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New York Times, Saturday, October 1, 2011

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FHQW} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1001 ( 22,607 )
Across
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Subject of search engine optimization : PAGERANK
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Changing place : CABANA
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It may involve the colon : EMOTICON
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Investment option, informally : TNOTES
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Right part of a map : REDSTATE
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Portmanteau wear : SKORTS
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Arsenal decommissioned in 2005 : MXS
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"The Play About the Baby" playwright : ALBEE
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Ease : ABATE
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Volunteer's offer : ICAN
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City of the Altiplano : LAPAZ
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Abandon : JILT
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Certain adjustments : TARES
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Flying Dutchman captain of film : DAVYJONES
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Fictional character whose first name is Kentaro : MRMOTO
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One vertex of the Summer Triangle : DENEB
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Big name in confectioneries : EDY
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"Delightful!" : YUM
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E-5: Abbr. : SGT
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My country's follower? : TIS
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Ignition trouble : ARSON
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Library spot : ALCOVE
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Way to see the big picture? : JUMBOTRON
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Kind of card : INDEX
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French singles : UNES
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Foil alternative : SARAN
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Spiced quaffs : NOGS
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North Atlantic catch : SCROD
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___-Obama Proliferation and Threat Reduction Initiative (2007 law) : LUGAR
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Footnote abbr. : LOC
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Rung : TOLLED
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Time for Conan, informally : LATENITE
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He played Mandela on TV's "Mandela" : GLOVER
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Joins, redundantly : ENTERSIN
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Movie genre named for a food staple : OATERS
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Starbucks offering : SOYLATTE
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"Step aside, I'll help" : PERMITME
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Bit of green in a wallet : AMEXCARD
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Side in an epic battle : GODSARMY
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Letters for college-bound students : ETS
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Annual romance writer's award : RITA
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Place ___ : ACALL
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"I'm impressed!" : NOTBAD
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Bit of in-line skating gear : KNEEPAD
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Price abbr. : CTS
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Canadian singer with three #1 Billboard hits : ANKA
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Growing concern for a surgeon, informally? : BOOBJOB
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Transportation to Sugar Hill, in a 1941 song : ATRAIN
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Get to : NETTLE
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They're positive : ASSETS
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Collection sites, of a sort : EAVES
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Romantic introduction? : NEO
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Company behind the popular social network games FarmVille and CityVille : ZYNGA
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Commercial prefix since the 1950s : STYRO
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"Romeo Must Die" actor, 2000 : JETLI
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Bounces : OUSTS
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Good : MORAL
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Where some write checks : TODOLIST
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"Bingo!" : IVEGOTIT
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Censor's target : SEXSCENE
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Free : ABSOLVE
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Anarchy : NORULES
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Atlanta's ___ Center : CNN
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Angry lover's dismissal : JUSTGO
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Beverage nickname, with "the" : UNCOLA
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Product of Bordeaux : MERLOT
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Olympics site that introduced snowboarding : NAGANO
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Smart : NATTY
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Bucks and bucks : DEER
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Casting need : REEL
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Hospital grp. : DRS
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Kind of card : NRA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later.

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