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YEAR-ROUND

New York Times, Sunday, September 14, 2008

Author:
Jeremy Newton
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeremy Newton

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 77 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Newton. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0914 ( 21,495 )
Across
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Portraitist of George Washington : STUART
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Robot maid on "The Jetsons" : ROSIE
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Sorority chapter : OMEGA
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Leader of a flock : PASTOR
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Do away with : ERASE
19
Spreader of holiday cheer : CAROLER
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Singer who said "At least I had that, one guy understood me" : YOKOONO
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Possible punishment for steroid use : LIFEBAN
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Enhance : AUGMENT
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When Cannes heats up : ETE
25
Native tongue of R&B singer Rihanna : BAJAN
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Bow to : OBEY
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Wise guy : SMARTY
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Ear part : COB
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"Esq." titleholders : ATTS
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Keep an eye out for : AWAIT
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Meager : POOR
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Prefix with sphere : ATMO
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Fuming : SEEINGRED
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Daring : GUTSY
39
Alvin and the Chipmunks, e.g. : TRIO
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Experts at exports : TRADECOMMISSIONS
43
Genre explored by Run-D.M.C. and Aerosmith : RAPROCK
44
Diurnally : ADAY
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"Hop ___!" : TOIT
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Mexican mouse chaser : GATO
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Inner circle : CADRE
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Proust title character : SWANN
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Job interview topic : BENEFITS
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Sioux tribe member : OTO
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State capital on the Colorado River : AUSTIN
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Economy-size : GIANT
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Langston Hughes poem : ITOO
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Cry at sea : MANOVERBOARD
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Cancún resident, once : ANCIENTMAYAN
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Farm call : BRAY
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Hall's partner in pop : OATES
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"This is how it's done" : LIKESO
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Worth mentioning : BIG
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Pattern for light or sound : SINEWAVE
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Soft hat materials : FELTS
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Actors Max and Max Jr. : BAERS
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See : DATE
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___ Taylor, co-host of "Make Me a Supermodel" : NIKI
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It appears when things go bad : MOLD
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Boils down : DECOCTS
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Thrill seeker : ADRENALINEJUNKIE
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"If you ask me," online : IMHO
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The "A" of James A. Garfield : ABRAM
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Some exams for joint pain sufferers : BONESCANS
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Litigant : SUER
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Symptom of catarrh : HACK
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Focused (on) : DWELT
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Brisk pace : TROT
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Cavs, on a scoreboard : CLE
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Nativity figure : JOSEPH
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"Was it ___ I saw?" (classic palindrome) : ARAT
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Samuel L. Jackson's character in "Pulp Fiction" : JULES
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Were present? : ARE
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It might run in the rain : MASCARA
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Filled (with) : FRAUGHT
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Part of a serial : EPISODE
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Eroded : ATEAWAY
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It's usually said with the eyes closed : ACHOO
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Wig : PERUKE
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Egg holders : NESTS
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Kind of skill : MOTOR
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Farm machine : SEEDER
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Weightlifter's helper : SPOTTER
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Have a break at 4:00, say : TAKETEA
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Troop troupe: Abbr. : USO
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Basic travel path : ATOB
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First name in gossip : RONA
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Paris was part of it : TROJANARMY
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Equips with new clips : RELOADS
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Small African antelope : ORIBI
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It's darn likely : SAFEBET
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"My, my, old chap!" : ISAY
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Dusk, to Donne : EEN
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Unlikely event for puritans : ORGY
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MADD member : MOM
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Foe of Spider-Man : ELECTRO
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Like some modern maps : GENOMIC
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Coffee table item : ARTBOOK
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Mustang rivals : CAMAROS
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Gene who sang "Back in the Saddle Again" : AUTRY
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Cause of many uprisings : YEAST
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Members of the bar? : SOTS
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Biker's add-on : SIDECAR
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Early Chinese dynasty : WEI
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Admit defeat, in a way : PUNT
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Lucratively : ATAPROFIT
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Polite disclaimer : NODEAR
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ABC a.m. show, briefly : GMA
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Last resort in poker, often : GOINGALLIN
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Doesn't waver : STANDSFIRM
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Euripides drama : ION
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G.P.S. suggestion : RTE
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Bottle opener's surprise : GENIE
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Vegas openings? : ANTES
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Untangles, in a way : COMBS
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Cyberball maker : ATARI
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Pop singer who appeared in the movie "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" : DONOVAN
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It's called in a political convention roll call : STATE
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Undercover device : WIRE
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Campaigns for : BACKS
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"Quite possibly" : ITMAYBE
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Surface-___ : TOAIR
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Singles and jingles : SONGS
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Sub with sauerkraut? : UBOAT
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White wine from Verona : SOAVE
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W., e.g.: Abbr. : INIT
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Professional with many contacts? : EYEDOCTOR
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Lords and ladies : NOBLES
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Is past? : WAS
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Scrape (out) : EKE
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Like some professors : ADJUNCT
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Sask. neighbor : NDAK
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Drinks in frosted glasses : MINTJULEPS
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Married : ONE
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Hit Sony product introduced in 1984 : DISCMAN
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Model after : EMULATE
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American, Swiss, etc. : CHEESES
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Design feature of many a viaduct : ARCH
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Lookout, maybe : ABETTOR
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"OMG, that's sooo funny!" : LOL
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Kind of bar : KARAOKE
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Squared away : INORDER
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First name in cosmetics : ESTEE
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Now, in Nogales : AHORA
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Wages, before overtime : BASEPAY
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Beer serving in a pub : DRAUGHT
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"Yippee!" : WAHOO
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Jabbers : JAWS
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U.S. gas chain : ARCO
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Triple-edged sword : EPEE
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Part of a horse's genealogy : SIRE
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Cool ___ : CAT
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Genealogical grp. : FAM
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S, on a French compass : SUD

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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