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New York Times, Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Author:
Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0617 ( 21,771 )
Across
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Sub for : ACTAS
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Jungfrau or Eiger : ALP
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Campaign against Troy, e.g. : SIEGE
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Word after "thou" : SHALT
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Lighter maker : BIC
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Bow, the "It Girl" : CLARA
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"Rikki-___-Tavi" : TIKKI
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Mid 10th-century year : CML
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Tiny bits : IOTAS
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Feature of a Las Vegas "bandit" : ONEARM
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April 1 cigar sound : BAM
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George Harrison's "___ It a Pity" : ISNT
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Do a Sherpa's work : CLIMB
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24-line verse form : BALLADE
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Toy on a layout : TRAINSET
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Water cannon target : RIOTER
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Patch up : DARN
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Nutrition label units : GRAMS
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Branded beast : STEER
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Lard holder : TUB
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Kiltie's instrument : PIPES
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Huskies' sch. : UCONN
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Thing depicted by this puzzle's circled letters : TREE
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"Night" novelist : WIESEL
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Jet fuel component : KEROSENE
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Software buyer, usually : ENDUSER
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Kidney-related : RENAL
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"That was ___ ..." : THEN
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Tool at Henley : OAR
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It beats the alternative, in a saying : OLDAGE
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Radio letter after sierra : TANGO
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Here-there link : NOR
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Like porridge : OATEN
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Like SEALs : ELITE
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"That's not fair!" : BOO
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Blast from the past : ATEST
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Architectural Digest topic : DECOR
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Pay stub abbr. : YTD
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Items in a 46-Across, often : NESTS
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Concerning : ASTO
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Place for a Vandyke : CHIN
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"Bye, now" : TAKECARE
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High-pH : ALKALINE
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Add while cooking : STIRIN
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Multiple-choice choices : ABC
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Life's partner : LIMB
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Place for a programming class, perhaps : PCLAB
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Poli ___ : SCI
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Philippine seaport : ILOILO
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Bothers no end : EATSAT
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Starbucks size : GRANDE
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Egg roll time : EASTER
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Ruler divs. : MMS
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Old-time schoolteacher : MARM
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"I ___ differ" : BEGTO
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Daffy Duck trademark : LISP
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One might pass for these, briefly : TDS
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One down in the dumps? : RAT
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Magician's prop : TRUNK
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Daisy Mae's guy : ABNER
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Wishes undone : RUES
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"Meet you then!" : ITSADATE
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Church dignitaries : PRELATES
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Dark time, to a bard : EEN
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Drop in on : SEE
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'63 Liz Taylor role : CLEO
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Licked, e.g. : WETTED
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Yoga instructor's direction : INHALE
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Like paradise : EDENIC
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Serenaded : SUNGTO
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Flying Cloud automaker : REO
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Like the art in some exhibits : ONLOAN
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Told in order to get a quick opinion : RANBY
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Cheer (for) : ROOT
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Heroic deed : GEST
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Docs who might treat sinusitis : ENTS
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Key contraction : OER
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Axle, e.g. : ROD

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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