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New York Times, Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Author:
Caleb Madison
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Caleb Madison

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JWXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0806 ( 21,456 )
Across
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Capital on the Arabian Peninsula : SANA
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Drone, e.g. : BORE
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Recommended reading for www newbies : FAQS
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Religious leader in a turban : IMAM
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"___ blame you" : IDONT
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Lummox : LOUT
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"Santa Baby" singer, 1953 : KITT
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Lose one's amateur standing : GOPRO
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Give ___ of approval : ANOD
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1972 Charles Grodin film, with "The" : HEARTBREAK
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Drugs, informally : MEDS
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Toil (away) : SLAVE
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Spice Girl Halliwell : GERI
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1984 Ralph Macchio film, with "The" : KARATE
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Below : UNDER
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Three sheets to the wind : LIT
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General whose name is associated with chicken : TSO
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San ___, Tex. : ANGELO
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Dijon seasons : ETES
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Canadian lout : HOSER
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Dos cubed : OCHO
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"Il Postino" poet : NERUDA
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Public health agcy. : CDC
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Word that's missing from 20-, 26-, 48- and 59-Across and 9- and 39-Down : KID
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Protein acid : AMINO
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Willie Mays's sobriquet : SAYHEY
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"Agreed!" : DEAL
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They all lead to Rome, in a saying : ROADS
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TV viewer's vantage point : SOFA
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1965 Steve McQueen title role : CINCINNATI
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Have too much of, briefly : ODON
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Sainted ninth-century pope : LEOIV
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Rio and Sedona : KIAS
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Setting of many a Monet painting : PARC
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15 mg. of zinc, e.g. : USRDA
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"Night" novelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Henry who once headed the House Judiciary Committee : HYDE
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Chinese weight : TAEL
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Jane who loved Rochester : EYRE
Down
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Many a Punjabi : SIKH
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French girlfriends : AMIES
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___ chart : NATAL
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Train company with a portmanteau name : AMTRAK
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Long-range German gun of W.W. I : BIGBERTHA
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Stench : ODOR
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Weapon in Clue : ROPE
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Make sputtering mad : ENRAGE
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1984 Matt Dillon title role : FLAMINGO
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Top status : AONE
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Part of Q.E.D. : QUOD
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Norms: Abbr. : STDS
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Puff : TOKE
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F.D.R. creation : TVA
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Homer's outcome : RUN
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Japan's largest active volcano : ASO
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Opera about an opera singer : TOSCA
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Kayo : DECK
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K-12 : ELHI
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Crucifix : ROOD
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River of Irkutsk : LENA
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Agenda addition : ITEM
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Hatcher of "Desperate Housewives" : TERI
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Malfoy, to Harry Potter : ARCHRIVAL
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Nickname for Harry Longabaugh : SUNDANCE
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Big name in ice cream : EDY
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A deer, a female deer : DOE
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Most cunning : SLIEST
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Long, long time : EON
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Munson, Maris or Mantle : YANKEE
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Rights org. : ACLU
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Like bread in the Lord's Prayer : DAILY
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Way up, maybe : STAIR
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Not yet a jr. : SOPH
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Anita who was nicknamed the Jezebel of Jazz : ODAY
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Crossing, of a sort : FORD
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Charles of mysteries : NORA
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Murderous suffix : CIDE
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"Got it" : ISEE

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

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