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New York Times, Friday, January 4, 2013

1894 novel whose title character likes to collect fingerprints

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQV} Spans: 5 This is puzzle # 152 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times1/4/13 ( No. 23,068 )
Across
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Inveigle : COAX
5
Some downloads : APPS
9
Go for a light bite? : NIPAT
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It may follow ye : OLDE
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Thin : RARE
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Sapphire alternative : AZURE
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Target of some political attacks : MAINSTREAMMEDIA
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How many learn : BYROTE
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Turn : SLUE
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Corps of Engineers project : DAM
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Nonpareil : ONER
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Submitted : SENTIN
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Cook up : CONSPIRE
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Learn of : GATHER
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Important connection? : AND
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Noted trisyllabic metrist : SEUSS
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Snow ___ : GEESE
36
Snow ___ : PEAS
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Went after : SETAT
40
Planes are studied in it : MATH
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Kitchen device : RICER
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Tear up : SHRED
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___ gratia : DEI
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Sari accompaniment : ANKLET
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Put safely away, in a way : ESCROWED
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Finish : CAPOFF
52
Mata ___ : HARI
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Gray shade : ASH
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___ instruction : ORAL
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Harps (on) : DWELLS
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Words from one who's at a loss for words : WHATMORECANISAY
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Racket : NOISE
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Amanuensis, e.g.: Abbr. : ASST
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Finish : DOIN
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Danish man's name with a line through the second letter : SOREN
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Actor LaBeouf : SHIA
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Certain stake : ANTE
Down
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Really go through : COMB
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Anti-aging product name : OLAY
3
Lake cabin sight : ADIRONDACKCHAIR
4
Some gas atoms : XENONS
5
Ways to go : ARTERIES
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You may feel below it : PAR
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Does street campaigning : PRESSESTHEFLESH
8
Bobby of the Black Panther Party : SEALE
9
Part of many a welcome kit : NAMETAG
10
Suffix with special : IZE
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1894 novel whose title character likes to collect fingerprints : PUDDNHEADWILSON
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"Votre toast," e.g. : ARIA
13
Span : TEAM
18
Measures : STEPS
19
Kind of bean : MUNG
25
News clipping : ITEM
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"Prelude to War" documentarian, 1943 : CAPRA
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"There's ___ every crowd" : ONEIN
28
French urban network : RUES
30
___ Lauder, cosmetics giant : ESTEE
31
Secreted again : REHID
34
Outbreak of 2003 : SARS
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Actress Ward : SELA
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Fortune 500 microcomputer firm : TECHDATA
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2010 Jude Law/Forest Whitaker movie : REPOMEN
44
Haggard : DRAWN
47
Ring figure in "Carmen" : TORO
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Zesties! maker : OREIDA
51
"... ___ the eye can see" : FARAS
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Grass appendages : AWNS
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It may be said with a brushing motion : SHOO
57
Brest milk : LAIT
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Last word of a party song : SYNE
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Japanese bourse: Abbr. : TSE
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Hit CBS series starting in 2000 : CSI

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

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