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New York Times, Thursday, February 19, 2009

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 2.00 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0219 ( 21,653 )
Across
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One of the Untouchables : TMAN
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Disney's "___ and the Detectives" : EMIL
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"That's great ... not!" : OHJOY
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Ryan of "Star Trek: Voyager" : JERI
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Film character who says "Named must your fear be before banish it you can" : YODA
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It's good for Juan : BUENO
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School ___ : MARM
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What might have the heading "Collectibles" or "Toys & Hobbies"? : EBAYWINDOW
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Words with innocence or consent : AGEOF
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Confused responses : HUHS
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Optimistic scan at the dentist's? : XRAYOFHOPE
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Not recorded : LIVE
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Boomer's kid : XER
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Org. in the Bourne series : CIA
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Conjured up : EVOKED
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Story of Ali Baba? : TURBANLEGEND
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Many truckers : CBERS
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One may be caught in it : LIE
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Sycophant : TOADY
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Transmits a message to Pancho and pals? : RADIOSAMIGOS
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Pressing : URGENT
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Naut. heading : NNE
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Letters on some churches : AME
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Scrabble 10-pointers : ZEES
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Amazes a horror film director? : AWESCRAVEN
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Bond villain in "Moonraker" : DRAX
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Starters and more : SQUAD
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Old street cry, or what's in 18-, 23-, 34-, 42- and 51-Across? : EXTRAEXTRA
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Bone meaning "elbow" in Latin : ULNA
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"Sorry, I did it" : MYBAD
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A seeming eternity : EONS
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Sale caveat : ASIS
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Conductor noted for wearing turtlenecks : OZAWA
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Unfortunate date ending : SLAP
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Dickens's Mr. Pecksniff : SETH
Down
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Marshalls competitor : TJMAXX
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Thin, overseas : MEAGRE
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Amount of debt, old-style : ARREAR
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"I Am Spock" autobiographer : NIMOY
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Socket filler : EYE
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Kind of scene : MOB
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Home of the City of Rocks National Reserve : IDAHO
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Easy two points : LAYUP
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They have bows : OBIS
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Ancient pillager : HUN
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President Bartlet on "The West Wing" : JED
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"Wedding Album" recording artist : ONO
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"That hurt!" : YOW
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Prop on "The Price Is Right" : WHEEL
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Pay strict attention to : FOCUSON
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Center of holiday decorations : FIR
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Speak in Spanish : HABLA
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Racecar adornments : LOGOS
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Furniture chain : IKEA
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Deal in : VEND
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Swirl : EDDY
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Nay sayers : VETOERS
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Essays : TRIES
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Second part of a three-part command : AIM
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Dortmund denials : NEINS
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"Volver" actress, 2006 : CRUZ
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Not decent : BARE
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Advantage : EDGE
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Unsettling look : STARE
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Health supplement store : GNC
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Tear off forcefully : AVULSE
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Be serious : MEANIT
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Long hyphen : ENDASH
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Becomes fuller : WAXES
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Honor : EXTOL
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Water colors : AQUAS
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Precursor to Surrealism : DADA
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Rock genre : EMO
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Series finale : XYZ
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?, on a sched. : TBA
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Not even rare : RAW
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Code carrier : RNA
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"Poor venomous fool," to Shakespeare : ASP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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