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New York Times, Friday, April 10, 2009

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {KQVX} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 251 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0410 ( 21,703 )
Across
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Laugh-a-minute : COMICAL
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So-so poker holding : TWOPAIR
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In an unoriginal way : APISHLY
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Circus performer, e.g. : ARTISTE
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Kind of strength : TENSILE
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Toy trains : LIONELS
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Swallow : ENGULF
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Food label for the health-conscious : LESSSALT
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Electric device with terminals : ELEMENT
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News on the bus. page : IPO
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Ingredient in many toothpastes : MINT
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Spit for a kebab : SHISH
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Be doomed : NOTSTANDACHANCE
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Obtain service from : GETMILEAGEOUTOF
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Felt bitter anguish : ATEONESHEARTOUT
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Maestro Koussevitzky : SERGE
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Grows pale : WANS
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Twisted : WRY
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Court figures : CENTERS
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Like rivals, often : COMPARED
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Not much, with "a" : FATLOT
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Tourist guide : AREAMAP
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Vitamin C source : LIMEADE
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Make like new, as a bathtub : REGLAZE
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Nicely tan : BRONZED
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Kitchen device first patented in 1921 : TOASTER
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Court figures : JESTERS
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Wife in "8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter" : CATE
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Ready to do business : OPEN
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Chinese dynasty during which trade with Portugal began : MING
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Give out : ISSUE
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Flu symptom : CHILL
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Like the pop group the Pussycat Dolls : ALLFEMALE
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Burning substance : LYE
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Representative of Hollywood : TALENTAGENT
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Where to wear an armilla : WRIST
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Platte River tribe : OTOS
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Immobilizes : PINS
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Where gobs go : ASEA
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"One day ___ all make sense" : ITLL
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Doctor's prescription : REST
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Be of assistance : LENDAHAND
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Popular computer logic/guessing game : MINESWEEPER
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"Young Frankenstein" woman and others : INGAS
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French versifier : POETE
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Burrow : rabbit :: holt : ___ : OTTER
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Subject of "Toots" by Bob Considine, 1969 : SHOR
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High in the French Alps : HAUT
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Following obediently : INTOW
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Scrub : SCOUR
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Substantial : HEFTY
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Gray blanket : SMOG
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Pitchfork part : TINE
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Occasion to drop one's arms : CEASEFIRE
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Slinkys or Magic 8 Balls, once : CRAZE
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___ gin fizz : RAMOS
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Surgical tube : STENT
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Trolley : CART
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Round sandwich : OREO
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Prefix with dose : MEGA
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Buds : PALS
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Part of a Latin 101 conjugation : AMAT
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Not do one darn thing : LAZE
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___-Neisse Line : ODER
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Dries, as hay : TEDS
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___ Ranch (former Western White House) : LBJ

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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