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New York Times, Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Author:
Jeffrey Wechsler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeffrey Wechsler

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 14 Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 4 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Wechsler. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Telltale sign : TIPOFF
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Stick in one's ___ : CRAW
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Paid no attention to : TUNEDOUT
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Protection : AEGIS
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With 23-Across, famous "opening" line : ABANDONALLHOPE
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Heavy coats : FURS
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Respectful acts : HOMAGES
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Rapper ___ Rida : FLO
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Says "Nice job!" to : PRAISES
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See 15-Across : YEWHOENTERHERE
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"Given the situation ..." : ASITIS
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Alberto VO5 product : GEL
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With 35-Across, source of 15-/23-Across : DIVINE
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Support for an ear of corn : STALK
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"Olympia" artist : MANET
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See 30-Across : COMEDY
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Belief system : ISM
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Like 10, but not X : ARABIC
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15-/23-Across location : THEGATESOFHELL
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"England hath long been mad, and scarr'd ___": Richmond in "King Richard III" : HERSELF
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Lost soldier, briefly : MIA
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Hall providing entertainment : ARSENIO
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"Dear" columnist : ABBY
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Creator of 30-/35-Across : DANTEALIGHIERI
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Family name in early violin-making : AMATI
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"Our Miss Brooks" star of 1950s TV : EVEARDEN
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Like two peas in ___ : APOD
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Emphasize : STRESS
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Tiny biological channel, as in the kidney : TUBULE
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Aligned : INAROW
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Waterman products : PENS
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Weird : ODD
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___ dog (Chinese breed) : FOO
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Playfulness : FUN
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Not so stormy : CALMER
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Go over and over, as arguments : REHASH
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Spellbound : AGOG
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Cinematic scene-changer : WIPE
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Chewy confection : TAFFY
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Captain Cook landfall of April 1769 : TAHITI
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His or her: Fr. : SES
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Comes up short, say : LOSES
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Suggest : POSIT
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Restraint : REIN
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Amount of money that can be raised? : ANTE
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"What will you ___?" : HAVE
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"Zounds!" : EGAD
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Depend (on) : RELY
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Yellowstone roamer : ELK
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-- : DASH
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"I didn't know I had it ___!" : INME
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Knucklehead ___, Paul Winchell dummy of old TV : SMIFF
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Lab ___ : TECH
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Alex Doonesbury's school, for short : MIT
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Lawyer's assignment : CASE
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Silver coin of ancient Greece : OBOL
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Open-air lobbies : ATRIA
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Fix, as a boot : RESOLE
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___ blaster : GHETTO
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Classic tale in dactylic hexameter : AENEID
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Some Iraq war reporters : EMBEDS
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Cuba ___ (rum highballs) : LIBRES
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Store, as supplies : LAYIN
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Org. that promotes sugarless gum : ADA
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Blue-skinned deity : RAMA
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Jacket fastener : SNAP
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Suffix with Frigid- : AIRE
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Hosp. hookups : IVS
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Acquire : GET
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Raucous laugh syllable : HAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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