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New York Times, Monday, August 17, 2009

Author:
Mike Buckley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Buckley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {PQ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Buckley. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Container for serving wine : CARAFE
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Kindergarten learning : ABCS
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Sounds during backrubs : AHS
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Witty : CLEVER
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Lunch or dinner : MEAL
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Gift at Honolulu airport : LEI
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1966 : CESARROMERO
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Norse war god : TYR
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Treasury secretary Geithner : TIM
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___ guy (one who gets things done) : GOTO
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Flank : SIDE
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Drinking cup : CHALICE
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With 51-Across, roles for 17-, 38- and 62-Across : BATMAN
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Big part of an elephant : EAR
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Jacob's first wife : LEAH
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Pictures at a hospital : XRAYS
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City on the Black Sea : ODESSA
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Actress Zellweger : RENEE
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1989 : JACKNICHOLSON
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Theater walkway : AISLE
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Came out with : ISSUED
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Solar phenomenon : FLARE
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Laudatory poems : ODES
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A pair : TWO
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See 26-Across : JOKERS
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Chinese blossom : TEAROSE
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Big name in elevators : OTIS
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Fashionable : CHIC
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Official with a whistle : REF
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___ Tin Tin : RIN
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2008 : HEATHLEDGER
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"i" topper : DOT
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French eleven : ONZE
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Mark slightly longer than a hyphen : ENDASH
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___-cone : SNO
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Be overrun (with) : TEEM
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Declares emphatically : SAYSSO
Down
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Roman 300 : CCC
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Place to pull over : RESTAREA
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Be of help to : AVAIL
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Physicist Enrico : FERMI
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Flub : ERR
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Bullets and BBs : AMMO
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Borscht vegetable : BEET
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Chocolate substitute : CAROB
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___-mo : SLO
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Nissan sedan : ALTIMA
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Period of one's prime : HEYDAY
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Fire truck sounds : SIRENS
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Double curve : OGEE
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Emphasize : STRESS
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Pooh-bah hired by a board of directors : CEO
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Muslim's pilgrimage : HADJ
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Family groups : CLANS
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Leaps in ice-skating : AXELS
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Like parabolas : ARCED
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When doubled, a villain's chuckle : HEH
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Close calls, perhaps : SCARES
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One taking to the slopes : SKIER
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Static, e.g. : NOISE
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Nobel Prize-winning U.N. workers' grp. : ILO
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On empty : OUTOFGAS
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6:30 p.m. broadcast : NEWS
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Female deer : DOE
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Norwegian coastal features : FJORDS
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Skin soother : LOTION
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Like : AKINTO
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Draw like Albrecht Dürer : ETCH
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Where the action is : SCENE
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Where the action is : ARENA
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Helen who sang "I Am Woman" : REDDY
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Jimi Hendrix's "Purple ___" : HAZE
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See 62-Down : ITEM
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With 59-Down, something flying off the shelves : HOT
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___ États-Unis : LES
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Double curve : ESS
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Letter between pi and sigma : RHO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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