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New York Times, Friday, November 23, 2012

Lawrence who wrote the screenplay for "Raiders of the Lost Ark"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 170 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2012, The New York Times11/23/12 ( No. 23,026 )
Across
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Call an end to a hike : STARTBACK
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Biblical prophet who railed against idolatry : MICAH
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Big-eyed toy : CHIHUAHUA
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Mythological lyrist : ERATO
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Kids whose parents fight? : ARMYBRATS
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On delivery? : NATAL
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Hammered : BEATEN
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"___ et Ballades" (Victor Hugo work) : ODES
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Sitcom characters Borland and Bundy : ALS
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Evan's best friend in "Superbad" : SETH
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Box for a drill : SPAR
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Form a mass : CLOT
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Minor-league team of Toledo : MUDHENS
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Mr. Hockey's surname : HOWE
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Keep up : SUSTAIN
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More interested : KEENER
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1960s-'70s dance partner of Nureyev : FONTEYN
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Leaf bisectors : MIDRIBS
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What excellence is the best deterrent to, per Oprah Winfrey : RACISM
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Like some Mideast movements : PANARAB
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Grp. that may call on its reserves? : OPEC
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French ___ (language overseer) : ACADEMY
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TV character who said "K.O." instead of "O.K." : MORK
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Kylver Stone letter : RUNE
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Glance over : SCAN
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Prone : APT
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Cockney pal of Mary Poppins : BERT
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Lighter compound : BUTANE
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Pick on : TEASE
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Instruments also known as mellophones : ALTOHORNS
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He could walk on water, in myth : ORION
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Think through : REASONOUT
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Musician/radio host Steven Van ___ : ZANDT
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White trash? : EGGSHELLS
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Union enemies : SCABS
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Rule of ___ (comedy writer's maxim) : THREE
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Target : AIMAT
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Elementary school percussion instrument : RHYTHMSTICK
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Poster mailer's need : TUBE
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One raised in Amish country : BARN
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It may result from a discovery : AHA
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Make a slit in : CUTOPEN
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Lawrence who wrote the screenplay for "Raiders of the Lost Ark" : KASDAN
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___ chorus : MENS
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Org. that disarmed in 2005 : IRA
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Barcelona is its capital : CATALONIA
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Way down : ATALOWEBB
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Piece keepers : HOLSTERS
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Bowles of the Simpson-Bowles commission : ERSKINE
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Tibia's place : SHIN
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Pit that's sometimes spit : CHERRYSTONE
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Black Hawk War combatants : UTES
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Fright when it's light? : DAYMARE
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Never-ending story? : SOAPOPERA
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Up in the air : UNCERTAIN
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Queso relleno cheese : EDAM
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Missing nothing : FROMATOZ
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In the Mafia : MADE
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24-Down cover : PANTLEG
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Blowgun dart poison : CURARE
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Go door to door, possibly : CAROL
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Void : ANNUL
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Gets settled : NESTS
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Crooked : BENT
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Decision-maker : BOSS
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"This could get ugly" : UHOH
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Nursery purchase : SOD
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Graffitize : TAG

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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