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New York Times, Sunday, December 7, 2008

48-Across : *Participates in a bear market

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 68 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 150 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times12/7/08 ( No. 21,579 )
Across
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Nailed : ACED
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___ diagram : VENN
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Is in the Vatican : EST
12
Stubborn response : IREFUSE
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Contact sport with a purification ritual : SUMO
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Jobs offering of 1998 : IMAC
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Start of the seventh century : DCI
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Paws : TEARSAT
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*Distinguishes : KEEPSSTRAIGHT
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Languished : SATIDLE
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Little fingers : MINIMI
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Brightest star in Auriga, from the Latin for "little she-goat" : CAPELLA
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Plant with two seed leaves : DICOT
31
Literary wrap-up : ENDNOTES
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*Does a hostler's work : SWEEPSSTALLS
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___ onto : GLOM
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Bar product : SOAP
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Make a choice : OPT
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Sharp rebuke : SLAP
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"Taking Heat" memoirist Fleischer : ARI
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Played out : TRITE
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San ___, locale just north of Tijuana, Mexico : YSIDRO
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"The Story-Teller" storyteller : SAKI
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*Participates in a bear market : DUMPSSTOCKS
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Word of dissent : NAY
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English actor Sir ___ Jacobi : DEREK
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Suffix with disk : ETTE
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Burn cause : LYE
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Card's insignia : STL
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Formal : DRESSY
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Like many root vegetables for the winter : STORABLE
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Home of the Wright Brothers Natl. Memorial : NCAR
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It may be illegal to hang one : UEY
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Start of an announcement ... or a hint to what's hidden in the answers to the six starred clues : YOURATTENTIONPLEASE
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Empty (of) : RID
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Landscaper's locale : YARD
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Free of mistakes : INERRANT
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Dutch artist Theo : JANSEN
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TV pooch with a temper : REN
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Alley-___ pass : OOP
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Ancestor of a banjo : LUTE
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President-___ : ELECT
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Cross shape : TAU
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*Plays at a pond, in a way : SKIPSSTONES
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Speak carelessly : SLUR
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Ellen of "Grey's Anatomy" : POMPEO
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"Dune" director David : LYNCH
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Emerson's "jealous mistress" : ART
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When said three times, a 1970 film : TORA
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"___ Mutual Friend" : OUR
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Seasonal time, in store signs : XMAS
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Provokes : IRES
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*Engages in some mutual gossip : SWAPSSTORIES
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Loser of a footrace with Hippomenes : ATALANTA
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"Christopher Robin went down with ___": Milne : ALICE
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Queens neighborhood near La Guardia : DITMARS
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Subjects of many bets : PONIES
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Clique : INGROUP
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*Commits knitting boo-boos : DROPSSTITCHES
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Actress Annabella of "The Sopranos" : SCIORRA
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Brit's oath : GOR
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Conceited : VAIN
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Sticker? : TINE
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Most grinchlike : MEANEST
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Merino mother : EWE
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Worrisome engine sound : PING
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"___, how love can trifle with itself!": Shak. : ALAS
Down
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The Beatles' "___ Why" : ASKME
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Give a hint : CUEIN
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Correct : EMEND
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Olympics no-no : DOPING
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Scoreboard side : VISITORS
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911 respondent : EMT
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Busters? : NARCS
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Sweet 16 org. : NCAA
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How to put a coin in a coin slot : EDGEWAYS
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Lugs : SCHLEPS
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"A Visit From St. Nicholas," e.g. : TITLE
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"___ a living" : ITS
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Entertains, as a child at bedtime : READSTO
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Accept a bad defeat, in slang : EATIT
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Chicken dish : FRICASSEE
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Medium of OPEC transactions : USDOLLARS
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Some landlocked bodies of water : SALTLAKES
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Vacation time in Valois : ETE
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Silvery salmon : SMOLTS
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___ facto : IPSO
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Lacking limbs : APODAL
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Give off : EMIT
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Moving easily : SPRY
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Like Bart Simpson's hair : SPIKY
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Cabinet head: Abbr. : SECY
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Summer drinks : ADES
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Like some dirt paths : RUTTY
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"___ old for this!" : IMTOO
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Residential sign : TOLET
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"He-e-ere's Johnny!," e.g. : INTRO
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Equatorial land : PERU
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Pulitzer winner for "Russia Leaves the War" : KENNAN
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Load bearer? : DRYER
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Caved in : SAIDOK
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Proofreader's mark : DELE
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Québec traffic sign : ARRET
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Barbara of "Mission: Impossible" : BAIN
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Co. name ender : LTD
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Midpoint: Abbr. : CTR
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Bygone TV inits. : UPN
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Examine covetously : EYEUP
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Brisk : NIPPY
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Guthrie with a guitar : ARLO
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Sweater's place : SAUNA
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Make a record of : ENTER
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Try : TEST
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Isn't serious : JESTS
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Stipend : ALLOWANCE
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Pain along the course of a nerve : NEURALGIA
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Junkyard junk : SCRAPIRON
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Strict disciplinarian : RAMROD
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Bribes : OILS
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Ballyhoo : TOUT
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Seconds, say : SOMEMORE
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Temper tantrum : SNIT
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Removing, as paint : SCRAPING
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Everything : THELOT
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Frauds : POSEURS
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Plane seating specification : EXITROW
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Right away : ASAP
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Retreats : SANCTA
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Make it home safely : SCORE
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Fingerprint feature : RIDGE
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Very, in music : ASSAI
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Nothing : NIHIL
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"Lady T" singer ___ Marie : TEENA
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Lunkheads : ASSES
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Answer, shortly : RSVP
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Doctrine : ISM
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Overly rehearsed : PAT
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___ soldier : TIN

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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