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COLONIZATION

New York Times, Sunday, November 8, 2009

Author:
Robert W. Harris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {JKQV} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Harris. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1108 ( 21,915 )
Across
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Oriole, e.g., briefly : ALER
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"Still waters run deep," for example : ADAGE
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Microwaves : ZAPS
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Bygone Toyota model : SUPRA
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Prefix with factor : BENE
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Brand with a pyramid on the package : CAMEL
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Verve : ELAN
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Person with a program : USHER
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"O say can you see" or "Thru the perilous fight"? : ANTHEMLINE
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Resident of a military installation? : BASETENANT
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Divine : FORESEE
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Lace shade : ECRU
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Place on a bus : SEAT
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Business card abbr. : STE
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Boxful for Bowser : TREATS
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Miss in Monterrey: Abbr. : SRTA
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Bring in : EARN
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Alarm : FEAR
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Confronting boldly : BEARDING
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Singer Simon : CARLY
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Tropical fruit seller? : PLANTAINDEALER
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Tape holder : CASSETTE
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Alley ___ : OOP
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Run down, in slang : DIS
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Collectible disks : LPS
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Singer India.___ : ARIE
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Philadelphia's historic Gloria ___ Church : DEI
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Singer Horne : LENA
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Lacking serviceability : INUTILE
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Poet Federico García ___ : LORCA
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Hair net : SNOOD
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Place to get drunk in the kitchen? : PANTRYBAR
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About to get : INFOR
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A as in Austria : EIN
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Original nuclear regulatory grp. : AEC
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Craggy ridge : ARETE
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What overuse of a credit card might result in? : GIANTBILL
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"That's ___" ("It's done") : AWRAP
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Seasons : SALTS
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Not so cool : NERDIER
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Drains : SAPS
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Like, '60s-style : DIG
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Old brand in the shaving aisle : NEET
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Toledo-to-Columbus dir. : SSE
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"Casablanca" role : SAM
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Cool : HIP
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Put back on the market : RELISTED
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Gentleman's intransigent reply? : MADAMIMADAMANT
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Means of identifying wood : GRAIN
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Dry Champagne, e.g. : APERITIF
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Horseshoer's tool : RASP
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Columnist Barrett : RONA
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&&&& : ANDS
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This one, in Acapulco : ESTA
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Against : CONTRA
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Latin 101 verb : AMO
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Redheaded kid of old TV : OPIE
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"The Time Machine" race : ELOI
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More than the immediate future : LONGRUN
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Where nitpickers walk on a street? : PEDANTXING
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Online beauty contest? : WEBPAGEANT
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Nabisco product : OREO
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Group with the 2002 hit "Girlfriend" : NSYNC
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Isn't straight : LIES
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Cobbler's supply : SOLES
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Seizes : NABS
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Drug agent's seizure : STASH
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Handy ___ : ANDY
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Toward the stern : ABAFT
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Poe poem : LENORE
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Beef Wellington, e.g. : ENTREE
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Take up again, as a case : REHEAR
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High points : ACMES
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Place for a rivulet : DALE
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Porthos, to Aramis : AMI
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Produce : GENERATE
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Bygone Buick : ELECTRA
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Indian bovine : ZEBU
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Part of many fancy dish names : ALA
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Part of a book ... or something to book : PASSAGE
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Scornful expression : SNEER
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Tallow ingredient : SUET
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Blue Angels org. : USN
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Sci-fi weapon : PHASER
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Vacation place, often : RENTAL
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Boulevard, e.g. : ARTERY
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Impedes legally : ESTOPS
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Whip : TAN
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Sent a message to shore, say : RADIOED
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Guard : SENTINEL
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Heavy sheet inside a book's cover : ENDPAPER
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Away's partner : FAR
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___ Motel : BATES
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Home ___ : INON
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Pauses during speech: Var. : CESURAS
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Had the upper hand : LED
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Score just before winning : ADIN
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Bit of fluff : LINT
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Back-room cigar smokers, say : CRONIES
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United charge : AIRFARE
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Back up : SECOND
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Object of a scurrilous attack, maybe : LIBELEE
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Like surveyors' charts : PLATTED
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Most withered : SEREST
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Makes flush : ALIGNS
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Cambodia's ___ Nol : LON
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54-Down, e.g. : TYRANT
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Goldsmith, for one : ARTISAN
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Crude transports : OILSHIPS
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College world : ACADEMIA
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Utterances around baby pictures : AWS
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Moccasin decoration : BEAD
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Diner manager/waitress in "Garfield" : IRMA
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Shirts and blouses : APPAREL
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Rice ___ : PILAF
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"Je vous ___" : AIME
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Gibson necessity : GIN
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Most dilapidated : RATTIEST
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Muscly : STRONG
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Cara ___ (term of endearment) : MIA
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Sherry-like wine : MADEIRA
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Takes out of the will, say : DISOWNS
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Basis of 85-Down : GRAPES
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"Night of the Living Dead" director, 1968 : ROMERO
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From one end of a battery : ANODAL
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Cartwright of "Make Room for Daddy" : ANGELA
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Group of viruses : STRAIN
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Trimmed : PRUNED
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Quick : APT
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Subject of a museum in Yorba Linda, Calif. : NIXON
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One way to fly : COACH
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Fidgety : ANTSY
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Till compartment : ONES
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Cause of star wars? : EGOS
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Hosp. staffers : LPNS
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Wyo. neighbor : NEB
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___ hair : BYA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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