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New York Times, Thursday, October 11, 2012

North African counterpart to an Italian Baroque sculptor?

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQVY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Walden.
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© 2012, The New York Times10/11/12 ( No. 22,983 )

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Across
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Tarzan's realm : APEDOM
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Composite candy treat : BLOWPOP
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Some gala wear : TUXEDOS
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___ Trench (deepest ocean spot on earth) : MARIANA
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Locale for hieroglyphics, maybe : OBELISK
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California export : ORANGES
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Bach work performed at the Moulin Rouge? : CANCANCANTATA
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URL ending : EDU
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Attend : GOTO
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Rock producer Brian : ENO
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Winston's biggest fear in "1984" : RATS
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Massenet opera based on a work of Goethe : WERTHER
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Neutral shades : ECRUS
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Pickup point at an amusement park : TRAMSTOP
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One spotted at the Rodeo Drive Taco Bell? : CHICHICHIHUAHUA
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They have schedules : TAXCODES
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Narrow openings : SLITS
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Put into play : UTILIZE
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Tips : ENDS
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May V.I.P. : MOM
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Toon with a singing map : DORA
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Name shared by a Broadway quintet : MOE
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North African counterpart to an Italian Baroque sculptor? : BERBERBERNINI
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Top celeb : ALISTER
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Rear-end, say : RAMINTO
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State with a bison skull on its quarter : MONTANA
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As you wish? : ONASTAR
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Kwanza spender : ANGOLAN
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"True" : ITISSO
Down
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Mug site : PUB
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Woman with great will power? : EXECUTRIX
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Hip-hop's ___ Soul : DELA
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Taking too much : ODING
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Idaho city : MOSCOW
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College QB, often : BMOC
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___ Croft, comic book heroine : LARA
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Algeria's second-largest city : ORAN
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Post-Christmas clearance, maybe : WINTERSALE
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Baal worshiper, say : PAGAN
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Just before the top of the hour : ONETO
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Simon & Garfunkel's "El Condor ___" : PASA
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Runner's place : SKATE
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Area of Chicago where Wrigley Field is located : NORTHSIDE
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Put up : ERECT
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Vacation home abroad : DACHA
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Is overwhelmed by : SUCCUMBSTO
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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"Don't make me laugh!" : HAH
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Dingo prey : EMUS
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Attempt : SHOT
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Girl Scout offering : THINMINTS
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Best : OUTDO
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Old-hat : PASSE
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Tyrant Amin : IDI
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Animation collectible : CEL
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Silver screen swashbuckler : ZORRO
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Verdi opera set in Aragon : ERNANI
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___ ball : MELON
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Certain gasket : ORING
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Draw a bead on : AIMAT
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N.C.A.A. football champs of '09 and '11 : BAMA
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Citation shortener : ETAL
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Soap actress Sofer : RENA
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Muffin ingredient : BRAN
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Not finalized, at law : NISI
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Profs' aides : TAS
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Metal in 60-Across's motto : ORO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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