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New York Times, Monday, September 22, 2008

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJKQX} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0922 ( 21,503 )
Across
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Wild-eyed and crazy : MANIC
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Mutual of ___ (insurance giant) : OMAHA
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With 66-Across, where this puzzle's circled things can all be found : THE
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___ Gay (W.W. II bomber) : ENOLA
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Religious doctrine : CANON
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Bucharest's home: Abbr. : ROM
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Sacred song : MOTET
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Shoves (in) : CRAMS
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___ pro nobis (pray for us: Lat.) : ORA
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"Cat ___ Hot Tin Roof" : ONA
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Proceed effortlessly : CRUISEALONG
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African desert : SAHARA
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Respect that one deserves, in slang : PROPS
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Mount on which Noah landed : ARARAT
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Fly into the wild blue yonder : SOAR
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Insurrectionist : REBEL
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"Are you ___ out?" : INOR
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Subj. that includes monetary policy : ECON
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Conger, for one : EEL
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Tire irons loosen them : LUGNUTS
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Actress Gardner : AVA
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Guinness who played Obi-Wan Kenobi : ALEC
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Song sung around Christmas : NOEL
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April, May and June, e.g. : NAMES
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Russia/China border river : AMUR
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Hidden from view : COVERT
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___-ski : APRES
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Masonry tool : TROWEL
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1972 hit for the Spinners : ILLBEAROUND
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Airport info: Abbr. : ARR
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Teachers' grp. : NEA
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Steak variety : TBONE
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Bandleader Shaw : ARTIE
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Suffix with north or south : ERN
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Related to an arm bone : ULNAR
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Defer (to) : YIELD
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See 11-Across : ZOO
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Rings, as a church bell : PEALS
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Tender spots : SORES
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Office note : MEMO
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Soon, poetically : ANON
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Less competent : NOTASABLE
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___ de France : ILE
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Multipurpose : CATCHALL
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Go down, so to speak : OCCUR
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"I just met a girl named ___" ("West Side Story" lyric) : MARIA
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Santa ___ (hot winds) : ANAS
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The Titanic's was Southampton : HOMEPORT
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Michael ___, Cochise player in 1950s TV : ANSARA
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Scouting group : TROOP
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Centers of steering wheels : HORNS
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Online pub. : EMAG
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Lab maze runner : RAT
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Oral history : LORE
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"You ___ So Beautiful" : ARE
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Sector : AREA
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Film unit : REEL
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James Brown's genre : SOUL
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Hunchbacked assistant of horror films : IGOR
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Opposite SSW : NNE
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Ensued : CAMELATER
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Through with : OVER
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Political cartoonist Thomas : NAST
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Having no practical application : UNUSABLE
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Winter "no school" times : SNOWDAYS
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Low-___ diet : CARB
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N.Y.C.'s Madison ___ : AVE
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Join (with) : MEETUP
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Scam : CON
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Old Olds : ALERO
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Texas city just north of Dallas : PLANO
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Having melody and harmony : TONAL
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Contrite ones : RUERS
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Mother of Don Juan : INEZ
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Jaffe who wrote "Five Women" : RONA
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Stir (up) : RILE
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Cincinnati team : REDS
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___ Grande : RIO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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