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New York Times, Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Author:
Tony Orbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tony Orbach

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 81, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0818 ( 21,833 )
Across
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Short : ABRUPT
7
Hideout : LAIR
11
General on a Chinese menu : TSO
14
Plugs : PROMOS
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Right-hand person : AIDE
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Help in a heist, say : ABET
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Fountain treat : BANANASPLIT
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Bearded beast : GOAT
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Bearded bloom : IRIS
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"Just watch me!" : ICANSO
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Type size used in typewriters : ELITE
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Tangy pie filler : LEMONCREAM
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Goes postal : LOSESIT
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Penlight batteries : AAAS
33
Patty Hearst kidnap grp. : SLA
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He flew too close to the sun, in myth : ICARUS
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"___ du lieber!" : ACH
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Abbr. on an envelope : ATTN
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Relative of a certain cobbler : APPLECRUMBLE
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Idiosyncrasies : TICS
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Batman and Robin, e.g. : DUO
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Game keeper? : ARCADE
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Setting for TV's "Newhart" : INN
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Sharif of "Doctor Zhivago" : OMAR
50
A little scared : SPOOKED
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Candy bar with maraschinos : CHERRYMASH
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Big stingers : WASPS
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Show deep respect (to) : KOWTOW
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Make : EARN
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Vermeer's "Woman With a ___" : LUTE
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Popular Fanta-like soda : ORANGECRUSH
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Those, in Toledo : ESOS
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"___Cop" : ROBO
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Robert Ludlum hero searching for his identity : BOURNE
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Hideout : DEN
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Carriers of Lyme ticks : DEER
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Balloons : SWELLS
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Alert, for short : APB
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Thing with cups and hooks : BRA
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Harry Potter's best friend : RON
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Pays what's due : PONIESUP
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Peter I, II or III : TSAR
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Run out, as a subscription : LAPSE
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Feel ill : AIL
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Uganda's ___ Amin : IDI
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Eye part : RETINA
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Rib-eye alternatives : TBONESTEAKS
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Natural seasoning : SEASALT
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Club chair companion piece : OTTOMAN
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Biology lab supply : AGAR
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Buildup at a river's mouth : SILT
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IV amounts : CCS
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Yale student : ELI
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Tone ___ (early rapper) : LOC
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Scientist who experienced a great fall? : ISAACNEWTON
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Maryland squad : TERPS
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Lens type : MACRO
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Diamond Head locale : OAHU
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Archipelago unit: Abbr. : ISL
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Lexus competitor : ACURA
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Big name in metal foil : ALCOA
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Dutch dairy product : EDAM
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Aid in locating a pirate's treasure : MAP
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Root beer float with chocolate ice cream : BROWNCOW
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Amused : TICKLED
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Not farmed out : INHOUSE
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Passbook abbr. : DEP
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Masthead contents, briefly : EDS
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___ y Plata (Montana's motto) : ORO
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"Dear me!" : MYWORD
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Thick carpet : SHAG
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66 and others: Abbr. : RTES
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Guadalajara guy : SENOR
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Confederate soldiers, for short : REBS
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___ v. Wade : ROE
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Actor Vigoda : ABE
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Lament : RUE
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http://www.yahoo.com, e.g. : URL
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Skit-filled NBC show, for short : SNL
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"For ___ a jolly ..." : HES

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

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