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New York Times, Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Author:
MaryEllen Uthlaut
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Uthlaut. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Think about : PONDER
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Rock's Steely ___ : DAN
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Pentagon V.I.P.'s: Abbr. : GENS
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Kind of reasoning, after "a" : PRIORI
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Help in wrongdoing : ABET
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Entertainment you might have a hand in? : PUPPETSHOW
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"Encore!" : MORE
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Meat slice on the highest shelf? : ACUTLETABOVE
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Class with crayons : ART
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Scotland's Firth of ___ : TAY
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Trail user : HIKER
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Advertising sheet blowing in the wind? : LOOSELEAFLET
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Like presses ready for printing : INKED
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It has feet in a line : POEM
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Droop : SAG
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Sir Anthony formerly of 10 Downing Street : EDEN
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Made thinner : PARED
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Carry on : WAGE
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Oui's opposite : NON
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___ Cooper (car) : MINI
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English county : SHIRE
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Curly lock tints? : RINGLETTONES
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Grove components : TREES
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Big ___ : SUR
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Buttonless shirt : TEE
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Dribble from an icicle? : EAVESDROPLET
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Series finale, in brief : ETAL
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Nor'easters, often : RAINSTORMS
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Ocean motion : TIDE
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Be under par : AIL
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Keyless : ATONAL
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Broke ground? : HOED
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QB pickups: Abbr. : YDS
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___ public : NOTARY
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Very, very soft, in music : PPP
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Okla. school : ORU
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Quick drink : NIP
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L-___ (Parkinson's treatment) : DOPA
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Put up : ERECTED
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Mass, e.g. : RITUAL
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Author Roald : DAHL
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Lily of Africa : ALOE
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Colorful amphibian : NEWT
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Chess ploy : GAMBIT
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Something to read on a Kindle : EBOOK
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Chutzpah : NERVE
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Manage the helm : STEER
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Eye sore : STYE
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Sound before "Your fly is open" : AHEM
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"The X-Files" subject : ALIEN
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Sonata movement : RONDO
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Coin at an arcade : TOKEN
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When doubled, a breath freshener : SEN
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When to celebrate Earth Day : APRIL
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Axis, once : FOE
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Was ahead : LED
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Nicholas or Patrick : SAINT
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Share an opinion : AGREE
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Fliers in V's : GEESE
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Wrestler's goal : PIN
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Director Lee : ANG
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Question of identity : WHO
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Hit's opposite : MISS
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Feature of a fugue : STRETTO
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Staggered : REELED
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Big game hunter? : ESPN
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Resident of Oklahoma's second-largest city : TULSAN
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Canines, e.g. : TEETH
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Two to one or three to one : RATIO
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Skirt : EVADE
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Heavy cart : DRAY
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A.T.F. agents' activity : RAID
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Removes a squeak from : OILS
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Driver's nonverbal "hello" : TOOT
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Cellular stuff : RNA
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"Striving to better, oft we ___ what's well": Shak. : MAR
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Like a fox : SLY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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