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New York Times, Friday, September 4, 2009

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 19 Missing: {FGJQVX} Spans: 8, (4 double stacks) Average word length: 6.44 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York TimesNo. 0904 ( 21,850 )
Across
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Wood cutters : RIPSAWS
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Small river craft: Var. : BATTEAU
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Psychiatrist's arsenal : ANTIDEPRESSANTS
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They were used on old TV's "Twenty One" : ISOLATIONBOOTHS
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Welcome things on hectic workdays : LULLS
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Concluding notes : CODAS
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Start making a stink? : ROT
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Increase in volume, in mus. : CRES
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Zapped : NUKED
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Modern, in Münster : NEUE
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Timor Sea, vis-à-vis the Indian Ocean : ARM
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Sank on a course : HOLED
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Little wood : COPSE
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Well-thought-out : REASONED
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Kind of network : NEURAL
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They have their limits : CITIES
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Freshener since the 1890s : SENSEN
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Economical way to buy : ATCOST
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Punch-Out!! maker : NINTENDO
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"___ beauty, so to speak, nor good talk ...": Kipling : TISNT
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Styles : MODES
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It might get a plug : EAR
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Ravel's "Ma Mère ___," a k a "Mother Goose" : LOYE
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Model's series : POSES
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Bond variety, briefly : MUNI
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Little or wee follower : UNS
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Restaurant opener? : SALAD
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Late, in León : TARDE
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Process associated with socialism : NATIONALIZATION
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Having no pressing needs? : CREASERESISTANT
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Service staples : HYMNALS
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Annoyances : HASSLES
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Part of a track team? : RAILCAR
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Rebel : INSURRECTIONARY
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Long-disproven scientific theory : PTOLEMAICSYSTEM
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Framework components : SILLS
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Some prosecutors: Abbr. : ADAS
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Not ideal for a picnic : WET
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Sponge skeleton parts : SPICULES
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___ knee : BENDED
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"That's just ___!" : ASBAD
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Chinese menu possessive : TSOS
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Asian way : TAO
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Launching a start-up, say : ENTREPRENEURIAL
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Number of nights in old stories : ATHOUSANDANDONE
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Pittsburgh giant : USSTEEL
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Hornswoggled : ROOKED
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Small choir, maybe : NONET
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Pointless : NOUSE
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Jack, e.g. : HOIST
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Decimal point follower : CENTS
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Attack barbarously : STONE
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Iberian infants : NENES
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Course component : SIDEDISH
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Out around midday, say : ATLUNCH
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Register button : NOSALE
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Breaks in : ORIENTS
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Toddlers cut them : MOLARS
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Instrumentation location : PANEL
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Swimmer Biondi and others : MATTS
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Hitter of 66 in '98 : SOSA
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Old propaganda source : TASS
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Publisher Ballantine : IAN
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He overthrew Bhutto : ZIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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