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New York Times, Friday, September 24, 2010

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FJQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 51 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0924 ( 22,235 )
Across
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Construction zone sign : REDUCESPEED
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Band pieces : BARITONESAXES
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Jean Rhys opus : WIDESARGASSOSEA
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Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
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Affix securely : PASTEDOWN
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Coroner's subj. : ANAT
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Deli option : TOGO
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Performed as a minstrel, maybe : LUTED
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Ones doing lab exams? : VETS
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Ain't right? : ARENT
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Dixie rival : SOLO
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Ball in a socket : EYE
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Saw : GRASPED
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Big inits. in photography : SLR
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Possible IV pusher : EMT
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1971 Tony-winning actress ___ Allen : RAE
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Atlanta-based org. : CDC
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She quipped "I've been in more laps than a napkin" : MAEWEST
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Night that "Dynasty" aired for most of its run: Abbr. : WED
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Curse out : REAM
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___ de Noyaux (almond-flavored liqueur) : CREME
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Anathema : BANE
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Line up : ARRAY
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Slightly : ABIT
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Island off the coast of Tuscany : ELBA
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Vague : IMPRECISE
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God, with "the" : MAKER
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Aid to researching 35-Downs by topic : GOOGLEDIRECTORY
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Ganging up on, in basketball : TRIPLETEAMING
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What patients may need patience to get : TESTRESULTS
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Throw off : RADIATE
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Puts up : ERECTS
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Knockout : DISH
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Hagen of stage and screen : UTA
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Carl Icahn or T. Boone Pickens : CORPORATERAIDER
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Attracts : ENGAGES
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September happenings, often : SEASONPREMIERES
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Tip preceder, maybe : PSST
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Oil support : EASEL
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Escapist reading? : EXODUS
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Firedome and Fireflite : DESOTOS
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David of "St. Elsewhere" : BIRNEY
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"Black Beauty" author : SEWELL
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Hair extension : WEAVE
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Some choice words : ANDOR
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Touchdown locale : TARMAC
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Sideboard collection : TEASET
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Peach : GEM
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Cannon, e.g.: Abbr. : DET
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First blond Bond : CRAIG
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Actor Mulroney of "The Wedding Date" : DERMOT
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End of many a driveway : CARPORT
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Free cookie distributor : WEBSITE
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They sometimes create a scene : WALKONS
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Sportscaster Dick : ENBERG
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"My pet" : DEARY
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"My little" girl of early TV : MARGIE
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Get lost : BEATIT
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Dog park noises : YELPS
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Invader of Rome in 390 B.C. : CELT
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Credits date for "Cinderella" or "All About Eve" : MCML
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___ de parfum : EAU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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