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New York Times, Tuesday, February 26, 2008

44-Down : Conventioneer's wear

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 42 for Ms. Keller.
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© 2008, The New York Times2/26/08 ( No. 21,294 )
Across
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Its eye may be part of a witch's brew : TOAD
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Daddy-o : POPS
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Sleep soundly? : SNORE
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Popular cornstarch brand : ARGO
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"___ my word!" : UPON
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Prenatal sites : WOMBS
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Low-fat, as beef : LEAN
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Not on time : LATE
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Business on the Internet : ETAIL
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Polishing machines at an Ithaca campus? : CORNELLSANDERS
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CPR giver : EMT
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Opposite of throw away : KEEP
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Geometry symbols : PIS
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Recipient of "G'day" : MATE
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Puts into effect : ENACTS
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Trustee group at an Atlanta campus? : EMORYBOARD
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Peel : PARE
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Musical closings : CODAS
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Old Michael Jackson 'do : FRO
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Zellweger of "Chicago" : RENEE
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In a bit : ANON
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Thoroughfare at a New Orleans campus? : TULANEROAD
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Broadway Joe : NAMATH
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Flip out : SNAP
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U.F.O. crew : ETS
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Fishing float : CORK
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Swiffer, e.g. : MOP
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Rental arrangement at a Milwaukee campus? : MARQUETTESHARE
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Letters that must be bought on "Wheel of Fortune" : AEIOU
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Versifier : POET
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Kind of hygiene : ORAL
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Analyze in English class : PARSE
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Mental flash : IDEA
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Lice-to-be : NITS
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Cross over? : BLESS
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Dance's partner : SONG
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Let (up) : EASE
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Face powder ingredient : TALC
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Lunchbox goody : OREO
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Food thickener : AGAR
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John who wrote "Love built on beauty, soon as beauty, dies" : DONNE
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Can opener : PULLTAB
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October gem : OPAL
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What Texas hold'em tables hold : POTS
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Take furtively : SNEAK
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Volvo's home : SWEDEN
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Stationer's supply : NOTEPAPER
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Sharif of "Funny Girl" : OMAR
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Baseball stat : RBIS
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Night school subj. : ESL
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Outstanding Comedy Series awards : EMMYS
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Addiction : NEED
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Pie nut : PECAN
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"___ roll!" : IMONA
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Sin city : SODOM
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Vegetarian's protein source : TOFU
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___ Court (London tube station) : EARLS
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Paddled vessel : CANOE
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One of two choices on Halloween : TREAT
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Tournament favorites : SEEDS
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Discovered by accident : RANACROSS
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A horse of a different color? : ROAN
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Towed items, sometimes : REPOS
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No ___ traffic : THRU
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Conventioneer's wear : NAMETAG
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Close-fitting hats : TOQUES
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French military hats : KEPIS
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Nokia offering : PHONE
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Repast : MEAL
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Suffix with billion : AIRE
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Fuss : TODO
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Adolescent : TEEN
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Melody for Dame Nellie Melba : ARIA
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Piper's followers : RATS
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Ultimatum's ultimate word : ELSE
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N.Y.P.D. alert : APB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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