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New York Times, Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 151 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

The six És with acute accents work both Across and Down. Patrick Merrell did something similar with Ñs.

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O
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D
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C
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R
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U
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B
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P
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L
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C
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C
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H
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R
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T
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C
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T
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T
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K
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R
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M
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H
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A
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L
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P
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D
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O
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V
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N
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D
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D
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R
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1121 ( 23,024 )
Across
1
Atypical : ODD
4
Bit : CRUMB
9
Ballet dips : PLIES
14
Once called : NEE
15
Skater Sonja : HENIE
16
Station wagon rear door feature : LATCH
17
Fraternity letter : ETA
18
Open courts : ATRIA
19
Light on one's feet : AGILE
20
Kind of party : HEN
21
German "never" : NIE
22
TV drama featuring Ted Danson as D. B. Russell : CSI
24
MS. enclosure : SAE
25
Maddens : ENRAGES
27
Submits : HANDSIN
29
"Three Men in ___" ("Our Gang" short) : ATUB
30
Popular perfume : TABU
32
Golfer McIlroy who won the 2011 U.S. Open : RORY
33
Starts over, in a way : RESETS
36
Good-looker : CUTEY
38
Short rebuke : TSK
39
Items in a personnel director's in-box : RESUMES
41
___ Jordan, real name of the Green Lantern : HAL
44
Grand ___ : HYATT
45
Israeli, e.g. : SEMITE
47
Snow ___ : PEAS
50
Paucity : NEED
52
___ Candy, "Wonder Woman" character : ETTA
53
Strange things : EXOTICA
55
What circles in a Venn diagram do : OVERLAP
58
Network with more than 900 stations : NPR
59
Party person?: Abbr. : DEM
60
Straightaway : NOW
61
Distant : ICY
62
Out-and-out : TOTAL
64
Sore, and more : IRATE
66
___-goat : SHE
67
"Hey Jude" vis-à-vis "Revolution," e.g. : ASIDE
68
Man-___ : EATER
69
Leoni of "Tower Heist" : TEA
70
Set designer's interest : DECOR
71
Orchestra grouping : REEDS
72
Byelorussia, e.g.: Abbr. : SSR
Down
1
2003 Celine Dion album : ONEHEART
2
Periods of de-escalation, perhaps : DETENTES
3
U.S. secretary of state tied for the second-longest time in office : DEANRUSK
4
Former tennis star Michael : CHANG
5
Fix, as laces : RETIE
6
Rioting : UNREST
7
Early 11th-century year : MII
8
Person likely to have a good tan : BEACHBUM
9
Bagel choice : PLAIN
10
Audio problem : LAG
11
"Yes" : ITISSO
12
Patisserie treat : ECLAIR
13
Lustrous : SHEENY
23
Pan-fries : SAUTES
26
Five-spot : ABE
28
Like some wit : DRY
31
___ accent, mark used symmetrically six times in this puzzle's solution : ACUTE
34
Sample : TRY
35
Hand-holding event : SEANCE
37
Indianapolis-to-Cincinnati dir. : ESE
40
More deserving of an R rating, say : STEAMIER
41
Targets appear on them : HITLISTS
42
Some cases : ATTACHES
43
2012, for one : LEAPYEAR
44
33rd prez : HST
46
Outlet for une rivière : MER
47
Basketball squad, e.g. : PENTAD
48
Piece of hard-hitting journalism : EXPOSE
49
___ valve : AORTIC
51
Fund-raiser's request : DONATE
54
Thumb twiddler : IDLER
56
Made an X, maybe : VOTED
57
Servers at some restaurants : EWERS
63
Stir : ADO
65
"Norma ___" : RAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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