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New York Times, Monday, August 10, 2009

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 45 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0810 ( 21,825 )
Across
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Intense enthusiasm : ZEAL
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Townshend of the Who : PETE
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Stock exchanges: Abbr. : MKTS
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Diva's solo : ARIA
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Praise highly : EXALT
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All over again : ANEW
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Examiner of heart and life lines : PALMREADER
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"Look twice before crossing," e.g. : RULE
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Soothing ointment : BALM
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Partitioned-off work space : CUBICLE
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N.B.A. official : REF
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Fishnet stocking material : MESH
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Halloween purchases : MASKS
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Left the building : EXITED
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Attractiveness : APPEAL
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Sheets, pillowcases, etc. : LINEN
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Look of disdain : SNEER
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Beings from out of this world, in brief : ETS
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Pond organism : ALGA
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Student at the Citadel : CADET
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Border on : ABUT
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"___-haw!" (western rider's cry) : YEE
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Tableware inspired by Scandinavian design : DANSK
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Sporty Mazda : MIATA
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Call on the carpet : REBUKE
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Pirate support, stereotypically : PEGLEG
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Iridescent gems : OPALS
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Feds who catch counterfeiters : TMEN
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Golfer Trevino : LEE
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Enduring literary work : CLASSIC
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The Runnin' Rebels of the N.C.A.A. : UNLV
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Came to earth : ALIT
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Small bottle in a purse : NAILPOLISH
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___ qua non : SINE
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Persona non ___ : GRATA
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Tennis champ Arthur : ASHE
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Four: Prefix : TETR
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First Best Actor winner Jannings : EMIL
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Billet-___ (love letter) : DOUX
Down
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Hit with high voltage : ZAP
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Chapter in history : ERA
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Feel sick : AIL
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Gentle creature : LAMB
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Skinned, as potatoes : PEELED
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Midterms and finals : EXAMS
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Tiny bit : TAD
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Basic util. : ELEC
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Actress Tomei : MARISA
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Slow pitch with a little spin : KNUCKLEBALL
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Spills the beans : TELLS
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___' Pea (Popeye's boy) : SWEE
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Louis Armstrong's instrument : TRUMPET
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Japanese noodle dish : RAMEN
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1930s boxing champ Max : BAER
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Race with batons : RELAY
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Napoleon, on Elba : EXILE
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Messy art medium for kids : FINGERPAINT
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Phone part ... or a title for this puzzle? : HANDSET
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What the Hatter and the March Hare drank : TEA
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Sneak preview : PEEK
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Sent to the bottom : SANK
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Private pupil : TUTEE
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Where a 51-Down performs : STAGE
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Producing as a result : CAUSING
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Insurance giant in 2009 news : AIG
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Two-base hits: Abbr. : DBLS
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___ Park (Edison's lab site) : MENLO
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Egg-dyeing time : EASTER
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Someone from whom you might collect exotic stamps : PENPAL
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One-toothed dragon of old children's TV : OLLIE
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Prefix with vitamin : MULTI
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See 37-Down : CAST
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Give a darn : CARE
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Prince called "the Impaler," who was the inspiration for Dracula : VLAD
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"___ the Walrus" : IAM
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Moo ___ pork : SHU
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Evil spell : HEX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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