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New York Times, Monday, April 27, 2009

Something for nothing, as what a hitchhiker seeks

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times4/27/09 ( No. 21,720 )
Across
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Part of a Halloween costume : MASK
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Rich soil component : HUMUS
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Get an ___ effort : EFOR
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"Do ___ others as ..." : UNTO
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Not appropriate : UNAPT
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Duo plus one : TRIO
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Mark left from an injury : SCAR
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Refuse a request : SAYNO
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Detained : HELD
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Separate grains from wheat, e.g. : THRESH
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Valentine candy message : BEMINE
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Animated TV character whose best friend is Boots : DORATHEEXPLORER
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Suffix with access : ORY
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Young dog or seal : PUP
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China's Mao ___-tung : TSE
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___ Jima : IWO
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Casey of "American Top 40" : KASEM
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Main port of Yemen : ADEN
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2008 campaign personality : JOETHEPLUMBER
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Like paintings and some juries : HUNG
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As a result : HENCE
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Fruity cooler : ADE
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Animal pouch : SAC
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Plane takeoff guess: Abbr. : ETD
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Chicken ___ king : ALA
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Norman Rockwell painting subject of W.W. II : ROSIETHERIVETER
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Fix permanently, as an interest rate : LOCKIN
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Helmet from W.W. I or W.W. II : TINHAT
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"Beauty ___ the eye ..." : ISIN
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Semiconductor giant : INTEL
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Idiot : DOPE
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Tenth: Prefix : DECI
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Hospital attendant : NURSE
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Kuwaiti leader : EMIR
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Business V.I.P. : EXEC
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Velocity : SPEED
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Say "No, I didn't" : DENY
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High-priority item : MUSTDO
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Katie Couric, for one : ANCHOR
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Like the night sky : STARRY
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Seoul's home : KOREA
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Top-secret : HUSHHUSH
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Italian article : UNA
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Answer that's between yes and no : MAYBE
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Coming immediately after, as on TV : UPNEXT
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Leaves in a huff, with "out" : STOMPS
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Prefix with -centric : ETHNO
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Something for nothing, as what a hitchhiker seeks : FREERIDE
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OPEC product : OIL
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Fishing pole : ROD
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March 17 honoree, for short : STPAT
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___ de France : ILE
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Sword of sport : EPEE
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Fancy pitcher : EWER
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Politico ___ Paul : RON
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Beer blast centerpiece : KEG
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Measure of a car's 65-Across: Abbr. : MPH
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Lincoln, informally : ABE
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Cousin of karate : JUDO
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Minimum pizza order : ONESLICE
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Lusty look : LEER
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Like the Beatles' White Album : UNTITLED
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The year 1406 : MCDVI
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Part of a guffaw : HAR
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1/60 of a min. : SEC
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Diet doctor : ATKINS
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"Don't let it get you down!" : CHINUP
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Comfortable (with) : ATHOME
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Go right at it, as work : LEAPIN
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Vein's counterpart : ARTERY
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Kind of column, in architecture : IONIC
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___ nous (between us) : ENTRE
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Kaput : ENDED
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Suffix with chlor- : IDE
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It sells in advertising, they say : SEX
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180 degrees from WNW : ESE

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