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New York Times, Saturday, February 5, 2011

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJ} This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0205 ( 22,369 )
Across
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Food that makes a crunch : CRISPYTACO
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Means to ease withdrawals : ATMS
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Some Navy personnel : AIRCREWMEN
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Eats : CHOW
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Potential offices : SPAREROOMS
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Cry with a swelled chest : TADA
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Things sometimes seen on shoulders : AUTOS
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Stay current (with) : KEEPSTEP
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Took the place of : SPELLED
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Final : NTH
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Future alums: Abbr. : SRS
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Not just check out : LEERAT
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Allan who directed "Sands of Iwo Jima" : DWAN
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Corn-filled state : HOKEYNESS
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Mineral in the form of quartz or flint : SILEX
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South-central U.S. city named for a woman in English literature : ENID
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Common St. Tropez sight : YACHT
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Jade : TIRE
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About half of all dates : BEAUS
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Actress who played Endora on TV's "Bewitched" : MOOREHEAD
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New varsity team member, maybe: Abbr. : SOPH
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Provokes : STEAMS
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___ 21, Intl. Day of Peace : SEP
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4x4, e.g. : ATV
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Icing tool : SPATULA
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Operations are performed in it : MATHQUIZ
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Barbers shave them : NAPES
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Band whose self-titled 1982 album was #1 for nine weeks : ASIA
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Dramatic piano effects : GLISSANDOS
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Dot-___ : COMS
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"I'll be finished in a minute" : ALMOSTDONE
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Sack starter : KNAP
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Cocktail attire : TEADRESSES
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They can be made with adobes : CASAS
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Shred : RIPUP
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Provoked : IRATE
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Moved to the top, perhaps : SCROLLEDUP
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A boulevard in Memphis is named for him : PRESLEY
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Saw attachment? : YER
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Company quota : TWO
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Confusedly : AMOK
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Things that may be worn by someone sleeping with the fishes : CEMENTSHOES
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Earliest stage : ONSET
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Book that begins in Jerusalem : ACTS
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"Not so!" : THATSALIE
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Nowadays, with "the" : MODERNERA
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Pulls the switch? : SWAPS
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Many academics, for short : PHDS
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Choice word? : EENY
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Ohio town where "there's a happiness" in an old Glenn Miller song : DREAMSVILLE
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Red wear for Speedy Gonzales : ASCOT
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Holds off : WITHSTANDS
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N.T. book : HEB
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Run of TV's "My So-Called Life" : ONESEASON
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Korean-made sedan since 2001 : KIAOPTIMA
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Struck : XED
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Piehole : TRAP
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Nickname for a noted L.S.U. grad : SHAQ
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Issue : EMANATE
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X : SMACK
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Draw a little at a time? : TUGAT
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Common prom coifs : UPDOS
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West African currency : LEONE
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Zebra kin : ASSES
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Door fixture : HASP
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Alcopop brand : ZIMA
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The Old ___ : SOD
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Old atlas letters : SSR

Answer summary: 12 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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