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New York Times, Thursday, September 24, 2009

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brendan Emmett Quigley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 133 for Mr. Quigley. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0924 ( 21,870 )
Across
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Former "Meet the Press" moderator Marvin : KALB
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___ Thule, distant unknown land : ULTIMA
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"___ Boys" (1886 novel) : JOS
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Noodle product? : IDEA
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Pin-up figure? : TAILOR
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Musician who started the Obscure Records label : ENO
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Band without a drummer? : THEBEATLESS
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1989 one-man Broadway drama : TRU
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Divine creature with six wings : SERAPH
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Get in a lather : SOAPUP
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Rappers' posses : CREWS
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"See ya, idiot!"? : SOLONGASS
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Goddess with a cow as an emblem : HERA
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Corn syrup brand : KARO
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Say again : ECHO
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"Gotta love him!" : WHATAGUY
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N.F.L. coach Whisenhunt : KEN
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Mission of an Army officers' school? : TRAININGBRASS
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It might go for a buck : DOE
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Having the most substance : MEATIEST
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Bill producers : ATMS
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Race : TEAR
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Lie idle too long : RUST
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Nice touch from Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend? : WHOCARESS
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Cut again : RESAW
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Concoct : DEVISE
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Kenyan's neighbor : SOMALI
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Small range : LEA
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Playful kiss on the Discovery? : SHUTTLEBUSS
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Full-screen picture, maybe: Abbr. : ENL
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Cryptozoology figure : NESSIE
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Exam with a reading comprehension section, for short : LSAT
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Orthodontist's deg. : DDS
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Beat decisively, in slang : SMOKED
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Like this puzzle ... not! : EASY
Down
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Garden gnomes and such : KITSCH
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Hold fast : ADHERE
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Ogler : LEERER
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Classic "S.N.L." character who spoke with rounded R's : BABAWAWA
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Home of Arches National Park : UTAH
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Back muscle, briefly : LAT
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It comes between dusk and dawn : TIL
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Québec's ___ Rouleau crater : ILE
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Rapid, to Rossini : MOSSO
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Subject of an insurance investigation : ARSON
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Aids for spacewalkers : JETPACKS
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Torrents : ONRUSHES
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"Let's eat!" : SOUPSON
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PC graphics format : EPS
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Life time? : AGE
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Gorge : SATIATE
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1975 U.S. Open winner Manuel : ORANTES
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Open galleries : LOGGIAS
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Publisher of the fictional New York Inquirer : KANE
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1927 E. E. Cummings play : HIM
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Extremely, in combinations : UBER
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'09, '10, etc. : YRS
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Ever faithfully : TOTHEEND
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Parts of some appliance delivery jobs : REMOVALS
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Quaking : ATREMBLE
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Lallygagged : DAWDLED
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"MythBusters" subj. : SCI
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Patriotic chant : USAUSA
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Latin dances : SALSAS
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Mazelike : TWISTY
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Grps. : ASSNS
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Take up again, e.g. : REHEM
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Salmon ___ : ROE
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Beloved object of 28-Down : SLED
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"Until Every One Comes Home" grp. : USO
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"Not nice!" : TSK
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One to one, for one : TIE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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