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New York Times, Sunday, November 11, 2012

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 76 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 198 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1111 ( 23,014 )
Across
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Coll. student's declaration : MAJ
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Must : HASTO
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Three-stripers: Abbr. : SGTS
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Cut line : SCAR
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Big score, maybe : OPUS
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Leisure suit fabric : ORLON
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Carved Polynesian talisman : TIKI
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Shoe brand : PUMA
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"It ___ right" : AINT
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Pipe-fitting and others : TRADES
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Lie-abed : LATERISER
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Not hoof it, maybe : TAKEACAB
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"Too Late the Phalarope" novelist : PATON
31
He wrote "Words are loaded pistols" : SARTRE
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Subject to double jeopardy, say : RETRY
33
Animal in una casa : GATO
34
"___ You" (#1 Rolling Stones album) : TATTOO
36
Verdi opera : OTELLO
38
Informal greeting : HIGUY
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H.S. support groups : PTAS
40
'70s TV production co. : MTM
43
"Dirty Jobs" host Mike : ROWE
44
Candy man Russell : STOVER
46
Asian holidays : TETS
47
Actress Garr : TERI
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Tusked animal : BOAR
49
Periodic function : SINE
50
Villainous "Star Wars" title : DARTH
52
"Quo ___?" : VADIS
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Bargain basement markings : IRRS
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Casino machine : SLOT
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Narrowly, after "by" : ANOSE
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Sonneteer's Muse : ERATO
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Tiny amount : TAD
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Subject explored in "The Crying Game" : ANDROGYNY
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Little garden guardians : GNOMES
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Draft raisers : FLUES
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___ lark : ONA
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Jamboree attendee : SCOUT
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Bored employee's quest : NEWJOB
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Target for many a political ad : SWINGVOTE
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Some execs : VPS
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One of Dumas's Musketeers : ATHOS
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2010 and 2011 L.P.G.A. Tour Player of the Year Yani ___ : TSENG
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San ___ (Italian seaport) : REMO
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Auditioner's hope : PART
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Burns black : CHARS
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Abrasive : HARSH
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Neutrogena competitor : OLAY
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Cartridges, e.g. : AMMO
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Part of AARP: Abbr. : RETD
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Spouse's sleeping place after a fight, maybe : SOFA
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"Really?" : THATSO
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Wrangle : SPAR
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Some Chi-town transportation : ELS
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Sizable garden : ACRE
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Silas of the Continental Congress : DEANE
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Bearish : URSINE
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Like draft e-mails : UNSENT
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Stock market figs. : AVGS
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Announcer of yore : CRIER
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Doubled over, maybe : INPAIN
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"Capeesh?" : YADIG
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Kahlúa and cream over ice : SOMBRERO
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Place that sells shells? : TACOSTAND
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Like about 7% of the U.S. electorate : LATINO
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Bingo call : BTEN
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Split bit : ATOM
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Writer Wiesel : ELIE
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Title gunfighter of a 1964 #1 hit : RINGO
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Southern pronoun : YALL
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Battle of ___, 1796 Napoleon victory : LODI
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Guacamole and salsa : DIPS
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Name on a college dorm, perhaps : DONOR
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"Gee!" : BOY
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Defense against a siege : MOAT
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Pacific capital : APIA
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Cash for trash? : JUNKREWARD
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Angry slight? : HOTCROSSSNUB
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Assortment : ARRAY
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Sidewalk square, e.g. : SLAB
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The fox in Disney's "The Fox and the Hound" : TOD
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Suggested résumé length : ONEPAGE
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Battle of Normandy site : STLO
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Great Danes, e.g.? : GIANTPETS
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Sta. purchase : TKT
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Times out in Mexico? : SIESTAS
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Politico Agnew : SPIRO
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One-of-a-kind Dutch cheese? : CUSTOMEDAM
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Part of AARP: Abbr. : AMER
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Like a four-leaf clover : RARE
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Super Bowl XLIII champs : STEELERS
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Demon's weekend plans? : SATURDAYNIGHTEVIL
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"Curses!" : RATS
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Canaries locale: Abbr. : ATL
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Cracker Jack box bonus : TOY
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Hand : GIVETO
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"___ Ballet" ("A Chorus Line" song) : ATTHE
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Revolutionary path : ORBIT
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Irish lullaby opener : TOORA
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Kind of class : HONORS
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Shopworn : TRITE
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Sushi bar bowlfuls : MISOS
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Piñata part : TILDE
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Ancient siege site : TROY
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Gypsy's aid : TAROT
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United Nations chief from Ghana : ANNAN
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Concert hall, e.g. : VENUE
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Throw for ___ : ALOSS
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Ball coverings? : GOWNS
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Catherine's demand of Heathcliff in "Wuthering Heights"? : GOTOYOURMOOR
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Glacier site, maybe : FJORD
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Sleek and graceful : SVELTE
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Head cases? : COMAS
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Mosaic material : NACRE
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Lucy's TV pal : ETHEL
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"How's it going, fish?"? : WHATSUPCOD
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Vital fluids : SERA
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Haunted house sounds : GROANS
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Dracula's bar bill? : VAMPIRETAB
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Hired spinmeister : PRMAN
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Stash : STORE
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Briar part : THORN
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Celebratory swig after a football two-pointer? : SAFETYNIP
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Random witness : PASSERBY
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Odoriferous : SCENTED
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Drawn : HAGGARD
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Caveat to a buyer : ASIS
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Ward, to Beaver : DAD
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Josh : RIB
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One of the Judds : NAOMI
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Michael Crichton novel about diamond-hunting : CONGO
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Right-leaning type: Abbr. : ITAL
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Peacekeeping grp. : NATO
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Fruity drinks : ADES
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___ Fein (Irish group) : SINN
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Move, in Realtor lingo : RELO
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Just : ONLY
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"Lawrence of Arabia" role : ALI
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Spanish uncle : TIO

Answer summary: 14 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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