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New York Times, Thursday, March 19, 2009

Author:
Laura Sternberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Laura Sternberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Sternberg. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0319 ( 21,681 )

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Two drinks, for some : LIMIT
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Reserved to a greater degree : SHIER
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1099-___ (tax form sent by a bank) : INT
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Japanese mushroom : ENOKI
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Holmes of "Batman Begins" : KATIE
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Conjunction that usually has a partner : NOR
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Eco-friendly in Las Vegas? : GREENWITHNV
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Rapping "Dr." : DRE
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Tai chi instructor : SENSEI
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Kind of account not used much anymore : PASSBOOK
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Food glaze : ASPIC
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Down Under springers : ROOS
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Omaha's waterfront during downpours? : NEPORTINASTORM
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Tax-free transaction, usually : SWAP
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Position on the Enterprise: Abbr. : ENS
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Reception vessel : URN
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Cause ___ : CELEBRE
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Actress Milano and namesakes : ALYSSAS
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Charles I, II, III ... or X : ROI
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Had something : ATE
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The Bobcats of the Mid-American Conference : OHIO
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First-place finishers in Bangor? : MEAWARDWINNERS
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Planted : SOWN
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Feature of an essential oil : AROMA
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"Oh yes, I love that dress," maybe : WHITELIE
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Team in College Station, Tex. : AGGIES
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___ Thorpe, 2000 and 2004 Olympic swimming sensation : IAN
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Jogging atop Great Falls? : RUNNINGONMT
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Neatnik's opposite : PIG
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Environs for Galatea, in myth : OCEAN
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Banks in Chicago : ERNIE
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Places with defibrillators, for short : ERS
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Move along a buffet line, perhaps : SIDLE
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They're found on staffs : RESTS
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Stamina : LEGS
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Preceder of a case name : INRE
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Plumbing fixture manufacturer : MOEN
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General store on "The Waltons" : IKES
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Musician's weakness : TINEAR
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Biathlon need : SKI
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Milliners' securers : HATPINS
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Home of Odysseus : ITHACA
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___, zwei, drei : EINS
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Guns : REVS
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Like fireworks, infrequently : INDOOR
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"We can't squeeze any more in" : NOROOM
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Some migrations : TREKS
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Woody vine with violet blossoms : WISTERIA
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Charles of "Death Wish" : BRONSON
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Yearn (for) : PINE
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Foreign policy advisory grp. : NSC
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___-necked : EWE
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Shadow, so to speak : PAL
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Having an effect : OPERANT
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Ottoman sultan known as "the Magnificent" : SULEIMAN
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Taste : TRY
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Gift-wrapping aid : BOW
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Part of Lawrence Welk's intro : ATWO
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"___ Hates Me," 2002 hit by Puddle of Mudd : SHE
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Melody : AIR
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Pad name : SOS
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Kind of gland : ADRENAL
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High-luster fabric : MOHAIR
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"Dallas" kinfolk : EWINGS
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Sprinkled : RAINED
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Unpleasant reminder? : NAGGER
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Credit card action : SWIPE
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Asteroid on which a NASA probe landed in 2001 : EROS
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___ Baines Johnson (presidential daughter) : LUCI
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"Friday the 13th" staple : GORE
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Places to sleep : INNS
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Issue : EMIT
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Some Fr. honorees : STES
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Suffix with glass : INE

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

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