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ONE MORE THING

New York Times, Sunday, March 8, 2009

Author:
Zack Kushner
Editor:
Will Shortz
47-Across : Advice to actor Perry when delivering a baby?
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kushner.
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© 2009, The New York Times3/8/09 ( No. 21,670 )
Across
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Former eBay chief Whitman : MEG
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Steal from, as in Grand Theft Auto : CARJACK
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Too big for one's britches, say : SMUG
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Shutter piece : SLAT
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Auto financing abbr. : APR
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Home of Easter Island : OCEANIA
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Bilge need : PUMP
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"___ Dawn I Die" (James Cagney flick) : EACH
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Rachael Ray activity eliciting oohs and aahs? : COOKINGWITHGASPS
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___'acte : ENTR
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Freshwater source : AQUIFER
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Habituate : ENURE
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Vedder of Pearl Jam : EDDIE
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Pantywaist : WUSS
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Harebrained : DAFT
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"Three men in ___" : ATUB
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Viaduct features : SPANS
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Appears : SEEMS
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Prepared for heavy on/off traffic? : BUILTRAMPSTOUGH
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Heart chart: Abbr. : ECG
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Spacesuit worry : TEAR
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Schubert piece : LIED
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Advice to actor Perry when delivering a baby? : USETHEFORCEPSLUKE
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Extremely softly, in music : PPP
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French possessive : SES
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Wee : TEENSY
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Imitative : APISH
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___ Croft, title role for Angelina Jolie : LARA
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It's dangerous to be on this : HITLIST
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Org. involved with ESPN : NCAA
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Puffball contents : SPORES
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Pioneering 1940s computer : ENIAC
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Cleopatra's last request? : ASPSFORME
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Fashion photographer Herb : RITTS
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Void : REVOKE
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Brother's attire : COWL
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Adulate : LIONIZE
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Bullpen stats : ERAS
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Sir, in Swahili : BWANA
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Rope fibers : SISALS
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___ Lingus : AER
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High-speed inits. : DSL
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Travel is voted most popular? : GOINGTOPSTHEPOLLS
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Concert site : HALL
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Athlete who won the 1978 International Peace Award : PELE
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Brother or aunt: Abbr. : REL
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Result of a good basement waterproofing years ago? : LONGTIMENOSEEPS
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"Yeah, ___" : RIGHT
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Transfixed : INAWE
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Canned : AXED
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Bygone "birds" : SSTS
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Swerve : VEER
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Like a pig in a pen : STIED
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False front : ALIAS
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Literally, "little turnips" : RAVIOLI
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Cinderella's destination : BALL
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Unassailable beefs? : BULLETPROOFCARPS
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Volkswagen competitor : OPEL
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Prefix with inflammatory : ANTI
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Upset : TIPOVER
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Fathom : GET
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Composer Rorem and others : NEDS
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Word before or after tea : ROSE
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Ones concealing their aims : SNIPERS
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Poetic preposition : ERE
Down
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Talkative ones : MACAWS
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La Belle ___ : EPOQUE
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Bellyache : GROUSE
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Bangs, e.g. : COIF
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Pimply : ACNED
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Get a better grip on : REGRAB
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Big part of a crocodile : JAW
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Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Refer to : CITE
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Gus who wrote the words to "Makin' Whoopee" : KAHN
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What the 300 defended : SPARTA
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Field trip destination : MUSEUM
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Person at home : UMP
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Modern navig. tool : GPS
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Bean container : SEEDPOD
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Coachman's carriage : LANDAU
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Provisional : ACTING
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Separate wheat from chaff : THRESH
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It's written in the stars : KISMET
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Gum-producing plant : GUAR
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Informal bed : FUTON
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Seating sections : TIERS
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Nearly excellent : BPLUS
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"I don't get no respect," to Rodney Dangerfield : SCHTICK
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Full of frills : LACY
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Number of flavors in Neapolitan ice cream? : TRE
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Some turban wearers : SIKHS
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Thousands, in slang : GEES
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Brought (in) : USHERED
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Fishermen with nets : SEINERS
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Summery : ESTIVAL
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Greek salad ingredient : FETA
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Designer Rabanne : PACO
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Tangle (with) : SPAR
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Irish folk musician O'Flynn : LIAM
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Missing something : PARTIAL
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Ballpark snack : PRETZEL
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QBs, at times : PASSERS
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Choice cut : LOIN
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China neighbor : LAOS
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CBS's "The ___ Today" : NFL
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Fare well : PROSPER
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Eyeball : SCAN
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Beer ___ : PONG
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Hit hard : SWAT
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"In the Valley of ___" (2007 film) : ELAH
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Where Christ stopped in a Carlo Levi novel : EBOLI
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Robert of "The Sopranos" : ILER
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Mother in Bedrock : WILMA
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Ill-fated German admiral : SPEE
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The Hebrides, e.g. : ISLES
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Flight divisions : STEPS
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Like some communities : GATED
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Missions, in brief : OPS
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"Twelfth Night" woman : OLIVIA
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The Father of Science Fiction : HGWELLS
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Capital on the Atlantic : LISBON
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Canned : ONTAPE
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Caught red-handed : NAILED
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Sings hallelujah to : EXALTS
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Nervous one? : NELLIE
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Comics pooch : ODIE
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Endeavored : STROVE
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Any of boxer Foreman's five sons : GEORGE
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Volunteer, perhaps : HELPER
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Melancholy : TRISTE
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Less wobbly, say : SAFER
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Brief makers: Abbr. : ATTS
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Turn in many a children's board game : SPIN
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TV hookups : VCRS
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Kind of graph : BAR
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Card game from Mattel : UNO
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Sch. in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Alley ___ : OOP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle.

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