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New York Times, Friday, October 26, 2012

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {W} This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Potential misfit : SQUAREPEG
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Darken : BEDIM
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Iranian export : TURQUOISE
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Actress Hubbard of "Akeelah and the Bee" : ERICA
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Abbot's attribute : PIOUSNESS
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Goliath's master of old TV : DAVEY
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Showiness : ECLAT
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Private chat : TETEATETE
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Ref's call : TKO
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Secret rival : BAN
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Santa Maria's chain : AZORES
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Number retired for Steve Largent and Jerry Rice : EIGHTY
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One hanging in una iglesia : CRUZ
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Truncated parlor piece? : TAT
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Some costume cutouts : EYEHOLES
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Figure in red : LOSS
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Sitcom mom of Cheyenne and Kyra : REBA
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There's nothing in it : VOID
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"I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it" speaker : MARX
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Kewpie doll features : TOPKNOTS
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What a brat might throw : FIT
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Display some guns : FLEX
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Fen frequenters : EGRETS
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Painting the town red : ONAJAG
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Crack at a contract : BID
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It can be felt on felt : NAP
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Things placed during a political campaign : ROBOCALLS
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Two-time Italian prime minister Giuliano : AMATO
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Filler of some cavities : GROUT
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Short, curly hairdo : POODLECUT
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Eye: Prefix : OCULO
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Heyday : GOLDENERA
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Four-bagger : TATER
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Ready to be posted, say : ADDRESSED
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Home to Tropicana Field, familiarly : STPETE
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Rush job : QUICKIE
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Detrol prescriber's field : UROLOGY
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Relative of cerulean : AQUA
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Body shop concern : RUST
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Big stretch : EON
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Passion portrayal : PIETA
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Spirit : ESSENCE
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Tale of derring-do : GEST
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Really brilliant : BEDAZZLING
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Lyre holder of myth : ERATO
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Shifts : DIVERTS
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Lemons are often squeezed into them : ICETEAS
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Shakespearean might : MAYEST
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___ de Lourdes : EAU
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Abbr. often preceding 29-Down : BYOB
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Many a Berliner : HERR
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Competition TV series with versions in over 30 countries : THEXFACTOR
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Abbr. often following 23-Down : RSVP
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Fashionable, some say : LATE
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Radon's lack : ODOR
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Let pass : OKED
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Mahon is its largest city : MINORCA
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When it's approximately : ATABOUT
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Dark reddish brown : OXBLOOD
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Some bridge holdings : TENACES
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Reputation : STATURE
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Left behind : FORGOT
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N.Y.C. luggage tag letters : LGA
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Thing placed during a political campaign : SPOTAD
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Work measure : JOULE
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"... despise not thy mother when she ___": Proverbs 23:22 : ISOLD
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Green org. for women? : LPGA
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Out of harm's way, in a way : ALEE
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___ Journal (magazine) : MENS
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E. Germany, before 1990 : DDR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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