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New York Times, Thursday, May 28, 2009

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Cee

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JXYZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0528 ( 21,751 )
Across
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Not having big waves : CALM
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Bandmaster from 1880 to 1931 : SOUSA
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The animals for Noah's Ark came in these : TWOS
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"Hard ___!" (captain's order) : ALEE
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Match : AGREE
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Stuck, after "in" : ARUT
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Something that's hard to close? : PAGETURNER
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Relative of a hawk : KITE
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Mirror : IMITATE
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Editor's resource : ROGETS
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Three times, in prescriptions : TER
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Nothing ___ : LESS
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George Knightley, to Emma Woodhouse : SUITOR
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Prizes : ADORES
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Small amphibians : EFTS
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___ Broad College of Business : ELI
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What road hogs hog : LANES
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City in Orange County, Calif. : BREA
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Force felt on earth : ONEG
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Advice for the brokenhearted ... or one of four arrangements found literally in this puzzle : GETOVERIT
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Wedding rental : LIMO
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Like many a garden : HOED
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Vintner Martini's associate : ROSSI
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Mozart's "L'___ del Cairo" : OCA
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It may start with "Starters" : MENU
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Dweller on the Bay of Biscay : BRETON
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Fathers : BEGETS
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Skin : PARE
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Diggers' org. : UMW
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Certain computer image format : BITMAP
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Herbal beverage : SAGETEA
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Hungarian Communist leader ___ Kun : BELA
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One in search of heretics : INQUISITOR
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Go weak at the knees : MELT
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Verges on : NEARS
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Split : REND
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Personal reserve funds, for short : IRAS
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Eliza Doolittle in "Pygmalion," e.g. : TUTEE
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"___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
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Financing : CAPITAL
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Tree-lined avenue : ALAMEDA
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Houdini escape device : LEGIRON
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Where races are run : MEET
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Browns : SAUTES
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Giants of folklore : OGRES
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Ossuary, maybe : URN
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Samuel, e.g., in the Bible : SEER
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Ford's first minivan : AEROSTAR
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George of "Star Trek" : TAKEI
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Set down : WRITTEN
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Shoe part that touches the floor : OUTSOLE
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Marthe or Marie: Abbr. : STE
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"The Kingdom and the Power" author, 1969 : TALESE
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Director Van Sant : GUS
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Produce and present : SERVEUP
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Teamster's transport : RIG
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___ Park, N.Y. : REGO
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Barn sackful : FEED
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Blessing : BOON
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Tribe met by Lewis and Clark : OTOE
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1960s Roger Moore TV series : THESAINT
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Discount store offerings, for short : IRREGS
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High pitch : LOB
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Brew introduced in the 1990s : ICEBEER
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___ Gorilla, 1960s cartoon title character : MAGILLA
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Sound before "That's all, folks!" : STUTTER
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Gershwin's "___ to Watch Over Me" : SOMEONE
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Toward the center : INWARDS
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'70s TV production co. : MTM
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Cook, in a way, as beef : BRAISE
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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"It's ___ bet!" : ASURE
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French tire : PNEU
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The Chieftains' home : EIRE
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Songwriters' grp. : BMI
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African plant whose leaves are chewed as a stimulant : QAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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