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New York Times, Monday, December 29, 2008

Author:
Kevin Donovan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin Donovan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Donovan. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 1229 ( 21,601 )
Across
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Make believe : FEIGN
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Barton who founded the American Red Cross : CLARA
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School grp. : PTA
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Yo-Yo Ma's instrument : CELLO
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Alphabetically first name in the Bible : AARON
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Harry Potter's best friend : RON
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Rain source : CLOUD
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It might include a 10, jack, queen and king of hearts : RUMMYHAND
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Speedy two-wheelers : MOPEDS
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___-frutti : TUTTI
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"Pulp Fiction" co-star ___ L. Jackson : SAMUEL
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Something often stubbed : BIGTOE
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Yankees/Red Sox matchup, e.g. : BASEBALLGAME
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Has being : EXISTS
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Primo : AONE
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Sn, chemically speaking : TIN
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On the nose : TOAT
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Series of scenes : ACT
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Make over : REDO
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Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
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Want badly, with "for" : ACHE
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95 things posted by Martin Luther : THESES
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Candidate for a Tony : BROADWAYPLAY
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Andy Warhol genre : POPART
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Dominant dogs : ALPHAS
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"Star Trek" lieutenant : UHURA
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Who often "did it" in a whodunit : BUTLER
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L'eggs product : PANTYHOSE
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Game with a bull's-eye : DARTS
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Annoy : IRK
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Duck that'll get you down? : EIDER
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"I'll have the ___" : USUAL
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___ États-Unis : LES
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Monopoly cards : DEEDS
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1 cent : PENNY
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Radio monitoring org. : FCC
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Snakelike fish : EEL
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U.N. agcy. awarded the 1969 Nobel Peace Prize : ILO
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Most morose : GLUMMEST
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"Absolutely" : NODOUBT
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Steve of "The Office" : CARELL
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Extol : LAUD
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An octopus has eight : ARMS
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CD-___ : ROM
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"Whenever" : ANYTIME
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Military aircraft engine maker ___ & Whitney : PRATT
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Kemo Sabe's companion : TONTO
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Actress MacDowell : ANDIE
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Enormous : HUGE
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Pod contents : PEAS
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Anglo-___ : SAXON
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Like half of Istanbul : ASIAN
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Prohibition : BAN
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Commercial prefix with -max or -cam : BETA
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Tied up, as skates : LACED
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Understood : GOT
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Inventor Nikola : TESLA
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Inventors have them : IDEAS
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Snoopy : NOSY
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"Now I understand!" : AHA
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Say another way : REPHRASE
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In formation : ARRAYED
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Barracks bed : COT
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Like an N.B.A. center : TALL
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Much ballyhooed : HYPEDUP
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TV character who says "Don't have a cow, man!" : BART
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Tends, as plants : WATERS
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Tutee : PUPIL
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Chicago air hub : OHARE
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Petty gangsters : PUNKS
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Portend : BODE
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Played for a sap : USED
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Hightail it, old-style : HIE
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Something 18-, 26-, 42- or 51-Across might have : RUN
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Sunbathe : TAN
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Wily : SLY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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