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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 2011

Showman associated with the quote "There's a sucker born every minute"

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Steinberg.
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© 2011, The New York Times11/7/11 ( No. 22,644 )
Across
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Healthful retreats : SPAS
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Suitcases : BAGS
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Minor quarrel : SPAT
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Result of four balls, in baseball : WALK
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Ear-related : AURAL
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Nothin' : NADA
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"A Death in the Family" author : AGEE
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1964 Beatles hit : PSILOVEYOU
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Part of school that includes push-ups and situps : PECLASS
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Hive dweller : BEE
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Alternative rock genre : EMO
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Showman associated with the quote "There's a sucker born every minute" : PTBARNUM
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Religious observance : RITE
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Illustrator Edward : SOREL
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WSW's opposite : ENE
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Determined to do : SETON
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Ski lift : TBAR
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Somewhat : ABIT
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Family groups : CLANS
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Gangster's gun : ROD
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"Et tu, ___?" : BRUTE
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Is bedridden, say : AILS
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Sumptuous : LUXE
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More fit : ABLER
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Hawaiian souvenir : LEI
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Any of the Seven Dwarfs, by profession : MINER
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Constricting snakes : BOAS
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Chinese restaurant chain : PFCHANGS
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"___ the ramparts ..." : OER
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Superannuated : OLD
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Acidity or alkalinity : PHLEVEL
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Rating of "Avatar" : PGTHIRTEEN
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Neat : TIDY
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Hawaiian island : OAHU
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Expenditures : OUTGO
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Consumer : USER
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Collector's ___ : ITEM
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Seven things for a sailor : SEAS
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Stable locks? : MANE
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Exchange : SWAP
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Call on an intercom, as a doctor : PAGE
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Baldwin who has hosted "S.N.L." more times than anyone else : ALEC
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Some Halloween costumes : SKELETONS
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Kiss : BUSS
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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Rodeo female : GAL
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Drool : SLOBBER
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Expression that includes a lip curl : SNEER
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Salary : PAY
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Brouhaha : ADO
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Sigma's follower : TAU
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Lhasa ___ (dog) : APSO
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Calf's meat : VEAL
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Prayer enders : AMENS
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U.S. mail holders : POBOXES
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Merchant : TRADER
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Part of a galaxy : NEBULA
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Brings together : UNITES
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Something that's fed along a street : METER
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What the Red Cross provides : RELIEF
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Slanted type : ITALIC
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Like tennis rackets and harps : STRUNG
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Where dandruff accumulates : SCALP
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Place where trees are studied : ARBORETUM
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Tower of ___ : BABEL
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Retired hockey great Eric : LINDROS
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West African land : MALI
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Dull : HOHUM
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Cry of panic : OHNO
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Things to hang hats on : PEGS
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MasterCard competitor : VISA
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Place of bliss : EDEN
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Bard's instrument : LYRE
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Hawaiian dish : POI
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Gangster's gun : GAT
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Article seen in many places : THE
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Election day: Abbr. : TUE
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Pilot's approximation, for short : ETA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later.

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