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New York Times, Tuesday, September 2, 2008

Person who's always feeling down in the mouth?: Abbr.

Author:
Stanley Newman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stanley Newman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Newman.
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© 2008, The New York Times9/2/08 ( No. 21,483 )

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Across
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Dudley Do-Right's org. : RCMP
5
Hoof protector : SHOE
9
"Lost" airer : ABCTV
14
Airline that flew the humanitarian Operation Solomon : ELAL
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Place to park a car : CURB
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India's second-largest city : DELHI
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Newspaper V.I.P.'s : MANAGINGEDITORS
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Sprang up : AROSE
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Bone-dry : ARID
22
Many a corner office holder, for short : CEO
23
Laundry pen, e.g. : PERMANENTMARKER
27
Yankee nickname starting in 2004 : AROD
28
Lingo: Suffix : ESE
29
Tiny brain size : PEA
32
Bingham of "Baywatch" : TRACI
35
Letters on Endeavour : NASA
39
Exodus 20 subject : TENCOMMANDMENTS
43
Choral voice : ALTO
44
Keep on file : STORE
45
Big laugh : YUK
46
Deck cleaner : MOP
49
Half of Mork's sitcom sign-off : NANU
51
User's guide : REFERENCEMANUAL
59
It might be stuck in a log : AXE
60
English prince's alma mater : ETON
61
Division of an epic poem : CANTO
62
12th-15th century European tongue : MIDDLELOWGERMAN
66
Moves slowly : PLODS
67
On the summit of : ATOP
68
Insignificant : MERE
69
Logic : SENSE
70
Part of CNN : NEWS
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Hoo-ha : STIR
Down
1
Chart again : REMAP
2
County north of Limerick : CLARE
3
Feudal estate : MANOR
4
___-screen TV : PLASMA
5
___-fi : SCI
6
Attila or one of his followers : HUN
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Company newsletter : ORGAN
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Chicago-based film reviewer : EBERT
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Avia alternative : ADIDAS
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"You ___!" ("O.K.!") : BET
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What a mouse ran up, in a rhyme : CLOCK
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Midafternoon : THREE
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Sun blocker : VISOR
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Adjust for : GEARTO
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"Thin" coin : DIME
24
What's expected : NORM
25
Wax-coated cheeses : EDAMS
26
Actress Russo : RENE
29
Bake sale holder, maybe: Abbr. : PTA
30
Sushi fish : EEL
31
Pantry invader : ANT
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Mouse chaser : CAT
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Hole-___ : INONE
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Whichever : ANY
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Alphabetic trio : STU
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Invite (out), say : ASK
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Order to Rover : COME
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Fraction of an ounce : DRAM
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Threat : MENACE
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Threat ender : ORELSE
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Tampa/St. ___ : PETE
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Deprives of weapons : UNARMS
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Accelerates, with "up" : RAMPS
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One who's persona non grata at home : EXILE
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Got nourishment from : FEDON
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___ Ryan, a k a the Ryan Express : NOLAN
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Equivalent of 20 fins : CNOTE
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Not yet realized : UNMET
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Arcade game pioneer : ATARI
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One averse to mingling : LONER
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Person who's always feeling down in the mouth?: Abbr. : DDS
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"Holy moly!" : WOW
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Modern dashboard attachment, for short : GPS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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