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New York Times, Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Around-the-house footwear, for short

Author:
Mike Torch
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Torch.
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© 2010, The New York Times7/27/10 ( No. 22,176 )
Across
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Pet welfare org. : SPCA
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Nobel Peace Prize city : OSLO
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This puzzle has 78 : CLUES
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Georgetown athlete : HOYA
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Stack-serving chain, for short : IHOP
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Slowly, on a score : LENTO
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The whole ___ : ENCHILADA
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Pindar, notably : ODIST
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Had a bug : AILED
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Mementos of a caning : WELTS
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Autodom's Beetle is one, slangily : VEEDUB
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The whole ___ : SHEBANG
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Double curve : ESS
31
Nail-biting margin of victory : NOSE
34
William Jennings Bryan, for one : ORATOR
35
Regain consciousness suddenly : SNAPTO
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React to a crowing rooster, say : RISE
38
The whole ___ : SHOOTINGMATCH
42
Twosome : DYAD
43
Raptor's grippers : TALONS
44
Lover in a Shakespeare title : ANTONY
47
Cabinet position: Abbr. : SECY
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B'way success sign : SRO
51
The whole ___ : SCHMEAR
53
Ran through, as a credit card : SWIPED
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Expels forcefully : SPEWS
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Battery terminal : ANODE
59
Subtly suggest : GETAT
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The whole ___ : NINEYARDS
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Shampoo brand : PRELL
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Rock music's Rush, for one : TRIO
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Revivalists, informally : NEOS
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Potter's potions professor : SNAPE
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What the sun does at dusk : SETS
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This, in Toledo : ESTA
Down
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Bundle, as wheat : SHEAVE
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Track bettors play them : PONIES
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Presoak, wash and rinse : CYCLES
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Sounded content : AAHED
5
Salad bar bowlful : OIL
6
Clarinetist Artie : SHAW
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Prospector's strike : LODE
8
Gems from Australia : OPALS
9
Ninth-inning hurler, often : CLOSER
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Took charge : LED
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Prefix with -form : UNI
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U.F.O. crew : ETS
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Sighter of pink elephants : SOT
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"Beats me!" : IDUNNO
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Even if, briefly : THO
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Vehicle on a trailer, perhaps : BOAT
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St. ___ (Caribbean hot spot) : BARTS
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Suffix with problem : ATIC
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Munch on chips, say : NOSH
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College sr.'s test : GRE
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Rotisserie rod : SPIT
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Lab burners of old : ETNAS
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Biblical sin city : SODOM
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Gawk at : OGLE
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Align : SYNC
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"Hell ___ no fury ..." : HATH
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Around-the-house footwear, for short : MOCS
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Nonetheless : ANYWAY
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"___ Boot" : DAS
45
Get cozy : NESTLE
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Talk, talk, talk : YAP
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Future ferns : SPORES
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Mark of a rifle's laser sight : REDDOT
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"The Battleship Potemkin" port : ODESSA
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Most Monopoly income : RENTS
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Totally absurd : INANE
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Electrician's hookup : WIRE
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Foul mood : SNIT
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Modern navigation tool, for short : GPS
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Directional suffix : ERN
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___ Party movement : TEA
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Tour de France peak : ALP
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Aurora's counterpart : EOS

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