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New York Times, Thursday, October 13, 2011

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1013 ( 22,619 )
Across
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Darted : RACED
6
Grasp : FATHOM
12
Natl. economic stat : GDP
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Full tilt : APACE
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Proceeding without thinking : ONAUTO
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Place for clover : LEA
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Film about how to win a MacArthur Fellowship? : DOTHEBRIGHTTHING
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Aoki of the P.G.A. : ISAO
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One of the 30 Dow Jones industrials : IBM
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Ancient Anatolian land : IONIA
24
Like some drugs, briefly : OTC
25
Film about a biblical serpent? : BEASTOFEDEN
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Winging it? : ALOFT
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Conspicuously consume : SLURP
33
Barq's rival : DADS
34
Trouble makers : DEMONS
36
Soup vegetable : LEEK
38
Film about Ali/Foreman's Rumble in the Jungle? : BOUTOFAFRICA
43
Slave : TOIL
44
Goes off script : ADLIBS
47
Word in the names of four state capitals : CITY
51
Viking king, 995-1000 : OLAFI
54
Skin: Suffix : DERMA
55
Film in which Moe, Shemp and Curly show their flexibility? : HOWARDSBEND
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Lobster trap : POT
59
Title town in a 1945 Pulitzer winner : ADANO
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"The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!" subj. : SCI
61
Mid sixth-century year : DLVI
62
Film about earworms? : SINGININTHEBRAIN
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Official lang. of Ghana and Grenada : ENG
68
Judicial decision : DECREE
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Jaipur royal : RANEE
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Madrid royal : REY
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Vows : SWEARS
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Mushroom maker, briefly : ATEST
Down
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Spot that's never seen : RADIOAD
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Figure in a Leonardo mural : APOSTLE
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Passage of grave importance? : CATACOMB
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Sound effect : ECHO
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Heavy-metal singer Snider : DEE
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400 list-maker : FORBES
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___ magnetism : ANIMAL
8
Graffiti signature : TAG
9
"Say what?" : HUH
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First N.L.'er to hit 500 home runs : OTT
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Unifying theme : MOTIF
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Good witch : GLINDA
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Didn't approve : DENIED
14
Heathens : PAGANS
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One that might catch a double dribble? : BIB
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Did some garden work : HOED
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Toni Morrison novel : SULA
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Not kosher : TREF
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"Anna Bolena" or "Anna Nicole" : OPERA
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Rock's ___ Fighters : FOO
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Flanged fastener : TNUT
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Waited in line, say : STOOD
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Jason of the N.B.A. : KIDD
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Art collector's collection : OILS
40
Undesirable roll : FLAB
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Progressive Field team, on scoreboards : CLE
42
Stew container? : AIRPLANE
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Appropriate title for this puzzle? : BMOVIES
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Imitation fabric : SATINET
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Second drink at a bar : CHASER
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Element in disinfectants : IODINE
49
Like some country music : TWANGY
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Jerry who co-founded Yahoo! : YANG
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Become an increasing source of irritation : FESTER
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" : INCHES
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Sports no-nos, informally : ROIDS
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Quit running : DIE
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"Darn it!" : DRAT
63
Like ___ : NEW
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It's very cool : ICE
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Heat org.? : NRA
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One piece of a two-piece : BRA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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