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New York Times, Thursday, February 2, 2012

Author:
Stu Ockman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Stu Ockman

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 5 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Ockman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0202 ( 22,731 )
Across
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Nursery rhyme vessel : PAIL
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Candy used to be seen on it : SCTV
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Like a celestial body : ORBED
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Oscar Wilde poem "By the ___" : ARNO
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Ingredient in traditional medicine : ALOE
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Uncertain : LEERY
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Start of a Confucian aphorism : REALKNOWLEDGEIS
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Man's name that's Latin for "honey" : MEL
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Not so great : LESS
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Arm raiser, informally : DELT
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Like the gang, in an old song : ALLHERE
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Single, e.g. : BASEHIT
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Accept eagerly, with "up" : LAP
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A goner : TOAST
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Dig it : ORE
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Work assignments : STINTS
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TV network that broadcast live from Opryland USA : TNN
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Two-time Oscar-winning cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
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Aphorism's middle : TOKNOWTHEEXTENT
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Draftable : ONEA
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Tick off : IRE
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Journalist Howell : RAINES
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Actor Wheaton : WIL
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Medgar ___ College : EVERS
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Number twos, for short : VPS
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Some galas : SOIREES
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Accustoms : ORIENTS
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Place for family portraits : HALL
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Together, in Toulon : UNIE
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Suffix with manager : IAL
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Aphorism's end : OFONESIGNORANCE
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Beau : WOOER
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Call ___ (stop play after service) : ALET
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"Am ___ only one?" : ITHE
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Terminals in a computer network : NODES
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Minuscule issues : NITS
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Word with china or chop : SHOP
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Cheese city : PARMA
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Staggering : AREEL
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Probably : INALLLIKELIHOOD
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Joke follower : LOL
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Not being such a daredevil, say : SANER
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Place for many a hanging : CLOSET
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Brings along : TOWS
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Speed: Abbr. : VEL
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Guinness superlative : OLDEST
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"La ___ du jeu" (1939 Renoir film) : REGLE
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Music featured in "A Clockwork Orange" : BEETHOVENSNINTH
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"___ tu" : ERI
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Faulty: Prefix : DYS
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One who's working out of pocket, informally? : KLEPTO
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"Elf" co-star, 2003 : EDASNER
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Co-creator of "The Flintstones" : HANNA
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Curse : BANE
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Memorable 2011 hurricane : IRENE
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Sights at Occupy protests : TENTS
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More : OTHER
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Stores : STOWS
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"Pagliacci" clown : TONIO
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Turns : SWIVELS
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Mushroom stem : STIPE
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___ jolie : TRES
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Chicago's Saint ___ University : XAVIER
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Fishermen with traps : EELERS
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Browning piece : SONNET
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Hindu princess : RANEE
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Bad demonstrations : RIOTS
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Prefix with -meter : TACHO
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Time out? : SLEEP
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___ fruit : UGLI
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On one's ___ : OWN
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When doubled, Miss Piggy's white poodle : FOO
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N.H.L.'s Laperriere : IAN
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Start of an alphabet book : AIS

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