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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 2014

14-Down : Kid-lit character with a long face, in more ways than one

Author:
James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Mulhern. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
James Mulhern notes:
CHICK-FIL-A was all over the news at the time I made this puzzle back in early 2013, and it felt culturally relevant enough to deserve ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Wow, what a workout today! At the 20 minute mark (where I usually finish), I had filled in maybe half the grid. James uses an unusual ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times9/6/14 ( No. 23,678 )
Across
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Big chain closed on Sundays : CHICKFILA
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Person lacking foresight? : MYOPE
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Version of a song that's shorter or cleaner than the original : RADIOEDIT
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Point of origin for some flights : AERIE
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Nobody's opposite : ONEANDALL
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Overly talkative : GASSY
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Cause of many unwelcome lines : AGE
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"Uh-huh" : YEH
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Ratso's given name : ENRICO
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First name at the U.N., once : KOFI
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Predigital beeper? : ROADRUNNER
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Display : EVINCE
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Seem forthcoming : LOOM
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Malt finisher? : OSE
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Hit Showtime show : DEXTER
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Nasdaq member?: Abbr. : ASSOC
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An early Disney cartoon had one : REEL
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BBC World Service std. : GMT
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Contact briefly electronically : PING
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Like throwbacks : RETRO
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You might strain to produce them : PUREES
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Chief Chono Ca Pe, e.g. : OTO
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Harmonica piece : REED
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Part of a funeral procession : ESCORT
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Use a two-digit confirmation code? : PINKYSWEAR
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Neighbor resort of Snowbird : ALTA
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Undergo induction : ENLIST
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Silver Buffalo Award org. : BSA
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"___ shall live your epitaph to make": Shak. : ORI
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Type of white wine : RHINE
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One may soak a competitor : SQUIRTGUN
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"Panic 911" airer : AANDE
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Tables or shelves : PUTSASIDE
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Position : STEAD
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Zippy : FASTPACED
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Was hoarse : CROAKED
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It can be a headache : HANGOVER
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Preoccupation : IDEEFIXE
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"Profiles in Leadership" publisher, briefly : CIA
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"___ 2012" (viral video) : KONY
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Completer of a career Grand Slam in 2009 : FEDERER
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Snake River Plain locale : IDAHO
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Much-used epithet in hip-hop : LIL
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P.R. setting : ATL
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Prime piece : MAGNUMOPUS
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Jones : YEARN
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Duke of Illyria, in Shakespeare : ORSINO
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Final sign : PISCES
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Kid-lit character with a long face, in more ways than one : EEYORE
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Libido : EROS
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National leader? : INTER
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Stylish : ALAMODE
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"___ not thou fear God ...": Luke 23:4 : DOST
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Ingredient in many salad dressings : CELERYSEED
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Near : CIRCA
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Opposite of contracted : GREW
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Linguistically adventurous : NEOLOGIC
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"Most seeming-virtuous queen," in Shakespeare : GERTRUDE
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Try : TEST
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Go on : PERSIST
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Like some teeth and glass : STAINED
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Leitmotif settings : OPERAS
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Stereotypical wear for the paranoid : TINHAT
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Connected : ONLINE
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"Ish" : KINDA
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Meets : ABUTS
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Give ___ (have any interest) : ARAP
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Burn prevention stat : SPF
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As : QUA
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Grp. with rules about carrying on? : TSA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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