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New York Times, Friday, November 9, 2012

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {FJKWXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1109 ( 23,012 )

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Across
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He said "I don't want my album coming out with a G rating. Nobody would buy it" : OSMOND
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Bomb's opposite : SMASHHIT
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It typically has a ribbon around its crown : BOATER
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Fudge ingredient in "The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook" : HASHEESH
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Temporary spear : ICICLE
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Wave recipient? : OUTEREAR
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See 61-Down : TIN
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Encumbered : LADEN
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Places for stumpers : PODIA
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Fox Sports reporter Oliver and others : PAMS
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They have flat tops : MESAS
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Radio host Boortz : NEAL
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Pribilof Islands resident : ALEUT
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Aid in planning a 35-Across : ATLAS
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___ Express (intl. shipper) : DHL
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India leads the world in its production : GINGER
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See 30-Across : ROUTE
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Where chromosomes gather between poles during mitosis : EQUATORIALPLANE
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Like X, XX or XXX : ROMAN
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Hanger at a graduation : TASSEL
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French vineyard : CRU
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Greeting to a rider, maybe : NEIGH
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One-named actor from Tel Aviv : TOPOL
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Be a drifter : ROVE
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How actors come in : ONCUE
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Title French orphan of film : LILI
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Carry ___ : ATUNE
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Conspiracy : CABAL
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Copy from CD to PC : RIP
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Top place to get sunburned? : BALDSPOT
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Wordsmith's resource : ROGETS
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Einstein : BRAINIAC
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Can't take : LOATHE
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Dentist's #6 and #11 : EYETEETH
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Give some relief : EMBOSS
Down
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Where to find departure info? : OBITPAGE
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Low figure for a nerd : SOCIALIQ
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Starting point of a phone tree : MAINMENU
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Like many drugs, briefly : OTC
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Dudley's love, in cartoons : NELL
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What an alarm may interrupt : DREAM
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Fielder's dramatic play : SHOESTRINGCATCH
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Hawaiian smoker : MAUNALOA
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Bermuda setting: Abbr. : AST
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"Old ___" (country music classic) : SHEP
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Wading fisher : HERON
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Like many warnings : HEEDED
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"Unto us a son is given" source : ISAIAH
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Bondage : THRALL
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Weed eliminator, for short? : DEA
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Toots : SUGAR
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River waterfall : SAULT
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Montana or Idaho river : TETON
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Green dresser's honoree, briefly : STPAT
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Letter after Quebec in a radio alphabet : ROMEO
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___ de México (Mexico City daily) : ELSOL
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It may be worn in the shower : RAINCOAT
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Seek : ASPIRETO
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Stone Age tools : NEOLITHS
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Some quotation marks : ELLIPSES
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Athlete-turned-actor Buster : CRABBE
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Like old-fashioned phones : ROTARY
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Hangers near tongues : UVULAE
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Many a layover locale : HUB
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Split : ENDIT
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Combs of Murderers' Row : EARLE
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Bygone laborer : ESNE
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Machine worked in "Norma Rae" : LOOM
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With 19-Across, item for many cobblers : PIE
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Rap : GAB

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

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