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New York Times, Thursday, March 26, 2009

Author:
Edward Safran
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edward Safran

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {BJQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Safran. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

This exact quote was previously used in 1997.

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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0326 ( 21,688 )
Across
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What you might push a pushpin in : CORK
5
Dimwit, in Yiddish slang : GOLEM
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International company with the slogan "Home away from home" : ELAL
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North African city captured by the Allies in 1942 : ORAN
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In unison : ASONE
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1899 gold rush locale : NOME
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A la ___ (nearby: Sp.) : MANO
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David ___ George, British P.M., 1916-22 : LLOYD
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New growth : TWIG
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Start of a poem by Emily Dickinson that continues "But God be with the Clown, / Who ponders this tremendous scene" : ALITTLEMADNESS
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Levels : TIERS
24
Barker of the Cleveland Indians who pitched a perfect game in 1981 : LEN
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Increases : ADDSTO
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Refuge for David, in the Bible : DEADSEA
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Eur. monarchy : NOR
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Poem, part 2 : INTHESPRING
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Christmas verse starter : TWAS
38
Radio geek : HAM
39
Former Nebraska senator James : EXON
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Poem, part 3 : ISWHOLESOME
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"... ___ he drove out of sight" : ERE
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Chinese porcelain with a pale green glaze : CELADON
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Sleep disturbers : ALARMS
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Sedona maker : KIA
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Puts in a snug spot : TUCKS
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Poem, part 4 : EVENFORTHEKING
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Warren who founded a rental car company : AVIS
59
Chew the scenery : EMOTE
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Spray target : ODOR
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Pull-down list : MENU
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Fix : RIVET
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It runs parallel to the radius : ULNA
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Teacher's before-class work : PREP
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Volume unit : STERE
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Overbrim (with) : TEEM
Down
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1977 best seller set at Boston Memorial Hospital : COMA
2
___ contraceptive : ORAL
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Queen of Bollywood : RANI
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Funnyman Don : KNOTTS
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Shipping mainstay of the 1600s : GALLEON
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Physician William : OSLER
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Appears imminent : LOOMS
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Singer with the 2008 gold record "And Winter Came ..." : ENYA
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Acts the yenta : MEDDLES
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Double ___ : ENTENDRE
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The worst of times : LOWS
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"Lucky Jim" novelist, 1954 : AMIS
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Relay division : LEG
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South American monkey : TITI
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___ tide : NEAP
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Monkeyshine : ANTIC
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Divine water : DOWSE
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Say with two syllables where one would do, say : DRAWL
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Promotional item : DEMO
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Philly hoopster : SIXER
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Extremely large, old-style : ENORM
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1985 Meg Tilly title role : AGNES
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In the past : THEN
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Is afflicted by : HAS
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Reorganizes drastically : SHAKESUP
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Figure in the Edda : ODIN
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They have no ties : LOAFERS
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Rain forest implement : MACHETE
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Sommer of Hollywood : ELKE
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Try to see : ASKOUT
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Antique dealer's happy discovery : TROVE
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Articulate : UTTER
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Anytime : EVER
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Melon's site : VINE
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Drop : OMIT
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Fallow : IDLE
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"___ But the Brave" (1965 Sinatra film) : NONE
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Elderly relative, informally : GRAM
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Crank (up) : AMP

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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