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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 2008

Author:
Pamela Amick Klawitter
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pamela Amick Klawitter

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Klawitter. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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York successor : TUDOR
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Country addresses, for short : RFDS
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Part of an Einstein equation : MASS
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It might start "By the way ..." : ASIDE
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Lake ___, south of London : ERIE
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Word with black or fire : OPAL
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Twig broom : BESOM
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Turner of "Somewhere I'll Find You," 1942 : LANA
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Not yet final, in a way : BETA
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"American Idol" judge who wastes money? : PRODIGALSIMON
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___-d'Oise (French department) : VAL
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Directly : DUE
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Eskimo-___ language family : ALEUT
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Nodding picture? : IMAGEOFCONSENT
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The anesthetic lidocaine, e.g. : LOCAL
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Obligation : ONUS
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Barely makes, with "out" : EKES
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George who once led the C.I.A. : TENET
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Part of the foot : BALL
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Prefix with normal : PARA
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___ feed : AUDIO
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Geologist? : SEDIMENTARYJOB
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D'___ (according to: Fr.) : APRES
49
Jon Stewart asset : WIT
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Spanish 30-Down : UNO
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Moment after a bad pun? : GRIMACEPERIOD
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Affluent, in Acapulco : RICO
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Poker cry ... or an apt title for this puzzle : IMIN
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Some family histories : SAGAS
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Quaint exclamation : EGAD
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"___ No Sunshine" (1971 Grammy-winning song) : AINT
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Fraternity letter : THETA
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Start of North Carolina's motto : ESSE
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Binge : ORGY
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"Lazy" one : SUSAN
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Pop-top feature : TAB
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Consume : USE
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Bump : DISPLACE
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Cause for opening a window : ODOR
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Fix up : REMODEL
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Late-inning pitching, maybe : RELIEF
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Assault with a grenade, as a superior officer : FRAG
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Actress Merrill of "Desk Set" : DINA
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Diploma feature : SEAL
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Crib plaything : MOBILE
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Sci-fi figures : APEMEN
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Didn't play : SATOUT
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Italicize, say : SLANT
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Rap's OutKast, e.g. : DUO
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Mouthing off : SASS
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Reprehensible : VILE
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Out of control : AMOK
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Empty talk : GAS
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First name in late-night : CONAN
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Primary figure : ONE
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Fruitcake : NUT
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Mary Tyler Moore headwear : TAM
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Poetic conjunction : ERE
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Bullish order on Wall Street : BUY
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Deems in court : ADJUDGES
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Horoscope figure : LION
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Animal that howls : LOBO
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Home of Galileo Galilei International Airport : PISA
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Some colony members : ARTISTS
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Small shoots : SPRIGS
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Heath plants : ERICAS
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Out of fashion : DEMODE
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"Jackson" : TWENTY
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Draft contents : AIR
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What nouns and verbs must do : AGREE
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Farewell in 41-Down : CIAO
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Ruler in a kaffiyeh : EMIR
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Pinball sound : PING
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Home of Pearl City : OAHU
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___ loss : ATA
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Start of many Latin American city names : SAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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