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New York Times, Saturday, February 26, 2011

45-Down : Intermittently

Author:
Bob Peoples
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 39 for Mr. Peoples.
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© 2011, The New York Times2/26/11 ( No. 22,390 )
Across
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Glamorous, high-profile pair : ITCOUPLE
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Group worshiping at a teocalli : AZTECS
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Make airtight, in a way : HEATSEAL
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Shut in : COOPUP
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Light pop : EARCANDY
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Remove some strips from : UNTAPE
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Ham preserver? : ARK
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Red flag for the I.R.S. : FALSERETURN
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Some deer : ROES
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Olympus rival : LEICA
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Big Red rivals : ELIS
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Goofballs : YOYOS
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Italian possessive adjective : SUA
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Gregor's sister in "The Metamorphosis" : GRETE
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Lager brand : AMSTEL
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Band with the 1985 #1 hit "Broken Wings" : MRMISTER
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California river : EEL
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Not too sharp : DIM
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Shoot for the stars : THINKBIG
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Amphibious W.W. II vehicle : AMTRAC
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Decorating do-overs, for short : RENOS
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Pal : BUB
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Longtime classical music label : ERATO
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Class with many makeup exams?: Abbr. : ANAT
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Avifauna : ORNIS
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Routing aid: Abbr. : ATTN
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"She's as headstrong as an allegory on the banks of Nile" speaker : MRSMALAPROP
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Documentarian Burns : RIC
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Potpourri collection : PETALS
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Many a homeowner : LIENEE
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Having a flush : REDFACED
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"The Diary of Anne Frank" Oscar nominee : EDWYNN
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Optician's offer : TRYTHESE
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"Amen, bro!" : IHEARYA
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Spot for a spot : TEAROOM
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Set for driving : CARKEYS
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Needing no script : OTC
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Ace's setting: Abbr. : USAF
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Like some laws : PENAL
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Big dippers : LADLES
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Perfectly happy state : ELYSIUM
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Maker of the ZDX crossover : ACURA
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Man-to-man alternative : ZONE
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Is close to failure : TOTTERS
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Fringe holder : EPAULET
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Certain red ore : CUPRITE
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One-named fictional detective : SPENSER
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Wishes one can get on a PC? : ECARD
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Inveterate brown-bagger : SOT
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Bird-dogs : SEEKS
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Curt command : GIMME
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Country with a tree on its flag: Abbr. : LEB
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Italian possessive adjective : MIA
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Hydra's neighbor : LIBRA
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Crush : TRAMPLE
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He played Laszlo in "Casablanca" : HENREID
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All anxious : INASTEW
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Two, say : NOTMANY
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Opening for firing : GUNPORT
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Melodic bit : TRA
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Exhausting thing to run : RATRACE
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Intermittently : ATTIMES
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Accept as valid : CONCEDE
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Competitive lumberjack : BIRLER
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Cub reporter of comics : OLSEN
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Like some outfields : SODDY
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Chrysler Building architect William Van ___ : ALEN
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Indication of a dud : PFFT
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___-di-dah : LAH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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