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New York Times, Monday, September 26, 2011

Author:
David Gray
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Gray

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GVWXZ} Spans: 3 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Gray. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0926 ( 22,602 )
Across
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Little argument : SPAT
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Result of a mosquito bite : ITCH
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/ : SLASH
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Gas company famous for its toy trucks : HESS
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Classic soda brand : NEHI
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Acknowledge as true, as a crime : COPTO
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Operatic solo : ARIA
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Signal, as a cab : HAIL
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Common mirage image : OASIS
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Some McDonald's burgers : QUARTERPOUNDERS
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Four-baggers: Abbr. : HRS
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View : SEE
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Look up to : ADMIRE
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It might make you go "Achoo!" : FLU
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January 1 for the Rose Bowl, e.g. : DATE
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Good, in Guatemala : BUENO
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Wild pig : BOAR
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___ exhaust : DUAL
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Part of a 2005 Harry Potter title : HALFBLOODPRINCE
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"That's ___ haven't heard" : ONEI
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Paris airport : ORLY
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Be a cast member of : ACTIN
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Double-___ (oboe, e.g.) : REED
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Bus. opposite : RES
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Party south of the border : FIESTA
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Years on end : EON
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Partners for mas : PAS
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1987 Stanley Kubrick classic : FULLMETALJACKET
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Lightning-fast Bolt : USAIN
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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___ avis : RARA
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Tooth: Prefix : DENTI
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For fear that : LEST
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French friends : AMIS
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Heavy carts : DRAYS
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Tibetan priest : LAMA
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Word that can follow the start of 20-, 38- or 50-Across : BACK
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N.B.A. nickname until 2011 : SHAQ
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Llama land : PERU
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It's north of the Indian Ocean : ASIA
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Former Russian royal : TSAR
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"Yoo-hoo" response : INHERE
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They may stream down the cheeks : TEARS
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Chocolate-___ : CHIP
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Hawaiian port : HILO
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English biscuit served with tea : SCONE
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Items for gamblers who cheat : LOADEDDICE
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Area that may have stained-glass windows : APSE
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Use a teaspoon in tea, e.g. : STIR
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"Bonanza" brother : HOSS
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Pulsate painfully : THROB
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Improperly seize : USURP
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Despise : ABHOR
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One of the Allman Brothers : DUANE
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Brawl : MELEE
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Cheating on a spouse : INFIDELITY
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April 1 victims : FOOLS
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___ Gaga : LADY
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Female relations : AUNTS
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Not said explicitly : TACIT
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1941 chart-topper "Maria ___" : ELENA
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Drill a hole : BORE
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Michaels of "S.N.L." : LORNE
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Tex-Mex wrap : FAJITA
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Old Dodges : OMNIS
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Ecto- or proto- ending : PLASM
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Elmer with a double-barreled shotgun : FUDD
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Manipulator : USER
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Actress Turner : LANA
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Explain to : TELL
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On an ocean voyage : ASEA
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Creature that sidles : CRAB
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___ Sutra : KAMA
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Attorney General Holder : ERIC
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Work to do : TASK

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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