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New York Times, Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Author:
Aimee Lucido
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Aimee Lucido

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Lucido. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 22,666 )
Across
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LPs and 45s : DISCS
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Cools, as drinks : ICES
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Traffic components : CARS
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With 5-Down, where "Quiet!" is often yelled : ONTHE
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"Not guilty," e.g. : PLEA
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Eye part : UVEA
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Like some stickers : SCRATCHANDSNIFF
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Spicy cuisine : THAI
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Sweetie : HON
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Make fun of : TEASE
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Enemy of Spider-Man : GREENGOBLIN
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Identify in a Facebook photo : TAG
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Source of stress for a coll. senior : GRE
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Where shingles go : ROOF
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Mea ___ : CULPA
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Pants part : HEM
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Cutlass or Delta 88 : OLDS
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Navigation aid for Hansel and Gretel : BREADCRUMBTRAIL
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Tale : YARN
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Thumbs-up vote : AYE
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Card game of Spanish origin : OMBRE
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Almanac contents : DATA
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Not Rep. or Ind. : DEM
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Wood in archery bows : YEW
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Degrees of separation in a Hollywood parlor game : BACONNUMBER
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Building made of bricks : ADOBE
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Branch : ARM
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Branch : LIMB
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1976 Abba song ... or a hint to the starts of 17-, 23-, 38- and 50-Across : MONEYMONEYMONEY
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Prime draft status : ONEA
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Possesses : OWNS
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Probably will, after "is" : APTTO
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Deborah of "The King and I" : KERR
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Bygone Tunisian V.I.P.'s : DEYS
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"Get clean" program : REHAB
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"O mighty Caesar! ___ thou lie so low?": Shak. : DOST
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Move slowly : INCH
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One finishing a marathon in eight hours, say : STRAGGLER
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Leader of a meeting : CHAIR
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See 14-Across : SET
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"There's an app for that" device : IPHONE
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Trolley sound : CLANG
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Day's end, to a poet : EEN
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Downcast : SAD
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Writing with wedges and such : CUNEIFORM
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Birdlike : AVIAN
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Ones dressed in stripes, for short : REFS
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Secure : SAFE
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Often-impersonated diva : CHER
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Normandy battle site : STLO
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"Gosh almighty!" : EGAD
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Utah city : OREM
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Crash and burn : BOMB
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Franchise offering "soft serve" and "hand scooped" : TCBY
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Subtle glow : AURA
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Chinese zoo attraction : PANDABEAR
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Color : HUE
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Feature of the ancient palace of Minos at Knossos : LABYRINTH
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Urgent : DIRE
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Large amount : SLEW
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Ancient Roman censor : CATO
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Actress Meg : RYAN
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Tut's resting place : TOMB
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___-deucy (backgammon variety) : ACEY
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Compulsion by threat : DURESS
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TV award : EMMY
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Screwup : BONER
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Mrs. Doubtfire, e.g. : NANNY
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Run to Las Vegas, perhaps : ELOPE
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Crazedly : AMOK
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Finished : DONE
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Self-referential, in modern lingo : META
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Like many restaurants without a liquor lic. : BYOB
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Like some '60s fashion : MOD
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Run a tab : OWE
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Disfigure : MAR

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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