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New York Times, Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Author:
Mike Buckley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Buckley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Buckley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0207 ( 22,736 )
Across
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"That's lame, dude" : BOGUS
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___ Minor : ASIA
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Letters starting an address : HTTP
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___ Heep : URIAH
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Staffs : MANS
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Indiana's smallest county or the river it touches : OHIO
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Imagination, metaphorically : MIRROROFTHEMIND
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Part of a nuclear reactor : ROD
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Zellweger of "Miss Potter" : RENEE
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Perform on "Glee," perhaps : SING
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Featuring top players : ALLSTAR
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Gets special attention : RATES
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Sneak a look : PEEK
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Investigator of family problems, say : CASEWORKER
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Suffix with fool : ISH
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League: Abbr. : ASSN
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"Here ___ Again" (1987 #1 hit) : IGO
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Hispaniola's western half : HAITI
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Remove the insides from : GUT
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Alternatively : IFNOT
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Article in Austria : EIN
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Like the food Jack Sprat eats : LEAN
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Suffix with confident : IAL
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It's seen in shop windows : PLATEGLASS
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Opposite of sans : AVEC
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Monarchy in the South Pacific : TONGA
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Yellowhammer State : ALABAMA
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Very dry, as Champagne : BRUT
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Three-masted sailing ship : XEBEC
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Subtraction game : NIM
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One who's favorably looked upon : FAIRHAIREDCHILD
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Fairy tale start : ONCE
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Dullea of "2001: A Space Odyssey" : KEIR
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Funny Fields : TOTIE
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Harmonica part : REED
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Quotes, as a price : ASKS
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Observe secretly : SPYON
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Trumped-up charge : BUMRAP
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Orange-and-black bird : ORIOLE
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Waist reduction aid : GIRDLE
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Nasser's fed. : UAR
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There has been one with every Pixar film since 1998 : SHORT
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King of gods, in Egyptian myth : AMONRA
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Burglary target : SAFE
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Hobby : INTEREST
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Pompeii's downfall? : ASH
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More comfy : HOMIER
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What an easily offended person has : THINSKIN
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High tone? : TING
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Peas' keeper? : POD
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Be rude at the dinner table, in a way : REACH
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Its Internet addresses end in .ee : ESTONIA
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Theater playlet : SKIT
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Sympathetic syllables : AWS
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Finnish hot spot : SAUNA
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One of a Freudian trio : EGO
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Balderdash : ROT
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Start of every hour? : SILENTH
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Up on things, in the '40s : HEP
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Not feel so good : AIL
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Very quickly : INATRICE
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Andromeda and others : GALAXIES
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Spare tire material : FLAB
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Humpty Dumpty, e.g. : EGG
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Marooned, in a way : ISLED
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Took the show on the road : TOURED
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Duelers' swords : SABERS
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Unappealing personal trait ... or a word that can precede the start of 17-, 28-, 46- or 60-Across : VANITY
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Estevez of "The Breakfast Club" : EMILIO
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City across the Delaware River from Philadelphia : CAMDEN
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Bank nos. : ACCTS
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Source of ruin : BANE
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Composer Satie : ERIK
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Supporting : FOR
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Alias letters : AKA
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Move like a bunny : HOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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