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New York Times, Monday, August 24, 2009

Author:
Anthony J. Salvia
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Anthony J. Salvia

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Salvia. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0824 ( 21,839 )
Across
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Kitchen V.I.P.'s : CHEFS
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Towel (off) : WIPE
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Rock star, say : IDOL
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W.W. II German sub : UBOAT
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Peak : APEX
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Moore of "G.I. Jane" : DEMI
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Tilter at windmills : DONQUIXOTE
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City NNW of Oklahoma City : ENID
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Raised, as livestock : BRED
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"Dee-fense! Dee-fense!" and others : CHANTS
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Little article accompanying a bigger article : SIDEBAR
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For free : GRATIS
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One of golf's four majors : USOPEN
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Biblical objects of multiplication : LOAVES
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Sprinted : RACED
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___ Carlo (part of Monaco) : MONTE
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"Hike!" callers in football, for short : QBS
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Entryway : GATE
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Fabricate, as a signature : FORGE
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Multinational currency : EURO
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Umberto ___, author of "The Name of the Rose" : ECO
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Santa's little helpers : ELVES
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Cranium contents : BRAIN
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Hire, as a lawyer : RETAIN
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Industry in Las Vegas and Atlantic City : GAMING
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Plaza : SQUARE
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Plaza displays : PARADES
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Psychology 101, e.g. : COURSE
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Number of calories in water : ZERO
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Place to order a Blizzard : DAIRYQUEEN
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Softly hit ball in tennis : DINK
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"Render ___ Caesar ..." : UNTO
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Eggs on : URGES
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Writer ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Aspirin target : PAIN
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___ Gay (W.W. II plane) : ENOLA
Down
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What a cow chews : CUD
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"Entourage" network : HBO
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Ages and ages : EON
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Online help page : FAQ
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Struck accidentally, as the toe : STUBBED
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Floor finisher : WAXER
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Item with earbuds : IPOD
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Favorite : PET
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Detest : EXECRATE
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Think creatively : IDEATE
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Star of "The Rookie," 2002 : DENNISQUAID
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Fails to mention : OMITS
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Jar tops : LIDS
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Ahmadinejad's country : IRAN
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One who's well off : HAVE
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Increase in troop levels : SURGE
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Newton with a law named after him : ISAAC
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Medicine woman of 1990s TV : DOCTORQUINN
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Fencing sword : EPEE
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Pagoda instruments : GONGS
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Italian 31-Down star Sophia : LOREN
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See 29-Down : MOVIE
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Salt water : BRINE
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Hymns, e.g. : SONGS
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Came back strong, as allergies : FLAREDUP
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Bombeck who wrote "The Grass Is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank" : ERMA
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Greek H's : ETAS
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Like the works of Handel and Bach : BAROQUE
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"I've got it!" : EUREKA
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Indiana birthplace of the Jackson 5 : GARY
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Sphere or cube : SOLID
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Argentine dictator who was ousted in 1955 : PERON
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Relinquish : CEDE
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Casserole pasta : ZITI
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"Gimme ___!" (Alabama cheerleader's cry) : ANA
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Container at many receptions : URN
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Maniacal leader? : EGO
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Ingredient in some sushi rolls : EEL
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Intelligence-gathering org. : NSA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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