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New York Times, Thursday, December 1, 2016

Classic novel about an orphan girl mistakenly sent to Prince Edward Island

Author:
Timothy Polin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Timothy Polin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Polin.
Jeff Chen notes:
Three types of BEAN take a DIP today, inside LOADED BAKED POTATO, ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, and THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS (highlighted below to ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times12/1/16 ( No. 24,495 )
Across
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Supershort skirts : MICROS
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Sloppy smooch : WETKISS
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Airport monitor datum : ARRIVAL
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Welcomed at the doorstep : ASKEDIN
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Dish topped with bacon, cheese and sour cream : LOADEDBAKEDPOTATO
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Swiss tourist destination : INTERLAKEN
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Winter respite : THAW
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Trick out : ADORN
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Bask (in) : GLORY
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2004 film about artificial intelligence : IROBOT
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Football Hall-of-Famer Newsome : OZZIE
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Cry feebly : MEWL
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Like the rotation of the earth : AXIAL
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Valedictorian's pride, for short : GPA
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Classic novel about an orphan girl mistakenly sent to Prince Edward Island : ANNEOFGREENGABLES
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Audiophiles' purchases : CDS
41
One filling out personnel forms, say : HIREE
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Vibe : AURA
44
Seussian environmentalist : LORAX
45
Go slower : EASEUP
47
Gillette razors : ATRAS
50
Pulls down : EARNS
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Edutainment cartoon featuring a teacher named Ms. Frizzle : THEMAGICSCHOOLBUS
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Of the open sea : PELAGIC
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Supermodel Lima : ADRIANA
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Cardinals' home : ARIZONA
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Nacho accompaniment ... or a feature of 17-, 35- and 52-Across? : BEANDIP
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Withdrew : RECEDED
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Trapshooting targets, informally : SKEETS
Down
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Neighbor of Burkina Faso : MALI
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Smooth over : IRON
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Suffix with klepto- : CRAT
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Tamed, as a bronco : RIDEABLE
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Lay on thick : OVERDO
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Pitiful bunch : SADLOT
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Not dive in, say : WADE
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Subject of the 2011 book "These Guys Have All the Fun" : ESPN
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Fight stopper, for short : TKO
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One blowing off steam? : KETTLE
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About 45 miles of it touch Canada : IDAHO
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Stringed instrument usually played sitting down : SITAR
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White out : SNOWY
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Beam bent at 90° : LBAR
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Kentucky's Fort ___ : KNOX
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Sonoran Desert river : GILA
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Yosemite runner : IMAC
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Tear violently : REND
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Dominates, informally : OWNS
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Ending with fan : ZINE
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Make a sudden turn : ZAG
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Home to a famous mausoleum : AGRA
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Word with stick or gun : GLUE
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South American territory in the game Risk : PERU
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"On the double!" : ASAP
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Surprised exclamations : OHOS
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Growth along a ski run : FIR
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Low-pitched part of a song : BASSLINE
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Suit : EXEC
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Labor day class? : LAMAZE
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Deteriorates : ERODES
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Skimobiler's wear : ANORAK
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How some bonds are sold : ATPAR
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"___ goes the neighborhood" : THERE
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Museum piece : RELIC
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Fictional character who says "I'd strike the sun if it insulted me" : AHAB
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Field of Jean-Luc Godard : CINE
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Slew : SCAD
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Instructed : BADE
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Soldier's assignment : UNIT
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Drains (from) : SAPS
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Quetzalcoatl, e.g. : GOD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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