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New York Times, Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Author:
Barry Franklin and Sara Kaplan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry Franklin
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Sara Kaplan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Franklin. This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Kaplan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1102 ( 22,639 )
Across
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Astronomer Sagan : CARL
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Final preceder : SEMI
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Like E.T.'s voice : RASPY
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Sounder of the tuning note at the start of an orchestra rehearsal : OBOE
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Gillette ___ II : TRAC
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Apple communication tool : ICHAT
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See 37-Across : TODIVORCE
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Palace employee : GUARD
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Appeal : SUE
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"Aren't you special!" : OOOH
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Caleb who wrote "The Alienist" : CARR
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See 37-Across : TOPULLUPSTAKES
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Provider of a jawbone to Samson : ASS
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G.I. address : APO
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Traffic caution : SLO
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"Stat!" : ASAP
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Clingy wrap : SARAN
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London's ___ Gardens : KEW
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Grammatical infelicity ... or what 17-, 23-, 48- or 60-Across is? : SPLITINFINITIVE
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Part of R.S.V.P. : SIL
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Runaways : ROUTS
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Linear, briefly : ONED
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"___ tu" (Verdi aria) : ERI
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Foot soldiers: Abbr. : INF
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TV extraterrestrial : ALF
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See 37-Across : TOGOFIFTYFIFTY
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Neck of the woods : AREA
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Crones : HAGS
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A hand : AID
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Where the brain resides, slangily : ATTIC
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See 37-Across : TOSHATTER
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"Ask me anything" : SHOOT
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Part of Georgia is in it : ASIA
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Sound : HALE
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"___ Doone," 1869 historical romance : LORNA
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Alpine capital : BERN
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Food safety org. : USDA
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Some prison furnishings : COTS
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Circa : ABOUT
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Official state sport of Wyoming : RODEO
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Wahine wear : LEI
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Bar lineup : STOOLS
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Weasley family owl, in Harry Potter books : ERROL
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___ Picchu (Inca site) : MACHU
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Put away : ICE
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Pasta variety : RIGATONI
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Honda division : ACURA
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Shiny suit fabric : SHARKSKIN
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Score to aim for : PAR
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Stock page abbr. : YTD
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Part of R.S.V.P. : VOUS
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Hearings channel : CSPAN
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Big ___ (nickname of baseball's David Ortiz) : PAPI
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"We'll always have ___" (line from "Casablanca") : PARIS
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Student in 25-Down : ELEVE
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Planted : SOWED
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It's a plus : ASSET
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Vice president Agnew : SPIRO
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Pricey belt material : ALLIGATOR
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Smokeless tobacco : SNUFF
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At the back of a boat : AFT
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Ambitious track bet : TRIFECTA
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Ancient Aegean region : IONIA
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Elegantly dressed bloke : TOFF
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Crocheted item : AFGHAN
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Simpson girl : LISA
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1970s-'90s film company : ORION
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"Along ___ lines ..." : THOSE
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P.L.O.'s Arafat : YASIR
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Goodbyes : TATAS
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Cede : YIELD
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Actress de Matteo of "The Sopranos" : DREA
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Communication syst. for the hearing-impaired : ASL
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However, for short : THO
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Bar bill : TAB
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Fifth of seven: Abbr. : THU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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