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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 2007

Author:
Henry Hook
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Henry Hook

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Hook. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 1109 ( 21,185 )

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Across
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Concerned query : YOUOK
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Without a leg to stand on? : STEMLESS
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Vermont senator Sanders : BERNIE
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It's a cinch : CORSELET
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Pretentious : LADIDA
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Without a match : UNIQUELY
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"Pardon me" : AHEM
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Closing bid? : ADIEU
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Peak : MAX
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McCartney, to fans : SIRPAUL
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Horror film that starts in a filthy lavatory : SAW
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Weaken, in a way : EMBRITTLE
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Monotheistic Syrian : DRUSE
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Most in need of toning : FLESHIEST
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Top-rated, in a way : ONEA
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Slant : BIAS
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Get all histrionic : EMOTE
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About 40 degrees, for N.Y.C. : NLAT
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Hostel environments : INNS
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Wore out : RANRAGGED
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Some lap dogs : PEKES
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Result of a new TV series' renewal : SEASONTWO
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A.A. discussion topic : DTS
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Appoints as an agent : DEPUTES
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Roast pig side dish : POI
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Stands : PODIA
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Brew choice : MALT
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Afro-Caribbean religion : SANTERIA
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Toeless creature in an Edward Lear verse : POBBLE
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Engine manufacturer Briggs & ___ : STRATTON
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One with a second helping : DUELER
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Super Bowl XX champs : THEBEARS
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Personnel director, at times : FIRER
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Hoped-for reply to 1-Across : YEAHIMFINE
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Payment is often sent with one : ORDERBLANK
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Apt to say "So?" : UNIMPRESSED
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Relative of -ish : OID
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Mauna ___ : KEA
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Missile with a mobile launcher : SCUD
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Product whose ads featured twins : TONI
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Iroquois' foes : ERIES
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Lee Marvin TV oldie : MSQUAD
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Moldovan money : LEU
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He or I, but not you: Abbr. : ELEM
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Ward of "Once and Again" : SELA
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Deep river? : STYX
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Sighing a lot, maybe : BLASE
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Some Nissans : ALTIMAS
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"___ for Alibi" : AIS
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___ Pendragon, King Arthur's father : UTHER
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Call slip? : WRONGNUMBER
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West African currency : LEONE
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Ponch player in 1970s-'80s TV : ESTRADA
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Too awful even to fix up, as an apartment : UNLETTABLE
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Octopus, e.g. : SEADWELLER
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Take the cake? : EAT
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Twit : TEASE
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Marcel Marceau character : BIP
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Bush league? : GOP
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City connected to the 4.1-mile long Sunshine Skyway Br. : STPETE
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Kitchen appliance brand : OSTER
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In a sense : SORTA
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"Over here" : PSST
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Four-letter word, aptly : OATH
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On : INRE
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Pricey gown : DIOR
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McShane and McKellen : IANS
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Bill : TAB
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Sharable computer file, for short : PDF
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Overseas agreement : OUI

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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