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New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 2012

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0908 ( 22,950 )
Across
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One of the housewives on "Desperate Housewives" : GABY
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Spelled : STOODINFOR
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Book with the chapter "How They Dress in Tahiti" : OMOO
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Emulated Anne Frank : KEPTADIARY
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Take one's lumps? : TONG
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Black piecrust component : OREOCOOKIE
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Conditioner's cousin : CREAMRINSE
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Mockingbird prey : BEES
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Timon of Athens, e.g. : HERMIT
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Trattoria order : PENNE
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President who won 97.6% of the vote in 2007 : ASSAD
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Cameo voicer on Weird Al Yankovic's "I Lost on Jeopardy" : PARDO
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Took off the table? : ATE
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Crime lab tool : TWEEZERS
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George III descriptor : MAD
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"O thou pale ___ that silent shines": Burns : ORB
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Second : INSTANT
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Player who followed in Player's footsteps : ELS
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Measure of thanks? : MIL
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People who need to find a john? : VICECOPS
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Coin introduced by Louis IX : ECU
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Word from on high : EDICT
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Ones taking off? : APERS
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Home of the Rugby League's Rhinos : LEEDS
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Quarter : BILLET
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Pursuit of Pan : ECHO
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Sensor in a CD player : PHOTODIODE
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame doo-wop group from Baltimore : THEORIOLES
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Backsplash piece : TILE
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Volunteer : TENNESSEAN
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Milked : USED
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Obama and Clinton, for example : EXSENATORS
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Baseball throws : PEGS
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___ journalism : GOTCHA
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Title shared by works of Ovid and D. H. Lawrence : AMORES
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Faux pas : BONERS
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Roll in a locker : YOGAMAT
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Sporty hybrid : SKORT
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Polo of "Little Fockers" : TERI
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Dentist's request : OPEN
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Little Thief's people : OTOS
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Relative of a carp : DACE
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Mating call? : IDO
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Tantalus' daughter : NIOBE
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It may be assumed : FAKENAME
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Partner of Connecticut and Vermont : ORIENTAL
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Starters in some fields : RYESEEDS
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Labor group : MIDWIVES
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Like some envelopes : POSTPAID
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"Home Alone" co-star : PESCI
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Texcoco denizen : AZTEC
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Turn another color, say : REACT
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Character inspired by Fu Manchu : DRNO
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So-called "Wheat Capital of the United States" : ENID
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Frittata, e.g. : OMELETTE
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General Mills offering : RICECHEX
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University of Delaware athletes : BLUEHENS
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Separate : SPLITUP
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Nancy Drew's aunt : ELOISE
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Cincinnati baseballer of old : REDLEG
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Stable assets : STEEDS
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Family name in an 1869 romance : DOONE
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Smee and others : BOSNS
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Knights' Square site : PISA
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Myriad : HOST
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Imperial offering : OLEO
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Jag : TEAR
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___ Faire (re-enactors' event, informally) : REN

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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