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New York Times, Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Author:
Gail Grabowski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gail Grabowski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GQXZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Ms. Grabowski. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0922 ( 21,868 )
Across
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Playbill listing : CAST
5
Bygone J.F.K. landers : SSTS
9
Fit-for-a-king spread : FEAST
14
Hodgepodge : OLIO
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"We're in trouble!" : UHOH
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Tilter's weapon : LANCE
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___-do-well : NEER
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Job-related move, for short : RELO
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Follow, as advice : ACTON
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"Tough!" : JUSTDEALWITHIT
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Riverbank cavorter : OTTER
24
Calendar pgs. : MOS
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Wall and Bourbon, e.g.: Abbr. : STS
27
Grp. that awards merit badges : BSA
28
Keenness of mind : ACUMEN
32
Problem with an old 45 : SKIP
33
Hindu master : SWAMI
34
More standoffish : ICIER
35
"Tough!" : TOOBADSOSAD
38
Completely off drugs : CLEAN
40
Reproduce like salmon : SPAWN
41
Disorderly stack : HEAP
42
Quantity consumed : INTAKE
44
Took a load off : SAT
47
Duke's sports org. : ACC
48
Before, to Byron : ERE
49
Gladiator's milieu : ARENA
51
"Tough!" : THEMSTHEBREAKS
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Source of annoyance : PEEVE
57
Wear out the carpet, maybe : PACE
58
Up to the job : ABLE
59
1987 world figure skating champion Brian : ORSER
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Botanical balm : ALOE
61
Womanizer's look : LEER
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Dictionary word in bold type : ENTRY
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Pound cry : YELP
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Citi Field team : METS
Down
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Swindler's work : CONJOB
2
Native Alaskans : ALEUTS
3
Sonora snooze : SIESTA
4
Dessert from Linz : TORTE
5
"You bet!" : SURE
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Former home of the 64-Across : SHEA
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Payment at many a New York bridge : TOLL
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"You'll have to demonstrate" : SHOWME
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Alternative to heels : FLATS
10
Pricing word : EACH
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Like many automobile braking systems : ANTISKID
12
Terrier type, informally : SCOTTIE
13
Half a score : TEN
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Make use of, as experience : DRAWON
22
Accelerator bit : ION
26
It begins in Mar. : SPR
29
Hired ride : CAB
30
Thurman of "Kill Bill" : UMA
31
Central spot : MIDST
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Read the U.P.C. of : SCAN
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Laundromat buy : SOAP
34
"No fooling!" : ISWEAR
35
Bit of 1773 Boston Harbor jetsam : TEACHEST
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Hot springs site : SPA
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Cask material : OAK
38
When doubled, a dance : CHA
39
Speaker's stand : LECTERN
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Org. that proceeds according to schedule? : IRS
43
Take-home amount : NETPAY
44
Navy builder : SEABEE
45
Short sock : ANKLET
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Cops' stunners : TASERS
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Manicurist's tool : EMERY
50
King's domain : REALM
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"Did you ___?" : EVER
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In the pink : HALE
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Green sci. : ECOL
55
Sound heard during gridlock : BEEP
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Who wrote "All that we see or seem / Is but a dream within a dream" : POE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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