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Francis Heaney
Francis Heaney

NY Times, Sun, May 31, 2009 DIAGRAMLESS

Author:
Francis Heaney
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 18, Words: 71, Blocks: 105, Across Lite
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© 2009, The New York Times
Across
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Three-time Masters winner who's now a TV golf analyst : NICKFALDO
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Eponym of a Kentucky national forest : DANIELBOONE
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Source of an osmena pearl : NAUTILUSSHELL
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Short-story writer Alice : MUNRO
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Go over quickly : SKIM
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Comic strip that shares a name with an invasive plant : KUDZU
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Got rid of : PURGED
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Traditional July birthstone : ONYX
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Where Tibet is : ASIA
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Cataclysmic event in Norse myth that inspired "Götterdämmerung" : RAGNAROK
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Dole's 1996 running mate : KEMP
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Tecs : PIS
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Creature in a 12-Across, for one : CEPHALOPOD
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Senate affirmative : YEA
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%: Abbr. : PCT
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Prevent : BAR
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Hospital injections : SERA
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Wind up : END
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"All My Children" airer : ABC
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Shape of a 12-Across : SPIRAL
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Tina who played Sarah Palin : FEY
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"All My Children," e.g. : SOAP
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Glide (over) : SKATE
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English novelist McEwan : IAN
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Big shopping season, for short : XMAS
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Tiptop : APEX
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Hydrocarbon suffix : ENE
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T.A. someday, maybe : PROF
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I.C.U. workers : RNS
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Like a 12-Across : CHAMBERED
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Kind of 32-Across : OCTOPUS
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Spring water brand : EVIAN
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Micronesian nation once called Pleasant Island : NAURU
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Call ___ question : INTO
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Caesar's 102 : CII
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Kenan's TV pal : KEL
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Swine ___ : FLU
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Parts of a washboard? : ABS
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The "L" in L.A. : LOS
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"I'm a moron!" : DOH
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Singles : ONES
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"Taxi" co-star : DANZA
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Nevada city : ELKO
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Vacation spot for people who like to pack light? : NUDISTCAMP
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Chain part : LINK
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Portable player that has only one song : MUSICBOX
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"Nonsense!" : MYEYE
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Some sorority women : KAPPAS
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Goulash spice : PAPRIKA
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"Gross!" : UGH
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Genetic stuff : RNA
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Gas station meas. : GAL
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Boy with a bow : EROS
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Candidate for rehab : DOPEFIEND
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Magneto's enemies : XMEN
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Harvests : REAPS
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Most Hyundai employees : KOREANS
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Place to set a hot dish : PAD
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Radios for good buddies : CBS
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Singer Taylor ___ : DAYNE
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Grammy genre : RAP
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Fed : ATE
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Latin law : LEX
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Picnicking place, in Paris : PARC
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Neighborhood north of TriBeCa : SOHO
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Confront : FACE
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Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
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Network that owns Comedy Central : MTV
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OutKast member Big ___ : BOI
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Eco-friendly org. : EPA
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Baseball score : RUN
Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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