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New York Times, Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Author:
Caleb Madison and J.A.S.A. Crossword Class
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Caleb Madison

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0824 ( 22,204 )
Across
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Dealer in hot goods : FENCE
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Siestas : NAPS
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"No need to wake me!" : IMUP
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Huge, poetically : ENORM
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Tons : ALOT
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Destination of many 1960s-'70s airplane hijackings : CUBA
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"Ooh-la-la!" : ZOWIE
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"___ funny!" : VERY
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Genghis ___ : KHAN
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Title for a South American mensch? : MRNICEGUYANA
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"Hair" extra : HIPPIE
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Bro's sibling : SIS
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"Gone With the Wind" studio : MGM
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Flight board abbr. : ARR
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Perfectly : TOAT
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Tiredness : ANEMIA
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Result of heating a certain fruit too long? : SMOKINGBANANA
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Tempo : PACE
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Bunny's move : HOP
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"Gotcha" : IDIG
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Informal headwear that can't be shared? : ONEMANBANDANA
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House speaker Nancy : PELOSI
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Biblical figure whose name means "hairy" in Hebrew : ESAU
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Easily smashable tennis shot : LOB
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German "Oh!" : ACH
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ID on I.R.S. forms : SSN
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Sinks : BASINS
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Secretive singer Baez? : JOANOFARCANA
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Plot division : ACRE
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Composer Stravinsky : IGOR
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Transparent : CLEAR
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What a Katze catches : MAUS
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No longer wild : TAME
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Skirt : EVADE
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Rifles and such : ARMS
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Meat-and-potatoes dish : STEW
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Program for getting clean, briefly : DETOX
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Aladdin's hat : FEZ
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Musician Brian : ENO
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When repeated, a phrase of reproof : NOW
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Make wavy : CRIMP
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Some academic retirees : EMERITI
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Peaceful race in "Avatar" : NAVI
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Waugh who wrote "Island in the Sun" : ALEC
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A facial may open them : PORES
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Hellish : STYGIAN
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Gross : ICKY
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Self-proclaimed "astronaut of boxing" : MUHAMMADALI
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Congo tributary : UBANGI
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Southernmost country in Central America : PANAMA
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Really bright, as colors : NEON
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John McCain's alma mater: Abbr. : USNA
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Door fastener : HASP
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"My Friend ___" of 1950s TV : IRMA
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"A Whiter Shade of Pale" group : PROCOLHARUM
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Ottoman V.I.P. : AGHA
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Cut above the flank : TBONE
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Sir Geraint's faithful wife : ENID
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Casino game with a caller : KENO
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Police dept. alerts : APBS
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Get ___ the ground floor : INON
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Runs off at the mouth : GABS
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Old U.S. gas brand : ESSO
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Final movie of Marilyn Monroe and Clark Gable, with "The" : MISFITS
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Rhyme scheme for Frost's "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening" : AABA
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Carefully worded : NUANCED
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Word before bottom or party : PAJAMA
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Prius, e.g. : ECOCAR
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Harass : NAGAT
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Wound soother : SALVE
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"The Untouchables" character : NESS
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"I, Claudius" setting : ROME
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Sport with shells : CREW
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"___, Pray, Love" (2006 Elizabeth Gilbert best seller) : EAT
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Hubbub : ADO
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Tyrannosaurus ___ : REX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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