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New York Times, Friday, November 2, 2012

Author:
Derek Bowman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Derek Bowman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {Z} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Bowman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1102 ( 23,005 )
Across
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With 10-Across, "Down, boy!" : EASYTHERE
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See 1-Across : TIGER
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Something that's hardly fitting? : SQUAREPEG
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High-culture work : OPERA
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Crush, say : PUPPYLOVE
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Drive home : BATIN
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Grp. organizing booster shots : NASA
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Like some sweaters : EXERCISING
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Very insignificant : TINY
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Have legs : LAST
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Leather variety : ELK
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Piranhas : CARIBES
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No-goodnik : RAT
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Model quality : POISE
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"Paint the Sky With Stars" singer : ENYA
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"Written in the Stars" musical : AIDA
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Battle of good versus evil, e.g. : ENDLESSSTRUGGLE
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Like many batters : EGGY
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Neighbor of Lat. : LITH
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Place to get clean : REHAB
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___ legs : SEA
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Western phenomena : SUNSETS
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Barrio kinsman : TIO
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Very short note : LINE
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Bogus : SHAM
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1990s girl group member with a tongue piercing : SCARYSPICE
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Voiced admiration : OOHED
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They're measured in 55-Downs : SNOWFALLS
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Astrologer Dixon : JEANE
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Be extremely conspicuous : SCREAMOUT
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With 66-Across, like water that's behind you? : UNDER
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See 65-Across : THEBRIDGE
Down
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"1st and 10" airer : ESPN
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44-Across shade : AQUA
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Doesn't merely snack : SUPS
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Lecture, say : YAPAT
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Whirl : TRY
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Capital along Interstate 15 : HELENA
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It forms a strong bond : EPOXYRESIN
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Topic de Freud : REVE
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Hungarian city that has hosted two World Puzzle Championships : EGER
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"This Boy's Life" author Wolff : TOBIAS
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"Not for me" : IPASS
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Not make a mistake on something : GETITRIGHT
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Land o' blarney : ERIN
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Was like a bell : RANG
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Like a bell : CLEAR
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Drink brand with a polar bear mascot : ICEE
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Equipment for pentathletes : EPEES
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Eraser head? : LONGE
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1962 film starring Elvis Presley as a boxer : KIDGALAHAD
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R&D locales: Abbr. : INSTS
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In droves : BYTHESCORE
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Estes was his 1956 running mate : ADLAI
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Once-faddish aerobics regimen : TAEBO
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Apt to artifice : SLY
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It's always increasing : AGE
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Turns sharply : SLUES
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Constellation animal : URSA
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Tom of "Tomorrow" : SNYDER
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What's used for site-seeing? : THEWEB
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The "you" in the lyric "I'll see you in my dreams" : IRENE
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Heat source? : MIAMI
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Korean liquor similar to sake : SOJU
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Either director of 2010's "True Grit" : COEN
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Nudge alternative : PSST
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See 61-Across : INCH
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Lumber : PLOD
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Hard punch : SLUG
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Toward the Atlantic, in Mexico : ESTE
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A ways away : FAR

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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