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New York Times, Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Author:
Barry Boone
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry Boone

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Boone. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0414 ( 21,707 )
Across
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Go 50 in a 30-m.p.h. zone, e.g. : SPEED
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Joyful tune : LILT
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Enthusiasm : ZEAL
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Similar : ALIKE
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"Are you ___ out?" : INOR
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Utah ski resort : ALTA
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1985 Glenn Close/Jeff Bridges thriller : JAGGEDEDGE
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Saint Barthélemy et d'autres : ILES
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German's "Dear me!" : ACH
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Mail service made obsolete by the transcontinental telegraph : PONYEXPRESS
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Fish stew containers : KETTLES
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Slowly, in music : LENTO
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Most Little Leaguers : BOYS
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Hay unit : BALE
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Hardly a little angel : BRAT
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Simple swimming stroke : DOGPADDLE
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In a Kinks hit s/he "walked like a woman and talked like a man" : LOLA
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Waiters' handouts : MENUS
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Mob scene : RIOT
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Widening in a highway, maybe : TOLLPLAZA
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Lenin's "What ___ Be Done?" : ISTO
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River of Spain : EBRO
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Eisenhower and Turner : IKES
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"When You Wish Upon ___" : ASTAR
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Groveled : ATEDIRT
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1970s Robert Young TV role : MARCUSWELBY
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"Gloria in excelsis ___" : DEO
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Farm team : OXEN
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What the long Across answers with circles have : HIDDENGEMS
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Go here and there : ROVE
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Actress Hathaway : ANNE
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"Evil ___" (comics series) : ERNIE
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Bat, ball, glove, etc. : GEAR
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Number of hills in Roma : SETTE
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Pat of "Wheel of Fortune" : SAJAK
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Come in second : PLACE
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It's last to be sunk : EIGHTBALL
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Heart test readout: Abbr. : EKG
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Very much : DEEPLY
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Property claims : LIENS
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Four-time Harrison Ford film role : INDY
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Second-level seating : LOGE
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Fearsome display at a natural history museum : TREX
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Congo's name before 1997 : ZAIRE
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TV's DeGeneres : ELLEN
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Mushroom producer, for short : ATEST
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Rodeo rope : LASSO
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Bucks' partners : DOES
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Appeal : PLEA
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General Mills brand : TOTAL
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"Bedtime for ___" (Reagan film) : BONZO
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Contents of the Spanish Main : AGUA
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8-track alternatives : LPS
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Deli sandwich, for short : BLT
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Kanga's baby : ROO
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Honeybunch : DEAR
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Like raisins vis-à-vis grapes : DRIED
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Andrei Sakharov in the Soviet era, e.g. : DISSIDENT
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Film studio locale : LOT
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W.W. II command : ETO
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World Series org. : MLB
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Where Simón Bolívar was once president : PERU
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The Beatles' "Let ___" : ITBE
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Economist John Maynard ___ : KEYNES
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Love, Italian-style : AMORE
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The "S" in WASP : SAXON
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Rome's ___ Fountain : TREVI
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Pimply : ACNED
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Tree with catkins : ALDER
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Send, as payment : REMIT
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"We're off ___ the Wizard ..." : TOSEE
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Catch and throw back, as fly balls : SHAG
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Burgundy or Bordeaux : WINE
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"The Simpsons" teacher who was called Mrs. K : EDNA
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Test for Ph.D. wannabes : GRE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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