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New York Times, Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Author:
Kristian House
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kristian House

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 1.94 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. House. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0203 ( 22,002 )
Across
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Infamous motel of film : BATES
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Dual-___ engine : CARB
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"___ Jubilee," weekly 1950s country music program on ABC : OZARK
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Serenader's subject : LOVE
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Baseball family name : ALOU
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Amish conveyance : BUGGY
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___ fixe : IDEE
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Main point : GIST
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Parental order #1 : BRUSHYOURTEETH
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"Darn tootin'!" : YEP
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Inauguration Day words : OATH
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Rte. 66, e.g. : HWY
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Co. split off from Time Warner in 2009 : AOL
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Dr. with several Grammys : DRE
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Actress Benaderet of "Petticoat Junction" : BEA
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Parental order #2 : PICKUPYOURTOYS
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Stallion-to-be : COLT
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Sculler's need : OAR
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___ of lamb : RACK
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Parental order #3 : DOYOURHOMEWORK
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Place for a mudbath : SPA
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Seasoning for pommes frites : SEL
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Hubbub : DIN
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Govt. investigation : INQ
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Rapper with the #1 hit "Empire State of Mind" : JAYZ
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Put on : AIR
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Reply to the question in 13- and 57-Down : BECAUSEISAIDSO
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"___ #1!" : WERE
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Emphatic type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Wheel on a spur : ROWEL
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"Flower power" musical : HAIR
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Newcastle upon ___, England : TYNE
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One of a Disney septet : DWARF
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Big laughs : YUKS
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Marked, in a way : EXED
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Ranee's wrap : SAREE
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Coventry cop : BOBBY
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Fair-weather hue : AZURE
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Touch base after a fly-out : TAGUP
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Joule fractions : ERGS
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Abdul-Jabbar's trademark shot : SKYHOOK
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Silas Marner's creator : ELIOT
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Slangy "That's obvious!" : NODUH
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___ easy : OVER
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Like a sheer nightie : SEETHRU
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Cautious, as a reply : CAGEY
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Touched down : ALIT
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___ Hashanah : ROSH
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With 57-Down, possible response to 20-, 31- or 39-Across : BUT
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River to Korea Bay : YALU
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Vessel by a basin : EWER
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Part of a Spanish play : ACTO
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All-nighter site, perhaps : DORM
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Wild tusker : BOAR
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Flemish painter Jan van ___ : EYCK
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"Fire away!" : ASK
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Inside dope : POOP
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Kovalchuk of the N.H.L. : ILYA
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Science fiction writer Frederik : POHL
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7'6" N.B.A. star : YAO
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1982 Disney cybermovie : TRON
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Some Amazon.com mdse. : CDS
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Alma mater for Adm. Richard Byrd: Abbr. : USNA
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Give in return : REQUITE
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"Slow Churned" brand : EDYS
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Some Hogwarts students : WIZARDS
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Patisserie artisans : ICERS
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Astrologer Dixon : JEANE
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Felt green around the gills : AILED
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Exchange of TV smears, maybe : ADWAR
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River of Grenoble : ISERE
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John who loved Pocahontas : ROLFE
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Steady guy : BEAU
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Estrada of "CHiPs" : ERIK
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Charon's river : STYX
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Where James T. Kirk was born and raised : IOWA
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See 13-Down : WHY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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