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New York Times, Monday, February 23, 2009

Sound heard with the phrase "Just like that!"

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Arbesfeld.
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© 2009, The New York Times2/23/09 ( No. 21,657 )
Across
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Offspring of bucks and does : FAWNS
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Tobacco mouthful : CHAW
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___ slaw : COLE
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Alaskan native : ALEUT
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Top-notch : AONE
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N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Dickerson : ERIC
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Stretchable holder : RUBBERBAND
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Molten flow : LAVA
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"Delicious!" : MMM
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Genre for "The Maltese Falcon" : NOIR
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Lose steam, with "out" : PETER
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Stats in hockey and basketball : ASSISTS
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Endings with mountain and election : EERS
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Western alliance, for short : NATO
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Prefix with phobia : ACRO
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Get a move on : HIE
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Strong family connections, idiomatically : THETIESTHATBIND
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Camera choice, in brief : SLR
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French miss: Abbr. : MLLE
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Pretentiously styled : ARTY
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"That's a good one!" : HAHA
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OPEC units : BARRELS
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Tax-free investment : MUNICIPALBOND
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Aids and ___ : ABETS
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"___ 18" (Leon Uris novel) : MILA
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Fed. property manager : GSA
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Basis of a lawsuit : TORT
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Tux go-with : CUMMERBUND
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Projecting edge on a roof : EAVE
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Sound heard with the phrase "Just like that!" : SNAP
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Country singer Tennessee ___ Ford : ERNIE
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Suffix with poll or pun : STER
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Atoms with + or - symbols : IONS
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Talks like Don Corleone : RASPS
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50-acre homestead, maybe : FARM
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Reunion attendee, for short : ALUM
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Internet guru : WEBMASTER
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Heart : NUB
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Dictation takers : STENOS
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Mountain retreats : CABINS
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Stockpile : HOARD
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The Beach Boys' "Barbara ___" : ANN
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Thu. preceder : WED
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OK! magazine topics : CELEBS
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Talk bombastically : ORATE
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Animate : LIVEN
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Modern-day birthday greeting : ECARD
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Win by a wide margin : ROUT
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Ross who founded the Reform Party : PEROT
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Big melee : RIOT
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Kind of support offered by a 3-Down : TECH
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Wife of Zeus : HERA
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Aardvarks' fare : ANTS
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Wry comic Mort : SAHL
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Lunched, say : ATE
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Armed thugs : HIREDGUNS
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Worldwide: Abbr. : INTL
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Alternative to Häagen-Dazs : EDYS
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Apples on desktops : IMACS
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For grades 1-12 : ELHI
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Part of a Three Stooges routine : SLAP
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1-Down building : BARN
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One getting a single or a double, e.g. : HITTER
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Hoverers over sports stadiums : BLIMPS
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Well-suited : ABLE
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One guffawing : ROARER
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Chess endings : MATES
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W.W. II Atlantic lurker : UBOAT
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Chutzpah : NERVE
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Jordan's capital : AMMAN
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Paper doll-making sound : SNIP
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Hot-weather quenchers : ADES
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CBS forensic drama : CSI
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Numero ___ : UNO
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Victoria's Secret purchase : BRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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