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New York Times, Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Author:
Christina Houlihan Kelly
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Christina Houlihan Kelly

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 8 for Ms. Kelly. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0911 ( 21,126 )

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Across
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The whole ball of wax : ATOZ
5
Court cry : OYEZ
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Last budget category, usually: Abbr. : MISC
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Loafer, for one : SHOE
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Fabricate : MAKE
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Mediterranean island country : MALTA
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Golf club used in a bunker : SANDWEDGE
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Bird-related : AVIAN
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USAir rival : TWA
20
Like Methuselah : OLD
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Invent : CREATE
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Butcher's device : MEATGRINDER
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Examine : LOOKAT
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Pizazz : ELAN
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At full speed : AMAIN
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Xerox machine output : PHOTOCOPY
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Architect Ludwig Mies van der ___ : ROHE
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Krispy ___ Doughnuts : KREME
38
Nabisco cookie : OREO
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Tourist shop purchases : SOUVENIRS
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Avoid, as work : SHIRK
42
N.Y.C. cultural institution : MOMA
43
Taste bud locale : TONGUE
44
U.S.S. Nautilus, for one : AMERICANSUB
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Show to be false : DEBUNK
50
Computer file name extension : EXE
51
Haw's partner : HEM
54
Sierra ___ : LEONE
55
Spider-Man or the Green Lantern : SUPERHERO
58
Religion of the Koran : ISLAM
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Like the Sahara : ARID
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Singer Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Cop's path : BEAT
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"Toodles," in Milan : CIAO
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Marvel Comics mutants : XMEN
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Secretary: Abbr. : ASST
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Microwave option : THAW
3
Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
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1-Across's end, in England : ZED
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Frittata, e.g. : OMELET
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When said three times, et cetera : YADDA
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Heart chart, for short : EKG
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New York's Tappan ___ Bridge : ZEE
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Expert : MAVEN
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Troy story? : ILIAD
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Union member : STATE
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Chair person? : CANER
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Name after Dan or San : MARINO
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"Pretty ___" (Richard Gere/Julia Roberts movie) : WOMAN
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Shipping container : CRATE
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Iran's capital : TEHERAN
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___ on to (grabs) : GLOMS
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Swedish version of Lawrence : LARS
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Melville novel : OMOO
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Waikiki Beach locale : OAHU
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Ukraine's capital : KIEV
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___ ballerina : PRIMA
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Big band saxophonist Al : COHN
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Not a reproduction: Abbr. : ORIG
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The Pan-American Highway runs through it : PERU
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Oxen holder : YOKE
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Séance sound : KNOCK
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Rapper Marshall Mathers, familiarly : EMINEM
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On the wagon : SOBER
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Some supper club attire : TUXEDO
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Improvise : ADLIB
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Reagan cabinet member : MEESE
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Deadly virus : EBOLA
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Charge : RUNAT
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Brownish photo tint : SEPIA
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Captain's position : HELM
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Séance sound : MOAN
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Pouch : SAC
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"Psychic" Geller : URI
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Voodoo doctor's doing : HEX

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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