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New York Times, Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0130 ( 21,267 )
Across
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Choice of colors : PALETTE
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Charlotte hoopsters : BOBCATS
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Extreme pains : AGONIES
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Native New Yorkers : ONEIDAS
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Fraternity parties : KEGGERS
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Ankle-to-waist wear : LEGGING
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Harpist's progression : ARPEGGIO
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F.B.I. worker: Abbr. : AGT
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Pancho and the Cisco Kid, e.g. : AMIGOS
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Prepare, in a way, as beans : REFRY
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Like some treated lawns : LIMED
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Launch of 2/20/86 : MIR
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Some deer : ROES
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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1960s-'80s Red Sox great, informally : YAZ
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Locale of seven C. S. Lewis novels : NARNIA
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With 38- and 40-Across, grocery purchase ... or what can be found in some other Across answers in this puzzle : HALF
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See 36-Across : DOZEN
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See 36-Across : EGGS
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Milk snakes : ADDERS
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Moo : LOW
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Global financial org. : IMF
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Facts : DATA
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No. before or after a colon : MIN
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Yemen's capital : SANAA
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"You're ___ One, Mr. Grinch" : AMEAN
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Coolest, in rap slang : ILLEST
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Kwik-E-Mart owner on "The Simpsons" : APU
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1957 Buddy Holly hit : PEGGYSUE
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Extreme poverty : BEGGARY
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"Eat your ___!" (mom's order) : VEGGIES
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Tropical woe : MALARIA
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Fighting words : ENGARDE
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Move quickly (over) : SKITTER
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Save : STOREUP
Down
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Nuclear power since 1998: Abbr. : PAK
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Turn gray, say : AGE
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Captain's charge : LOG
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Captivate : ENGAGE
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Steering system component : TIEROD
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Univ. of Maryland athletes : TERPS
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Latin infinitive : ESSE
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"The Wizard of Oz" scarecrow portrayer : BOLGER
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"___ by land ..." : ONEIF
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Irish exclamation : BEGORRA
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It might be bummed, for short : CIG
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"___, I do believe I failed you" (opening of a 1998 hit) : ADIA
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Aftertaste, e.g. : TANG
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Army NCO : SSGT
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Turning gray : GRIZZLING
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You might get it coming and going : ALOHA
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Say 2 + 3 = 6, e.g. : MISADD
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Marcos of the Philippines : IMELDA
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Days of ___ : YORE
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Red leader : MAO
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Driver : ENGINE
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Summation signs : SIGMAS
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Gridiron stats: Abbr. : YDS
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Point just past 11 on a clock: Abbr. : NNW
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Comparable to a pig : ASFAT
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Greek salad ingredient : FETA
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Long time : EON
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Castle fortification : RAMPART
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Hungarian : MAGYAR
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Nancy's pal, in the comics : SLUGGO
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Sour brew : ALEGAR
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Spooky : EERIE
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"___ a Letter to My Love" (Simone Signoret film) : ISENT
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Some mil. defenses : ABMS
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Like some airline travel periods : PEAK
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Wrinkly fruit : UGLI
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Actor Montand : YVES
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Gangbanger's gun : GAT
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Dander : IRE
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Follower of "harvard." : EDU
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Back-to-school mo. : SEP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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