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DON'T!

New York Times, Sunday, September 18, 2011

Author:
Josh Knapp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Josh Knapp

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 68 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Knapp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 22,594 )
Across
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Group working on a plot : CABAL
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Seurat painted in one : PARC
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"Look what ___!" : IDID
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One of Santa's team : COMET
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Old Olds : ALERO
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Biblical shepherd : ABEL
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Alma mater of football great Roger Staubach : NAVY
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Opt for the window instead of the aisle? : ELOPE
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Don't ...! : PLAYWITHMATCHES
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Ottoman relative : DIVAN
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Lover of Bianca in "Othello" : CASSIO
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See 3-Down : SEAL
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Plea to the unwelcome : LEAVE
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Loo : JOHN
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Bug-eyed primates : LORISES
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"Dream on" : GETREAL
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Priestly robe : ALB
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Don't ...! : MESSWITHTEXAS
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Us, e.g. : MAG
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Attack like a bear : CLAWAT
44
First person in Germany? : ICH
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Stir up : ROIL
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"___ is life ..." : SUCH
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Like some wrestlers' bodies : OILED
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"___ for Cookie" ("Sesame Street" song) : CIS
50
It's not good when it's flat : SODA
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Word processing command : PASTE
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Don't ...! : BELIEVETHEHYPE
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Skirt chaser : TOMCAT
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Good news for a worker : RAISE
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It's passed down through the ages : LORE
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Like some old-fashioned studies : FIRELIT
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Homeric cry? : DOH
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Apothecary weight : DRAM
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More, in scores : PIU
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Bass in a barbershop quartet, e.g. : PART
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Old Tokyo : EDO
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Do-it-yourselfer : AMATEUR
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Filing aid : RASP
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Open : OVERT
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Established facts : GIVENS
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Don't ...! : QUITYOURDAYJOB
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Person with a code name, maybe : AGENT
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Puts words in the mouth of? : DUBS
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A trucker may have one: Abbr. : RTE
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Hurricane of 2011 : IRENE
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Advanced sandcastle feature : MOAT
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Target of some pH tests : SOIL
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Org. for some guards : NBA
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Famous Georgian born in 1879 : STALIN
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Camera operator's org. : ASC
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Don't ...! : QUOTEMEONTHIS
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30, for 1/5 and 1/6, e.g.: Abbr. : LCD
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Start without permission? : HOTWIRE
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Possible result of a defensive error in soccer : OWNGOAL
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Rogers on a ship : AYES
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Sharpens : WHETS
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E-mail from a Nigerian prince, usually : SCAM
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Now or never : ADVERB
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Indulge : HUMOR
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Don't ...! : TALKTOSTRANGERS
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Distanced : APART
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Biblical twin : ESAU
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Filmmaker van Gogh : THEO
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One of the Allman Brothers : DUANE
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Harry Potter's girlfriend : GINNY
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Trick out, as a car : PIMP
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In view : SEEN
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Palais du Luxembourg body : SENAT
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Trade's partner : CAP
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___-American : ALL
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One may be seen on a 28-Across's nose : BEACHBALL
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Indo-European : ARYAN
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Stats on weather reports : LOWS
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Sunbathing sites : PATIOS
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Can't stand : ABHORS
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"Automatic for the People" group : REM
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iPod type : CLASSIC
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Liquid, say : INCASH
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"Matilda" author : DAHL
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"___ had it!" : IVE
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Poor character analysis? : DYSLEXIA
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Building material for Solomon's Temple : CEDARS
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Shade of green : OLIVE
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Don't ...! : MOVEAMUSCLE
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UV index monitor, for short : EPA
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Total hottie : TEN
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Shipwreck spot, maybe : ISLET
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Ones with crowns : TEETH
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End of a series: Abbr. : ETAL
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Biblical twin : JACOB
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Basic skateboarding trick : OLLIE
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"If only!" : IWISH
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It has a crystal inside : GEODE
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Brand for people with milk sugar intolerance : LACTAID
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Got started : MADEADENT
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Figure of speech : TROPE
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Not the ritziest area of town : GHETTO
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Small dam : WEIR
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"Ditto" : SAME
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France's equivalent to an Oscar : CESAR
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Two who smooch, say : ITEM
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Mawkish : SYRUPY
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Gilbert Stuart works : PORTRAITS
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Hacking tool : VIRUS
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Spanish newspaper whose name means "The Country" : ELPAIS
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Bring up : HOIST
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Done in : TIRED
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Packer of old : FAVRE
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He was named viceroy of Portuguese India in 1524 : DAGAMA
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"Heavens!" : OMIGOSH
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Don't ...! : HAVEACOWMAN
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Look down : POUT
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A big flap may be made about this : TENT
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Possible change in Russia : RUBLE
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Banks on a runway : TYRA
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Briton's rejoinder : QUITE
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Long-armed simian, for short : ORANG
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Element in a guessing contest : JELLYBEAN
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Chilling, say : ONICE
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Concern when coming up, with "the" : BENDS
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Archetypal abandonment site : DOORSTEP
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Corporate type : SUIT
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Inexperienced with : NEWAT
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Witticisms : BONMOTS
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Aníbal Cavaco ___, Portuguese president beginning in 2006 : SILVA
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Kind of keyboard : QWERTY
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Model used for study or testing : MOCKUP
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Without flaw : TOATEE
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Large ___ Collider (CERN particle accelerator) : HADRON
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Bramble feature : THORN
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Lock horns (with) : ARGUE
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Dis : SLAM
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Some linemen : ENDS
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Definitely not a hottie : HAG
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Reuters alternative : UPI
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"Just ___ suspected!" : ASI
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"What ___ said" : SHE
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Uracil's place : RNA
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Volleyball action : SET

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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