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New York Times, Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Author:
C. W. Stewart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Carolyn W. Stewart

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKXZ} This is puzzle # 14 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Kitty cries : MEWS
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Architect's handiwork : PLAN
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Lots and lots : SCADS
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Indian housemaid : AMAH
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Hefty volume : TOME
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Women's area in a palace : HAREM
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LEM maker : NASA
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It measures less than 90º : ACUTEANGLE
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Church's percentage : TITHE
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Silk-producing region of India : ASSAM
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Jed Clampett's find on "The Beverly Hillbillies" : OIL
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Stein filler : ALE
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Say "nay" to : VOTEAGAINST
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Fred's dancing sister : ADELE
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Act the pawnbroker : LEND
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Cheapest in a line : LOWEND
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Part of r.p.m. : PER
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Lay eyes on : ESPY
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Nautical "Stop!" : AVAST
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Milk amts. : QTS
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Tartar sauce morsel : CAPER
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"Please?" : MAYI
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Greyhound, e.g. : BUS
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Hoaxes : PUTONS
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Cousin of an emu : RHEA
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Plumed wader : EGRET
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One who was detained, maybe : LATEARRIVAL
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Kimono accessory : OBI
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"___ on parle français" : ICI
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Feature of many a greeting card : VERSE
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Keepers of jewels : SAFES
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Old TV antenna : RABBITEARS
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"___ be a cold day in ..." : ITLL
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Little green man? : ALIEN
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Do some high-tech surgery on : LASE
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Allot, with "out" : METE
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Some teen talk : SLANG
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Garbage hauler : SCOW
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Mouth off to : SASS
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Powerful ray : MANTA
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iPhone capability : EMAIL
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Shrivel to nothing : WASTEAWAY
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Deposed Iranian ruler : SHAH
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Bake sale org. : PTA
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Track down : LOCATE
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Tickle pink : AMUSE
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Income statement figure : NETSALES
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Tribal healer : SHAMAN
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Pokey : CAN
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Most common inert gas in the atmosphere : ARGON
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Places to get Reubens : DELIS
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Remove impurities from : SMELT
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Raring to go : EAGER
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Part of a meet : EVENT
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Long in the tooth : OLD
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Cook up, so to speak : IDEATE
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Tennessee Williams "streetcar" : DESIRE
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Skedaddle : LAM
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Lab eggs : OVA
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Milk amts. : PTS
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4 p.m. British refreshment ... or what can be found in 18-, 25-, 47- and 58-Across and 3-Down? : SPOTOFTEA
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International writers' org. with appropriate initials : PEN
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Soph. and jr. : YRS
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Heated exchanges : QUARRELS
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Biceps-strengthening exercises : CURLS
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Special Forces cap : BERET
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Masters org. : PGA
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In possession of : HAVING
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To a great extent : EVERSO
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Turkish money : LIRAS
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"Can't talk now ... I'm expecting ___" : ACALL
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Neighbor of the fibula : TIBIA
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Hayes or Newton : ISAAC
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Sings out loudly : BELTS
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Cays : ISLES
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Aligns the crosshairs : AIMS
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Gridder Roethlisberger : BEN
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Use a Singer : SEW

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

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