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New York Times, Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Author:
Gareth Bain
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gareth Bain

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QW} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Elia ___, "East of Eden" director : KAZAN
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___ Romana : PAX
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100 : APLUS
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Bayer anti-inflammatory : ALEVE
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Ginger ___ : ALE
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Sports car extras : TTOPS
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Like a boxer before a fight : ROBED
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*Former 'N Sync member : LANCEBASS
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___ de France : TOUR
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Olivia's love in "Twelfth Night" : CESARIO
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Ice cream specification : FLAVOR
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Stuck : INAJAM
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S-shaped molding : OGEE
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It might be examined with a loupe : GEM
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Macaroni's form : TUBE
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Li'l ___ (comics guy) : ABNER
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Pennsylvania port : ERIE
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___ gin fizz : SLOE
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Limit, as a salary : CAP
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*Bygone Hollywood star known for tough-guy roles : ALDORAY
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Where many Apr. checks are sent : IRS
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L.A. gangster : CRIP
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Malarial fever : AGUE
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Spout forth : ORATE
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Assume : TAKE
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Vietnam War's ___ offensive : TET
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Follower of Don or San : JUAN
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"MADtv" bit : SKETCH
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English novelist Nick who wrote "About a Boy" : HORNBY
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Not wake until noon, say : SLEEPIN
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Group that rushes : FRAT
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What the answers to the four starred clues are? : FISHERMEN
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Chariot race locale : ARENA
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___ spades : ACEOF
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Size between sm. and lg. : MED
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___ list : DEANS
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Do the devil's work? : TEMPT
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Will Smith title role : ALI
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They follow quarters : SEMIS
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Child's racing vehicle : KART
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Cold : ALOOF
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*Explorer of the Rockies : ZEBULONPIKE
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C-rated : AVERAGE
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Flanders of "The Simpsons" : NED
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More ghostlike : PALER
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"Sadly ..." : ALAS
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TV heroine in a leather skirt : XENA
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Dined at home : ATEIN
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Small craft of W.W. II : PTBOATS
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Mauna ___ : LOA
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Increases : UPS
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Frying-butter sound : SSS
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"The Charge of the Light Brigade" war zone : CRIMEA
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Country music's David Allan ___ : COE
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___ Cruz (name on old Mexican maps) : VERA
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*Classical guitarist with four Grammys : JULIANBREAM
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Stop in midstream : ABORT
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Ed in Reagan's cabinet : MEESE
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Tile-setter's bucketful : GROUT
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Land west of England : EIRE
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Bank holdings: Abbr. : ACCTS
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Sharon's predecessor as Israeli P.M. : BARAK
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Helpful kind of piece for a jigsaw puzzle doer : EDGE
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Barber's supply : LATHER
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"___ Song" (Elton John hit) : YOUR
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Lab supply source? : PETSHOP
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Roamed without restriction : RANFREE
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Lil ___ (rapper who popularized crunk) : JON
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Like some chins : CLEFT
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Official language of India : HINDI
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One-named New Age musician : YANNI
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Mrs. 55-Down on "The Avengers" : EMMA
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See 54-Down : PEEL
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Itar-___ news agency : TASS
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Budget add-ons : FAT
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"Rocks" : ICE
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Religious sch. : SEM
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Commercials : ADS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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