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New York Times, Saturday, May 2, 2009

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0502 ( 21,725 )
Across
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Grunt site : STY
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Pageant attire : SASHES
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Pen name : BIC
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Vegetable sometimes grown as a flower : OKRA
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Walrus-skin boats : UMIAKS
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Spain's Victoria Eugenia, familiarly : ENA
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Seafood restaurant locale : PIER
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Mafia runners : BAGMEN
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I.C.U. figure : LPN
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Bad bill collector? : TMAN
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Perfectly, after "to" : ATEE
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1847 novel involving a mutiny : OMOO
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Tape speed abbr. : IPS
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It comprises the 10-Down, 34-Across and a third part found elsewhere in the grid : TRIPLECROWN
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Kind of pork : MOOSHU
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Best Actress winner for "The Great Ziegfeld," 1936 : RAINER
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Musical with the song "It's the Hard-Knock Life" : ANNIE
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Proceed effortlessly : COAST
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Sample : TRY
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Part of the 23-Across : PREAKNESS
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Bit of autumn decoration : COB
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QB who was the Super Bowl XXXIII M.V.P. : ELWAY
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Itchy : EAGER
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Revolt : UPRISE
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Ball of fire : DYNAMO
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One that bets are on : THEFAVORITE
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AWOL catchers : MPS
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Roger of stage and screen : REES
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Sugar : DEAR
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Genealogical listings: Abbr. : RELS
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Certain council member: Abbr. : ALD
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Black mark : STIGMA
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Kind of reed : OBOE
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Standoff : TIE
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Birthplace of St. Clare : ASSISI
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Chest contents : TOYS
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Tarsus : foot :: incus : ___ : EAR
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Admits : LETSON
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___ admin : SYS
Down
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Not provide fully : SKIMPON
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Subject of Article III Section 3 of the Constitution : TREASON
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Ball material : YARN
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One of two cars besides a Cadillac named in Springsteen's "Pink Cadillac" : SUBARU
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The Brothers ___ (violinmakers) : AMATI
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Popular fraternity, familiarly : SIGEP
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Actress Veronica of "Hill Street Blues" : HAMEL
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Barely make, with "out" : EKE
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Job application info: Abbr. : SSN
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Part of the 23-Across : BELMONT
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Ruling : INPOWER
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Church office : CANONRY
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Perfect conditions : OPTIMA
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"Withhold no atom's atom ___ die": Keats : ORI
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The Little Flower of Jesus : THERESA
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Manx relative : ERSE
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Certain shooter : CATSEYE
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Sample, in a way : SIP
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Quote the raven? : CAW
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River to the Volga : OKA
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"___ questions?" : ANY
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Map abbr. : ELEV
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___ Juan : SAN
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Marked down : CUTRATE
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"O, what a noble mind is here o'erthrown!" speaker, in Shakespeare : OPHELIA
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One with a stake in 48-Across, say : BREEDER
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Nintendo product : GAMEBOY
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Has working : EMPLOYS
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Family in Upton Sinclair's "Oil!" : ROSSES
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Conditions : IFS
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Public transportation to New York's Yankee Stadium : DTRAIN
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Wordsworth, e.g. : ODIST
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Denver's ___ University : REGIS
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Response to a disbeliever : IAMSO
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Spoils : ROTS
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___ the Stockbroker on "The Howard Stern Show" : SAL
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Literary inits. : TSE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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