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New York Times, Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0215 ( 22,744 )

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Across
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They may be kept on you : TABS
5
Massenet opera : THAIS
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Memo subject header : INRE
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Stationery shade : ECRU
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"Care to?" : WANNA
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"Way cool!" : NEAT
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Capping : ATOP
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Herr Schindler with a list : OSKAR
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Start of some carrier names : AERO
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Manufacturers : MAKERS
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Dangerous place : LIONSDEN
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Tide competitor : ERA
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"Apollo and Daphne" sculptor : BERNINI
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___ Marino : SAN
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Three-way joint : TEE
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Research aids : GRANTS
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Beehive State player : UTE
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Was out : SLEPT
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Choir accompaniment : ORGAN
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___ fides (bad faith) : MALA
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___ water : INHOT
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Mother of Apollo : LETO
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Chariot race site : ARENA
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One of the Munsters : EDDIE
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Gen ___ : XER
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Study of government : CIVICS
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New England's Cape ___ : ANN
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Poetic preposition : ERE
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Place to see a flick? : ASHTRAY
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Bruins legend : ORR
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Kind of well : ARTESIAN
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Mythological figure being kissed in a statue at the Louvre : PSYCHE
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Old geezer : COOT
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Spark producer : FLINT
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Parliament : DIET
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Suffix in many store names : MART
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Botanist's concern : FLORA
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Salinger title girl : ESME
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Scottish Gaelic : ERSE
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Aligns, briefly : SYNCS
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Gym count : REPS
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___ U.S.A. : TEAM
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___ fool (be silly) : ACTA
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Possible reason for [see shaded letters] : BROKENELEVATORS
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Apartment 1A resident, perhaps : SUPER
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Infrequently seen bills : TWOS
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Suffers from : HAS
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Place for an electronic tether : ANKLE
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Where there are "bombs bursting," to an anthem singer : INAIR
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Polynesian wrap : SARONG
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All tangled up : INASNARL
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Possible reason for [see shaded letters] : NEEDINGEXERCISE
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Like a blue lobster : RARE
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School attended by King's Scholars : ETON
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"Peanuts" expletive : RATS
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Robert De ___ : NIRO
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Geoffrey of fashion : BEENE
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"Poison" shrub : SUMAC
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Producer of the 2600 game console : ATARI
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Musician/record producer Bobby : ELI
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Stereotypical K.P. item : TATER
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[So boring!] : SNORE
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High degree : PHD
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"Hurry up!" : TODAY
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Liqueur served with coffee beans : ANISETTE
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Pewter component : TIN
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Essen expletives : ACHS
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Son of Seth : ENOS
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Leaves a 0% tip : STIFFS
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Ninth-inning excitement, maybe : RALLY
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OH- or Cl-, chemically : ANION
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Truck rental company : RYDER
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Climber's goal : ACME
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Zoo sound : ROAR
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H.S. supporters : PTAS
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Rope material : HEMP
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Verb with "vous" : ETES
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Reactor-overseeing org. : NRC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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