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New York Times, Saturday, February 12, 2011

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QVZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Fagliano.
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© 2011, The New York Times2/12/11 ( No. 22,376 )
Across
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Urban playground barb : YOMAMAJOKE
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___ Cervin (11-Down, to French speakers) : MONT
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All-purpose putdown : WHATALOSER
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Keystone's place : ARCH
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Region with the highest concentration of national parks in the U.S. : COLORADOPLATEAU
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"Don't forget about me" : AHEM
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"The best of animals," in a classic children's book : MISTERTOAD
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Curly rider? : MOE
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Work's antithesis, briefly : REC
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"Football Night in America" host : COSTAS
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It develops before your eyes : POLAROID
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Like 21-Across's behavior : ANTIC
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What runs ruin : PANTYHOSE
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Set of sheets : REAM
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They're prepared for breaks : CASTS
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The redbud is one of its symbols: Abbr. : OKLA
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Try demonstrating that one can : ATTEMPTTO
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Buttinsky : PRIER
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Fifth-century capital of the Visigoths : TOULOUSE
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It's dangerous to do on the road : NINETY
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Bearded ___ : TIT
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What some A.L.'ers play for : SOX
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1961 film scripted by Arthur Miller : THEMISFITS
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Capping : ATOP
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They're the cutest in the world, per a hit song : CALIFORNIAGIRLS
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Handful, maybe : BRAT
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"Ooh, aren't you special!" : WELLLADIDA
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Composition of some hedgerows : YEWS
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Education supporters : STATETAXES
Down
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Geneva-based org. : YWCA
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"I know that one!" : OHOH
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Father or son : MALE
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Excitable one : ATOM
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Nick, say : MAR
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Poplar trees : ALAMOS
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Foster child in '60s TV commercials : JODIE
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Some growlers, in Granada : OSOS
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Didn't surrender : KEPT
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"Out of the Silence" novelist Cox : ERLE
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It was first conquered in 1865 : MATTERHORN
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Its outsides are ornately embossed : OREOCOOKIE
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Org. with a Hall of Champions : NCAA
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Fall's end : THUD
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Variety : ARRAY
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Leopard runner : MAC
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100 points : CARAT
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Almost at the hour : ONETO
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Result of bill-passing : STATUTELAW
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Features of many quiz shows : TIMELIMITS
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What a copier will often do : PASTE
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Seeing right through : ONTO
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Some police dept. personnel : LTS
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It may have a single palm : ISLET
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Sugar : DEARY
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Spread things? : PATS
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Hi-tech "guts" : CPU
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Interior decorator's concern : MOTIF
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27-Acrosses, slangily : PIX
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Key phrase : NOSALE
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Cousin of an avocet : STILT
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Tastee-Freez alternative : TCBY
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Fabulous slacker : HARE
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Pigtailed mothers? : SOWS
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Not rest easy : FRET
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Visiting the Getty, e.g. : INLA
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"Another Pyramid" musical : AIDA
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Honeycomb alternative : TRIX
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Quaint, quaintly : OLDE
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Some TV spots, briefly : PSAS
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Piece of the 'hood : GAT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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