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New York Times, Saturday, December 27, 2008

___ Lavoisier, the Father of Modern Chemistry

Author:
Karen M. Tracey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {Q} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 23 for Ms. Tracey.
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© 2008, The New York Times12/27/08 ( No. 21,599 )
Across
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Dweller in the Chinese highlands : PANDA
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Rights, e.g. : JABS
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Easy way to the top : TBAR
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Fleshy-leaved flora : ALOES
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Not just yet : ANON
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Glaucus's love in "The Last Days of Pompeii" : IONE
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"Seems likely" : ISUSPECTSO
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Monthly pymt., for some : MTGE
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Centipede alternative : DONKEYKONG
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Are, in Arles : ETES
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Pop that's over 80 years old : NEHI
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Previously, old-style : AFORE
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Party leader : WHIP
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Inside shot? : SONOGRAM
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Setting of St. Columba's missionary work : IONA
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Staff opening : TREBLECLEF
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Like some climates : SAHARAN
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"___ Madonna" (Raphael painting) : SISTINE
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They're not enjoyed by everyone : PRIVILEGES
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One less than une douzaine : ONZE
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Literary supporter? : BOOKREST
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Some old fire trucks : REOS
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Opposite of purify : TAINT
45
Minute part of a minute: Abbr. : NSEC
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Dramatic rebuke : ETTU
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Rudolph Valentino type : LATINLOVER
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Hair removal option : NAIR
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Parting words : ADIOSAMIGO
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Where a king may be crowned : PROM
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Class-conscious figure? : DEAN
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Letter getter : POBOX
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Pint-size : MINI
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Pines : YENS
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Verse : POESY
Down
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Office stamp : PAID
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Further : ALSO
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Object, e.g. : NOUN
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You may work hard at this : DESK
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Resort on the Roaring Fork River : ASPEN
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"Good boy" : JACKHORNER
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___ Lavoisier, the Father of Modern Chemistry : ANTOINE
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Anchorman, briefly? : BOSN
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Be amorous with, in Britain : SNOG
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It comes into play when there's a deadline : TIMEFACTOR
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Heat : ANGER
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Eponymous candy man : REESE
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Piece of lobster or shrimp? : EYESTALK
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Half brother of Hercules : ARES
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Bit of a shock? : WISP
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Look of aged whitening : HOAR
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Constraint : INHIBITION
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Track gold medalist in three 1920s Olympics : PAAVONURMI
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Hard drives? : OBSESSIONS
30
Is scintillating : GLISTENS
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Tenor role in "La Gioconda" : ENZO
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Schedule listings : FEES
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Laugh-a-minute sort : RIOT
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Deep-blue alpine flower : GENTIAN
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Evening news hr. : TENPM
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Centipede producer : ATARI
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"NYPD Blue" Emmy winner Gordon : CLAPP
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Animated film pooch : LADY
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"Song of the South" song syllables : ADEE
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Tale of the South Seas : OMOO
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Vague sense : VIBE
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Massage targets? : EGOS
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___ Music : ROXY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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