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New York Times, Thursday, November 29, 2012

Author:
Sharon Delorme
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sharon Delorme

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Delorme. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1129 ( 23,032 )
Across
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Whirled weapons : BOLAS
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Brasserie list : CARTE
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Buster Keaton missile : PIE
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Notable time span : EPOCH
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Malaria may cause these : AGUES
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"The Fair Maid of the ___" (Renaissance comedy) : INN
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The library in an old mansion may have one : SECRETPANEL
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Initials seen at a checkout counter : NCR
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Doe in a Disney film : ENA
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One thrown from a horse? : LARIAT
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Peek-___ : ABOO
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Penne ___ vodka : ALLA
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'60s protest sign : BANTHEBOMB
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Besmirches : TARS
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Check information : PAYEE
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State of France : ETAT
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Top of a wardrobe : BLOUSE
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Extent to which you may do as you please : DEGREEOFFREEDOM
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Dragon in a 2008 best seller : TATTOO
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Demanding sort : DIVA
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Certain jelly : ASPIC
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Brief race distance, briefly : ONEK
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Having firm control : SUREHANDED
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Simple : MERE
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Direction in a bartender guide : STIR
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Like Braille characters : RAISED
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Numerical prefix : TRI
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C.P.A., at times: Abbr. : AUD
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Reassuring words ... or a hint to 17-, 25-, 35- and 48-Across : DONTSWEATIT
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It may make the face turn red : IRE
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Not act subtly : EMOTE
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Readies : PREPS
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Louis Malle's "___ Amants" : LES
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Foundation layer : MASON
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Sporty 1990s Toyota : PASEO
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"Take your chairs" : BESEATED
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Like many a restaurant drive-thru : OPENLATE
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Small-town paper, informally : LOCALRAG
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Unlike this clue: Abbr. : ACR
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Silverstein of kid-lit : SHEL
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"State of the Union" director, 1948 : CAPRA
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"Let's take it from the top" : AGAIN
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Charge : RUNAT
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Where crowns go : TEETH
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Night school subj. : ESL
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Old-time bowling alley worker : PINBOY
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1040 figure : INCOME
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Get dressed : ENROBE
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Q neighbor : TAB
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Law school-sanctioning org. : ABA
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Sci. major : ASTR
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___ du combat : EPEE
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Actress Benaderet : BEA
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Place for parking : LOT
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Many a time : OFT
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Amateur film subject, maybe : UFO
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Sign of success : SRO
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Prepare a plaque, perhaps : ETCH
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Ancient land around today's Jordan : EDOM
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Some furniture sets : DINETTES
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Like a mushy banana, say : OVERRIPE
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Catchphrase of Jean-Luc Picard on "Star Trek: T.N.G." : MAKEITSO
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Attack : ASSAIL
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Stitch up : SUTURE
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Safari sightings : PRIDES
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Suffix with bombard : IER
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It might whet your appetite : AROMA
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Some iPods : NANOS
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"I'll second that" : DITTO
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Steel city of Germany : ESSEN
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Drops on the field? : DEW
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Co-star of DiCaprio in "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" : DEPP
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J.F.K. or F.D.R. : DEM
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Constellation next to Scorpius : ARA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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