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New York Times, Friday, May 22, 2009

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 252 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 21,745 )

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Across
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Magazine since 1850 : HARPERS
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Enlightens : INFORMS
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Accepted PayPal payments, e.g. : ETAILED
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Cry upon reaching an impasse : NOWWHAT
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Verne's Fogg : PHILEAS
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Lens-grinding Dutch philosopher : SPINOZA
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Bill sharer : COSTAR
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Stay up nights, say : STEW
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Acad. goal : DEG
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Within : AMID
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Scandalmonger's love : DIRT
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Goal-oriented superstar? : PELE
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Ravel's "Boléro" calls for one : TENORSAX
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Such that one might : SOASTO
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Assets : WEALTH
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It may be striking : UNION
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"Not in my experience" : ICANTSAYASIHAVE
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Celestial neighbor of Scorpius : NORMA
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Private : INSIDE
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Crack, e.g. : DAMAGE
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"Wait'll you see this!" : ITSALULU
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Its sports teams are called the Phoenix : ELON
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Accolade for a great play : TONY
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Hubbard of science fiction : LRON
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"I didn't need to know all that!," informally : TMI
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Whipped up : MADE
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Real low life? : AMEBAE
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Frequent flier's credit : AIRMILE
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It's heard before many a face-off : OCANADA
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Sluggard's problem : INERTIA
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Makes warmer, maybe, as boots : RELINES
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Selling point for some lights : LESSTAR
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It might improve your focus : EYECARE
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Old swing digger : HEPCAT
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In familiar territory : ATHOME
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___ bread : RAISIN
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Its teeth were actually a chimpanzee's : PILTDOWNMAN
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Home of Parmenides : ELEA
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Can : REAR
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Port Huron Statement grp. : SDS
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Music producer: Abbr. : INSTR
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Apartment restriction : NOPETS
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E-mail disclaimer : FWIW
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Consistently defeat, in slang : OWN
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It was NE of Bechuanaland : RHODESIA
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Literally, "good luck" : MAZELTOV
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Initial part : STAGEONE
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Cardinal that looks the same when viewed upside down : SIXTYNINE
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Ocean, in Mongolian : DALAI
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Of fraternities and sororities collectively : PANHELLENIC
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Change the price on : RETAG
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World's first carrier with a transpolar route : SAS
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"Under Two Flags" novelist, 1867 : OUIDA
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Precipitate : HASTY
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Blow-by-blow : INDETAIL
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Where pit stops are made to get fuel? : COALMINE
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Bedroom furniture : ARMOIRES
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Provider or wearer of some hand-me-downs : SIS
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Stand-in for unnamed others : ETALIA
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It has a twin city in the Midwest : URBANA
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Construction machine : LOADER
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Distress : UNEASE
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"___ Cassio!": Othello : ODEAR
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Paw : MITT
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___-deucy : ACEY
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Like some electrical plugs : MALE
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Questionnaire check box option : MRS
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100ths of a krona : ORE

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

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