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New York Times, Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Author:
Zoe Wheeler, Brown University '12
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zoe Wheeler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {HVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Wheeler. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: BROWN CROSSWORD WEEK — Every crossword this week has been created by a member of the Puzzling Association of Brown University.
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0915 ( 22,226 )
Across
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Org. known for drilling? : ROTC
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Masseur's target : KNOT
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Soap operas, essentially : SAGAS
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Offshore : ASEA
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What adolescents may fight : ACNE
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Bit of dental work : PLATE
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Where lead weights grow? : PLUMBTREE
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Horatio who wrote about down-and-out boys : ALGER
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How babies may be carried : TOTERM
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Bit of a Coleridge poetry line? : SAMIAMB
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Takes it easy : LOAFS
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Nine-digit ID : SSN
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Harvard degree earned by J.F.K. in 1956 : LLD
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10 of them make a thou : CNOTES
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"Take a Chance on Me" group : ABBA
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Little battery : AAA
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"Let's call it ___" ("We're even") : ADRAW
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S O S's, essentially : PLEAS
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Ammo for idiots? : DUMBDUMBBULLETS
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Bert's "Sesame Street" buddy : ERNIE
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Actress Stewart : ALANA
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___ mater (brain cover) : PIA
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Cheeky chatter : SASS
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Surgical inserts : STENTS
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What's up? : SKY
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Gulager of "The Virginian" : CLU
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"Saturday Night Live" segments : SKITS
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"Shut up!" ... or a phonetic hint to this puzzle's theme : BEQUIET
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No-good sort : MEANIE
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___ wait : LIEIN
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Toy house door support? : PAPERJAMB
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Verdi aria : ERITU
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German port : KIEL
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___ Minor : ASIA
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"Marat/Sade" playwright Peter : WEISS
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Pushing the envelope : EDGY
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Singer Perry with the 2010 #1 hit "California Gurls" : KATY
Down
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Enthralled : RAPT
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Munch Museum's locale : OSLO
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German: Abbr. : TEUT
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Certain cigarette : CAMEL
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Capital of Nepal : KATMANDU
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Big name in A.T.M.'s : NCR
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Single : ONE
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Ball supporters : TEES
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Sends cyberjunk : SPAMS
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Everything considered : ALLINALL
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Lady ___ : GAGA
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"Lemme ___!" : ATEM
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Balkan native : SERB
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Wedding gown fabric : BROCADE
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Long-eared farm animal : ASS
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Layout : FORMAT
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Equine areas : STABLES
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Works as a stevedore : LADES
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Object of Petrarch's passion : LAURA
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Curses : DAMNS
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Only coach to win both N.F.L. and A.F.L. championships : EWBANK
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Prompts on answering machines : BEEPS
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Hand-dyed fabric : BATIK
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Analyze : ASSAY
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Bandage, across the pond : PLASTER
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Dog treats : BISCUITS
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Not expected : UNTIMELY
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Take to court : SUE
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"Peanuts" boy with a blanket : LINUS
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Pat of "Wheel of Fortune" : SAJAK
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Muffed : BLEW
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Homeland of Joyce and Yeats : EIRE
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Helen Mirren's crowning role, informally? : QEII
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It takes a toll: Abbr. : TPKE
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Astronaut's letters : NASA
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Cry during a recess game : IMIT
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Web site with a "Buy It Now" option : EBAY
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Help : AID
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Accurate throw : PEG

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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