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New York Times, Saturday, September 26, 2009

Author:
Joon Pahk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. pahk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0926 ( 21,872 )
Across
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Momentous 1960s convention : VATICANII
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Transfix : RIVET
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"Hold your horses!" : INAMOMENT
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Cooking product : AROMA
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Carefree : SANSSOUCI
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Takes out : DATES
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Right on : APT
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King ___ : TUT
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They may come with socks : SHINERS
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___ Beach (former home of Dodgertown) : VERO
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Team known as the Americans until 1907 : REDSOX
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MS. enclosure : SAE
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Axiom producer : ISUZU
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Enjoyed London or France : READ
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Take out : KILL
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Patron of barristers and notaries : STMARK
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Swing set players? : BIGBANDS
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Capital of East London : RAND
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Bosom : DEAR
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Domain of Paul Bunyan : FOLKLORE
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Author of the controversial kids' book "In the Night Kitchen" : SENDAK
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Flag in a garden : IRIS
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Pope who excommunicated Martin Luther : LEOX
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1971-97 nation name : ZAIRE
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Abbr. for some generals : RET
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Nose-in-the-air types? : PLANES
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Particle named for a letter of the alphabet : KAON
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Nathaniel Hawthorne story subtitled "The Bosom-Serpent" : EGOTISM
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Part of an Avignon address : RUE
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Do without much daring? : BUN
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1-Across topic : LATIN
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Put together : JUXTAPOSE
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Hard to get a reaction out of : INERT
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Judge's cry : OVERRULED
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Where the owl and the pussycat went, in a poem : TOSEA
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Cell organelle with microtubules : BASALBODY
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In relation to : VISAVIS
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"In the Mood," e.g. : ANAPEST
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Fit : TANTRUM
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Contacts 21st century-style : IMS
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Fare, e.g. : COST
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Dijon darling : AMOUR
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Like it : NEUTER
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Business end? : INC
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"According to some ..." : ITISSAID
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Base of a number system : RADIX
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Bahai's birthplace : IRAN
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Provides with a seat : VOTESIN
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May symbol : EMERALD
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Clothes hangers? : TASSELS
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His #14 was retired by the Mets : HODGES
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Location of the Boston Mountains and Buffalo River : OZARKS
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Miss throwing a ball : DEB
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Territory east of Ukraine on a Risk board : URAL
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Egyptian temple complex near Luxor : KARNAK
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Small rises : KNOLLS
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"And a Voice to Sing With" memoirist : BAEZ
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Worker's ideal : DREAMJOB
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Romantic, perhaps : FIRELIT
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Cousin of catnip : OREGANO
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Figure of speech like "no mean feat" : LITOTES
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Gigayear : EON
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Game involving spinning a top on a string : DIABOLO
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Like a cat playing in catnip : AROUSED
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Successor to Powell on the Supreme Court : KENNEDY
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Victor at Thermopylae, 480 B.C. : XERXES
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One of a sailing trio : PINTA
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Hindu maxim : SUTRA
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Flag : TIRE
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N.B.A. legend Monroe with a signature spin move : EARL
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It was founded by Thos. Jefferson : UVA
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Bath suds spot? : PUB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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