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New York Times, Monday, December 5, 2011

Author:
Kenneth J. Berniker
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kenneth J. Berniker

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Berniker. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 1205 ( 22,672 )
Across
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Triangular sail : JIB
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Mrs. Eisenhower : MAMIE
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Shopping centers : MALLS
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Shipping magnate Onassis : ARI
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Change, as the Constitution : AMEND
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Get a move on : SCOOT
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Candy that comes in a dispenser : PEZ
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"Ramblin' Rose" singer, 1962 : NATKINGCOLE
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"___ of robins in her hair" : ANEST
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Founder of the Persian Empire : CYRUS
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Earnings after expenses : NETPROFITS
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Song word repeated after "Que" : SERA
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Features of Venice : CANALS
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Counter, as an argument : REBUT
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Designer Schiaparelli : ELSA
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Night school subj. : ESL
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Ultimate thing : ENDALL
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Beatles hairdo : MOP
38
Knuckleheads : NITWITS
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Shepherd's locale : LEA
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Kind of gown or shower : BRIDAL
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Response to a doctor's request, perhaps : AAH
44
Barristers' degs. : LLDS
45
Sea eagles : ERNES
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Galoot : BIGAPE
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Unable to hear : DEAF
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"Fuhgeddaboudit!" : NOTONADARE
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Material for a doctor's glove : LATEX
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Pago Pago whereabouts : SAMOA
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Christmastime productions : NUTCRACKERS
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Commercials : ADS
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Philosopher who wrote the "Republic" : PLATO
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Girl's name meaning "loved" : AIMEE
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Maiden name preceder : NEE
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Move in a greenhouse, say : REPOT
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Midnight visits to the refrigerator : RAIDS
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"You've got mail" co. : AOL
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Land of the Rising Sun : JAPAN
2
"Goodnight, ___" (#1 hit of 1950) : IRENE
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"Carmen" composer : BIZET
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"Om," e.g. : MANTRA
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Doctors' org. : AMA
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Encountered : MET
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Squid's defense : INK
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Despots' decrees : EDICTS
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Roman Cath. title : MSGR
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Charged with a crime : ACCUSED
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It's up for grabs on a court : LOOSEBALL
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Online "ha-ha" : LOL
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Albany is its capital: Abbr. : NYS
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Pet adoption agcy. : SPCA
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TV newsman Roger : ONEIL
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Quick : FAST
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Sarcastic "Go ahead, keep talking" : ILLWAIT
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Governed : RULED
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Rand McNally product : ATLAS
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E.R. personnel : RNS
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Surround firmly : EMBED
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Peter of "Casablanca" : LORRE
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Mock rock band in a 1984 film : SPINALTAP
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One of filmdom's Coen brothers : ETHAN
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"Illmatic" rapper : NAS
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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In reality : DEFACTO
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Mother of Castor and Pollux : LEDA
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Part of a freight train : BOXCAR
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Get-out-of-class slips : PASSES
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Teachers' union, in brief : NEA
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Big kitchen appliance maker : AMANA
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Cowboys' jamboree : RODEO
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Artist's stand : EASEL
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Gait between walk and canter : TROT
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"All Things Considered" airer : NPR
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Suffix with glob : ULE
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Sportage maker : KIA
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U.K. record label : EMI
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Crimson : RED

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

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