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New York Times, Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JKQV} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0819 ( 21,834 )
Across
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___ unto itself : ALAW
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Brown fur : STOAT
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Is shy, in a way : OWES
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Game Gear company : SEGA
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Philanderer, in slang : TOMCAT
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Our genus : HOMO
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Madre's hermanos : TIOS
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To this point, in verse : ERENOW
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Intravenous hookup : DRIP
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Hamid Karzai, starting in 2004 : AFGHANPRESIDENT
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Uppity type : SNOOT
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Org. concerned with firing practices? : NRA
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One of four generations in a photo : GREATGRANDPARENT
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Iranian cash : RIALS
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Occasion for a proctor : EXAM
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Overly : TOO
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"Must've been something ___" : IATE
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Like "King Lear" : TRAGIC
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Keep an appointment : SHOW
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When juillet and août occur : ETE
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Get rid of : SHED
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Vacant, in a way : INANE
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Driver's electric convenience : GARAGEDOOROPENER
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Old Ford model : LTD
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Like 26-Down : NORSE
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Frances Hodgson Burnett kid-lit novel ... and a hint to 21-, 26- and 45-Across : THESECRETGARDEN
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Piltdown man, notably : HOAX
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Longtime label for 38-Down : ARISTA
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Like a hottie : SEXY
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Rocker Quatro : SUZI
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Father ___, leper priest of Molokai : DAMIEN
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"Ain't it the truth!" : AMEN
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Siesta time, maybe : TRES
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Has-___ (ones who are washed up) : BEENS
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Like some sums : TIDY
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Wirehair of film : ASTA
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Son of Eric the Red : LEIF
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All worked up : AGOG
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Stock transaction made to claim a tax deduction : WASHSALE
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Court worker, for short : STENOG
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Sluggishness : TORPOR
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Mobster's code : OMERTA
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Dots over eyes? : ACNE
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New Mexico skiing locale : TAOS
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"Mercy!" : OHDEAR
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Dog-eared : WORN
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Discharge : EMIT
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Conciliatory bribe : SOP
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Promo container that's a twofer : TWINPAC
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See 39-Down : ANTS
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Apothecary weight : DRAM
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"Peer Gynt" composer : GRIEG
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Gaucho's gear : RIATA
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What "-vore" means : EATER
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Like some ions: Abbr. : NEG
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Early sixth-century date : DXI
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Patriot Allen : ETHAN
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Nary a soul : NOONE
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Air controller's place : TOWER
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Jerry Garcia's band, for short : THEDEAD
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With 22-Down, stinging insects : RED
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Hubbub : ADO
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Shows disdain for : SNEERSAT
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Snorkel and colleagues: Abbr. : SGTS
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Res ___ loquitur : IPSA
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"Dynasty" vixen : ALEXIS
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Infant's bodysuit : ONESIE
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Raising a stink? : ROTTEN
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Hammond products : ORGANS
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Historic site option : TOUR
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Give a paddling, maybe : HAZE
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Kvetcher : CRAB
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White coat : RIME
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Moore of film : DEMI
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Deleted, with "out" : EXED
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Part of Rockefeller Ctr.'s address : NYNY
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V-J Day pres. : HST

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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