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New York Times, Friday, September 25, 2009

Author:
Robert A. Doll
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert A. Doll

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Doll. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0925 ( 21,871 )
Across
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Informing, with "in" : CLUING
7
St. Nicholas gives one in "A Visit From St. Nicholas" : NOD
10
Chances, briefly : OPS
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Collie, e.g. : HERDER
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Where cells don't work : DEADSPOT
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Frazzled commuter's comment : ITSAZOOOUTTHERE
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Dot follower : EDU
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Punk, e.g. : GENRE
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It may be raised at a table : ANTE
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Flicks : FILMS
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Lay ___ : ITON
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Tent erector's tool : MAUL
26
Airplane sign images : SEATBELTS
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Clear : PURGE
29
___ ammoniac (mineral found around volcanic vents) : SAL
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Musical featuring Nubians : AIDA
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There can be a ring in it or on it : EAR
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Attempts to get help : DISTRESSSIGNALS
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Nigerian native : IBO
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Insurance shopper's concern : RATE
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Grp. that discourages dropping out : NEA
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Correo ___ : AEREO
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Q&A part : AMPERSAND
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Wrestling event : MEET
49
One leaving in the spring : TREE
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Robert Louis Stevenson setting : SAMOA
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Province between Palermo and Catania : ENNA
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Serenades for lovers parting at dawn : ALBAS
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Atlas abbr. : STR
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Big decision makers : THEPOWERSTHATBE
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Take on gingerly : EASEINTO
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Domestic denial : NODEAR
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Things often passed on: Abbr. : RDS
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French/Belgian border river : LYS
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Lets have it : SCOLDS
Down
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A.F.C. team that has won one Super Bowl : CHIEFS
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Not bring up again, as a topic : LETDIE
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"The Little Mermaid" villain : URSULA
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Oenone's peak : IDA
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Part of a French face : NEZ
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Crew quaff : GROG
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Prozac might treat it : NEUROSIS
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Like some straw : OATEN
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"Silent Spring" subj. : DDT
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Clearing : OPENAREA
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Ancient Lusitania, now : PORTUGAL
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A.F.C. team that has won six Super Bowls : STEELERS
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Memorable catchphrase of 2007 : DONTTASEMEBRO
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Big name in aquatic tricks : SHAMU
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Part of a French face : OEIL
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___ Helens : MTST
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Italian fast-food chain : SBARRO
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Birthplace of Parmenides : ELEA
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They may interrupt meetings : PAGERS
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Enjoy a spread : DINE
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Ball measure : DIAMETER
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Gull's cry : IBEENHAD
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Ache : SORENESS
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They're groomed in Hollywood : STARLETS
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Grp. famous for its send-ups? : NASA
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L'___ du Tour (annual cycling event) : ETAPE
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Shepherd's pie ingredients : PEAS
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Heineken brand : AMSTEL
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"I'm impressed, man!" : NOTBAD
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Playground troublemakers : DARERS
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Like lions and tigers : TAWNY
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Dots on some maps: Abbr. : STNS
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Loosen, in a way : OIL
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This, to Nero : HOC
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Rowdydow : ADO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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