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New York Times, Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Author:
Bruce Sutphin and Neville Fogarty
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bruce Sutphin
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Neville Fogarty

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Sutphin. This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Fogarty. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0312 ( 23,135 )
Across
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"Dragnet" force, in brief : LAPD
5
Spirited steed : ARAB
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Bid : OFFER
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Calculus calculation : AREA
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City with Aces Ballpark : RENO
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Good news on Wall Street : RALLY
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Finishing up : WINDINGTOACLOSE
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___ of time : SANDS
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"Miami Vice" informant : IZZY
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Baths : SPAS
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Affirmatives : YEAS
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Cleveland's lake : ERIE
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"The way I see it," briefly : IMHO
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Window-shopping locale : STOREFRONT
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Avril follower : MAI
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Go after : SEEK
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Hidden shooter : SNIPER
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Shaw of the big band era : ARTIE
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VCR button : REW
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President with a Nobel Prize : OBAMA
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Chessmen, e.g. : PIECES
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What a vegan vetoes : MEAT
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Be an agent for, in brief : REP
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Great source of humor : COMEDYGOLD
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Some airport announcements, for short : ETAS
51
TV host Banks : TYRA
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Set (down) : LAID
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Where the Storting sits : OSLO
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Polo competitor : IZOD
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"Little Miss Sunshine" vehicle : VWBUS
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Ponce de León's quest : FOUNTAINOFYOUTH
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Spore spreaders : FUNGI
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Hawaiian bird : NENE
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TV's "Deal ___ Deal" : ORNO
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Hiccup, e.g. : SPASM
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Elation : GLEE
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Like Easter eggs : DYED
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Acts : LAWS
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La Scala performance : ARIA
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One of the 53-Downs : PENN
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Cool cat : DADDYO
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Prince Valiant's son : ARN
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Checkout sight : REGISTER
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DreamWorks's first animated film : ANTZ
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Sot : BOOZER
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Tolkien meanie : ORC
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Bone of the lower chest : FALSERIB
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Big failure : FLOP
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"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
13
Some whiskeys : RYES
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British suffix with formal : ISE
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Actor Lew : AYRES
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Enzyme suffix : ASE
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Otherwise : IFNOT
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Apple ad line : IMAPC
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Lopez of "Extra" : MARIO
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"___ where they ain't" : HITEM
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Vermont ski resort : OKEMO
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Dazzling gallery display : OPART
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Home of the lion that Hercules slew : NEMEA
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Snares : TRAPS
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Disreputable : SEEDY
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Champagne bucket implement : ICETONGS
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"Bravo!" : WELLDONE
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Home of Damascus : SYRIA
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Oklahoma city : ADA
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Staring : GAZING
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Director of "Bride of the Monster" : EDWOOD
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Prestigious Eastern school, informally : IVY
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Does in : OFFS
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Campbell's product : SOUP
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___ moth : LUNA
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Like Nash's lama (not llama) : ONEL
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Put six feet under : BURY
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___ Reader : UTNE
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Having protected feet : SHOD
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Country singer McGraw : TIM
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A.T.M. imposition : FEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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