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New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 2009

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QUZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 134 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0205 ( 21,639 )
Across
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Accomplish lots of things : GOFAR
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Not fitting : INAPT
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Year St. Pius I died : CLV
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Sister of Clio : ERATO
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Subject of the 2007 documentary "An Unreasonable Man" : NADER
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"Norma ___" : RAE
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Belief : TENET
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Actor who received a 7-Down (1998, 2002, 2005-06) : JAMIEFOXX
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Popular breath mint : TICTAC
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Bovine in old ads : ELSIE
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___ material (sturdy fabric) : JEAN
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More red, maybe : RIPER
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Field in which things are looking up?: Abbr. : ASTR
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Orient : EAST
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Singer/songwriter who received a 7-Down (2002, 2004-06, 2008) : ALICIAKEYS
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Some jazz combos : TRIOS
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One with a long face? : MOOSE
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Hot tub : SPA
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Singer who received a 7-Down (2003) : ASHANTI
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Tofu source : SOY
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Moviemaking lamp : KLIEG
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Pigment used in drawing : SEPIA
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Singer/actress who received a 7-Down (1996-2002) : DELLAREESE
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Difficult sort : PILL
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Extract from a French bean? : IDEE
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Party list : SLATE
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Terrier type : SKYE
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From the top : AGAIN
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"Steamboat ___," first Mickey Mouse cartoon : WILLIE
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Comedian who received a 7-Down (2003-06) : BERNIEMAC
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Amalgam, e.g. : ALLOY
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One-dimensional: Abbr. : LIN
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Bob Cratchit's occupation : CLERK
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To a great extent : NOEND
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Switch positions : ONS
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"It takes all ___" : KINDS
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Benders? : KNEES
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Acquire : GET
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It's found in veins : ORE
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Singer who received a 7-Down (2005) : FANTASIA
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Eroded : ATEINTO
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Drillers' org.? : ROTC
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Next to Connecticut Avenue, say, on a Monopoly board : INJAIL
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Annual entertainment honor : NAACPIMAGEAWARD
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Navy chief: Abbr. : ADM
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Bank of China Tower architect : PEI
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Logician's drawing : TREE
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Piece of equipment used in a national sport of Canada : CROSSE
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Looseness : LAXITY
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Annoying types : VEXERS
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Bit of snow : FLAKE
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Song syllable : TRA
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Spurts from fountains : JETS
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O.K. Corral fighter : EARP
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Sch. course with graphs : ECON
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Comedy standout : RIOT
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Unchanged : ASIS
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Hacienda room : SALA
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Letter start : SIRS
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Achilles' weakness : HEEL
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Director who received a 7-Down (2007) : SPIKELEE
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Like some hair : OILY
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Columbia rival : YALE
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Funnyman Robert : KLEIN
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Fraternity letter : EPSILON
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Spanish devil : DIABLO
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Enter cautiously : EDGEIN
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Gets to know : LEARNS
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Boonies : STICKS
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Sea slitherer : EEL
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Small cut : NICK
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Tall and thin : LANK
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Student at 41-Down : ELI
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Door sign : MEN
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Low digit : ONE
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Football stat: Abbr. : YDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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