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New York Times, Thursday, January 19, 2012

21-Across : World financial grp.

Author:
Derek Bowman and Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
108/27/200912/21/20204
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1100620
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.62122
Derek Bowman
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5310/2/200012/21/20203
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021255200
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.51111
Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Bowman. This is puzzle # 48 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times1/19/12 ( No. 22,717 )
Across
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*Rumpus : BROUHAHA
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Spanning : ACROSS
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Some : AHANDFUL
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*Excitement : HOOHAH
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Like the maximum-height New York City apartment building that's not required to have a fire evacuation plan : SIXSTORY
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Suave : SMOOTH
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Encyclopedia units: Abbr. : VOLS
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World financial grp. : IMF
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Footnote abbr. : LOC
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Stallone and Stone : SLYS
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Bridge seats : NORTHS
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Inits. on many uniforms since 2002 : TSA
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"Pfui!" : BAH
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George of "Star Trek" : TAKEI
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The Wildcats of the N.C.A.A. : KSU
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Figure on Scotland's coat of arms : UNICORN
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Innovator : PIONEER
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Quick check : LOOKSEE
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Unprincipled : IMMORAL
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Run after K : LMN
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"Good ___!" : GRIEF
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Singer Sumac : YMA
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Check the box (for) : OPT
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Plays matchmaker for : SETSUP
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Web site that includes the heading "Dolls & Bears" : EBAY
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Social : TEA
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Calgary Stampeders' grp. : CFL
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Ready for shipping : LADE
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Bit of Highlands attire : TAM
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Attack from above : STRAFE
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Something to settle : OLDSCORE
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*Foofaraw : HOOPLA
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They may be painted in a bathroom : TOENAILS
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Ran the show : EMCEED
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Agenda ... or, together, what the seven starred clues and their answers constitute? : TODOLIST
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Volcanic rock : BASALT
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Zoo critters : RHINOS
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Southern Mexican state : OAXACA
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Young ___ : UNS
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Many flat-screens : HDTVS
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Make ___ of : AFOOL
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*Hubbub : HURLYBURLY
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Milano of "Charmed" : ALYSSA
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Bret Harte/Mark Twain play : AHSIN
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*Turmoil : COMMOTION
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Auto attachment : ROOFRACK
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Cry of surprise : OHO
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Perched : SAT
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Theater admonishment : SHH
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Match enders, briefly : TKOS
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"Just take it" : HERE
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Trig term : SINE
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*Ruckus : HULLABALOO
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*Tumult : KERFUFFLE
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Slew : SEA
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___ de famille : NOM
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They want the most : PIGS
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Hungarian hero ___ Nagy : IMRE
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Cut out : OMIT
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1994 Ray Liotta action film : NOESCAPE
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1920s-'40s baseballer with a retired "4" : MELOTT
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Holy Roman emperor who succeeded his father in 973 : OTTOII
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Cultured ones? : PEARLS
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Most likely to eat out of one's hand, say : TAMEST
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Pray : PLEAD
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Threw in : ADDED
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Kind of question : YESNO
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___-goat : SHE
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Big gobbler : TOM
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"Arabian Nights" bird : ROC
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Home of 19-Across: Abbr. : CAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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