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IT'S GOING TO COST YOU

New York Times, Sunday, September 12, 2010

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {JQVX} Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzlemakers This is puzzle # 62 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0912 ( 22,223 )
Across
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Obstinate type : ASS
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Electronic music pioneer Robert : MOOG
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Boost : ADDTO
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Straw hat : BOATER
19
Cry after poor service? : LET
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River with the Reichenbach Falls : AARE
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Some commercial signs : NEONS
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Remove ropes from : UNLASH
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Bad news on Wall Street : BEARMARKET
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What Fels-Naptha banished, in old ads : TATTLETALEGRAY
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Where N.B.A. coach Rick Pitino played college ball : UMASS
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Relating to songbirds : OSCINE
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Boost : INCREASE
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French ice cream flavorer : MENTHE
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"So nice!" : AHH
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Excited call to a crew : LANDHO
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Three squares : REGULARMEALS
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Classic camera maker : LEICA
44
How to address a brother : FRA
47
Large group in a 23-Across : SELLERS
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Heavenly body that humans will never set foot on : GASPLANET
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Alderaan royal : LEIA
54
Jet boat brand : SEADOO
55
Alternatively, in Internet lingo : OTOH
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When said three times, a W.W. II cry : TORA
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Followers : ACOLYTES
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Like some doughnuts and windows : DOUBLEGLAZED
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Unit of star measurement : SOLARMASS
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Beckett's "Krapp's Last Tape," e.g. : MONODRAMA
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Deli nosh : KNISH
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High-fiber, low-fat cereal ingredient : OATBRAN
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Mandela's presidential successor : MBEKI
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Hazards for marine life : OILSLICKS
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Blow it : BUBBLEGUM
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Arc de Triomphe and Nelson's Column : WARMEMORIALS
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Bet in craps : PASSLINE
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Strong : HALE
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Part of MHz : MEGA
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Company that introduced NutraSweet : SEARLE
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Botanical bristle : SETA
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Tough rubber? : INKERASER
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Relax : UNLOOSE
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Angelo or Antonio : SAN
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Connect with : TIETO
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Neutral space : MIDDLEGROUND
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Diminish : LESSEN
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Mezzanotte is one : ORA
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Crime scene evidence : PRINTS
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Merely routine : PROFORMA
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Levels : STRATA
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Works in the music business : OPERA
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April, May and June : CALENDARMONTHS
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Blah-blah-blah : IDLEGOSSIP
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Subject of the 2008 biography "Somebody" : BRANDO
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Bête ___ : NOIRE
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"Super!" : NEAT
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Object of many a court order : TAP
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Some flowering shrubs : SENNAS
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Overthrow, e.g. : ERROR
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Hair goops : GELS
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Like a three-card monte player : SLY
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Contents of a sleeve : ALBUM
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Request for face time : SEEME
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David Bowie single with the lyric "If we can sparkle he may land tonight" : STARMAN
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Reed sites : MARSHES
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Flavor associated with Chardonnay : OAK
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Treat in a blue wrapper : OREO
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Contends for valedictorian, say : GETSALLAS
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See 9-Down : ANTIHERO
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James known for playing an 8-Down : DEAN
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"Let's hear it!" : DOTELL
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It does a bang-up job : TNT
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Singer K. T. ___ : OSLIN
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Relative of Rover : BUTCH
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Doing really well : ONAROLL
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Assert without proof : ALLEGE
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Butler's place : TARA
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Those, to Tomás : ESAS
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"Seven Seas of ___" (early Queen hit) : RHYE
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Galaxy sci. : ASTR
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Squelch : END
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"___, I'm sure" : CHARMED
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Disgorges : EGESTS
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About equal to : ASGOODAS
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"___ Gold" : ULEES
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Kyushu volcano : ASO
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"Do I dare to ___ peach?" : EATA
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"Rinkitink ___" (L. Frank Baum book) : INOZ
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Smear with wax, old-style : CERE
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Slightly : ATAD
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Hooch holder at a ballgame : FLASK
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Intel mission : RECON
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Provençal sauce : AIOLI
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Take ___ for the worse : ATURN
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Japanese noodle : SOBA
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Throat stuff : PHLEGM
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Frightens : ALARMS
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Swiftian brute : YAHOO
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Unhip sort : DORK
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Farm newborns : LAMBS
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"L'Après-midi d'un faune" poet Stéphane ___ : MALLARME
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Lift innovator : OTIS
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"ER" network : NBC
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___ orange : OSAGE
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Crude qty. : BBLS
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Mournful songs : ELEGIES
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___ Kinte of "Roots" : KUNTA
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"Um ... well ... it's like ..." : IMEAN
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"___ la Douce" : IRMA
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Fabrications : LIES
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He taught Mowgli the law of the jungle : BALOO
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Depletes : USESUP
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Slightest amount : WHIT
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Emporio ___ : ARMANI
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Actress Sommer : ELKE
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Sports competition : MEET
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Dividing fairly, say : PRORATING
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South of France : SUD
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Check person : ENDORSER
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Brand for hay fever sufferers : ALLEGRA
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Watts who hosted a 1990s talk show : ROLONDA
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Implants : ENROOTS
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Behind bars : INSTIR
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Quick swims : DIPS
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Mathematician Paul : ERDOS
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Smugness : SMARM
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It joins the Rhône at Lyon : SAONE
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Places for some newborns : NESTS
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"Perry Mason" scene : TRIAL
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Tear-jerking : SAPPY
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Chem. pollutants : PCBS
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In short supply : RARE
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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George Manville ___, English adventure writer : FENN
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"Comin' ___ the Rye" : THRO
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Chick's tail? : ADEE
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Permitted : LEGAL

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 9 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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