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New York Times, Saturday, June 13, 2009

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0613 ( 21,767 )

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Across
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Louisiana State won the first one in 1968 : PEACHBOWL
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Kneecaps, e.g. : MAIMS
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Neighbor of Kaliningrad : LITHUANIA
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Recipient of much praise : ALLAH
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Source of charcoal wood : ALDERTREE
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Mondavi competitor : GALLO
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Fashionable meeting place? : SEAM
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Sack : CAN
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Facial or racial preceder : INTER
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Abyssinian language? : MEW
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Like the Angkor ruins : KHMER
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A little over three grains : CARAT
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2001 Nobel Peace Prize recipient : ANNAN
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Indy Jones and others : PROFS
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Dungeons & Dragons player option : ELF
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"I reckon so" : YEP
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Wilt Chamberneezy, more familiarly : SHAQ
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Olympic sprinter ___ Boldon : ATO
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Line on which a dip needle is horizontal : MAGNETICEQUATOR
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Where private messages are sent?: Abbr. : APO
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Word before and after "and" : SUCH
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Needing buoying : SAD
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36th of 50: Abbr. : NEV
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Ones with stalking feet? : LIONS
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Macho stereotype : RAMBO
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Fan setting : ARENA
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Splinter, to Woody Woodpecker : NIECE
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Go off : ERR
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Tonsorial accessory : STROP
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"The ___ of Physics" (1975 best seller) : TAO
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City name part that's Dutch for "hedge" : HAAG
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Crowing cue : SUNUP
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1950 Tony winner for Best Actor in a Musical : EZIOPINZA
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Loomed : AROSE
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Slump : RECESSION
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More desertlike : SERER
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Opposite of torpor : ALERTNESS
Down
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High-definition video display : PLASMA
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Astronaut Collins : EILEEN
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When 58-Across occurs : ATDAWN
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Bond analysts' field?: Abbr. : CHEM
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Family name in a Lew Wallace novel : HUR
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Baker's dozen, say : BATCH
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Traveler's connection : ONRAMP
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Dish akin to cotoletta alla milanese : WIENERSCHNITZEL
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Papuan port in W.W. II fighting : LAE
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Recreational mathematics construct : MAGICSQUARE
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"Law & Order" actress ___ de la Garza : ALANA
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"This one's on me" : ILLTREAT
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Countertenor : MALEALTO
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A contraction of : SHORTFOR
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Good one : KNEESLAPPER
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Architect Ludwig Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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First name in objectivism : AYN
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Newbies are often directed to them : FAQS
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Spittoon sound : PTUI
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Civil War battlefield : MANASSAS
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Crack : APERTURE
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Person in a mansion : GOVERNOR
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Recycle bin, for one : ICON
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Org. concerned with decay : ADA
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Nautical hazard : SEAICE
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Stinker : MEANIE
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River to the Gulf of Mexico : BRAZOS
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Much-needed donations : ORGANS
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"It's fruitless" : NOUSE
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Pigeon or dove : COOER
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Dogpatch possessive : HISN
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Bush ___ : ERA
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It's periodically observed in Hollywood: Abbr. : PST

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

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