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New York Times, Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Author:
Peter A. Collins & Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 21,827 )

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Across
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Cause for an eyelift : SAG
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Playground shout : FIGHT
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With 59-Across, novel of 1851 : MOBY
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Benzoyl peroxide target : ACNE
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Bitter : ACRID
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Shield border : ORLE
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Complain : MOAN
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Frigid temps : TEENS
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Head of the Egyptian god Thoth : IBIS
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Take the lead : PULLAHEAD
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Sig Ep and others : FRATS
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Fish tail? : ERY
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At sea : LOST
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Stable display : CRECHE
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Stylize anew, as a car seat : RETRIM
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Rushed (by) : WHOOSHED
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Warhol associate ___ Sedgwick : EDIE
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Israel's Barak and Olmert : EHUDS
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Character in 9- & 59-Across : CAPTAINAHAB
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Chills, so to speak : RESTS
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Sorvino of "Mighty Aphrodite" : MIRA
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Cordial offering? : ANISETTE
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"___ is gained as much by good works as by evil": Machiavelli : HATRED
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St. Stephen, notably : MARTYR
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Pronoun in the starts of many letters : WHOM
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Netflix offering : DVD
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Simon Says players, say : APERS
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Displays : SHOWCASES
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Designate "commercial" or "single-family," e.g. : ZONE
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Incline (and a hint to the location in this completed puzzle of the first line of 9- & 59-Across) : SLANT
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Recipe direction : BEAT
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Hollywood's Kazan : ELIA
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Lumberjack competition : ROLEO
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Change of address, for short : RELO
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See 9-Across : DICK
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Does what a good dog does : OBEYS
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Halftime features : ADS
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Searched high and low : SCOURED
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___ Geometry (college course) : ANALYTIC
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Four-star leader: Abbr. : GENL
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Grasp : FATHOM
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They're served with spoon-straws : ICEES
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9- & 59-Across : GREATWHITEWHALE
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Rear : HIND
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QBs' coups : TDS
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Shimmery fabrics : MOIRES
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Jerry of "Law & Order" : ORBACH
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Carefree : BLITHE
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Assented : YESSED
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Eponymous French physicist : AMPERE
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1960 Olympics boxing gold medalist : ALI
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High-school class, informally : FROSH
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Musical conclusion : CODA
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"Fool (If You Think It's Over)" singer Chris : REA
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Onetime Asiatic nomads : HUNS
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New York's ___ River : EAST
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Hunts, with "on" : PREYS
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Numerical prefix with oxide : TETR
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Qty. : AMT
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What a swallow may swallow : BIRDSEED
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Displays : REVEALS
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Supplements : ADDSTO
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Blown away : AMAZED
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"In ___, where love is king" (start of "That's Amore") : NAPOLI
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Peaceful : IRENIC
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Word with hot or blue : STREAK
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Reading for home mechanics : HOWTOS
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Rambler maker, once: Abbr. : AMC
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Baklava ingredient : HONEY
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One whose shirttail is always untucked, maybe : SLOB
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Start of an incantation : ABRA
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Sign of success : SRO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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