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New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 2007

___ Davis, first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy

Author:
Brendan Emmett Quigley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQXY} Spans: 7, (1 triple stack) Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 119 for Mr. Quigley.
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© 2007, The New York Times9/8/07 ( No. 21,123 )
Across
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African city with famed botanical gardens : ENTEBBE
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Riddle ender : WHATAMI
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Yosemite setting : SIERRAS
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Still oblivious : NOWISER
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It has a fast, easy gait : TENNESSEEWALKER
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Things you enjoy doing : ACTIVEINTERESTS
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Having new tournament rankings : RESEEDED
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Marxist quality? : ZANINESS
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Dish with tomato sauce : SPANISHOMELETTE
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Area of W.W. II fighting : EUROPEANTHEATER
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Like Dacron : CREASERESISTANT
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Pros : OLDHANDS
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Football helmet features : EARHOLES
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One working for a flat fee? : REALESTATEAGENT
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Has an accommodating spirit : ISEAGERTOPLEASE
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Island just north of the Equator : SAOTOME
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Advances : MOVESUP
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Activity of an organism in response to light, e.g. : KINESIS
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Puts away : STASHES
Down
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Spanish 101 verb : ESTAR
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Wedding invitee : NIECE
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Wedding rentals : TENTS
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___ Davis, first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy : ERNIE
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Music symbol : BREVE
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Set (in) : BASED
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"Ah, Wilderness!" mother : ESSIE
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PBS station behind Charlie Rose : WNET
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British general in the American Revolution : HOWE
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"I'll raise the preparation of ___": Mark Antony : AWAR
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Square in a steam room : TILE
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Bids : ASKS
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A runner might enter it : MEET
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Some flawed mdse. : IRRS
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Spot from which you might see a bomb headed your way : ENDZONESEAT
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Recipe details: Abbr. : AMTS
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Cadbury Schweppes brand : NEHI
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Composition of some French chains : ILES
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Drink preference : NEAT
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Editorial cartoonist Hulme : ETTA
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Antique gun : STEN
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Harvard Science Center architect José Luis ___ : SERT
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Dry, in Durango : SECO
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Reverse movement, of a sort : PURL
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Cézanne's "Boy in ___ Vest" : ARED
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Longtime "All Things Considered" host Adams : NOAH
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Itself, in a Latin legal phrase : IPSA
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Not secret : SEEN
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Compact : HARD
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Things hypothesized by Democritus : ATOMS
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Move shoots, say : REPOT
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Flaky Turkish confection : HALVA
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Some moldings : OGEES
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Canine line : LEASH
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Follow : ENSUE
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Way down : STEPS
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Popular U.S. board game since 1959 : RISK
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He played Bob in "La Bamba," 1987 : ESAI
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It goes on and on and on : AEON
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Former : LATE
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They're big in Hollywood : EGOS
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Rest stop sight : SEMI
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"___ Hombres" (ZZ Top record) : TRES

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