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New York Times, Saturday, September 25, 2010

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 25 Missing: {FJQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 134 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0925 ( 22,236 )
Across
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Masonry that requires little mortar : ASHLAR
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"Duck" call? : WATCHOUT
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Mr. or Mrs. Right : THEONE
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___ Shelly, writer/director/co-star of "Waitress," 2007 : ADRIENNE
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They might grab something to eat : TALONS
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Draws inspiration from, maybe : IMITATES
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1965 top 10 hit for the Dave Clark Five : ILIKEITLIKETHAT
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Mushroom parts : CAPS
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Big name in agribusiness : DEERE
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British actor Postlethwaite : PETE
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Hank Williams's home state: Abbr. : ALA
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Heavy metal, e.g. : GENRE
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Maker of rifles and revolvers : RUGER
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Total producers : ADDENDS
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Personal problems : DEMONS
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Birds said to feed their young with elephants : ROCS
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Instrument capable of glissandi : HARP
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Withdraw : SECEDE
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Table of values : DATASET
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Compact container? : PURSE
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Common number of spots on a ladybug : SEVEN
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Crime novelist McDermid : VAL
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Shade akin to lavender : IRIS
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Specialty of Charlie Parker : BEBOP
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There might be one for depression : GENE
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California city with a statue of Jack Benny : RANCHOCUCAMONGA
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Practically : ASGOODAS
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Made a hash of, with "up" : LOUSED
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Reluctant risers : LIEABEDS
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Computer program subsection : MODULE
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"Unfortunately ..." : SADTOSAY
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Attachable by pressing : SNAPON
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Ancient land on the Aegean : ATTICA
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1974 top 10 Al Green hit subtitled "Make Me Happy" : SHALALA
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Takeoff spot for many a traffic reporter : HELIPAD
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Attractiveness : LOOKS
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James I's queen consort : ANNE
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Requirement for running for political office : RESIDENCE
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1960s-'70s group originally known as the Teenagers, with "the" : WAILERS
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Prize : ADMIRE
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Short ride? : TRIKE
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Make an example of : CITE
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Alternatives to furnaces : HEATPUMPS
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Active : ONTHEGO
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Left over, possibly : UNEATEN
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Tough questions : TESTERS
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Cares for : TENDS
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Sparkly rock : GEODE
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Showed, as a classic : RERAN
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Tails : DRESSCOAT
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Oasis sights : DATEPALMS
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Devastation : HAVOC
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Increases alarmingly : SPIRALS
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The majority of people live here : EURASIA
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Drew back : CRINGED
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"L'Enfant Prodigue" composer : DEBUSSY
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Balances : EVENSUP
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Juicy fruit : TANGELO
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Two-time Grammy winner Jon : SECADA
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Sluggish : LEADEN
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Seems to indicate : BODES
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It may be smoked in a supermarket : GOUDA
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Depression-era traveler : HOBO
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Sentimentalize : MOON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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