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New York Times, Monday, March 19, 2012

Spanish-language newspaper that brings "light" to its readers

Author:
Jeremy Horwitz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeremy Horwitz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Horwitz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times3/19/12 ( No. 22,777 )
Across
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From Athens, say : GREEK
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Sharp product from Sharp : HDTV
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Labyrinth : MAZE
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"___ Vice" : MIAMI
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Days long past : YORE
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___ contraceptive : ORAL
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Image on an Indian pole : TOTEM
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Destitute : POOR
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Redding who sang "The Dock of the Bay" : OTIS
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Academy Award winner for playing 46-Across : ROBERTDENIRO
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Backbone : SPINE
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Let out, as a fishing line : UNREEL
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Academy Award winner for playing 46-Across : MARLONBRANDO
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"Can't Get It Out of My Head" rock grp. : ELO
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Clear part of blood : SERUM
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Either the first or last vowel sound in "Alaska" : SCHWA
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Stratford-upon-___ : AVON
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Africa's northernmost capital : TUNIS
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Actress Madeline of "Blazing Saddles" : KAHN
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Lite : LOFAT
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Guadalajara girls : NINAS
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Pedantic quibble : NIT
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Academy Award-winning role for both 20- and 26-Across : VITOCORLEONE
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Vie (for) : STRIVE
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Eagle's home : AERIE
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Academy Award-winning film released in March 1972 : THEGODFATHER
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___ Major (constellation) : URSA
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Actress Skye of "Say Anything ..." : IONE
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Place for gold to be stored : VAULT
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Encounter : MEET
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Large coffee holders : URNS
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Follow : ENSUE
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Rose of the diamond : PETE
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Butcher's stock : MEAT
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Wild West transport : STAGE
Down
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World clock std. : GMT
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___ de Janeiro : RIO
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Consume : EAT
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Lagasse in the kitchen : EMERIL
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Japanese robes : KIMONOS
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Ballyhoo : HYPE
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"Let's Make a Deal" choice : DOOR
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Gait not as fast as a canter : TROT
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W.W. I's longest battle : VERDUN
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Object retrieved on an Apollo mission : MOONROCK
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Clarinetist Shaw : ARTIE
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Congo, from 1971 to 1997 : ZAIRE
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Spanish-language newspaper that brings "light" to its readers : ELSOL
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Author Stephen Vincent ___ : BENET
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Termini : ENDS
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Blast from the side of a warship : SALVO
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Homework problem in geometry : PROOF
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Brunch or dinner : MEAL
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Sacha Baron Cohen alter ego : BRUNO
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Ancient kind of alphabet : RUNIC
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Protein-building acid : AMINO
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Vietnam's capital : HANOI
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Complain annoyingly : WHINE
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Initial stake : ANTE
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Steer : NAVIGATE
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Politico Palin : SARAH
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What may give pause to couch potatoes? : TIVO
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What tank tops lack : SLEEVES
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Ho-humness : TEDIUM
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Straying : ERRANT
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Tree remnant : STUMP
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Number of little pigs or blind mice : THREE
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Put back to zero, say : RESET
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Golfer's cry : FORE
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"___ and the King of Siam" : ANNA
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Examination : TEST
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Anytown, ___ : USA
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Schlep : LUG
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Links peg : TEE

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

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