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New York Times, Saturday, June 6, 2009

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Doug Peterson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0606 ( 21,760 )
Across
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Creator of Stupefyin' Jones : ALCAPP
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Firm : STALWART
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This and Sputnik 1 were launched on the same day : LEAVEITTOBEAVER
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Soft ground ball that finds its way between infielders : SEEINGEYESINGLE
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"... but things could change" : ORNOT
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High ways? : ELS
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Chinese menu word : TSOS
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Sticker by a hospital bed? : NURSE
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Year the emperor Decius was born : CCI
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Many a letter to the editor : GRIPE
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Mopped the floor with : TROUNCED
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Killer ___ (green-skinned "Batman" villain) : CROC
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Engraving tools : LASERS
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Coverage provider, for short : HMO
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Acid : CAUSTIC
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Classroom groan elicitor : POPQUIZ
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Rice-Eccles Stadium athlete : UTE
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Subatomic particle in a collider : HADRON
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Hard to watch : UGLY
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Cornwall resort port : PENZANCE
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Kimberly of "John Q" : ELISE
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Stiff : LIT
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Swim cap material : LATEX
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On : ASTO
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"In your face!" : HAH
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Prepares to shoot, as an arrow : NOCKS
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Nitty-gritty : MEATANDPOTATOES
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Determined one in a kid's song : ITSYBITSYSPIDER
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Film editing technique : DISSOLVE
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Ice cream shop supply : PECANS
Down
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Therewithal : ALSO
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Satyric expression : LEER
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Columnist who wrote "Baghdad by the Bay" : CAEN
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High-tech navigation systems : AVIONICS
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Kept inside : PENTUP
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Source of blood for blood pudding : PIG
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Nematodes' piercing mouthparts : STYLETS
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Drives obliquely : TOES
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Some are sculpted : ABS
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Strung souvenir : LEI
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Wish to join : WANTIN
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N.Y.S.E. nos. : AVGS
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It may accompany a promotion, briefly : RELO
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Lithium's número atómico : TRES
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Some plumbing joints : TEES
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Hanging (on) : RELIANT
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Peer's topper : CORONET
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Astrological gray area : CUSP
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Rankle : GRATE
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Edward IV's birthplace : ROUEN
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Certain seizure : REPO
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Downs without a break : CHUGS
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Rousseau novel subtitled "On Education" : EMILE
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On the way out? : DOZY
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Bikini spec : CCUP
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Kind of converter : ACDC
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Resident near the Isthmus of Kra : THAI
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Not at all practical : QUIXOTIC
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Turn for the worse : RELAPSE
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Poles work for them : ZLOTYS
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The Delaware Prophet's tribe : LENAPE
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Main call : AHOY
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Within : AMID
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Space-scanning proj. : SETI
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Info source for 58-Down : TASS
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Cutting-edge set : HDTV
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End notes? : CODA
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Itching (to) : KEEN
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Red grp. : SSRS
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Typing letters? : ABO
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Next to ___ : NIL
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Shortening in recipes : TSP

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

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