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New York Times, Saturday, March 13, 2010

Author:
Tyler Hinman and Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Hinman. This is puzzle # 59 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Debut Olympian of 2008 : BMXER
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Dish served with Roquefort cheese : COBBSALAD
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Tropical vine : LIANE
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Treasure State's motto, aptly : OROYPLATA
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Andy Warhol subject : ELVIS
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Easily past : WELLABOVE
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Had trouble with, as icy roads : SLIDON
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What wavy lines often represent : ODORS
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"Let's ___" : SEE
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Film director Anderson : WES
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Fell hard, with "it" : ATE
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It might be physical: Abbr. : SCI
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Shaker's cry : BRR
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They're often seen on scoreboards, for short : LEDS
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"The Sirens of ___," Kurt Vonnegut novel : TITAN
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Alcohol, it's said : SOCIALLUBRICANT
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Hepburn and Tracy shared one : TRUELIFEROMANCE
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Aromatic plant native to the Pyrenees : ENGLISHLAVENDER
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Kind of pudding : PEASE
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Ab ___ (absent: Lat.) : ESSE
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"___ There Was You" (1997 film) : TIL
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Flier with delta wings : SST
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Arm supporters, for short : NRA
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They often get rings: Abbr. : SRS
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Brand follower? : NEW
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Refrain from singing when you're happy? : TRALA
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Tea originally wrapped in foil : SALADA
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Plato and others : SOCRATICS
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Ulexite is rich in it : BORON
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Pope when the Visigoths seized Rome : INNOCENTI
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Poker player's declaration : IMOUT
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Title IX concern : GENDERGAP
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Ones with bewitching eyes? : NEWTS
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Smile on : BLESS
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Game with hazards, safeties and remedies : MILLEBORNES
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Entertainer who was the first man to be married at Caesars Palace : XAVIERCUGAT
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Personification of purity, in literature : ENID
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Make seedier? : RESOW
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Make chicken : COW
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It has 12 flowers on each side : OREO
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Overly confident : BOLDASBRASS
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One way to break ties : BYLOT
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Result of a break : SPARETIME
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Garments covered by amices : ALBS
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Language written with no spaces between words : LAO
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Mud bogger's purchase, briefly : ATV
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"Lost" actor Daniel ___ Kim : DAE
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Air Force base near Las Vegas : NELLIS
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Holistic medicine topic : SELFHEALING
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Line up : STANDINAROW
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Simplified, in a way : CANCELEDOUT
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Start to change? : INTER
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Cambodian cash : RIELS
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They often have seconds : DUELS
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Turndown from the overcommitted : ICANT
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Salsa ingredients? : STEPS
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Vulcans, e.g. : ALIENRACE
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NASA's Spirit and Opportunity : ROVERS
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Michelin, for one : RATER
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Albert with a National Medal of Science : SABIN
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List in a wish list : WANTS
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Put shoes on? : TROD
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They're found within minutes : ACTA
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Capital on the Gulf of Guinea : LOME
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Foreign Mr. : SIG
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The same partner? : ONE
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"American Morning" home : CNN
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Spoonful, maybe : SIP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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