Down : RISER
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Thing to soar to and from : AERIE
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Some are covered by insurance, informally : MEDS
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Monopoly buy: Abbr. : UTIL
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Kind of filling : PIE
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Laptop feature, for short : LCD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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