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New York Times, Saturday, May 16, 2009

Author:
Tyler Hinman and Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Hinman. This is puzzle # 57 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0516 ( 21,739 )
Across
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Exuberant gesture with splayed fingers : JAZZHANDS
10
Snake in the grass : PERIL
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Captain's command : ASYOUWERE
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Coat cut : ALINE
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Safe : STRONGBOX
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Something gays and straights have in common? : LONGA
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Phrase : PUT
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Sideshow Bob's last name on "The Simpsons" : TERWILLIGER
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"Vous ___ ici" (French map indication) : ETES
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Studio props : EASELS
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Onetime Nascar outlet : TNN
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Like some gems and old movies : RECUT
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Corriere della ___, Italy's top-selling newspaper : SERA
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Vexed look : MOUE
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Registers, with "in" : SOAKS
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Longfellow or Millay, by birth : MAINER
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Tree with heart-shaped leaves : CATALPA
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Tack item : HARNESS
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Mrs. Wingfield in "The Glass Menagerie" : AMANDA
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Maker of the first electric compact calculator : CASIO
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Rtes. with plazas : TPKS
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More than brown : CHAR
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In accordance with : ASPER
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One going steady? : SHE
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They may be fingered : CHORDS
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___-tyme : OLDE
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Work stoppage? : COFFEEBREAK
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Island in the Thames : AIT
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Red-haired Disney princess : ARIEL
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"Deliverance" actor : NEDBEATTY
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Central point : NAVEL
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Something pulled out in church : ORGANSTOP
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Handle : SEETO
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"I sympathize" : BEENTHERE
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Traditional March birthstone : JASPER
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Sharp : ASTUTE
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Antiallergy brand : ZYRTEC
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Common field trip destination : ZOO
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Kind of club : HUNT
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"You shouldn't have" : AWGEE
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Location of the 44-Down : NEBRASKA
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Suffers through a boring meeting, maybe : DROWSES
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Closer to 10? : SEXIER
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Shrouds : PALLS
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"My God," in Aramaic : ELOI
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Bars for a cell? : RINGTONE
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Wide-eyed ones : INGENUES
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Picker-uppers? : LEARNERS
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Foals : horses :: crias : ___ : LLAMAS
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Preakness flowers, familiarly : SUSANS
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All ___ : TOLD
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Baseball player known as Mr. White Sox : MINOSO
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Extra in "Broken Arrow," 1950 : APACHE
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"Votre toast," for one : ARIA
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Radiodensity indicators : CATSCANS
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Early containers : AMPHORAE
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Rest : TAKEFIVE
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Like a style of painting with sharply delineated forms : HARDEDGE
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"Wayne's World" actress : CARRERE
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Chat : HOBNOB
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River facetiously described as "a mile wide at the mouth, but only six inches deep" : PLATTE
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White, in fiction, or Brown, in real life : EDITOR
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Enter again : RETYPE
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Item with a pegbox : CELLO
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Nick of college football who was twice A.P. Coach of the Year : SABAN
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"Dogs" : FEET
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Frequent phone booth user : KENT
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Powdery evidence : ASH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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