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New York Times, Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Some shoes ... and a feature of this puzzle's theme

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Chisholm.
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© 2009, The New York Times9/9/09 ( No. 21,855 )
Across
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Third-party account : ESCROW
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Key of Beethoven's Seventh: Abbr. : AMAJ
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Smoked fare, for short : BBQ
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J. Lo title role : SELENA
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Common command in Basic programming : GOTO
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Évian water : EAU
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Arborists : TREEEXPERTS
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___ Tomé and Príncipe (equatorial land) : SAO
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"Buenos ___!" : DIAS
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U.S.N. junior officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Summer hours in Va. : EDT
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Capitalism : FREEENTERPRISE
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Cause for an R rating : SEX
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Margaret Mitchell family : OHARAS
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Jack Horner line ender : AMI
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Allen and Coen : ETHANS
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Some touch screens, for short : CRTS
40
Disagree : DONTSEEEYETOEYE
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Roman Cath. title : MSGR
44
Get cozy : NESTLE
45
O.R. figures : DRS
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"It has come to my attention ..." : IHEARD
48
My ___, Vietnam : LAI
50
Tuneful Ford : TENNESSEEERNIE
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Key that might close a dialog box : ESC
57
Letters in a U.R.L. : WWW
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Buffer areas, briefly : DMZS
60
Former cabinet department : WAR
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Art show that might feature "Fish Magic" : KLEEEXHIBIT
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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Recovered from : OVER
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University of Oregon city : EUGENE
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Costa del ___ : SOL
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Beats by a hair : NIPS
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Colossus locale : RHODES
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Town line sign abbr. : ESTD
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Times Roman typeface feature : SERIF
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Find innocent : CLEAR
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Big Cup maker : REESES
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See 32-Down : ONE
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Become full, as the moon : WAX
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99 of "Get Smart," e.g. : AGENT
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"What hath God wrought" sender : MORSE
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Court V.I.P.: Abbr. : ATT
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Nativity figure : JOSEPH
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Roused to action : BESTIRRED
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Cote call : BAA
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Quid pro ___ : QUO
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Compose, in a way : PEN
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Unmerciful Athenian lawgiver : DRACO
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Some shoes ... and a feature of this puzzle's theme : EEES
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Renews, say : EXTENDS
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___ Park, N.J. : ROSELLE
28
Libertine of myth : SATYR
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Some hook shapes : ESSES
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With 5-Down, ticket words : ADMIT
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Israel's Dayan : MOSHE
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For the most part : INGENERAL
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Giggle bit : HEE
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1950s campaign inits. : AES
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Adolph Ochs's newspaper: Abbr. : NYT
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___ fats : TRANS
42
Go like heck : TEAR
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Think, colloquially : RECKON
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Roy G. Biv part : INDIGO
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Take three of three, say : SWEEP
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Still-life pieces : EWERS
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12-Down producer : EWE
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Fix firmly: Var. : IMBED
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Slate or Salon : EZINE
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Jeanne d'Arc et al.: Abbr. : STES
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"Time ___ ..." : WAS
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Hubbub : ADO
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Mid first-century year : LVI
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Ballot marker : XER
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"What the ...?" : HUH

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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