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New York Times, Monday, May 11, 2009

___ chip, which might be topped with 19-Across 27-Down dip

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQWX} This is puzzle # 141 for Mr. Piscop.
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© 2009, The New York Times5/11/09 ( No. 21,734 )
Across
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Africa's ___ Victoria : LAKE
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Rope material : HEMP
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Letter after beta : GAMMA
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___ of March : IDES
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Theater award : OBIE
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Bird-related : AVIAN
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1971 Tom Jones hit : SHESALADY
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Appealingly piquant : ZESTY
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Photocopier cartridge contents : TONER
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Weeper of Greek myth : NIOBE
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Perfumery emanations : SCENTS
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Hot sauce brand : TABASCO
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1972 Carly Simon hit : YOURESOVAIN
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Items on which baseball insignia appear : CAPS
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Opposite of post- : PRE
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Seasons or deices : SALTS
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Have ___ (be connected) : ANIN
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Bergen dummy Mortimer : SNERD
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Words of understanding : ISEE
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Windshield flip-down : VISOR
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Geese formation shape : VEE
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Finishing 11th out of 11, e.g. : LAST
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1966 Monkees hit : IMABELIEVER
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Photographers, informally : LENSMEN
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Parish leader : RECTOR
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___ chip, which might be topped with 19-Across 27-Down dip : NACHO
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Still kicking : ALIVE
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___ the Hutt of "Star Wars" : JABBA
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1962 Crystals hit : HESAREBEL
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Martian or Venusian : ALIEN
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___ May Clampett of "The Beverly Hillbillies" : ELLY
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Suffix with concession : AIRE
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Poet Stephen Vincent ___ : BENET
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Gin flavoring : SLOE
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London art gallery : TATE
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Rosters : LISTS
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Kind of committee : ADHOC
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New Hampshire college town : KEENE
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Krupp Works city : ESSEN
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Christmas or Thanksgiving: Abbr. : HOL
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Abba of Israel : EBAN
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Longish skirt : MIDI
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Mescaline-yielding cactus : PEYOTE
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Garden pavilions : GAZEBOS
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N.Y.C.'s Park or Lex : AVE
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Prefix with place or print : MIS
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Yoga class surface : MAT
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"___ takers?" : ANY
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Pseudo-stylish : ARTY
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English majors' degs. : BAS
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Absorbs, with "up" : SOPS
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Be of use : AVAIL
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Tex-Mex preparation : SALSA
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Uses as a reference : CITES
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Beginning stage : ONSET
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Makeshift vote receptacle : URN
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Superman portrayer Christopher : REEVE
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Be nitpicky : CAVIL
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Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
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Native of the Leaning Tower city : PISAN
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Nose-in-the-air sorts : SNOBS
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Minister's nickname : REV
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Animal that may be caught in the headlights : DEER
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Carpet leftover : REMNANT
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Meadow : LEA
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Rainfall units : INCHES
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Derrière : REAR
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Golf shoe gripper : CLEAT
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Fibula's neighbor : TIBIA
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Plain to see : OVERT
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C.S.A. general : RELEE
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Satan's domain : HELL
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Sharp left or right, in the ring : JAB
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Bargain basement container : BIN
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Quilting party : BEE
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Sailor's assent : AYE

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