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New York Times, Friday, May 29, 2009

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 94 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 21,752 )

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Across
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Place holder? : DIGIT
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"Lost" category : PASTTENSE
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Online message : ENOTE
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Equal, essentially : ASPARTAME
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G neighbor : AFLAT
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Introducer of 45's in '49 : RCAVICTOR
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Memorable : REDLETTER
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What busy people are on : THEGO
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Ice cream mix-in : OREO
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Like some opinions : HONEST
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"In the Heights" Tony winner ___-Manuel Miranda : LIN
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Middle of the British Isles? : CENTRE
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Congregational : LAIC
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Long while : DOGSAGE
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Allied landing site of September 1943 : SALERNO
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Derby dry-goods dealer : DRAPER
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"Everybody Loves Raymond" Emmy winner Patricia : HEATON
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Gets in sync : ATTUNES
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Kennel clamor : WOOFING
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Action figure? : DOER
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Charcoal wood sources : ALDERS
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Backwoods pro? : FER
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Some are blank : STARES
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Oracular : WISE
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Jet : SPOUT
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Producers of some bold words : TYPEFACES
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Charlton Heston's "The Prince and the Pauper" role : HENRYVIII
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Columnist Molly : IVINS
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Homeostatic : INBALANCE
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Flat piece of paper? : LEASE
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From this moment on : ANYLONGER
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Where some sunflowers were painted : ARLES
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Pops : DEAROLDDAD
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Beneath : INFERIORTO
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Sir Francis Drake discovery of 1579 : GOLDENGATE
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Ethnic prefix : ITALO
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Head of Notre Dame : TETE
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Series kickoff : PARTONE
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Way up : ASCENT
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They let people off : SPARERS
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Torah's beginning? : TAV
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Singer of the #1 country hit "Foolish Pride" : TRITT
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Prepare a plate, perhaps : ETCH
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With 20-Down, kiddie-lit counterpart of Sherlock Holmes : NATE
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Cause of a bad air day? : SMOG
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Finnish pentathlete Lehtonen : EERO
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See 12-Down : THEGREAT
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Cousin of a stickleback : SEAHORSE
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Columnist who wrote "Don't Call It Frisco," 1953 : CAEN
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One that's stalked : LEAF
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Like 16-Across : ARTIFICIAL
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From a particular perspective : INONESENSE
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Meetings of delegates : CONGRESSES
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Poker variety? : SPUR
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Some July arrivals : LEOS
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Roof work : SLATING
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Comparatively maudlin : WEEPIER
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Picnic cooler : DRYICE
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Parisian pen : STYLO
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Not stick to one's guns : WAVER
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Ayatollah, e.g. : SHIA
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State-founding Friend : PENN
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"Walk ___" (1964 hit) : ONBY
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The Ilek is one of its tributaries : URAL
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Adidas alternative : FILA
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It'll help you make your move : VAN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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