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New York Times, Monday, November 12, 2012

Author:
Randall J. Hartman
Editor:
Will Shortz
Sound over a subway's public address system, e.g.
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Hartman.
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© 2012, The New York Times11/12/12 ( No. 23,015 )
Across
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One-named soccer legend : PELE
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"Holy guacamole!" : EGAD
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Gary Oldman or Paul Newman : ACTOR
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Plow animals : OXEN
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It's a long story : SAGA
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Sound over a subway's public address system, e.g. : BLARE
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City with a boardwalk on Monterey Bay : SANTACRUZ
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Retail activity : SALES
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Online messages : EMAIL
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Candy from a dispenser : PEZ
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Florida theme park : EPCOT
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Viewing point at the Grand Canyon : RIM
25
Fabric fluff : LINT
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General Motors sedan : CHEVROLETCRUZE
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"Yabba dabba ___!" : DOO
35
Sicilian volcano : ETNA
36
Hand on deck : SEAMAN
37
Rombauer who wrote "Joy of Cooking" : IRMA
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Choose, with "for" : OPT
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Took care of, as bills : PAID
42
Do a slow burn : SEETHE
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Radon or radium: Abbr. : ELEM
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12th graders: Abbr. : SRS
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Vacation on the Caribbean, maybe : CARNIVALCRUISE
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Kind of testimony : ORAL
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Thick ___ brick : ASA
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"Beau ___" : GESTE
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Mekong Valley native : LAO
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Arctic home : IGLOO
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Fashion designer Perry : ELLIS
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Chain gangs, e.g. : WORKCREWS
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San Antonio mission : ALAMO
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One-named New Age singer : ENYA
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Poet ___ St. Vincent Millay : EDNA
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Poe bird : RAVEN
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Phone-to-phone communication : TEXT
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"Calm down!" : EASY
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Sit for a photo : POSE
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Typical semester finish : EXAM
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Olin of "Enemies, a Love Story" : LENA
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Total : ENTIRE
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Emergency PC key : ESC
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"The World According to ___" : GARP
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Fever fit : AGUE
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Bowl over : DAZZLE
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Failure to appear : ABSENCE
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Mumbo-jumbo : CLAPTRAP
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Powder on a puff : TALC
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Cookie that can be readily stacked : OREO
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One of the R's of R&R : REST
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See 26-Down : ALIVE
24
1980s actor with a mohawk : MRT
26
With 18-Down, exclamation in "Frankenstein" : ITS
27
Jazz pianist Chick : COREA
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Four-bagger : HOMER
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Singer Yoko : ONO
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Place for a flag pin : LAPEL
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Bay State sch. : UMASS
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Congo, formerly : ZAIRE
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Termini : ENDS
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Tiddlywink or Frisbee : DISC
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Never : ATNOTIME
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Pampering, for short : TLC
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Gets a job : HIRESON
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Little ___, who sang "Do the Loco-Motion with me" : EVA
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Memorable time : ERA
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The "M" of MTV : MUSIC
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Completely wrong : ALLWET
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"Amen!" : IAGREE
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Tent, sleeping bag, hiking shoes, etc. : GEAR
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Scat queen Fitzgerald : ELLA
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Eastern European : SLAV
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Top-flight : AONE
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African antelope : ORYX
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Helen of Troy's mother : LEDA
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Holds the deed to : OWNS
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"The Star-Spangled Banner" opener : OSAY
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Krazy ___ : KAT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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