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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 2008

Author:
Alex Boisvert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex Boisvert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QWZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0919 ( 21,500 )

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Across
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Source of troubles : PANDORASBOX
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___ of God : SON
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"Later!" : IMOUTOFHERE
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What the 1939 50,000-word novel "Gadsby" completely lacks : ANE
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Bank offerings : CREDITLINES
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"Uh-huh" : YEP
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Turns down : NIXES
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Spirit : VIM
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___ leaf : COCA
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Irritation suffix : ITIS
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Irritated, after "in" : APET
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Like most music : TONAL
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Persian, e.g. : CAT
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Not yet delivered, after "in" : UTERO
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W.W. II air ace who lent his name to an airport : OHARE
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Wee hour : ONEAM
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Meyerbeer output : OPERAS
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___ Day (September 19) : TALKLIKEAPIRATE
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How some dares are done : ONABET
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Outline : TRACE
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Bar tenders?: Abbr. : ATTYS
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Places for dust to collect : SILLS
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Assn. : SOC
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Apparently is : SEEMS
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Insurance providers, for short : HMOS
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"Super Trouper" group, 1980 : ABBA
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Kind of delay : TAPE
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Poke : JAB
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Packers QB whose #15 jersey is retired : STARR
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LAX datum : ETA
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One end of the Welland Canal : LAKEONTARIO
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Hi-___ : RES
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At someone's mercy : OVERABARREL
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Ones needing career counseling, maybe: Abbr. : SRS
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Shell locations : GASSTATIONS
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Eat out? : PICNIC
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Hindu drink of the gods : AMRITA
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Play with the line "Hell is other people" : NOEXIT
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Guys : DUDES
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Revolutionary patriot James : OTIS
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Start to smell, maybe : ROT
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Union inits. starting in 1886 : AFL
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"Well, I'll be!," as it might be said on September 19 : SHIVERMETIMBERS
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___ Santiago, 1987 N.L. Rookie of the Year : BENITO
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City near Provo : OREM
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Scratches, with "out" : XES
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"Later!" : SAYONARA
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200 milligrams : ONECARAT
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Like soldiers known as Gurkhas : NEPALESE
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Stick : COHERE
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Wiped out, slangily : ATEIT
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Top : PEAK
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What debaters debate : TOPICS
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Hedge word : UNLESS
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"That's fine" : OKBYME
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Pendant adornments : OPALS
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Some diner equipment : TOASTERS
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It has a long tongue : ANTEATER
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Student excuser : LATEPASS
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Live folk album of 1968 : ARLO
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D.T.'s : SHAKES
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Italian restaurant chain : SBARRO
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TV newswoman Soledad : OBRIEN
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Doorstep numbers? : CAROLS
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___ 2600 (hit product of the 1970s-'80s) : ATARI
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Joe : JAVA
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"This instant!" : STAT
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Record : LOG
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Bit of chicken feed : OAT
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Org. with the annual Eddie Gottlieb Trophy : NBA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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