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New York Times, Tuesday, May 5, 2009

3-Down : What a flashing red light may indicate

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Payne.
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© 2009, The New York Times5/5/09 ( No. 21,728 )
Across
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Cheney's successor as vice president : BIDEN
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Prize in the ad biz : CLIO
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___ irregular basis : ONAN
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Hersey's "A Bell for ___" : ADANO
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Prefix with nautical : AERO
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Count (on) : RELY
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Decide against reorganizing the pet store? : DONTMOVEAMUZZLE
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Mediterranean tree : FIG
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Geog. or geol. : SCI
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Stagehands' items : PROPS
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Picked out of a lineup : IDED
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Ankle-related : TARSAL
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Announcement from a cockpit, for short : ETA
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Doughnut-shaped : TORIC
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Very chocolaty, say : RICH
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Finish shooting a movie : WRAP
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Bathroom fixture : TUB
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Break in the day : NAP
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Cousin of beige : ECRU
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Conversation-filled places in a restaurant? : BUZZINGTABLES
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Oscar winner Winslet : KATE
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___ Aviv, Israel : TEL
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Evil computer in "2001" : HAL
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Mother of Horus : ISIS
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Sign of the future : OMEN
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Come up again and again : RECUR
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Computer connection choice : DSL
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Massless particle : PHOTON
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A MS. might come back in it : SASE
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Make a connection with : TIETO
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"Au Revoir, ___ Enfants" : LES
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Pre-___ (undergrad study) : MED
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What chicks have? : FUZZANDFEATHERS
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"Deutschland ___ Alles" : UBER
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"Windows to the soul" : EYES
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Amazingly coincidental : EERIE
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Zero : NADA
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Certain conifers : YEWS
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"The Devil Wears ___" : PRADA
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Mismatch : BADFIT
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Musical whose opening song is "All the Dearly Beloved" : IDOIDO
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What a flashing red light may indicate : DANGER
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Suffix with differ : ENT
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Jules et Jim, par exemple : NOMS
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Expensive eggs : CAVIAR
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Washington and ___ University : LEE
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Certain savings plan, for short : IRA
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Sound from a 38-Down : OOMPAHPAH
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Very small pasta : ORZO
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Pacific Northwest tribe : NEZPERCE
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Baseball V.I.P.'s : ALLSTARS
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Comedian Louis : NYE
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When Canada celebrates Thanksgiving: Abbr. : OCT
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Web address : URL
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Airheads : DITZES
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Hair curl : RINGLET
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Nonsense singing : SCAT
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Clerk on "The Simpsons" : APU
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Since, slangily : CUZ
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"Citizen Kane" director : WELLES
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Nestlé candy : BITOHONEY
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Low-pitched instrument : BASSTUBA
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Availed oneself of : UTILIZED
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Whom Marlin sought in a 2003 film : NEMO
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Tavern : BAR
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Young goat : KID
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Amazingly enough : NOLESS
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Cell phone feature, often : CAMERA
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Computer handle : USERID
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Sudan/Saudi Arabia separator : REDSEA
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Sch. group : PTA
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Largest U.S. labor union: Abbr. : NEA
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Old Testament book : EZRA
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Dance lesson : STEP
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Enjoyment : FUN
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Hide the gray, say : DYE
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Many's opposite : FEW
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"How Stella Got ___ Groove Back" : HER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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