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New York Times, Monday, August 30, 2010

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Richard Chisholm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KVXZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Chisholm. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0830 ( 22,210 )

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Across
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Sleepwear, informally : PJS
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Law enforcement org. featured in "Bullitt" : SFPD
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Like a requiem : SOMBER
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___ de Janeiro : RIO
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Tennis's Nastase : ILIE
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Former vice president Dan : QUAYLE
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Where Claudius is during Hamlet's "To be, or not to be" soliloquy : OFFSTAGE
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Defeat, as an incumbent : UNSEAT
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More than a gentle tap : THUMP
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Inexpensive pen : BIC
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Actress Vardalos of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" : NIA
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Bouquet : POSY
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Any time now : BEFORELONG
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Biblical verb ending : ETH
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12th grader : SENIOR
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Rams' madams? : EWES
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One who goes a-courting : WOOER
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Three-time Masters winner Sam : SNEAD
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Extra plateful : SECONDHELPING
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Stick out like ___ thumb : ASORE
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Early computer that weighed 30 tons : ENIAC
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Old Turkish leaders : AGAS
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Matchbox racer : TOYCAR
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Tiny bite : NIP
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Position for Babe Ruth : RIGHTFIELD
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Normandy battle site : STLO
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1960s world chess champion Mikhail ___ : TAL
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Tennis legend Laver : ROD
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Make a grand speech : ORATE
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More nonsensical : INANER
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Things a clock has ... or, literally, what 17-, 25-, 35- and 50-Across are : TWOHANDS
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Creek : STREAM
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Les États-___ : UNIS
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___ gratias (thanks be to God: Lat.) : DEO
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Feared African fly : TSETSE
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This, in Tijuana : ESTO
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Bird that gives a hoot : OWL
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___ or con : PRO
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Skippy alternative : JIF
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Form of tap dance : SOFTSHOE
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In ___ (as found) : SITU
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Served on fire, as cherries jubilee : FLAMBE
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Sty : PIGPEN
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Ruby or Sandra of film : DEE
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Acorn lover : SQUIRREL
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1/16 pound : OUNCE
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Some grad school degrees : MAS
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"See ya later" : BYENOW
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Actress/director May : ELAINE
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Changes the price of, as at the supermarket : RETAGS
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Reluctant to meet people, say : SHY
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Frontiersman Daniel : BOONE
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Sunday seat : PEW
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Plains tribe : OTOS
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Kind of lens with a wide angle : FISHEYE
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Saw to a seat at church, say : LEDIN
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Sellout signs : SROS
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Online money : ECASH
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Copycat : APER
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"No thank you" : NOTFORME
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R2-D2, for one : DROID
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Video game maker that owns the Seattle Mariners : NINTENDO
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Collins on the Op-Ed page : GAIL
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"___ Sharkey" of 1970s TV : CPO
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Warhol or Wyeth : ARTIST
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San Francisco nine : GIANTS
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Blazing : AGLARE
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Performers with big red noses : CLOWNS
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Dexterous : ADROIT
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Club finance officer: Abbr. : TREAS
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Depot: Abbr. : STA
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"I see," facetiously : AHSO
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Butterfly catcher : NET
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U.S. Election Day, e.g.: Abbr. : TUE
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Morning moisture : DEW
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Note above fa : SOL

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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