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New York Times, Friday, October 12, 2012

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 6, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 65 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1012 ( 22,984 )
Across
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Clobber : WHUP
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Lakeside rental : JETSKI
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Angel dust : PCP
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O'Neill whom J. D. Salinger wanted to marry : OONA
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Arrived by plane : FLEWIN
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Sweater letter : RHO
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Huge snagger of salmon : KODIAKBROWNBEAR
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On the dot : SHARP
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Pulverized perfumery item : ORRISROOT
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"Here ___, there ..." : AMOO
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Gum ball : WAD
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___ jure : IPSO
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Cheery cashier in Progressive ads : FLO
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Hoosier humorist George : ADE
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Follow, as a leader : TAKEONESCUEFROM
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Behaves like a puppy dog, say : ISEAGERTOPLEASE
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Quaint worker doing a hansom job? : CARRIAGEPAINTER
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Steps around? : SPIRALSTAIRCASE
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Gazetteer abbr. : ISL
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El Paraguay, e.g. : RIO
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D-day divider? : ASIN
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Slangy hello : SUP
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Run out : OUST
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Winter warmer : LONGJOHNS
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Before : UNTIL
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Caseworker's compilation : PERSONALHISTORY
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Interior decorator's concern : HUE
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Mirthful : JOVIAL
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Part of a C.S.A. signature : ELEE
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6-Down locale : ARM
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Combination of rings? : ONETWO
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Wine list section : REDS
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Concave kitchenware : WOKS
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Kerfuffle : HOOHA
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Let flow : UNDAM
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Jewelry purchase : PAIROFEARRINGS
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Stone picture : JFK
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It's bent on a bender : ELBOW
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Roman land : TERRA
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Old arena draw? : SWORD
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Bird that lays a one-pound egg : KIWI
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Sleep sites : INNS
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Before one's big opening? : PREOP
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Organization's opposite : CHAOS
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___ Velho, Brazil : PORTO
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Formal defenses : APOLOGIAS
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Brush : BRIEFENCOUNTER
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Low tie : ONEALL
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Household helper : AUPAIR
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Beyond elated : DELIRIOUS
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They might be nervous : TICS
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Order to get moving : ASAP
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"Felicity" star Russell : KERI
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___ per second (luminosity unit) : ERGS
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Galley order : STET
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Setting of a Barry Manilow hit : COPA
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Pro follower : RATA
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Sugar suffixes : OSES
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Simple : MERE
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Leader of the pack : ALPHA
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Frère's sibling : SOEUR
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Imposing a general liability, legally : INREM
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Morning ritual, for many : SHAVE
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Dark : UNLIT
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"Fiddle-faddle!" : PSHAW
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Made hot? : STOLE
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Clichéd : TIRED
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Bart Simpson's middle name : JOJO
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"___, you noblest English": Shak. : ONON
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Basic solutions : LYES
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1969 Peace Prize grp. : ILO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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