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New York Times, Friday, November 18, 2011

1955 Belmont and Preakness winner that shared its name with a U.S. city

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 111 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times11/18/11 ( No. 22,655 )
Across
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Certain chip feature : RIDGE
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Billboard once named her "Female Entertainer of the Century" : DIANAROSS
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Food item with layers : ONION
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"Here's what they said ..." : ANDIQUOTE
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"Dum spiro, ___" ("While I breathe, I hope": Lat.) : SPERO
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Veal dish : SCHNITZEL
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Partner of ciencias : ARTES
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Second person in the Bible : THEE
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Second person in the Bible : EVE
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Old man : POPS
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Bull: Prefix : TAUR
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MS. dos? : SASES
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Part of A.S.T.: Abbr. : ATL
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Deceitful ones : SERPENTS
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Behind : REAREND
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Moving like hummingbirds : DARTING
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Pollux and Aldebaran : KSTARS
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Certain fisherman : SEINER
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Capone portrayer, 1959 : STEIGER
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What's hot : THERAGE
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Flags : TIRESOUT
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Cry repeated in "The Whiffenpoof Song" : BAA
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It causes many people to scratch : LOTTO
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Big maker of consoles : SEGA
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Big East team : PITT
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Cortés's quest : ORO
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Kind of film : STAG
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"___ It," 1979 top 10 hit : MAKIN
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Missed curfew, say : GOTINLATE
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Still in the game : ALIVE
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Simple golf putt : ONEFOOTER
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Appeal of New York, e.g.? : RENEW
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Something transparent : NOMYSTERY
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___-cross : CRISS
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Onetime boycott instigator : ROSAPARKS
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How 1-Down's act was conducted : INPROTEST
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Reduced fare? : DIETPLATE
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Runs through : GORES
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Grandson of 21-Across : ENOS
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Sneak : DASTARD
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Increase slowly : INCHUP
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Stuck : ADHERED
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Start of a call for help : NINE
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Environmental datum of concern to asthmatics, for short : AQI
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Place to get stuck : RUT
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Radiates, as confidence : OOZES
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Either co-founder of Apple : STEVE
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1991-92 U.S. Open winner : SELES
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Wound tighter : TENSER
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Easy ___ : STREET
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Showing life : ASTIR
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___ Valente (clothing line) : SERGIO
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1955 Belmont and Preakness winner that shared its name with a U.S. city : NASHUA
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"Love Sneakin' Up on You" singer, 1994 : RAITT
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How some calorie counters eventually want to look good : INABIKINI
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Demerits : NEGATIVES
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Lead-in to an exciting announcement : GREATNEWS
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Paraphrase : RESTATE
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Duds : TOGGERY
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Usher, e.g. : SEATER
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Visit, as a site, with "to" : LOGON
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Hockey East town : ORONO
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Venerated symbol : TOTEM
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More chalky : PALER
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Schedule : SLOT
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Fashion designer Jacobs : MARC
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Suffix with solid : IFY
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Rejections : NOS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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