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New York Times, Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Author:
Edward Safran
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edward Safran

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Safran. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0917 ( 21,498 )

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Across
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Some electrical plugs : MALES
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Kid-___ (film genre) : VID
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Neither-here-nor-there state : LIMBO
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Volunteer's words : IWILL
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Bygone : OLDEN
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Typical date activity : MOVIE
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___ few rounds : GOA
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Joie de ___ : VIVRE
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See 10-Down : IKE
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Sean Connery: "The Man Who ___" (1975) : WOULDBEKING
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Turn over : CEDE
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It flows with the wind : LEETIDE
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President Sadat : ANWAR
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Ticket datum : ROW
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Hardly ruddy : WAN
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Rubber hamburger, e.g. : DOGTOY
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Like a moonscape : DESOLATE
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Hokkaido seaport : OTARU
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Golfer's concern : LIE
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Climber of Mount Sinai : MOSES
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Hid from view : SHIELDED
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Attends homecoming, say : REUNES
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Velvet finish? : EEN
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Put on : DON
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"Zip your lip!" : CANIT
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Log holder : ANDIRON
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How-to unit : STEP
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David Bowie: "The Man Who ___" (1976) : FELLTOEARTH
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Shakespearean prince : HAL
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Get out of : AVOID
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"___ funny!" : NOT
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The end : OMEGA
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Maui veranda : LANAI
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Words on a card : CUE
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Signal to pull over : SIREN
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Biscotti flavoring : ANISE
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Ernie on the links : ELS
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Bring to bear : EXERT
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Chimp, at times : MIMIC
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Came to : AWOKE
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Boris Karloff: "The Man Who ___" (1936) : LIVEDAGAIN
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Gridder Manning : ELI
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Knocked off : SLEW
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Not so clear : VAGUER
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Sicilia e Sardegna : ISOLE
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Like paper vis-à-vis electronic : DEADTREE
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Burt Reynolds: "The Man Who ___" (1983) : LOVEDWOMEN
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With 20-Across, '50s slogan : ILIKE
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Year of Columbus's death : MDVI
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It's on the Aare : BERN
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NASA force unit, briefly : ONEG
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Book jacket blurbs : BIOS
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___ nous : ENTRE
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Lloyd Nolan: "The Man Who ___" (1942) : WOULDNTDIE
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Billy Bob Thornton: "The Man Who ___" (2001) : WASNTTHERE
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Top Untouchable : NESS
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Two caplets, e.g. : DOSE
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"Top ___ mornin'!" : OTHE
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Executed : DID
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Vuitton of fashion : LOUIS
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Defendant's hope, at sentencing : LENIENCE
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Thickhead : DODO
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Go ballistic : RANT
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Conqueror of Mexico : CORTES
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Wanted poster info : ALIAS
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Holocaust hero Wallenberg : RAOUL
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Raring to go : EAGER
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Carnival shill, e.g. : PLANT
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F.D.R. dog : FALA
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Sen. Bayh : EVAN
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Anderson of "Stroker Ace" : LONI
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Cheat, slangily : HOSE
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Be sociable : MIX

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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