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New York Times, Monday, November 26, 2012

Financial reserves for later years, in brief

Author:
Ed Sessa
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Edward Sessa

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Sessa. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times11/26/12 ( No. 23,029 )
Across
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Dull-colored : DRAB
5
Financial reserves for later years, in brief : IRAS
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Von ___ family ("The Sound of Music" group) : TRAPP
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Wife of Charlie Chaplin : OONA
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Top of the Capitol : DOME
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Floor machine : WAXER
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Fish propellers : FINS
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Of a church flock : LAIC
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Chilling, as Champagne : ONICE
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Pancakes : FLATTENSOUT
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Firmament : SKY
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What a barber must cut around : EAR
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Escargot : SNAIL
27
Wee-hours periods, for short : AMS
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Salsa or guacamole : DIP
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Denigrates : DEMEANS
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Rolaids competitor : TUMS
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Chaz's mother : CHER
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Spooky : EERIE
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Waffles : BLOWSHOTANDCOLD
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Rarely visited room : ATTIC
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Western alliance since 1949 : NATO
46
One of 18 on a golf course : HOLE
47
Reason for a 10th inning, say : TIEGAME
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Finish : END
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Feb. follower : MAR
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Large amounts of bacon : SLABS
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Walton of Walmart : SAM
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Ave. intersectors : STS
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French toast : AVOTRESANTE
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Bananalike fruit : PAPAW
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Algerian port : ORAN
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Give everyone a hand : DEAL
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Wahine's greeting : ALOHA
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F sharp major and others : KEYS
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Bordeaux buddies : AMIS
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Change the price on : RETAG
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Popeye's ___' Pea : SWEE
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Distinctive Marilyn Monroe facial feature : MOLE
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Remove, as a hat : DOFF
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Stir up : ROIL
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She was the "I" in "The King and I" : ANNA
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Moisten, as a turkey : BASTE
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Leisure class : IDLERICH
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Horse color : ROAN
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Not quite right : AMISS
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Inferior : SECONDRATE
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Cheated on, romantically : TWOTIMED
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Sought office : RAN
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Line of rotation : AXIS
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Amount for Peter Piper : PECK
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Rabbits, to eagles, e.g. : PREY
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Wee bit : TAD
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Dubai's federation: Abbr. : UAE
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Bloodsucker : LEECH
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Up, in baseball : ATBAT
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Prefix with task : MULTI
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Struck down, biblically : SMOTE
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Obsolescent directories : PHONEBOOKS
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Virginia Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
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Nabisco's ___ wafers : NILLA
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Passover supper : SEDER
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Big swallows : SWIGS
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Greek vowel : ETA
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Scamp : SCALAWAG
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Gobbledygook : NONSENSE
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Dallas cager, for short : MAV
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"Law & Order" figs. : DAS
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Scatter, as seeds : STREW
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"___, I'm Adam" : MADAM
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Trade punches in training : SPAR
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Scheherazade offering : TALE
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Good name for a Dalmatian : SPOT
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Funny Martha of old TV : RAYE
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Pixar's "Finding ___" : NEMO
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Homophone for 57-Down : TAIL
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"If all ___ fails ..." : ELSE
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"I see it now!" : AHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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