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New York Times, Thursday, February 26, 2009

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 130 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0226 ( 21,660 )
Across
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Toastmaster's offering : JOKE
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Worked regularly at : PLIED
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Home of Ensenada, informally : BAJA
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"The ___ of Frankenstein" (Peter Cushing film) : EVIL
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Poet Federico García ___ : LORCA
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Acct. ___ : EXEC
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Delft, e.g. : WARE
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"Conversation is ___ in which a man has all mankind for his competitors": Ralph Waldo Emerson : ANART
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"Hard ___!" (captain's order) : ALEE
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Residence : LIVINGQUARTERS
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Some music on the Warped Tour : EMO
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"___ see!" : SOI
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It has to be asked : BURNINGQUESTION
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Troubled : ATEAT
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Like Petruchio's wench in "The Taming of the Shrew" : LUSTY
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Middle year of Nero's reign : LXI
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Santa's reindeer, e.g. : TEAM
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Common origami figures : BOATS
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Ask for : SEEK
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___ de coeur : CRI
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Clean, in a way : ERASE
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Consumer electronics giant : SANYO
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Alumni weekend V.I.P. : HOMECOMINGQUEEN
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1961 Top 10 hit "Hello Mary ___" : LOU
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Texans' grp. : AFC
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Many Haydn compositions : STRINGQUARTETS
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It comes from Mars : TWIX
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Casts : HURLS
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Firm honcho : PREZ
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Centers of activity : LOCI
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Finnish architect Alvar ___ : AALTO
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Ambiance : AURA
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Something in the air : ODOR
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Words repeated after "O Absalom" in the Bible : MYSON
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Occurrence in the moon's first quarter : NEAP
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Wandering ___ : JEW
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Eyeglass lens shape : OVAL
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___ Davis, "A Girl Like Me" documentarian : KIRI
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Matinee showing time, maybe : ELEVENAM
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Have in mind : PLANON
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Pants spec : LONG
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Modern home of the ancient Akkadian empire : IRAQ
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It's similar to cream : ECRU
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Records for computer processing : DATASETS
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"Vamoose!" : BEATIT
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Part of a wheelset : AXLE
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Raspberry : JEER
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Reno's AAA baseball team : ACES
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"You're looking at your guy!" : IMIT
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Upbeat : ROSY
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Bake sale display : BATCH
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"In ___" (1993 #1 album) : UTERO
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Adjust, as a satellite dish : REAIM
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Twilight, old-style : GLOAM
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Somewhat : QUASI
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Old hwy. from Detroit to Seattle : USTEN
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"The L Word" creator/producer Chaiken : ILENE
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False sunflower : OXEYE
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Coolpix camera maker : NIKON
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Closed carriage with the driver outside in front : BROUGHAM
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Its home is on the range : SAUCEPAN
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Capital subj. : ECON
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Carpet meas. : SQFT
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Alchemist's concoction : ELIXIR
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She played Mrs. Miniver in "Mrs. Miniver" : GARSON
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French town of W.W. II : STLO
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Lacking depth : TWOD
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Opposite of pobre : RICO
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Unloading site : QUAY
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They may be bookmarked : URLS
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Certain castrato : ALTO
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Legitimate : TRUE
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"Buona ___" : SERA
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Delete in one quick stroke : ZAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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