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New York Times, Tuesday, March 24, 2009

They can be found in 20- and 55-Across and 10- and 26-Down

Author:
Pancho Harrison
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pancho Harrison

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Harrison.
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© 2009, The New York Times3/24/09 ( No. 21,686 )

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Across
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Wrote an ode to : LAUDED
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China's Chou En-___ : LAI
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Captain Hook's henchman : SMEE
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Cause of weird weather : ELNINO
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Press worker's stain : INK
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Brighton bye-bye : TATA
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Augments : ADDSTO
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Wine servers : STEWARDS
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Adolescent boy's growth : PEACHFUZZ
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Recurring Woody Allen theme : ANGST
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Have a go at : TRY
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What oil helps dissolve : RUST
25
"I Pity the Fool" star : MRT
26
Brother of Little Joe on '60s TV : HOSS
27
"Jingle Bells" starter : DASHING
31
Little green man : ALIEN
34
Soldier's period of service : TOUR
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Isaac's eldest : ESAU
37
Cocoon occupants : PUPAE
38
Little green men, for short : ETS
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Target competitor : KMART
40
Where a tab is inserted : SLOT
41
Joan of the Blackhearts : JETT
42
"Biography" network, once : AANDE
43
King Cole was a merry one : OLDSOUL
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"Death in Venice" author Thomas : MANN
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Demolition aid : TNT
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"The Witches" director Nicolas : ROEG
49
Some Super Bowl Sunday highlights : ADS
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Africa's largest city : CAIRO
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Bargains for leniency : COPSAPLEA
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Dukakis in 1988 and Dole in 1996 : ALSORANS
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(0,0) on a graph : ORIGIN
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Reach a high : PEAK
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Grampa Simpson : ABE
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They can be found in 20- and 55-Across and 10- and 26-Down : POLICE
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Lap dog, informally : PEKE
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Window units, briefly : ACS
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Electrician's alloy : SOLDER
Down
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Did an axel, e.g. : LEAPT
2
Tree with catkins : ALDER
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It's observed on Oct. 24 : UNDAY
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Wink in tiddlywinks, e.g. : DISC
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Make king or queen : ENTHRONE
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Goofball : DOOFUS
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"Hungarian Rhapsodies" composer : LISZT
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Animated bug film of 1998 : ANTZ
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Clanton at the O.K. Corral : IKE
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Musial's nickname : STANTHEMAN
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Helgenberger of "CSI" : MARG
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LAX postings : ETDS
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American League division : EAST
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Some are declared : WARS
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J. P. Morgan co. : USSTEEL
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Scratch : MAR
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Dehydration may help bring this on : HEATSTROKE
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Housecleaning aid : DUSTMOP
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"This ___ outrage!" : ISAN
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Source of a fragrant oil : NARD
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"___ Nacht" (German words of parting) : GUTE
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Lhasa ___ : APSO
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Temporary calm : LULL
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Popular MP3 player : IPOD
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Mel in Cooperstown : OTT
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Emblem on the Australian coat of arms : KANGAROO
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Protrude : JUT
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___ about (circa) : ONOR
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"___ Fables" : AESOPS
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Gift on Valentine's Day : ROSES
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Chilly : ALGID
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Make less chilly : DEICE
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Less loopy : SANER
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Al who created Fearless Fosdick : CAPP
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Away from the wind : ALEE
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"Out of Africa" author Dinesen : ISAK
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"Fast Money" network : CNBC
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Dosage unit : PILL
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Battery size : AAA

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

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