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New York Times, Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Author:
Patrick John Duggan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick John Duggan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FWX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Duggan. NYT links: Across Lite
Notepad: TEEN PUZZLEMAKER WEEK
All the daily crosswords this week, Monday through Saturday, have been contributed by puzzlemakers under the age of 20. Today’s crossword is by Patrick John Duggan, 19, of Arlington, Va. He is a second-year student at Boston University. This is his second puzzle for The Times.
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0909 ( 21,490 )
Across
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Filter's target : SPAM
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Not much : ABIT
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Answers a party invitation : RSVPS
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Big Apple neighborhood : SOHO
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Stuff of legend : LORE
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Rankled : ATEAT
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Anybody ... and the missing clues for 30-, 48- and 63-Across : TOMDICKANDHARRY
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"Cut me some slack!" : SHEESH
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On the ___ vive : QUI
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Assign an NC-17, say : RATE
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Singer Lisa with the 1994 #1 hit "Stay" : LOEB
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Monopoly payment : RENT
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Sans ice : NEAT
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??? : MALETURKEY
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Ctrl+___+Del : ALT
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Firebug : PYRO
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1980s TV's "Remington ___" : STEELE
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Tequila source : AGAVE
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N.B.A. Hall-of-Fame nickname : DRJ
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Ball of yarn : SKEIN
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Ring figures? : CARATS
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Its HQ is in Brussels : NATO
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Trawler's equipment : NET
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??? : PRIVATEEYE
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Order in a bear market : SELL
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Slugger Moises : ALOU
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Domesticated ox in India : ZEBU
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Wally's little bro : BEAV
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Org. with an e-file option : IRS
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"Don't bother" : NONEED
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??? : ANNOYCONSTANTLY
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Teen, maybe : MINOR
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Daddy-o : POPS
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Relaxation : EASE
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___ apple : ADAMS
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Online auction site : EBAY
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MapQuest suggestions: Abbr. : RTES
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Jet-setters' jets, once : SSTS
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Hundred Acre Wood denizen : POOH
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"Oy vey" : AHME
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Old car that was famously available in black, black ... or black : MODELT
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Middle Ages pseudoscience : ALCHEMY
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___ choy : BOK
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2008 campaign issue : IRAQ
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Fire insurance? : TENURE
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"Go, team!" : RAH
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1960s TV series with numerous spinoffs : STARTREK
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Designer Wang : VERA
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Role : PART
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Ocular woe : STYE
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Loses on purpose : DIETS
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Shakespeare, e.g. : BARD
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Bananas : NUTSO
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Org. co-founded by W. E. B. Du Bois : NAACP
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Composer heard at graduations : ELGAR
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ColecoVision rival : ATARI
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Michaels of "S.N.L." : LORNE
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Carolyn who wrote Nancy Drew mysteries : KEENE
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Architect Saarinen : ELIEL
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Barbra Streisand title role : YENTL
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Blossom element : PETAL
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"Sex-x-xy!" : VAVAVOOM
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Rap star who co-owns the New Jersey Nets : JAYZ
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One who bites the bullet : STOIC
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Wee : TEENTSY
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Area in a grand tour : EUROPE
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Person in a solarium : SUNNER
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___ constrictor : BOA
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The Crimson Tide, to fans : BAMA
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City along the Chisholm Trail : ENID
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"___ Karenina" : ANNA
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Name-dropping sort : SNOB
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Coup d'___ : ETAT
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End of an ultimatum : ELSE
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Goes platinum? : DYES
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Mos. and mos. : YRS
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Escape from the rat race : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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