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GOING EVERY WHICH WAY

New York Times, Sunday, July 27, 2008

Author:
Mike Nothnagel and David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 23, Columns: 23 Words: 170, Blocks: 90 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Nothnagel. This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0727 ( 21,446 )
Across
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2003 Stanley Cup champions : DEVILS
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Portrays : LIMNS
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It's found in many pockets nowadays : IPOD
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Command to an overfriendly canine : DOWNBOY
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Genus of poisonous mushrooms : AMANITA
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Brewing : AFOOT
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Pasta used in soups : ORZO
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Actress Polo : TERI
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Nickname for a bodybuilder : MUSCLES
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Flip : SASSY
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Junior in the N.F.L. : SEAU
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Bunch : HEAP
29
Popular 1970s British TV series : UPSTAIRSDOWNSTAIRS
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Bug : VWBEETLE
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Fraternity letters : NUS
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Dungeon items : IRONS
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"Now you're talking!" : ALLRIGHT
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Took the risk : LEFTITUPTOCHANCE
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Radiate : EFFUSE
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When a second-shift employee may get home : ONEAM
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City that overlooks a bay of the same name : HILO
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Opening screen option on many an A.T.M. : ESPANOL
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"Think big" sloganeer : IMAX
57
One inside another : NESTED
59
Spot alternative : FIDO
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Fine-tunes : HONES
62
Split : LEAVE
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Abbr. in a real-estate listing : BRS
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Creator of the Tammany Hall tiger : NAST
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Tic-tac-toe plays : XSANDOS
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Warner Brothers shotgun toter : ELMER
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"Whose woods these ___ think I know": Frost : AREI
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Liberals : THELEFT
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Actor Brynner : YUL
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___ rut : INA
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Keats, e.g. : ODIST
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Ilk : SORT
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It may have two doors : SEDAN
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Ralph who co-wrote "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" : BLANE
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Cartoonist Keane : BIL
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"The Praise of Folly" writer : ERASMUS
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Cause of unemployment : DOWNSIZING
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It might follow a slash mark : DIVISOR
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"Amen!" : RIGHTON
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Club alternative : SPADE
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Slangy street greeting : SUPDOG
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Ball with a yellow stripe : NINE
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Arrangements : SETUPS
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Four-star hotel amenity : SPA
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J.F.K. info: Abbr. : ARR
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Football defensive line position : RIGHTEND
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Old musical high notes : ELAS
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Deuce beaters : TREYS
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Where to pick up pick-up sticks : TOYSHOP
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Viking Ericson : LEIF
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Summer Mass. setting : EDT
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Bug : ANNOY
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"We ___ please" : AIMTO
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Nativity scene figures : MAGI
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___ Mae : GINNIE
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Stead : LIEU
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Like most apartments : ONLEASE
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A hyperbola has two : FOCI
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Having stars, say : RATED
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Deliver, as a harsh criticism : LETRIP
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"Star Trek" TV series, to fans : TNG
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Exasperated teacher's cry : SITDOWNANDSHUTUP
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Shade of blue : AQUA
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Kids drink from them : TEATS
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Comedian Margaret : CHO
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Part of a shark's respiratory system : GILLSLIT
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Missing glasses' location, usually : RIGHTWHEREYOULEFTTHEM
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Genesis son : ABEL
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Issue : EMIT
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The second "R" in J. R. R. Tolkien : REUEL
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Wrinkles : CREASES
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Fan mag : ZINE
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Pixar fish : NEMO
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Africa's ___ Mountains : ATLAS
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A super's may be supersized : KEYRING
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Result of pulling the plug? : EDDY
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Overflow : TEEM
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Unesco World Heritage Site in Jordan : PETRA
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Gives in return : REPAYS
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Block : DAMUP
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Birds that can sprint at 30 m.p.h. : EMUS
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Extensive : VAST
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One of a people conquered in 1533 : INCA
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French orphan of film : LILI
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Camper's aid : STERNO
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Miss : LASS
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"___ first ..." : IFAT
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Arrangement of 40-Downs : MOSAIC
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"Ain't gonna happen" : NOSIREE
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Commercial prefix with foam : STYRO
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Cyclades island : IOS
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Before: Abbr. : PREV
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Longtime Boston Symphony conductor : OZAWA
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Hollow center? : DOUBLEL
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Barely fair, maybe : DOWNTHERIGHTFIELDLINE
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Sugar source : BEET
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Read aloud : ORAL
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Exclamation of surprise : YIPE
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In itself : ASSUCH
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Went from second to first, say : DOWNSHIFTED
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Fasten with a pop : SNAPON
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Will Ferrell title role : ELF
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Erect : STANDINGUPRIGHT
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Not brought home : LEFTONBASE
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Off : INERROR
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See 9-Down : TESSERA
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Awake by : UPAT
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Bootleggers' bane : TMEN
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Son-in-law of Muhammad : ALI
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Go-ahead : NOD
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Common hockey score : ONEONE
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Proposed "fifth taste," which means "savory" in Japanese : UMAMI
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Keeps : SAVES
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Put forth : EXERT
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"Do you want me to?" : SHALLI
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Tasmania's highest peak : OSSA
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Z-car brand : DATSUN
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International oil and gas giant, informally : OXY
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Benedict III's predecessor : LEOIV
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Misses, e.g. : SHES
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Negative : SUBZERO
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Sentiment suggesting "Try this!" : ITSRIGHTUPYOURALLEY
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Secured, in a way, with "on" : LEFTADOWNPAYMENT
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Cipher org. : NSA
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T or F, e.g.: Abbr. : ANS
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Construction project that gave rise to the Ted Williams Tunnel : BIGDIG
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Sphagnous : MOSSY
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Some taters : IDAHOS
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Over : DONE
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Building component? : SILENTU
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Shrinking, perhaps : ONADIET
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Took it easy : RESTEDUP
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Gone bad : SPOILT
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Frog legs, to some : DELICACY
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Hold off : STALL
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TV puppet : ERNIE
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Precept : TENET
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Pal of Kenny and Kyle : STAN
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Tach reading : RPM
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Common entry point : STAGERIGHT
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Alpine sights : FIRS
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Behind : AFT
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Happen, slangily : GODOWN
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"I'll pass" : NAH
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Plush : OPULENT
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Connoisseur : ESTHETE
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Pawned : INHOCK
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Head counts? : IQS
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Tristram's love : ISEULT
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More gloomy : DOURER
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Singer Mann : AIMEE
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"That's ___!" : AWRAP
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Look : GAZE
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Footnote abbr. : IBID
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Impart : LEND
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Player's call : TIME
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Behind : REAR
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"Bridal Chorus" bride : ELSA
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Bazooka Joe's working peeper : LEFTEYE
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Ground cover : TARP
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Early Chinese dynasty : HSIA
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Choice word : EENY
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E-mail, e.g.: Abbr. : MSGS
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Cartoon feline : TOM

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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