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New York Times, Saturday, April 12, 2008

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 21,340 )
Across
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Strip authority : PITBOSS
8
Savanna bounders : IMPALAS
15
Situation early in an inning : ONEAWAY
16
Target of some soccer kicks : FARPOST
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Lipitor and such : STATINS
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State University of New York campus site : ONEONTA
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Like some glasses : THREED
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1950s Dodgers pitcher ___ Labine : CLEM
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With 32-Down, end of an advertising pitch : GET
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Go-___ (certain motorized scooters) : PEDS
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Ink holder : PAD
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French department that's home to the Chartreuse Mountains : ISERE
26
G.I. hangout : USO
27
Subject of a golf lesson : GRIP
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Pulitzer-winning historian Doris ___ Goodwin : KEARNS
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Kennedyesque conquests : NEWFRONTIERS
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Player coached by Hank Stram : KANSASCITYCHIEF
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Mayor's introduction? : THEHONORABLE
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Wearer of a wraparound cloth called a lavalava : SAMOAN
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Like the hoi polloi : NONU
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With 14-Down, part of a U.S. political map : RED
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Customary start for Wimbledon singles finals : TWOPM
44
Finish, with "up" : SEW
45
Kegger cry : TOGA
46
Bender : JAG
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"___ sir ..." : KIND
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Tub handle? : PARKAY
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A musician might pick it : UKULELE
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TNT ingredient? : TOLUENE
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Bouts of madness : DELIRIA
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Kindergarten admonition : ACTNICE
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Sealed : ENSURED
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Rested : TOOKTEN
Down
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Like the grunge rock movement : POSTPUNK
2
Where Neptune can be found : INTHESEA
3
Level : TEARDOWN
4
"America the Beautiful" poet Katharine Lee ___ : BATES
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Boo-boo : OWIE
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Gear impediment : SAND
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M.O. : SYS
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"Too rich for my blood" : IFOLD
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Place for a comb : MANE
10
Top Médoc classification : PREMIERCRU
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Certain mail destination: Abbr. : APO
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More strung out : LONGER
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Not ahead : ASTERN
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See 42-Across : STATES
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Underwritten? : CAPTIONED
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Recipe amount : PINCH
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Slovenian-born N.B.A. guard Vujacic : SASHA
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The Galloping Gourmet : GRAHAMKERR
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"Watership Down" director Martin : ROSEN
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Defend with focus, in football : KEYON
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Setting numbered in multiples of the square root of 2 : FSTOP
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See 21-Across : ITNOW
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Admission of clumsiness : IBROKEIT
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Polish : ELEGANCE
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Palestinian fighters : FEDAYEEN
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Hospital patron : STJUDE
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Stimulate : AWAKEN
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Big wheels : MOGULS
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Winner of a record 82 P.G.A. Tour events : SNEAD
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Ventriloquist's prop : TRUNK
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Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
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___ adagio (score direction) : POCO
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Word with flute or horn : ALTO
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"Lucky Number Slevin" actress, 2006 : LIU
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Reciprocal action : TAT

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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