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New York Times, Saturday, February 9, 2008

20-Across : Home of Clarke College

Author:
Shannon Burns
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {VX} This is puzzle # 10 for Ms. Burns. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York Times2/9/08 ( No. 21,277 )
Across
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It can really bite : SARCASM
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Warrant : EMPOWER
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See 33-Down : AQUARIA
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Late afternoon, typically : TEATIME
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Nothingness : NULLITY
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Temporary : INTERIM
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Former major-league pitcher ___ Seo : JAE
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Home of Clarke College : DUBUQUE
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Plymouth-to-London dir. : ENE
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1847 tale of the South Seas : OMOO
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One of the losers in the War of the Pacific : PERU
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Asian bowlful : RAMEN
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Hot spots : SAUNAS
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Night table : BEDSTAND
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Key word : ENTER
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Glut : SATE
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Home of Waterloo: Abbr. : ONT
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Growing problem? : GIGANTISM
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Pick-up and drop-off point: Abbr. : STA
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French mathematician Cartan : ELIE
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Grain sorghum with stout, leafy stalks : KAFIR
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Mush : SCHMALTZ
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It covers six time zones : CANADA
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Asked too much? : PRIED
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Sport : WEAR
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It's pulled by una locomotora : TREN
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Plasma component : ION
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Foundation with ties : ROADBED
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Dummy : SAP
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It doesn't help much when it's cold : COMFORT
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Where Mt. Suribachi is : IWOJIMA
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Middle third of a famous motto : EGALITE
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Puts down : DERIDES
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Cicero, e.g. : SENATOR
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Factor : ELEMENT
Down
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Latin American capital : SANJOSE
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Founding member of the Justice League : AQUAMAN
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Prevent : RULEOUT
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Title robot in an Isaac Asimov short story : CAL
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Lacking interest : ARID
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Basic exercise routine : SITUPS
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Fence-sitter's answer : MAYBE
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Post codes? : ETIQUETTE
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Dish describer : MENU
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Some prayers : PATERS
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Taxonomic suffix : OTE
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Electrician : WIREMAN
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Standing out : EMINENT
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Set right again : REMEND
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Built up : URBANIZED
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___ wonder (athlete known for a single great play) : ONEGAME
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Hanna-Barbera character : ATOMANT
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Agent Gold on HBO's "Entourage" : ARI
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Capo ___ capi (Bologna boss) : DEI
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With 15-Across, sites for some corals : SALTWATER
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Come together : GEL
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Kingston pop : SKA
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Pinchpenny : SCROOGE
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Classic 1934 novel set in Prohibition-era New York City, with "The" : THINMAN
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The moon has one : FARSIDE
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Madison Avenue types : IDEAMEN
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Zipped by : RANPAST
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Zip providers : SPICES
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Clever : ADROIT
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Yarn variety : CREWEL
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Bear : ABIDE
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"... outrageous fortune, ___ ...": Shak. : ORTO
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"Paradise Lost" illustrator : DORE
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State with the lowest high point (345 feet): Abbr. : FLA
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"The Gift of the Magi" hero : JIM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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