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New York Times, Thursday, July 9, 2009

Author:
Ashish Vengsarkar
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ashish Vengsarkar

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Vengsarkar. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0709 ( 21,793 )
Across
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Taps may be heard in them : CAMPS
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Debra of "The Ten Commandments" : PAGET
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Joe Friday's employer, for short : LAPD
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"See you later, alligator" : ADIOS
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National alternative : ALAMO
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Bogotá bears : OSOS
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[I don't care] : SHRUG
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TROT? : TORTREFORM
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HATER? : HEARTTRANSPLANT
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Bursts of energy? : ERGS
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Gut reaction? : OOF
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Westerns : OATERS
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Teensy : WEE
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___ Harbour, Fla. : BAL
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N.F.L. position: Abbr. : CTR
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"Rough winds do shake the darling buds of ___": Shak. : MAY
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Love all, say : NOSCORE
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Broadcasting : ONAIR
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RIFTS? : FIRSTAMENDMENT
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San Juan native, slangily : RICAN
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Cold shower? : REDNOSE
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Sioux Falls-to-St. Paul dir. : ENE
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1040 ID : SSN
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Tattoo, in slang : INK
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Mother, in British dialect : MAM
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Z producer : NISSAN
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Tallahassee sch. : FSU
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Tent event : SALE
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GATES? : STAGEADAPTATION
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HOSE? : SHOEREPAIR
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Walks : PATHS
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World's largest particle physics lab : CERN
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Two-time Banderas role : ZORRO
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Stern, for one : ISAAC
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Beliefs : ISMS
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Some blades : EPEES
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Attempt some Internet fraud : PHISH
Down
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Snack item whose name suggests a 42-Down? : CASHEW
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Stick : ADHERE
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Las Vegas attraction, with "The" : MIRAGE
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Serves, say : POURS
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Army NCO : SSGT
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Cruisers : PATROLCARS
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"Half ___ is better ..." : ALOAF
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First senator in space : GARN
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CPR experts : EMTS
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Lethargy : TORPOR
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Lite : LOFAT
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In unison : ASONEMAN
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Many a White House artwork : PORTRAIT
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Mil. honor : DSM
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She, in Brasília : ELA
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Clink preceder : TOAST
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Neighbor of Turk. : SYR
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Cap'n's underling : BOSN
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Street ___ : CRED
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Racket makers? : TENNISPROS
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Colt fans, for short? : NRA
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Augury : OMEN
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Stop on the Trans-Siberian Railway : OMSK
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Originally : NEE
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Paint and shellac, for example : FINISHES
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Power outage cause : ICESTORM
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Coffee mate? : DONUT
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Rapper MC ___ : REN
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Cold response? : SNEEZE
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Drink at Trader Vic's : MAITAI
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Hello and goodbye : ALOHAS
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Good guy : MENSCH
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Composer Camille Saint-___ : SAENS
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U.S.D.A. part: Abbr. : AGR
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Renaissance ___ : FAIRE
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Store that's hard to find : STASH
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Each : APOP
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Truth alternative : DARE
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"You're ___, ya know that?": Archie Bunker : APIP
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58-Across subj. : SCI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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