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New York Times, Friday, April 3, 2009

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0403 ( 21,696 )
Across
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Something to be negotiated : OBSTACLE
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"___ Be the Tie That Binds" (Christian hymn) : BLEST
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Looking for trouble? : ONPATROL
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Visit on an ocean cruise, say : SAILTO
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Hairstyle popularized by David Beckham : FAUXHAWK
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Affected to a greater degree : ARTIER
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With 4-Down, smoker's fee : SIN
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Walpurgis Night vis-à-vis May Day : EVE
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Syllable repeated after "hot" : CHA
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___ Emblem (2002 Kentucky Derby winner) : WAR
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Own responsibility : BEARTHEBLAME
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Refine : SMELT
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It has energy in reserve : OILBELT
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It may be cracked open : DOOR
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Emmy award-winning Ward : SELA
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World view? : ATLAS
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Little ones : RUNTS
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Aching : YEN
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Lances : STABS
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Having a good vantage point : UPTOP
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Vantage : EDGE
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Peace Nobelist Ralph Bunche's alma mater : UCLA
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"Falling Man" novelist Don : DELILLO
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Métier : NICHE
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"I won't ask again" : JUSTTHISONCE
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Harvey Wallbanger mixers, briefly : OJS
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"Win a Date With ___ Hamilton!" (2004 film) : TAD
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Moriarty, to Holmes : FOE
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Scuba tank meas. : PSI
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When, colloquially : SOONAS
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Subjects of some Toulouse-Lautrec paintings : CABARETS
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Electrolux brand : EUREKA
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Ringing response? : ILLGETIT
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Pomme ___ : FRITE
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Some yo-yo tricks : SLEEPERS
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Comic book exclamations : OOFS
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Sons of, in Hebrew : BNAI
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Like yarn : SPUN
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See 18-Across : TAX
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Close behind : ATHEEL
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Attire worn with frock coats : CRAVATS
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Dim : LOWER
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Black ___ (Lakota visionary) : ELK
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1961 Anthony Quinn title role : BARABBAS
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Stewed : LIT
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Hollywood star whose memoir was titled "The Good, the Bad, and Me" : ELIWALLACH
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Caterer's setup for a hot buffet : STEAMTABLE
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1971 N.L. M.V.P. who was later twice A.L. Manager of the Year : TORRE
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Savanna region stretching from Senegal to Chad : SAHEL
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Leader with Roosevelt and Churchill at the Cairo Conference, 1943 : CHIANG
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Dramatist Brecht : BERTOLT
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Old Spanish swords : TOLEDOS
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Head on a plate? : LETTUCE
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Restaurant special : SOUPDUJOUR
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Education pioneer Maria : MONTESSORI
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"She Wore a Yellow Ribbon" co-star, 1949 : DRU
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Something most fish lack : EYELID
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Org. that's got your number? : SSA
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Surprise shower? : SPITTAKE
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Honor : ENNOBLE
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Setting for Martin Scorsese's "Kundun" : LHASA
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Wintry stretch : ICEAGE
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___ K., Kafka's protagonist in "The Trial" : JOSEF
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Without exception : OFALL
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Jim's partner on "Adam 12" : PETE
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Ferment : STIR
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Cult followers? : ISTS
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Have left when all is said and done : NET
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Post-cold war inits. : CIS
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Stock company, for short : REP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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