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E.U. DOINGS

New York Times, Sunday, August 23, 2009

27-Across : The Jaguars, on scoreboards

Author:
Phil Ruzbarsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ruzbarsky.
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© 2009, The New York Times8/23/09 ( No. 21,838 )
Across
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Shepherd : TEND
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Logical beginning? : PATHO
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Regs. : STDS
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Curio : OBJET
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Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
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Who said "No good movie is too long, and no bad movie is short enough" : EBERT
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House Republican V.I.P. Cantor : ERIC
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Windblown soil : LOESS
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Used a push-button toilet? : PRESSEDTHEFLUSH
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Difficult surface for high-heel shoes : GRATE
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The Jaguars, on scoreboards : JAX
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"White trash," e.g. : SLUR
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Been in bed : LAIN
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Kind of school : MAGNET
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Stop on ___ : ADIME
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"Julius Caesar" role : CASCA
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12-time Pro Bowl player Junior : SEAU
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Super ___ (game console) : NES
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Neural network : RETE
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"I can't drink beer this late"? : ITSPASTMYBUDTIME
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Operates : RUNS
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Flu symptom : ACHE
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Ovid's love poetry : AMORES
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Green : NAIVE
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Largest city paper in the U.S.: Abbr. : NYT
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Narrow estuary : RIA
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Arg. neighbor : URU
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Dairy regulator? : BUTTERBUSINESSBUREAU
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Mil. unit : RGT
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"Up and ___!" : ATEM
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It was destroyed by Godzilla in "Godzilla Raids Again" : OSAKA
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Cans : TINS
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"Zounds!" : EGADS
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Yeoman of the British guard : BEEFEATER
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Sci-fi writer's creation : WORLD
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Like Rockefeller Center : DECO
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Cantilevered window : ORIEL
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"The Hallucinogenic Toreador" artist : DALI
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Extinct relative of the emu : MOA
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Baseball official gets revenge? : THEUMPIRESTRIKESBACK
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___ Chinmoy (late spiritual leader) : SRI
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Toon frame : CEL
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Poetic dark period : EEN
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"Concentrate!" : THINK
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Govt.-issued securities : TBONDS
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Pelé was its M.V.P. in '76 : NASL
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Shadow : TAIL
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"The bolt alone is sufficient"? : WORKSWITHOUTANUT
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Stiff drink : BELT
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Mil. address : APO
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Medicinal succulent : ALOE
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Native of Leipzig : SAXON
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One looking for a ticket, maybe : VOTER
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Spruce : SPIFFY
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Added value : PLUS
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Sons of, in Hebrew : BNAI
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Nashville-based awards org. : CMA
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Pitcher Reynolds of the 1940s-'50s Yankees : ALLIE
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Story of a small Communist barbarian? : THELITTLEREDHUN
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Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
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Eric of "Munich" : BANA
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Gettysburg general under Lee : EWELL
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Hammer part : PEEN
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"The East ___," song of the Chinese Cultural Revolution : ISRED
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Egyptian solar disk : ATEN
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Catch in a ring, maybe : LASSO
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Without much thought : IDLY
Down
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Bill collector? : TIPJAR
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Online brokerage : ETRADE
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Sartre play set in hell : NOEXIT
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Fetes : DOS
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Plastic surgeon's procedure : PEEL
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Shanghais : ABDUCTS
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Colorful fish : TETRAS
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Regal inits. : HRH
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Native: Suffix : OTE
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Emmy-winning Ward : SELA
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Platitude : TRUISM
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Miramax owner : DISNEY
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P.T.A. meeting place: Abbr. : SCH
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Sister in Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : OLGA
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Five-time Wimbledon champ : BORG
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1960s sitcom title role : JEANNIE
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Prizes : ESTEEMS
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Transmitter of nagana : TSETSE
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Reno-to-L.A. dir. : SSE
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News bulletin : FLASH
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Hawaiian attire : MUUMUU
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Basis of a Scouting badge : MERIT
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Neuters : SPAYS
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Peyotes, e.g. : CACTI
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Litigators' org. : ABA
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Chemically quiet : INERT
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Mother ___ : TERESA
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U.S. rebellion leader of 1842 : DORR
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Loyally following : TRUETO
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Eye layers : UVEAS
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McDonald's chicken bit : NUGGET
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Affix : ATTACH
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Having digits : NUMERIC
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"The wolf ___ the door" : ISAT
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Welcomed, as a visitor : ASKEDIN
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Mated : BRED
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Jazz genre : BEBOP
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End-of-year numbers : NOELS
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P.M. between Netanyahu and Sharon : BARAK
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Aviator : AIRMAN
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Open : UNLOCK
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Neb. neighbor : SDAK
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Gets a C, say : DOESOK
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Where Guinness originates : EIRE
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___ pain : FEELNO
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Words before may or might : WISHI
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The French state : LETAT
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Mantel pieces : URNS
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Convenient meeting place? : MIDWAY
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Seed coat : TESTA
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"Put your feet up" : RELAX
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Tolkien hobbit : BILBO
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Overthrows : TOPPLES
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Oven option : BROILER
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Also, in Arles : AUSSI
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Places for moles : TUNNELS
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Mustardy condiment : WASABI
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Cane accompanier, maybe : TOPHAT
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Curtis of cosmetics : HELENE
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Aristocrats : NOBLES
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Fixed for all time : ETCHED
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Gulliver of "Gulliver's Travels" : LEMUEL
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Gearshift mechanism, informally : TRANNY
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Contend : VIE
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"O.K. then" : FINE
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Network signal : FEED
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___ Bator : ULAN
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Author/poet Bates : ARLO
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TV schedule abbr. : TBA
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10-digit no. : TEL
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Former rival of USAir : TWA
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Printer specification: Abbr. : DPI

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