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New York Times, Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 84 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 21,819 )
Across
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Performed on Broadway, say : ACTED
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Cry like a baby : WAIL
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Invitation request, for short : RSVP
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Actress Christine of "Chicago Hope" : LAHTI
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Its license plates say "Birthplace of Aviation" : OHIO
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Envision in one's sleep : DREAMABOUT
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Yawl or yacht : BOAT
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Bad thing to have on one's face : EGG
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List ender: Abbr. : ETC
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Transition : SEGUE
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NPR newsman Adams : NOAH
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Where to run some tests : LAB
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Like some bad film scenes : RESHOT
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Sleepwear component : PAJAMABOTTOMS
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Vegas intro? : LAS
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Scoreboard figure : RUNS
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Tombstone letters : RIP
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___ salts : EPSOM
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Hog's home : STY
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Dishful near a restaurant door : MINTS
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"How stupid of me!" : DOH
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Nickname for Hemingway : PAPA
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Krazy ___ of the comics : KAT
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The Chattahoochee River forms part of it : ALABAMABORDER
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Classic family name in Florence : MEDICI
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Street caution near a school : SLO
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Sunday service : MASS
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Schindler of "Schindler's List" : OSKAR
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Genetic letters : DNA
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2006 Verizon purchase : MCI
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Former speaker Gingrich : NEWT
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Arrive on the Enterprise via transporter : BEAMABOARD
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Done : OVER
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Molten flow : LAVA
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"Live Free ___" (New Hampshire motto) : ORDIE
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Take from the top : REDO
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Noted garden site : EDEN
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President born on August 4, whose name can be found backward in 17-, 31-, 47- and 63-Across : OBAMA
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John on the Mayflower : ALDEN
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Freight : CARGO
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Clothing retailer starting in 1969 : THEGAP
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Pilot's announcement, for short : ETA
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It's smaller than a penny : DIME
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Online video equipment : WEBCAM
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Start of a Latin conjugation : AMO
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Big name in morning radio : IMUS
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Sometime in the future : LATERON
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Hearty : ROBUST
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Squeeze (into) : SHOEHORN
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By way of : VIA
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One calling the kettle black, in a phrase : POT
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Collection of plates : ATLAS
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Sees red : GETSMAD
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Circle of angels? : HALO
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What some drinkers run up : BARTABS
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Skip : OMIT
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Recipe amts. : TSPS
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Fill to capacity and then some : JAMPACK
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Pick up, in a way : BUY
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Dutch cheese : EDAM
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Gondolier's need : POLE
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Tailed : SHADOWED
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Rejuvenation location : SPA
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Part of an agenda : ITEM
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Friendly : AMIABLE
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Money from Sweden : KRONA
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European-style cafe : BISTRO
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Subject of a Hemingway title : OLDMAN
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Holiday Inn alternative : RAMADA
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Fabric for theater curtains : SCRIM
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Part of a record getting the most airplay : SIDEA
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Peruse : READ
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Bug chaser? : ABOO
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Hide-hair connector : NOR
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Threshold : EVE
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Cry in old Rome : AVE
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Sphere : ORB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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