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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 2008

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Scrabble average: 1.93 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 21,487 )
Across
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Westinghouse/Intel award winner, e.g. : WHIZKID
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Stateliness : MAJESTY
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Place for a skating edge : HOMEICE
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Fox's cousin : ARAPAHO
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Librarian, at times : INDEXER
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They come out in the spring : GEMINIS
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"Notorious" company : RKO
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Where inside info is revealed? : XRAYLAB
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Where Japanese trade shares: Abbr. : TSE
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"The King and I" film director : LANG
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Sluggard : SNAIL
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One of the Coreys on "The Two Coreys" : HAIM
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Far from soft : STERN
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Princeton Review subj. : GRE
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Seeming : QUASI
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Marveled aloud : OOHED
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"Phooey!" : DARNIT
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Sounded like a bufflehead : QUACKED
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Discounted : CUTRATE
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Show to the public : UNVEIL
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Name in cosmetics since 1931 : ALMAY
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Luxury Hyundai sedan : AZERA
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Egg head? : OVI
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Plays a trump card : RUFFS
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Insubstantial : AIRY
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Their feet don't walk : POEMS
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It turns up in a field : PLOW
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Records that may be broken : LPS
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Improvisatory composition : TOCCATA
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Suffix in linguistics : EME
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Seeing the sun rise, say : UPEARLY
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Ran off, in a way : XEROXED
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Home to Hitsville U.S.A. : DETROIT
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Satan, with "the" : EVILONE
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Ancient Negev dweller : EDOMITE
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Comeuppance : DESERTS
Down
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Reels : WHIRLS
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Alert while driving : HONKAT
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"No more for me" : IMDONE
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One of a jazz duo? : ZEE
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Aptly named Philadelphia indoor soccer team : KIXX
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Some players in penalty boxes : ICERS
7
Sick : DERANGED
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Losing pitcher in the 1956 World Series perfect game : MAGLIE
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"___ Nice Clambake" ("Carousel" tune) : AREAL
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Threshold adjoiner : JAMB
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Prefix with cycle : EPI
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Orange County seat : SANTAANA
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"Here we go!" : THISISIT
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Half Dome's home : YOSEMITE
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Prison part : YARD
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Checkers' place : GROCERY
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Shout to a 25-Across : HURRYUP
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Cell choice : NOKIA
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Land on a peninsula : QATAR
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Daughter of Loki : HEL
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"___ spiro, spero" (motto of South Carolina) : DUM
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It's a downer : QUAALUDE
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Open, as a jacket : UNZIPPED
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Not at all excited by : AVERSETO
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Reached the peak : CLIMAXED
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___ raison (sensible: Fr.) : AVEC
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An egg develops from it : OOCYTE
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Biceps, e.g. : FLEXOR
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Stir up : FOMENT
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Dwellers on Lake Vänern : SWEDES
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Like many parties: Abbr. : POLIT
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Jobs in technology? : STEVE
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Counselor on "Star Trek: T.N.G." : TROI
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Onassis and others : ARIS
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Trunk attachment : ARM
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Root word? : OLE

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

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