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New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 2012

Author:
Caleb Rasmussen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Caleb Rasmussen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Rasmussen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1025 ( 22,997 )
Across
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Category at some banks : TYPEAB
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Start of an excuse : BUT
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Car rental add-on : GPS
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Everything Bach composed, e.g. : OEUVRE
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Contents of a flick? : ASH
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Leftover bit : ORT
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With 34- and 54-Across, basic instruction for [circled letters] : DONOTLETTHE
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Grammatical case: Abbr. : NOM
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Lb. or oz. : AMT
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One with a habit : SISTER
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It might be announced over a P.A. : ETA
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Ready to be driven : TEED
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Congregation member authorized by a bishop to conduct part of a service : LAYREADER
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Place for additional info : ENDNOTE
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IHOP order : STACK
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Buenos ___ : AIRES
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Savvy : SMARTS
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See 16-Across : FALLINGBLOCKS
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Opera character who sings "Largo al factotum" : FIGARO
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Town on Cape Cod : TRURO
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Expression of amazement : ILLBE
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Brother of Electra : ORESTES
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Musical effect that's simple for a trombone : GLISSANDO
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Fair sight : TENT
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Logos, e.g.: Abbr. : TMS
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"Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
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Señora Perón : EVA
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Malarkey : ROT
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See 16-Across : REACHTHETOP
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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One who frequently sees Spots, for short : VET
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Bottom : TUSHIE
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Poetic time of day : EEN
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"Evil Woman" grp. : ELO
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Have a fixation : OBSESS
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So far : TODATE
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___ Warders (Tower of London figures) : YEOMEN
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Like some footballs and boats : PUNTED
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Bolivian president Morales : EVO
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"The only way to run away without leaving home," per Twyla Tharp : ART
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Units of sound : BELS
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Crackers : BATTY
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One walking down an aisle, say : USHER
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Infomercial phrase : THERESMORE
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Closed, as a theater : GONEDARK
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Shields : PROTECTS
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Venice tourist attraction : STMARKS
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___ Collins, first female space shuttle commander : EILEEN
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Kind of screening, for short : TSA
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Where police look for matches : DNALABS
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Not for nothing : ATACOST
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The Gulf of Mexico has a big one : OILRESERVE
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Snap, Crackle and Pop, e.g. : TRIO
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Snorkel, e.g.: Abbr. : SGT
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Musical line : SLUR
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Big Whig : FILLMORE
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Shining : AGLISTEN
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Jewelry box item : BROOCH
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Part of a Mideast orchard : FIGTREE
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Raise canines? : TEETHE
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Ends of ballades : ENVOIS
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Smallest human bone : STAPES
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Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
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Cool : NEATO
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Mil. hero's award : DSC
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Spider-Man villain ___ Octavius : OTTO
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Turning point : HUB
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Big section of the dictionary : ESS

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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