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New York Times, Saturday, November 26, 2011

Target of criticism in Vincent Bugliosi's 1996 book "Outrage"

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QWXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Wilber.
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© 2011, The New York Times11/26/11 ( No. 22,663 )
Across
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What might unfold when you have guests : CHAIRBED
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Area : SPHERE
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Target of criticism in Vincent Bugliosi's 1996 book "Outrage" : LANCEITO
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Singer of the #1 country hit "Forever and Ever, Amen" : TRAVIS
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Sambuca flavorers : ANISEEDS
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Two of the three gifts of the Magi : RESINS
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"The Mod Squad" studio : MGM
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Some discount beneficiaries: Abbr. : SRS
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Swarm : BESIEGE
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Traffic jam din : BLARES
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Burmese, e.g. : BREED
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They're filled before shooting : ROLES
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Unlikely hoarder : NEATNIK
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Rich, in slang : OOFY
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18th-century London political/literary establishment : KITCATCLUB
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Airport inits. : TSA
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Big nothings : CIPHERS
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Suffix in the world of collectibles : ANA
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"Whipped Cream & Other Delights" frontman : HERBALPERT
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Answer that's an example of itself : ABBR
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Ghosts often work on them : MEMOIRS
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Rural call : BLEAT
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Teegarden of TV's "Friday Night Lights" : AIMEE
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Company that introduced Dramamine : SEARLE
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Brickyard legend : ALUNSER
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Half-___ (coffee order) : CAF
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Natl. Blood Donor Month : JAN
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Bouillabaisse fish : TURBOT
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Place for a space cadet? : LALALAND
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Reduced : ONSALE
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Show a milky shimmer : OPALESCE
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Under quota, say : MEAGER
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Purveyor of some sour grapes? : BADLOSER
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Bouillabaisse base, sometimes : CLAMBROTH
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Not stress out : HANGLOOSE
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Napoleon is a commander in it : ANIMALFARM
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Suffix with 42-Down : ICS
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Candy brand : REESES
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Stands for viewings : BIERS
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Some itinerary data, briefly : ETDS
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Heading for the first of two columns : DOS
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Works vulnerable to rain : STREETART
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Group sitting under a tree : PRESENTS
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Like some Jewish dynasties : HASIDIC
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One of the Wilcoxes in "Howards End" : EVIE
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Nuptial need : RING
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Ab ___ (absent: Lat.) : ESSE
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Shots, e.g. : BRACERS
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Wearer of una corona : REY
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Invitation exhortation : BETHERE
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Like winter, vis-à-vis fall : NIPPIER
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Trick-taking game : KLABERJASS
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One of about five in a league : KILOMETER
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Derange : UNBALANCE
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One making the rounds : BARTENDER
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Knickers go-with : CAMISOLE
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Ashtray base, perhaps : BEANBAG
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Resembling : ALA
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Happen to : BEFALL
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Mélange : SALAD
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Small building block : ATOM
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Figure in plane geometry : LUNE
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Bear aloft? : URSA
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Bullfighting cloak : CAPA
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Tactic against a net rusher : LOB
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Fender of Fender guitars : LEO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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