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New York Times, Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Author:
Gary Whitehead
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary J. Whitehead

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {Q} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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___ and cheese (lunch dish) : MAC
4
Parasite's need : HOST
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Too sentimental : SAPPY
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Sporty Camaro : IROC
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Cheese town : EDAM
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I.R.S. option : EFILE
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Wife of Jacob : LEAH
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It's handed down : LORE
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1974 pardon recipient : NIXON
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Desktop publisher's need : LASERPRINTER
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Regards highly : ESTEEMS
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Wild cat : OCELOT
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Baseball rarity : TIE
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Hawkeye's home : IOWA
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Acapulco gold : ORO
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Company with a spokesduck : AFLAC
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It may be upped : ANTE
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Fifth qtrs., so to speak : OTS
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Commuter's woe : RUSHHOURTRAFFIC
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Turkish V.I.P. : AGA
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Logical start? : IDEO
43
Fountain spot, maybe : PLAZA
44
Except : BUT
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Did a glissade : SLID
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Tasman ___ : SEA
47
Bagel choice : SESAME
49
Like Duchamp's "Mona Lisa" : GOATEED
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Def Leppard, for one : HARDROCKBAND
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Deceptive talker : JIVER
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Fair-hiring org. : EEOC
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"At Last" singer James : ETTA
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Really bothered : ATEAT
62
Tracking ability : NOSE
63
Fishing boat : DORY
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Chocolatier's gear : MOLDS
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River of Flanders : YSER
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Super ___ (game system) : NES
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___ Bornes (card game) : MILLE
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Precincts : AREAS
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Take it easy : COAST
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"S O S!" : HELPME
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Signs of decay : ODORS
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Bollywood costume : SARI
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Some feds : TMEN
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Tutor of Nero : SENECA
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Full of ardor : AFIRE
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Flicks : PIX
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Mahmoud Abbas's org. : PLO
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Nikkei currency : YEN
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Spotted speedster : CHEETAH
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Clinton's first secretary of labor : REICH
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Word with fire or water : TOWER
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Bath sponge : LOOFA
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Baseball's Big Papi : ORTIZ
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"Vissi d'arte" opera : TOSCA
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Way to indicate mistakes : INRED
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"Beetle Bailey" dog : OTTO
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Most Al Jazeera viewers : ARABS
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Bach offering : FUGUE
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Aspiring attys.' exams : LSATS
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Q7 maker : AUDI
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Crude carrier : OILER
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More or less vertical, at sea : APEAK
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Tow truck type : FLATBED
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Common sense : SMARTS
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Game with a team of 11 : SOCCER
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On the horizon : AHEAD
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The Cratchits' Christmas dinner : GOOSE
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Stationery brand : EATON
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Critical times : DDAYS
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Turn down : DENY
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Model T contemporaries : REOS
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What 20-, 37- and 53-Across may do : JAM
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"Am ___ believe ...?" : ITO
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M.p.h., e.g. : VEL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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