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New York Times, Friday, February 8, 2008

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0208 ( 21,276 )
Across
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Ways to get inside hip joints? : MRIS
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Results of compliments : EGOBOOSTS
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Is not misused? : AINT
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Invention convention : PATENTLAW
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Bad mark : DPLUS
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Opening on an environmentalist's agenda? : OZONEHOLE
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Wrangler rival : LEE
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Pay stub data : TAXES
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Person after a lifestyle change, self-descriptively : NEWME
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How a goose acts : INANELY
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Charge : FIREUP
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Lug : BIGAPE
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Modern vent outlet? : BLOG
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You may pass on these: Abbr. : RDS
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Underachievers are not up to it : SNUFF
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Old hippie hangout, with "the" : HAIGHT
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"Start doing your job!" : GETONTHESTICK
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Restaurants are full of them : AROMAS
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Singer Lennon and others : SEANS
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___ shop : PRO
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Where a tongue can be found : DELI
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"No more!" : STOPIT
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Rolls over, in a way : RENEWS
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Probably will, circumstances permitting : PLANSTO
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Fragrant resin : ELEMI
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Cornerback Sanders : DEION
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Torch-lighting skater at the 1998 Winter Olympics : ITO
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Africa's westernmost point : CAPEVERDE
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Woozy : DAZED
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Like some salesmen and preachers : ITINERANT
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Ryan of "Boston Public" : JERI
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Brushes off : SENDSAWAY
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Club: Abbr. : ASSN
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Laugh-producing game popular since 1958 : MADLIBS
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What ethylene may be used for : RIPENING
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Conspiring : INLEAGUE
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Longtime Lakers commentator Lantz : STU
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Kind of resin : EPOXY
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See stars? : GAZE
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Natives of Noble County, Okla. : OTOS
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Big ___ : BEN
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Short-term relationship : ONENIGHTSTAND
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Alternate : OTHER
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Less apt to learn : SLOWER
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Much-studied religious writings : TALMUD
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May TV event : SWEEPS
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Ultra-obedient companions : STEPFORDWIVES
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Mugful, maybe : ALE
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Measure that resulted in multilingual labeling on goods : NAFTA
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They're hard to see through : FOGS
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Sect governed by the Universal House of Justice : BAHAI
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Storyteller's pack : LIES
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Web code : HTML
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Attach : TIEON
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They're not positive : NOES
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Turns over : CAPSIZES
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Jersey workers : KNITTERS
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Pinch-hit : STOODIN
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Abstract : PRECIS
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Have a connection : RELATE
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Spare part? : ONEPIN
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Pitch preceder : SLO
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Correct : EMEND
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It brings many people to church : PIETY
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Duel action? : DRAW
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"The Facts of Life" housemother ___ Garrett : EDNA
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Silent ___ : ERA
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1977 double-platinum album with the hits "Peg" and "Deacon Blues" : AJA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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