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New York Times, Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 191 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: When this puzzle is completed, the 10 circled letters, read from top to bottom, will spell a name associated with 39-Across.
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0201 ( 22,730 )

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Students & seniors
Across
1
*Peddle : HAWK
5
Prefix with "mom" in 2009 news : OCTO
9
Bay State sch. : UMASS
14
Tommie of the Miracle Mets : AGEE
15
*Christmas carol starter : HARK
16
Soil enricher : MULCH
17
Gorillas and others : GREATAPES
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Manhattan's ___ Place : ASTOR
20
"No joke!" : SERIOUS
22
*Storied also-ran : HARE
23
January 1 sound : POP
26
Intersected : MET
27
Grapefruit choice : RUBYRED
29
*Managed ___ : CARE
31
Coeur d'___ : ALENE
33
Vietnam-era protest org. : SDS
34
Meriting a "Q.E.D." : PROVABLE
37
Article in rap titles : THA
39
Classic novel of 1,000+ pages ... or a hint to the word ladder formed by the answers to the starred clues : WARANDPEACE
42
Columnist Hentoff : NAT
43
Earring shape : TEARDROP
46
45 ___ : RPM
49
Contrarian's retort : ISNOT
51
*Center : CORE
52
Brown in the funnies : CHARLIE
54
Best Buy buys : PCS
57
"___ who?" : SEZ
58
*Place to moor : COVE
59
"Give me an example!" : NAMEONE
62
Oscar winner Tatum : ONEAL
64
"You're fired!" speaker, informally : THEDONALD
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Slowly, on a score : LENTO
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*Valentine sentiment : LOVE
70
"___ it my way" : IDID
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Test for quality : ASSAY
72
River of Flanders : YSER
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*Chocolate brand : DOVE
Down
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Broomstick rider : HAG
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Cabinet dept. : AGR
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Elfin : WEE
4
New Zealand parrots : KEAS
5
Midway Airport alternative : OHARE
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Napoleonic leader? : CAPITALN
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Palm product : TREO
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"Why not?!" : OKSURE
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Thurman of "In Bloom" : UMA
10
Overly romantic : MUSHY
11
Places for rites : ALTARS
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Wrote for an orchestra : SCORED
13
Tatters : SHREDS
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Pro ___ (for now) : TEM
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Drink brewed naturally : SUNTEA
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Angel dust : PCP
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Item in a thole : OAR
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Ship's christening spot : PROW
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Joy of "The View" : BEHAR
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Olympic skating champion Lysacek : EVAN
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Resulted in : LEDTO
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Run out of town on ___ : ARAIL
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Drives home, as runs : BATSIN
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"Back in Black" band : ACDC
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Personal bugaboo : PETPEEVE
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Bow-toting god : EROS
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Prospector's find : ORE
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Brand of movable collectibles : PEZ
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Soda brand since 1905 : RCCOLA
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7-Down and others : PHONES
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Whizzes : MAVENS
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Without muss or fuss : NEATLY
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Ranch in "Giant" : REATA
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Java or C++ whiz : CODER
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Hostess ___ Balls : SNO
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Units now called siemens : MHOS
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Queen Wheat City of Oklahoma : ENID
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Myrna of film : LOY
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Hubbub : ADO
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Tyler of "Jersey Girl" : LIV
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Presidential monogram : DDE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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