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D-PLUS

New York Times, Sunday, June 14, 2009

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 132 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0614 ( 21,768 )
Across
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1982 best seller subtitled "And Other Discoveries About Human Sexuality," with "The" : GSPOT
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Team components : OXEN
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Diamond experts : UMPS
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Smartens (up) : WISES
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Singer/songwriter Davis : ALANA
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Repetitive cry while waving a hand : MEME
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Japan's first capital : NARA
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Japanese import since 1986 : ACURA
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Make necklace baubles? : DOPENDANTS
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Hip lineages? : COOLBREEDS
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Small detail? : SPEC
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Brian of experimental rock : ENO
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"Great ___!" : SCOTT
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Is a keynoter, e.g. : ORATES
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Shingles, say : ROOFING
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Race segment : LEG
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Tall, slender hound : SALUKI
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Tonto's pep? : SIDEKICKENERGY
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Many keys : IVORIES
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Its natl. anthem is "Ja, vi elsker dette landet" : NOR
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Black top : TAR
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Stat for Gooden or Maddux : ERA
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Gave Grey Poupon to the head of the table? : PASSEDMUSTARD
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Drink made from a mix : KOOLAID
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De bene ___ : ESSE
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Weight : ONUS
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Tiniest bit : IOTA
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Cut down : PARED
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Hockey player's deceptive move : DEKE
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___ the Orange (Syracuse University mascot) : OTTO
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Et ___ : CETERA
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Greediest person in a Long Island locality? : AMITYVILLEHOARDER
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Putts that might be conceded : TAPINS
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"Desperate Housewives" role : EDIE
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Trans ___ : FATS
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Mrs. Ceausescu of Romania : ELENA
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Shortly : ANON
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Mathematician Turing : ALAN
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Three-time A.L. M.V.P., informally : AROD
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Way to the nave : NARTHEX
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Spotted feline's home? : LEOPARDCOLONY
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HBO competitor : TMC
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Jerry's uncle on "Seinfeld" : LEO
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Latin law : LEX
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Military strategist's plan : WARGAME
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Like residential mail? : HOUSEADDRESSED
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Like fourth-down yardage : NEEDED
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Food pkg. abbr. : EXP
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Remove, as text : DELE
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Atlantic Division cagers : RAPTORS
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Confounds : ADDLES
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Perform superbly : SHINE
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Rapper Kool ___ Dee : MOE
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"Sexual Honesty" compiler : HITE
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Certain Colorado headgear? : BOULDERHAT
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Bamboozle Eisenhower? : SNOWDWIGHT
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Cause of a stomachache : ULCER
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Five-star : AONE
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Cone holder : PINE
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Playground retort : ISNOT
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Aquarium fish : TETRA
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Digital camera units : MEGS
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Red or Brave, for short : NLER
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One of Us? : ISSUE
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Proceeds here and there : GADS
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Undesirable serving : SLOP
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Unrealized hit taken on an investment : PAPERLOSS
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Short, as a meal : ONECOURSE
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Like many lifeguards : TAN
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Certain Bedouin : OMANI
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Some gas atoms : XENONS
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911 responder : EMT
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1987 Costner role : NESS
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Pop open? : UNCORK
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Strong Chinese liquor : MAOTAI
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Ride shotgun for : PROTECT
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"The best pal that I ever had" of song : SAL
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Rabbit's home : WARREN
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When the Great Lakes were formed : ICEAGE
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Tallow source : SUET
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One of the Planeten : ERDE
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Lip : SASS
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Challenged : DEFIED
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Slow dance with quick turns : BOLERO
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Old Olds : CIERA
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Arkie neighbor : OKIE
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Infomercial cutter : GINSU
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Ex-Cleveland QB Brian : SIPE
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Actress Gardner and others : AVAS
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Classic pencil-and-paper game : DOTS
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One-named Brazilian soccer star in the 2008 Time 100 : KAKA
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Parent or guardian : REARER
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Actress Pam : GRIER
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When tripled, and so on : YADDA
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Having a low throaty quality : SMOKY
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Irregular : UNEVEN
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Initiation, e.g. : RITE
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Obsolete auxiliary : DOTH
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Paul Krugman pieces : OPEDS
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After midnight, say : LATE
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How cringe-making humor might go : TOOFAR
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1970s talk show : DINAH
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Hangar 18 contents, supposedly : ETS
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Hooray, in Juárez : OLE
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Monitor inits. : CRT
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Quick look : APERCU
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One making lots of money : MINT
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Revered figure : IDOL
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Unemployment office sight : LINE
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Dad's rival : AANDW
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Tithe amount : TENTH
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National rival : ALAMO
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Canned : AXED
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Big lugs : APES
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Less strict : LAXER
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Suspected spy in a celebrated 1949 trial : ALGERHISS
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They often start with "No" : ROADSIGNS
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"My treat" : ONME
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Like some wool : DYED
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Go by : ELAPSE
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O. Henry-winning author Tillie : OLSEN
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Aslope : CANTED
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McFlurry flavor : OREO
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Useless item in a closet : ODDSHOE
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Bear, say : SELLER
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Curved high-back bench : EXEDRA
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Move, as a picture : REHANG
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Chosen groups : ELITES
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Vic who sang "On the Street Where You Live" : DAMONE
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Motor-driven : POWER
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Push up against : ABUT
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Hand (out) : DOLE
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Tube : DUCT
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"Around the Horn" channel : ESPN
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Big chunk of moola : THOU
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Cousin of -ule : ETTE
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Hit headfirst : RAM
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Zero : NIL
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Nintendo debut of 2006 : WII

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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