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New York Times, Saturday, October 6, 2012

Author:
Steve Salitan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steve Salitan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Salitan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1006 ( 22,978 )

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Across
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Straight person's statement : ICANNOTTELLALIE
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#1 Dire Straits hit : MONEYFORNOTHING
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Privileged access : PRIVATEENTRANCE
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Holding heat : ARMED
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Jan ___, South African leader instrumental in establishing the League of Nations : SMUTS
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South African with two U.S. Open wins : ELS
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King with a sad end : LEAR
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Response to "Hey, I'm not perfect" : WHOIS
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Sweep spots? : SOOT
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You may need to clean yours up : ACT
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Some gowns : DIORS
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"___ me?" ("Wha?") : SCUSE
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Turkey ___, slugger in the Baseball Hall of Fame : STEARNES
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Like Rodin's thinker : SEATED
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Divests : RIDS
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Something to scan : POEM
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Some dog treats : TBONES
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What fellers may be skilled with : HANDSAWS
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Many a spring arrival : ARIES
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Need for war games : CARDS
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"Well, ___-di- dah!" : LAH
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Big name in educational grants : PELL
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Earl's equivalent, in Évreux : COMTE
44
Shelter-providing dugout : ABRI
45
Like Brahms's Piano Trio No. 1 : INB
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Turn around on Wall Street? : RALLY
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Toughen: Var. : ENURE
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Real lowlife? : ONECELLEDANIMAL
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Schemer's quality : CALCULATINGMIND
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Sure things : ANTIPERSPIRANTS
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Savanna leapers : IMPALAS
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"Bingo!" : CORRECT
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Give energy : ANIMATE
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Now's opposite : NEVER
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Diana with a record-setting swim around Manhattan in 1975 : NYAD
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Repeatedly, in 31-Acrosses : OFT
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They allow performers to stay on pointe : TOESHOES
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No great shakes : TREMORS
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Afflictions of the world-weary : ENNUIS
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Former Senate majority leader and family : LOTTS
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Posted pieces: Abbr. : LTRS
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"Bingo!" : AHA
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Certain audio jack : LINEOUT
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Huddled up, e.g. : INCLOSE
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Expelled : EGESTED
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Some are prevailing : WINDS
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Rackets : SCAMS
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Exsiccates : DRIES
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Core units? : SEEDS
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Cellulose fiber brand : ARNEL
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Meteorological probe : SONDE
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Salsa, say : PARTYDIP
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Option for thickening soup : TAPIOCA
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Souter succeeded him on the Supreme Court : BRENNAN
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It's exploited for its crude content : OILBELT
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Tiny dots on maps : HAMLETS
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Egg white component : ALBUMIN
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Justify : WARRANT
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Protects : SHIELDS
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Arrest : COLLAR
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Street, in San José : CALLE
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Nero's soul : ANIMA
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Not go out of service? : REUP
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Applied sci. professional : ENGR
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Turn-of-century year : CCI
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What April has, unlike any other month? : ANI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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