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New York Times, Monday, February 7, 2011

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 51 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0207 ( 22,371 )
Across
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Quantity picked by Peter Piper : PECK
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Fellow : CHAP
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Camera lens setting : FSTOP
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Worker protection agcy. : OSHA
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Snoozefest : BORE
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Pioneering video game company : ATARI
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Rushing yards or turnovers, for short : STAT
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Cooking in a wok, e.g. : STIRFRYING
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Dutch bloom : TULIP
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Glance through quickly : SKIM
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___ of luxury : LAP
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University in Winston-Salem, N.C. : WAKEFOREST
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Act like a grandma : DOTE
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"Exodus" hero : ARI
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___-Magnon man : CRO
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Ambulance sound : SIREN
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Seedy loaves : RYES
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Blitzkriegs : ATTACKS
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Reinvest some funds : ROLLOVERACD
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Place where borrowing is encouraged : LIBRARY
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Clodhoppers : OAFS
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"Three wishes" granter : GENIE
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N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
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"Holy smokes!" : YOW
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Pink-slipped : AXED
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It offers flexible support for women : STRETCHBRA
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Lines scanned by a supermarket scanner, in brief : UPC
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Met melody : ARIA
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Set of fortunetelling cards : TAROT
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Pep : GETUPANDGO
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Period after Mardi Gras : LENT
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Undo, as writing : ERASE
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Wee : TINY
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Doily material : LACE
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Treasured violin, for short : STRAD
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Aretha Franklin, the Queen of ___ : SOUL
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Barely got, with "out" : EKED
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Like the period after 1945 : POSTWAR
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Wide part of a river where it meets the sea : ESTUARY
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More like messy blackboards : CHALKIER
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Newswoman Couric : KATIE
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4-Down's network : CBS
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Sizzling : HOT
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Come to pass : ARISE
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Employee benefits : PERKS
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Old MacDonald's place : FARM
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9-Down enclosure : STY
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Worker who has people in stitches? : TAILOR
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Elaborately decorated : ORNATE
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Perpetually dirty kid in "Peanuts" : PIGPEN
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In good physical shape : FIT
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Many a G.I. : PFC
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Toothbrush brand : ORALB
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Helicopter topper : ROTOR
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Dance to Donna Summer's "Last Dance," e.g. : DISCO
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Jamaican music : SKA
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Sphere or cube : SOLID
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Fed. electricity provider since 1933 : TVA
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Eagle's home : AERIE
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Burial chamber : CRYPT
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Perjure oneself : LIE
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Sunrise : DAYBREAK
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As a total departure from the norm : FORONCE
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Tried to kill, as a fly : SWATTED
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Rain-measuring devices : GAUGES
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Know-nothing's opposite : EXPERT
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Drink of the gods : NECTAR
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Columbus Day mo. : OCT
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Shadings : TINTS
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Transistor, e.g. : RADIO
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Actress Berry : HALLE
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Parodied : APED
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Miss Teen ___ (beauty pageant) : USA
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Bearded African animal : GNU
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Olive ___ (Popeye's sweetie) : OYL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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