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New York Times, Saturday, December 24, 2011

Modern-day locale of the place where the Santa Maria ran aground in 1492

Author:
Ned White
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. White.
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© 2011, The New York Times12/24/11 ( No. 22,691 )
Across
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X-ed out? : SPREADEAGLE
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Something turned under : HEM
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What may be visualized via a bumper sticker? : WHIRLEDPEAS
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Is for a few? : ARE
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Supplement that might cause a stink : OILOFGARLIC
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"When 2 ___ Love" (1988 Prince song) : RIN
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Motivator for Manolete : OLE
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Things you can bear : ARMS
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Suppressed : DAMPED
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Mexican cacti : PEYOTES
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Dessert served in a bowl : TAPIOCA
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2006 Newbery winner Lynne ___ Perkins : RAE
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It replaced Apple's Quadra line : POWERMAC
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Problem with tight shoes : PINCH
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Tennis's Zvonareva and others : VERAS
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Spaghetti end? : ANI
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Old Testament shepherd : AMOS
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Magnate who wrote "How to Be Rich" : GETTY
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Angel's antithesis : BRAT
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Shouts in the 'hood : YOS
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Mrs. Rajiv Gandhi : SONIA
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Without circumspection : LAXLY
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Steal away : SNEAKOUT
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Ox : LUG
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It's metered : CABRIDE
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Where rails come together : MARSHES
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Many stand-up lines : ADLIBS
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Drainer of most of Switzerland : AARE
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Shrinks' grp. : APA
50
Piece of fiction : LIE
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Cry over spilled milk? : OOPSIEDAISY
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Loafer letters : EEE
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Neurologist : BRAINDOCTOR
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Not automatic: Abbr. : STD
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Doesn't run over : STOPSONTIME
Down
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What hawks do : SWOOP
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Follower of Franco? : PHILE
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"My Philosofy" poet : RILEY
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Ranch extension? : ERO
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Palestinian group : ALFATAH
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Extent : DEGREE
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Some Dutch wheels : EDAMS
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Truth-in-lending figs. : APRS
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Come together : GEL
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Stored : LAIDAWAY
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Illusionist's repertoire, in part : ESCAPES
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He "spoke" with horns and whistles : HARPOMARX
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The Seneca Chief was the first to travel its full length : ERIECANAL
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Untruthfulness : MENDACITY
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Onetime Soyuz destination : MIR
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Foes of Frodo : ORCS
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Cake, in Cali : TORTA
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Little, in Lille : PETIT
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They're often sliding for workers : PAYSCALES
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Party comment after "No thanks" : IMONADIET
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Common sock damage : NOSEBLEED
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Where the show must go on? : VENUE
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Mensch : GOODSORT
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First, second and third, but not fourth : BAGS
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Winter sport vehicles : SKIBOBS
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Tempted : LUREDON
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Cal-Nev-___ : ARI
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Annual Jalapeño Festival site : LAREDO
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Sewer parts : MAINS
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Modern-day locale of the place where the Santa Maria ran aground in 1492 : HAITI
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Oaks Stakes setting : EPSOM
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___ fire (destructive 2008 blaze in Los Angeles) : SAYRE
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Take ___ (sample some) : ASIP
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Kung ___ chicken : PAO
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Be part of the picture : ACT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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