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New York Times, Monday, November 9, 2009

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 46 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 1109 ( 21,916 )
Across
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Actor's representative : AGENT
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Group of actors : CAST
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Eye desirously : OGLE
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Copy machine powder : TONER
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German king who became an early Holy Roman Emperor : OTTO
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Whoppers : LIES
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Rushed, as a decision : HASTY
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Throat soother : COUGHDROP
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Gin-touting Whitney : ELI
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I.M. provider : AOL
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Slanted : ATILT
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Time just after sunset : NIGHTFALL
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Almost any element whose name ends in -ium : METAL
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12th graders : SENIORS
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Class for U.S. citizens-to-be : ESL
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"___ you kidding?!" : ARE
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Three: Prefix : TRI
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Letter after sigma : TAU
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Alan who directed and starred in "Betsy's Wedding" : ALDA
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Where dishes may pile up : KITCHENSINK
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Give off : EMIT
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Motorists' org. : AAA
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Lowest-ranking G.I. : PVT
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Paper Mate product : PEN
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"Larry King Live" channel : CNN
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Sneaky types : WEASELS
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Latino's Yankee buddy : ANGLO
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Go in without a suit : SKINNYDIP
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Rulers until 1917 : TSARS
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"What's more ..." : AND
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All ___ day's work : INA
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Problem-solving research institute : THINKTANK
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Shade of yellow : AMBER
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Slime : OOZE
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Boundary : EDGE
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"Winnie-the-Pooh" writer : MILNE
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Cheers for the matador : OLES
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Warty hopper : TOAD
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Newspapers collectively : PRESS
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Parthenon's site : ATHENS
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Only soccer player who can throw the ball : GOALIE
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Junior naval officer : ENSIGN
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Kind of profit or loss : NET
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Take a stab at : TRY
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Hot winter drinks : COCOAS
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Ring-shaped island : ATOLL
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Disco guy on "The Simpsons" : STU
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"Animal House" garb : TOGA
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Radio blast from the past : OLDIE
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Chitchat at a sweet sixteen sleepover : GIRLTALK
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Ballerina's tight-fitting attire : LEOTARD
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Meeting of the minds, for short? : ESP
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WWW letters : HTML
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From Niger or Nigeria : AFRICAN
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Bandleader's "Let's go!" : HITIT
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Wrongful act : TORT
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Low in fat : LEAN
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"Back to the Future" actress Thompson : LEA
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Discontinue for now : SUSPEND
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Black or green drink : TEA
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Restless : ANTSY
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Really big, as a mattress : KINGSIZE
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Brinker with storied skates : HANS
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Nobelist Pavlov : IVAN
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Clean Air Act org. : EPA
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18-Across ingredient : MENTHOL
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It's popped on New Year's Eve : CORK
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Sent an eye signal : WINKED
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Fit for consumption : EDIBLE
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White sale items : LINENS
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Bowling scores inferior to strikes : SPARES
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Places to make 48-Down : LANES
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Roo's mom in "Winnie-the-Pooh" : KANGA
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"Do not change," to an editor : STET
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Likewise : TOO
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Hustle and bustle : ADO
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Measure of electric current : AMP
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Onetime space station : MIR

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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