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New York Times, Monday, February 15, 2010

29-Down : Spot for eating curds and whey

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York Times2/15/10 ( No. 22,014 )

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Across
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Collegiate digs : DORM
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Baby's first word, maybe : DADA
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Provide with funds, as a college : ENDOW
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Emmy-winning Falco : EDIE
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Milky gem : OPAL
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___-Dade County : MIAMI
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What a dirty person has : MINDINTHEGUTTER
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___ Gandhi, pioneering female leader : INDIRA
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Sch. in Baton Rouge : LSU
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Become less bright, as the moon : WANE
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Refrigerated : COLD
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Go down a slippery slope : SKI
27
What an embezzler has : HANDINTHETILL
33
Hair-raising : SCARY
35
City where Joan of Arc was burned : ROUEN
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Espionage org. : CIA
37
"If all ___ fails ..." : ELSE
38
Feudal workers : SERFS
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Machines on cotton plantations : GINS
40
Tennis serve requiring a do-over : LET
41
Coffee for before bed : DECAF
42
Long, arduous walks : TREKS
43
What a well-connected applicant has : FOOTINTHEDOOR
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Eccentric : ODD
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Aids for disabled cars : TOWS
48
Kid's summer getaway : CAMP
51
Bit of Dobbin's dinner : OAT
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Exam taker : TESTEE
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What a dreamer has : HEADINTHECLOUDS
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Passion : ARDOR
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Tartar sauce ingredient : MAYO
63
The "U" in I.C.U. : UNIT
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Manage to avoid : DODGE
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Blossom supporter : STEM
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"Toodle-oo" : TATA
Down
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Actress Moore : DEMI
2
Valhalla god : ODIN
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Orange or watermelon cover : RIND
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Health program for seniors : MEDICARE
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Gazillionaire Trump : DONALD
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Suitable : APT
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Roald who wrote "James and the Giant Peach" : DAHL
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Pub quaffs : ALES
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Australia's unofficial national bird : EMU
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Lamebrain : NITWIT
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Input for computers : DATA
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Portent : OMEN
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Telegram : WIRE
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Literary twist : IRONY
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Oohs and aahs (over) : GUSHES
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Not beating around the bush : DIRECT
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Documentary filmmaker Burns : KEN
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Simply must : HASTO
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Singer Jones whose father is Ravi Shankar : NORAH
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Spot for eating curds and whey : TUFFET
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Far less friendly : ICIER
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Connection : LINK
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Fair maiden : LASS
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Freudian concern : SELF
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Egypt's last ruling Ptolemy, familiarly : CLEO
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Forward, as mail : SENDON
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Fill with disgust : GROSSOUT
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"The butler ___ it" : DID
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Low-tech hair dryer : TOWEL
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Honcho : TOPDOG
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Techie's company : DOTCOM
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Paper ballot punch-out : CHAD
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Prefix with dynamic : AERO
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Grass-roots org. that fights alcohol abuse : MADD
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Devices you can bank on, briefly : ATMS
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"Take ___!" : THAT
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Deli salad fish : TUNA
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Fix up, as text : EDIT
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"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Fury : IRE
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Cyclops' distinctive feature : EYE

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