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New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Author:
Scott Atkinson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Scott Atkinson

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JMQXZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Atkinson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1108 ( 22,645 )
Across
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"Mamma Mia" singers : ABBA
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Sheath of connective tissue : FASCIA
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Buddy, for short : BRO
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Object of pity for Mr. T : FOOL
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Parthenon goddess : ATHENA
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Sock-in-the-gut reaction : OOF
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1960 Jerry Lewis fairy tale spoof : CINDERFELLA
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UV ray-blocking stat : SPF
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Once known as : NEE
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Stephen of "Still Crazy" : REA
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Suit to ___ : ATEE
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Reality show featuring Whitney Houston and her then-husband : BEINGBOBBYBROWN
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Help pull off a crime : ABET
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$5 bills, slangily : ABES
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Radius neighbors : ULNAS
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Judge's wear : ROBE
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Poppycock : ROT
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"Ciao for now!" : BYEBYE
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NBC show with skits, in brief : SNL
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Part of a bray : HEE
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Mrs. Gorbachev : RAISA
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Eurasian range : URALS
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M.D. concerned with tonsils : ENT
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Backyard pond fish : KOI
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Great Chicago Fire scapegoat Mrs. ___ : OLEARY
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"Just as I suspected!" : AHA
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"Hor." neighbor, on old TVs : VERT
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Second offer, as on eBay : REBID
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Flair : ELAN
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Poems of praise : ODES
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Healthy delivery, perhaps : BOUNCINGBABYBOY
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Some QB turnovers: Abbr. : INTS
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Norma ___ (Sally Field role) : RAE
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Up to, in ads : TIL
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Bowl over : FLABBERGAST
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Suffix with ethyl : ENE
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Got back, as hair by a Rogaine user : REGREW
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Nephew of Abel : ENOS
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___ Bingle (Crosby) : DER
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Think creatively : IDEATE
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Invitation letters : RSVP
Down
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N.Y. Jets' org. : AFC
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Avril Lavigne's "Sk8er ___" : BOI
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Rhett and Scarlett's child : BONNIEBLUEBUTLER
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Firm, as pasta : ALDENTE
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A way off : FAR
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Antismuggling org. : ATF
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Cold dessert : SHERBET
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People profiled in People : CELEBS
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Furniture decoration : INLAY
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Small battery : AAA
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Dish often served with franks : BOSTONBAKEDBEANS
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Suspended ore conveyor, e.g. : ROPEWAY
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Side with the ball : OFFENSE
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Brain wave monitor, briefly : EEG
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Van Gogh's "Sunflowers" setting : ARLES
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Granola servings : BARS
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Black, in poetry : EBON
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With no room to spare : BARELY
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High-pitched double-reeds : OBOES
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Salesman's exhortation : BUYIT
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Daiquiri fruit : BANANA
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Corporate head? : HARDC
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Post-op program : REHAB
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Claude of "Casablanca" : RAINS
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Cookie with creme in the middle : OREO
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___-bitsy : ITSY
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Traveled like Sputnik : ORBITED
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Like Simba or Nala : LEONINE
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"Solve for x" subject : ALGEBRA
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First spacecraft to reach Uranus and Neptune : VOYAGER
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Cause to see red : ENRAGE
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Sat : IDLED
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Comment during a cold snap : BRR
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Popular party day: Abbr. : FRI
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Vegas action : BET
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Meadow mother : EWE
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Part of U.S.S.R.: Abbr. : SOV
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Recipe amt. : TSP

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

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