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New York Times, Friday, February 22, 2008

Poet who won a Pulitzer for "The Dust Which Is God"

Author:
Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.66434
Mike Nothnagel
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416/18/200412/4/20147
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1.61203
David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQZ} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Nothnagel. This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times2/22/08 ( No. 21,290 )
Across
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Awfully accurate? : SADBUTTRUE
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California wine center : LODI
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Salade niçoise ingredients : GREENBEANS
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"The company for women" sloganeer : AVON
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Providers of exceptional service? : TENNISACES
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Neural network : RETE
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With 50-Across, surmount : MOVE
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Turn out to be : PROVE
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Presidential middle name : KNOX
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Queen in a long-running comic strip : ALETA
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"What's ___?" : DOING
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Pal : MAC
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Disconcert : JAR
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Strip alternative : TBONE
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Change from two to one : UNITE
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They might indicate hunger : MEOWS
33
"Centuries" : CNOTES
34
Where to find pop art? : SODACAN
37
Turns up : LOCATES
38
Start of some how-to titles : THEART
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One who brings bad luck : JONAH
40
Childish comeback : ARESO
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Some are manicured : LAWNS
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NATO member: Abbr. : NOR
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Boulogne-sur-___, France : MER
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Response of feigned innocence : WHOME
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Lose successfully : EVADE
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See 19-Across : PAST
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Parry : AVERT
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Holder of many tracks : IPOD
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___-Mints (Rolaids rival) : ALKA
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Singer of the 1967 hit "California Nights" : LESLEYGORE
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Incomplete picture? : CLIP
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Subject of the 2004 book "Dancing Revelations" : ALVINAILEY
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Jarrow's river : TYNE
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Outdoor toy that attaches to a garden hose : SLIPNSLIDE
Down
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Mil. V.I.P. : SGTMAJ
2
Eye component : AREOLA
3
Where I-25 and I-70 meet : DENVER
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Poet who won a Pulitzer for "The Dust Which Is God" : BENET
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Prefix with directional : UNI
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Shortening in the kitchen? : TBSP
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Level : TEARDOWN
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Kinkajou's kin: Var. : RACOONS
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1883 Maupassant novel : UNEVIE
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Dine, in Düsseldorf : ESSEN
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Caper : LARK
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Bit of kitchen wear : OVENMITT
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Execute exactly : DOTOATEE
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Over, with "of" : INEXCESS
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Suffered a blow to one's pride : ATECROW
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Magazine holder : GUNCASE
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Creation of 31-Down : BOAT
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See 29-Down : NOAH
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"Underboss" author Peter : MAAS
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Smythe of hockey : CONN
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Cause of colonial unrest : STAMPACT
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"You don't say!" : OHREALLY
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Hide in the woods : DEERSKIN
37
It's out for a pout : LOWERLIP
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Ruler of Scotland, 1567-1625 : JAMESVI
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Hanks's "Apollo 13" role : LOVELL
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"That's Amore" setting : NAPOLI
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Scented : ODORED
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Photo flaw : REDEYE
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Papa Bear of the N.F.L. : HALAS
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Watch : VIGIL
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What some people get caught on : TAPE
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Home of Davy Crockett: Abbr. : TENN
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Title syllables in a 1961 Lee Dorsey hit : YAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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