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New York Times, Friday, February 18, 2011

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQWXZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 139 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0218 ( 22,382 )
Across
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Crossbar supporter : GOALPOST
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2009 "Survivor" setting : SAMOA
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Attempt : HAVEAGOAT
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Like wearing socks on your hands : INANE
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"Be that as it may ..." : ATANYRATE
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Four-time presidential candidate : NADER
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"Isn't that so?," to Rousseau : NESTCEPAS
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Roman leader? : GRECO
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Sci-fi beeper : ARTOO
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Old doctor's supply : LEECHES
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Milquetoast of old comics : CASPAR
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Stop order? : HALT
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Return a letter, say : BACKSPACE
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Venezuela's ___ Margarita : ISLA
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2008 greatest hits album that includes the song "Proud Mary" : TINA
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Palindromic name high on the Forbes billionaires list : SOROS
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Indicator of second thoughts : STET
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Statement of resignation : ALAS
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Peevish : IRRITATED
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Knife injury : GASH
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Touch screen toucher : STYLUS
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Certifies : ATTESTS
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They support TV viewers : SOFAS
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Take temporarily : LEASE
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Creator of strange worlds : FANTASIST
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Unseen "Mork & Mindy" character : ORSON
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Totals : AMOUNTSTO
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Common praenomen among Roman emperors : GAIUS
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Bright school member : NEONTETRA
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Blank ___ : SLATE
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Considers beneath one's notice : SNEERSAT
Down
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African soccer powerhouse popularly known as the Black Stars : GHANA
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Gun show? : OATER
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Stop order? : AVAST
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Slower than adagio : LENTO
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Bird in a Sean O'Casey title : PAYCOCK
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Baddie in Perrault's tales : OGRE
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It may be found in a dish : SOAP
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"Toodles" : TATA
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Expose to flame : SINGE
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Disorderly sort? : ANARCHIST
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Got a move on : MADEHASTE
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Like early life : ONECELLED
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Balloon, e.g. : AEROSTAT
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Early radio transmitter : TESLACOIL
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1974 Billboard hit with Spanish lyrics : ERESTU
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Run interference for, e.g. : ASSIST
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Game animal? : SPORTSFAN
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Evasive answer : PARRY
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Involving both sides : BILATERAL
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1997 animated film set in Russia : ANASTASIA
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Quits gambling : CASHESOUT
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More than a quarter of native Filipinos, ethnically : TAGALOGS
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"The Mambo Kings" co-star : ASSANTE
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Somehow know : SENSE
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Mixer maker : OSTER
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Handmade things? : FISTS
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Word in Kansas' motto : ASTRA
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Fur source : STOAT
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___ Research Center (NASA lab in Silicon Valley) : AMES
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It comes before one : NOON
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Make less sharp, maybe : TUNE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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