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New York Times, Saturday, March 1, 2008

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {KVX} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 123 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0301 ( 21,298 )

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Across
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Event in which teams may drink rounds during rounds : PUBQUIZ
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Comb : UNSNARL
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Minimal, with "of" : ANOUNCE
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Broke out : GOTFREE
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Conditioning system : PILATES
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Dumpling dish : GNOCCHI
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Defeats easily : ACESOUT
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Doesn't stick around : BEATSIT
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1920s birth control advocate Russell : DORA
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Author of "Save Your Job, Save Our Country: Why Nafta Must Be Stopped — Now!" : PEROT
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Name on some euros : EIRE
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They may be found in sneakers : ODORS
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"___ vindice" (Confederacy motto) : DEO
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Chairperson? : CANER
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Big name in flight : CESSNA
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Place on a game board? : STJAMES
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A.L. home run champ of 1950 and '53 : ALROSEN
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Mop holder? : HAIRGEL
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Often-minimized thing : WINDOW
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1966 Grammy winner for "If He Walked Into My Life" : GORME
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Focus of some ball-handlers? : DEB
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Spanish mistress : DUENA
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Samoan capital : APIA
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Cuts into a pie, often : RADII
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Field fare, briefly : MRES
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Distribution slip : MISDEAL
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Ostensible composer of "The Abduction of Figaro" and "Oedipus Tex" : PDQBACH
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Summit goal : ENTENTE
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Bennett of the Ronettes : ESTELLE
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Worker doing a desk job? : STAINER
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Bright planet, sometimes : DAYSTAR
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"First ..." : TOSTART
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Information technology subject : SYSTEMS
Down
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Leader who claimed to have put a fatal curse on J.F.K. : PAPADOC
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Cousin of Ascii : UNICODE
3
Dances in waltz time : BOLEROS
4
Some radio sources : QUASARS
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"'___ Me?' I do not know you" (Emily Dickinson poem) : UNTO
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Get slippery, in a way : ICEUP
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Zipped up : ZESTED
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Boho-chic footwear : UGGBOOTS
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Big combo : NONET
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Old marketplace surrounder : STOA
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Saints, e.g. : NFCTEAM
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Function whose domain is between -1 and 1 : ARCSINE
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Not-so-new work crew : REHIRES
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First pitcher to have defeated all 30 major-league teams : LEITER
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Having a better bottom? : RESOLED
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Part of a certain kit : SNARE
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Wolf, e.g. : CANID
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H.S. subject : ALG
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Faster, maybe : JEW
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"Danger!" : REDALERT
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Enter for a spin : HOPINTO
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Bristly appendages : ARISTAS
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Words after "Whew!" : IMADEIT
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Least sensible : NUMBEST
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20th-century German leader's moniker : DERALTE
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Part of a fin? : ONECLAM
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Load-bearing things? : WASHERS
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Most intrepid : GAMEST
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Man and others : BIPEDS
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Zagat contributor : RATER
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Opinion opener : IDSAY
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Italian province or its capital : ENNA
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Amts. : QTYS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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