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New York Times, Monday, April 14, 2008

Author:
Christina Houlihan Kelly
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christina Houlihan Kelly

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQW} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Kelly. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0414 ( 21,342 )
Across
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Vampire's tooth : FANG
5
Playing marble : AGATE
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At any time : EVER
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Pi r squared, for a circle : AREA
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Engine : MOTOR
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Lucy Lawless TV role : XENA
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From ___ (completely) : ATOZ
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Cheri formerly of "S.N.L." : OTERI
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Persia, today : IRAN
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Bidding impediment? : AUCTIONBLOCK
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"Ooh, tasty!" : YUM
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Enter : GOIN
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Streisand film about a Jewish girl masquerading as a boy : YENTL
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How sardines may be packed : INOIL
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Suffix with vocal : IST
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Outdoor meal deterrent? : PICNICHAMPER
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Gas brand with the slogan "Put a tiger in your tank" : ESSO
39
Book after Daniel : HOSEA
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Show ___ (attend, as a meeting) : UPAT
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Truth obstruction? : REALITYCHECK
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___ Francisco : SAN
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Inc., abroad : LTD
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Lawn care brand : ORTHO
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Garbage : TRASH
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Tipplers : SOTS
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The second "S" in MS-DOS: Abbr. : SYS
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Metallic element's obstacle? : ALUMINUMFOIL
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Small plateau : MESA
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Singer Bryant : ANITA
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January to December : YEAR
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Humdinger : ONER
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Odometer units : MILES
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Nautilus captain : NEMO
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Chair or pew : SEAT
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Happening : EVENT
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Photo often taken after an accident : XRAY
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Air safety org. : FAA
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Murals and such : ART
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Opposite of paleo- : NEO
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Mideast's ___ Strip : GAZA
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BP gas brand : AMOCO
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Crime boss known as the Teflon Don : GOTTI
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Had dinner at home : ATEIN
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Bullring bull : TORO
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"___ go bragh!" : ERIN
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Napoleon, on Elba or St. Helena : EXILE
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"The Two Gentlemen of ___" : VERONA
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Passes, as a law : ENACTS
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Annoy : RANKLE
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Aptly named tropical fruit : UGLI
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Computer memory unit : BYTE
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"Eek!" : YIPE
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Les États-___ : UNIS
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Beaded shoes, informally : MOCS
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"Are you ___ out?" : INOR
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"___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
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Neuter : SPAY
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Casual conversation : CHAT
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Wrestling move : HOLD
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"___ live and breathe!" : ASI
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German industrial valley : RUHR
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No ___ allowed (sign) : PETS
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Hurting all over : ACHY
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Some boxing results : TKOS
45
Grades 1 to 12, briefly : ELHI
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Mozart's "___ Fan Tutte" : COSI
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Actor John of "Full House" : STAMOS
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Dahl or Francis : ARLENE
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Pregnancy symptom, frequently : NAUSEA
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Brainy : SMART
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Photographer's request : SMILE
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Frequently : OFTEN
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"Here's mud in your eye!," e.g. : TOAST
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Partner of rank and serial number : NAME
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Prof's place: Abbr. : UNIV
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Wildcat : LYNX
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Suffix with musket : EER
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Doc's org. : AMA
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Dodgers catcher Campanella : ROY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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