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New York Times, Thursday, September 20, 2007

Author:
Alex Boisvert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2007, The New York TimesNo. 0920 ( 21,135 )
Across
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"Wait ___!" : ASEC
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Terrif : BOFFO
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Andrew of "Melrose Place" : SHUE
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Longtime Vicki Lawrence character : THELMA
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Burn slowly : SMOLDER
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One of the Munsters : HERMAN
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Popular depilatory : NAIR
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Static : INERT
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Baryshnikov's birthplace : RIGA
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"Jolly good!" : SPLENDID
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Pioneer in I.Q. testing : BINET
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Honoraria : FEES
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Takeout choice : CHINESE
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Home of São Miguel Island : AZORES
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Lab container : FLASK
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British general in the American Revolution : HOWE
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Light-colored stogie : CLARO
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Dallas-to-Austin dir. : SSW
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Author of a 1952 novel published in full in Life magazine : ERNESTHEMINGWAY
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"No ___!" : MAS
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Occupy : TIEUP
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Nutritionist Paul who founded a pet food company : IAMS
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Pear-shaped instrument : SITAR
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Rodeo sights : CHUTES
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"I"-opening experience? : EGOTRIP
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Throw out water : BAIL
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Ticks off : RILES
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Accessory for many a game : EGGTIMER
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Winnebago owner : RVER
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Amber, e.g. : RESIN
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Height : ACME
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Like llamas : ANDEAN
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Truck stop sign : EATHERE
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Unpleasant feeling : NAUSEA
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Some personal data: Abbr. : SSNS
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A Stooge : CURLY
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Many a D.C. org. : INST
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Peloponnesian War participant : ATHENS
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Part of a Three Stooges shtick : SLAP
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Dr. Skoda of "Law & Order" : EMIL
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Happy-go-lucky : CAREFREE
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Elvis's "Hound Dog" and "Anyway You Want Me" : BSIDES
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Some chain hotels : OMNIS
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Gave up one's hand : FOLDED
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Suffix with two : FER
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Morsel : ORT
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3-Down's profession : SHRINK
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German poet who wrote "Don't send a poet to London" : HEINE
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Presses : URGES
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Flow out : EMANATE
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Formerly known as : NEE
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Animal on the backs of three state quarters : BISON
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Surgical aid : CLAMP
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Faux cough : AHEM
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Author ___ Neale Hurston : ZORA
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Fesses (up to) : OWNS
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Part of un jardin : FLEUR
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Badly made : CHEAP
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End of a fly? ... or the start of one? : SWAT
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All the ___ : SAME
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"The Swiss Family Robinson" author Johann : WYSS
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Rouses oneself : STIRS
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South American monkey : TITI
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Politician who wrote the book "Leadership" : GIULIANI
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Rears : STERNS
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Oscar winner for "Yankee Doodle Dandy" : CAGNEY
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Baseball datum : HIT
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Odd jobs : ERRANDS
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Buckles : GIVES
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Ingredient in some potato chips : OLEAN
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Old nightclub employee : BGIRL
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Old Testament book : ESTHER
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Thom ___ shoes : MCAN
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Layers of eggs weighing more than a pound : EMUS
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Move to first class, e.g. : RESEAT
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Boombox button : REC
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Evian or Perrier : EAU

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