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New York Times, Thursday, February 16, 2012

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 151 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 22,745 )
Across
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Goof : SLIPUP
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Boo-boo : FLUFF
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Player of TV's Caine : CARUSO
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Circus performance or concert : LIVEACT
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Lined, as a furnace hearth : FETTLED
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Representative's work : AGENTRY
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Nice one : UNE
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L.A.P.D. part : LOS
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Bro's greeting : WHASSUP
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With 29-/30-Across, wiggle room ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : MARGIN
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"You ___!" : BET
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Stir : TODO
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Monty Python title character : BRIAN
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Chocolate dessert : MUDPIE
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It may have bullets : LIST
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See 21-Across : FOR
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See 21-Across : ERROR
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Yuma-to-Tombstone dir. : ESE
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Excuse : OUT
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It may come from a well : INK
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Stumble, in a way : HEM
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Kind of net : TRAWL
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Ones stuck in the hospital, for short? : IVS
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Approval in Rome : SISI
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Medicine : REMEDY
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Blue-roofed dining spots : IHOPS
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"I heard ___!" : THAT
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Shut-___ : INS
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"Hold on" : ONESEC
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Flushes : REDDENS
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Quad bike, e.g. : ATV
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2011 Rose Bowl winner, for short : TCU
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One caught by border patrol : ILLEGAL
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Market town that's a suburb of London : REIGATE
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Folded like a fan : PLICATE
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Mint : CREATE
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Gaffe : BONER
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Screwup : HOWLER
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Film planner : SCENARIST
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Slugabed : LATERISER
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First subway line in N.Y.C. : IRT
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Grab a parking spot : PULLIN
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Hit with, as a pickup line : USEON
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Jet engine housings : PODS
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Imperfect : FLAWED
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Implements for "writing" on computer screens : LIGHTPENS
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Part of the face whose name is derived from the Latin for "grape" : UVEA
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1960s title sitcom character : FENSTER
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Tubby : FATSO
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Gunk : CRUD
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Misprint : TYPO
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Flub : FUMBLE
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Old gang weapon : GAT
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Prickly seedcase : BUR
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Vocabulaire part : MOT
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Get to : IRK
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Rant : FULMINATE
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School whose football stadium is nicknamed the Horseshoe : OHIOSTATE
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Obeyer, as of laws : RESPECTER
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"You ___ me" : OWE
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Brown, e.g. : IVY
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Muff : MISCUE
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Like New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel : ARTDECO
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Wallet items, in brief : IDS
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Lord Byron's "___ Walks in Beauty" : SHE
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Tony-winning playwright Eve : ENSLER
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Seen : INVIEW
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Pratfall : TRIP
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The pits : HELL
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It's not scripted : ADLIB
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New Mexico county : OTERO
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Susan of Broadway's "Beauty and the Beast" : EGAN
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Eyebrow shape : ARCH
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Miss at a hoedown : GAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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