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NY Times, Sun, May 15, 2011 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:Don Manley
Editor:Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: , Blocks: 71, Across Lite

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© 2011, The New York Times
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1. Show that makes you tense (7) : PRESENT
5. State unfortunately having a king overthrown (6) : ALASKA
10. A CD parent played -- for someone moving to the music? (3,6) : TAPDANCER
11. Inventor high-minded, but becoming a bit twisted at the end (5) : NOBEL
12. Studious sort encountered in dinner dance (4) : NERD
13. Office materials not being transported, we hear (10) : STATIONERY
14. Light meals men finally packed into bags (6) : SNACKS
16. Country garden with some weeds initially at the front (6) : SWEDEN
18. President is liberal no more (6) : MONROE
20. It's little Susan in the paper (6) : TISSUE
23. Exceptionally adroit man, I may get acclaim (10) : ADMIRATION
25. Alcoholic's round after victory (4) : WINO
27. A cold journey for the most part? It's bitter! (5) : ACRID
28. Terrible ordeal? Give them a grin somehow (9) : NIGHTMARE
29. Truncated oriental festival (6) : EASTER
30. Anguish created by guys in the wrong (7) : TORMENT
1. Obvious document for an inventor to get (6) : PATENT
2. One prates oddly in a language few can understand (9) : ESPERANTO
3. Dash made by antelope deprived of tail (4) : ELAN
4. Old historian understood America (7) : TACITUS
6. Unsociable types, including academic city-dwellers in the U.K. (9) : LONDONERS
7. Fur bought primarily in special-offer event (5) : SABLE
8. Narrow passages in ships? No good! (6) : ALLEYS
9. Deserter caught by American troops gets free (6) : GRATIS
15. Something supplied to a printer that may go into a magazine (9) : CARTRIDGE
17. Explain tricky clue one time (9) : ELUCIDATE
19. Carry on with English nurse -- grabbing a kiss! (6) : EXTEND
20. An idea -- however daft, ultimately (7) : THOUGHT
21. Situation in which to find a magnificent building (6) : PALACE
22. Company man is convincing (6) : COGENT
24. Gospel writer's symbols (5) : MARKS
26. Celebrity to begin but not finish (4) : STAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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