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New York Times, Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Author:
Michael Barnhart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Barnhart

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Barnhart. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 22,380 )

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Across
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Anoint with sacred oil, old-style : ANELE
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Cause of a scar : GASH
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Physics Nobelist Victor who discovered cosmic radiation : HESS
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Painter Magritte and others : RENES
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Where the Storting parliament sits : OSLO
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Heaps : ALOT
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"Twenty-One" : TVGAMESHOW
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Colorado feeder : GILA
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First American magazine to excerpt "Moby-Dick" : HARPERS
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Wink, e.g. : SIGNAL
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Son of Saddam : UDAY
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2100 : NINEOCLOCK
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Awards four stars, say : RAVES
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Party planner, for short? : POL
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In no other place : HERE
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Tennis shoes, informally : SNEAKS
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___ de mer : MAL
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21 : DRINKINGAGE
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Hall-of-Fame QB Dawson : LEN
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32-card game : ECARTE
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Setup for a switch : BAIT
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Fighter in gray : REB
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Georgia's capital, in slang : ATOWN
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"21 ___" : JUMPSTREET
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Suffix with psych- : OTIC
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1950s tennis champion Gibson : ALTHEA
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"Great" Catherine, for one : TSARINA
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Former Italian P.M. Aldo : MORO
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Twenty-ones : BLACKJACKS
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___ Lysacek, 2010 Olympic figure skating gold medalist : EVAN
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One of the Three B's : BACH
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Allan-___, Robin Hood companion : ADALE
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Alcoholic beverage often served warm : SAKE
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Where there are "many ways to have a good time," in a 1978 hit : YMCA
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Took back the top spot : RELED
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King ___ court : ARTHURS
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Resident of one of only seven states with no income tax : NEVADAN
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Made an impression on? : ENGRAVED
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1984, e.g. : LEAPYEAR
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Rumors and such : GOSSIP
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Parliament residue : ASH
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Pavement warning : SLO
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"In what way?" : HOWSO
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Bargain : HAGGLE
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"Sense and Sensibility" sister : ELINOR
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Bond film "Quantum of ___" : SOLACE
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Follow closely : STALK
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It follows directions : ERN
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Freud's "I" : ICH
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Oscar hopeful : NOMINEE
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Style : ELAN
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Take to the slopes : SKI
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Wiig gig, for short : SNL
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Big: Abbr. : LGE
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Steve ___, 1990s teammate of Michael Jordan : KERR
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30-Across, in Mexico : ACA
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Product pitched by Michael Jordan : GATORADE
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Blue : EROTICAL
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What stars do : TWINKLE
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Boxed in : ENCASED
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Watchmaker with the first U.S. TV commercial, 1941 : BULOVA
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Acela Express operator : AMTRAK
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"There's an app for that" device : IPHONE
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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The Stylistics' "___ By Golly, Wow" : BETCHA
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"Bond, ___ Bond" : JAMES
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Housecat : TABBY
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"For shame!" : TSK
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Flight : LAM
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Duke's athletic org. : ACC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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