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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Author:
Allan E. Parrish
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Allan E. Parrish

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Parrish. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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___ pants : CAPRI
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Voting alliance : BLOC
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Boxer Riddick : BOWE
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Director De Palma : BRIAN
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Flying: Prefix : AERO
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Nadir's opposite : APEX
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Quite cold : GELID
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Skateboard park feature : RAMP
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Left in : KEPT
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Provision for ending many a mortgage : BALLOONPAYMENT
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2011 Huffington Post purchaser : AOL
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Sergeants major, e.g.: Abbr. : NCOS
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Amuse : DISTRACT
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Where Noah made landfall : ARARAT
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Big Ten football powerhouse, for short : OSU
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Aircraft with pontoons : FLOATPLANE
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Quite unoriginal : BANAL
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Eye, poetically : ORB
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Thread of a screw, e.g. : HELIX
42
1970 Freda Payne hit : BANDOFGOLD
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L.A. winter hours : PST
46
Snowmobile brand : SKIDOO
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Google queries : SEARCHES
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Flying fish-eaters : ERNS
52
Go after : WOO
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Weekend publication since 1941 : PARADEMAGAZINE
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Pig's tail feature : CURL
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MS-DOS alternative : UNIX
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Late-night coffee, maybe : DECAF
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Helen Crump Taylor's TV stepson : OPIE
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Salinger heroine : ESME
65
All thumbs : INEPT
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Pier : QUAY
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Favorable tournament position : SEED
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___ Kefauver, 1956 vice-presidential candidate : ESTES
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Former N.Y.C. club : CBGB
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___ 51 (ufologist's interest) : AREA
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Hard-to-take person : PILL
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Vituperate : RAILAT
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___ plumbing : INDOOR
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Home for an owl, maybe : BARN
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Bound : LEAP
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Financial adviser Suze : ORMAN
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Mimic : COPYCAT
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Common fund-raiser : BAKESALE
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Unreserved : OPEN
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Boohooed : WEPT
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Business card abbr. : EXT
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Count ___, character in the Lemony Snicket books : OLAF
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Transform (into) : MORPH
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TV/radio host Lou : DOBBS
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Chris with the 1991 hit "Wicked Game" : ISAAK
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Islam's largest denomination : SUNNI
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Jam up : CLOG
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Pamplona runners : TOROS
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Sampson of the 1980s-'90s N.B.A. : RALPH
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Biscotti flavoring, sometimes : ANISE
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Pastors' readings : TEXTS
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Qualified : ABLE
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Cannonball of jazz fame : ADDERLEY
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Irish lullaby syllables : LOORA
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Melted-cheese dishes : FONDUES
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Deputy ___ (Terrytoons character) : DAWG
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One who sets the stage? : ROADIE
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Deceives : COZENS
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Rationality : SENSE
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___ platter : PUPU
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La Scala presentation : ARIA
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Marcel Marceau, for one : MIME
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Got rid of : AXED
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Rapper who co-starred in "Ricochet" : ICET
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Scruff : NAPE
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Small salamanders : EFTS
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___ au vin : COQ

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

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