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New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Author:
Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Will Nediger

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0320 ( 22,778 )
Across
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Ado : HUBBUB
7
Queen in a speech by Mercutio : MAB
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Denizen of the Endor world in "Return of the Jedi" : EWOK
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Two-thirds of AOL : ONLINE
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Hole in one : ACE
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"___ le roi!" : VIVE
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Danish birthplace of Hans Christian Andersen : ODENSE
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Not that many : JUSTAFEW
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One who engages in finger painting : KINDERGARTENER
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TV announcer Hall : EDD
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"That's it!" : AHA
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Broadcasts : AIRS
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Ados : FLAPS
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Give a makeover : REVAMP
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"Take a Chance on Me" group : ABBA
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Detective's aid : LEAD
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Mount ___ Hospital : SINAI
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One who engages in fingerprinting : CRIMELABANALYST
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Promotional device : TIEIN
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When said three times, 1970 film on the Pearl Harbor attack : TORA
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Whip : LASH
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Target as a customer : SELLTO
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What "bis" means : TWICE
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Tug hard : YANK
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Unwell : ILL
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Prefix with bar : ISO
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One who engages in finger-pointing : POLICEINFORMER
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Ecstatic : JUBILANT
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Van Gogh painting dominated by green and blue : IRISES
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Starting from : ASOF
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Soapmaker's supply : LYE
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Title of hits by Elvis Presley and Justin Bieber : LOVEME
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Roller coaster cry : WHEE
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On the ___ (fleeing) : LAM
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Locale in Devon or New Hampshire : EXETER
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Pioneering scientist Robert : HOOKE
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Reversed : UNDID
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Mixture : BLEND
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Tricky situation : BIND
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Open, as an envelope : UNSEAL
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Locale of a 1923 Munich putsch : BEERHALL
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Goya subject : MAJA
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Lexus rival : ACURA
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Rouse : BESTIR
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Indiana city on the Ohio : EVANSVILLE
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Ring bearer : WIFE
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No longer in love with : OVER
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___ Gardens : KEW
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Nobel winner Mother ___ : TERESA
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Observe with the mouth open : GAPEAT
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Standard sitcom subject : FAMILYLIFE
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Wooden shoe : SABOT
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Novelist Seton : ANYA
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Part of W.M.D. : MASS
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Heart of the matter : PITH
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Book after John : ACTS
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Creamy cheese : BRIE
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Jessica of "The Illusionist" : BIEL
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Traveler on the Beagle : DARWIN
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Involve : ENTAIL
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Salon tool : NAILFILE
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Available if needed : ONCALL
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Bleach brand : CLOROX
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Home of Barack Obama Sr. : KENYA
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"No more for me" : IMSET
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Terse note from the boss : SEEME
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Canadian figure skating champion Brian : ORSER
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Exhortation during labor : PUSH
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Cousin of a bassoon : OBOE
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Agenda part : ITEM
56
Split : RIVE
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Tyrannosaurus rex had a big one : JAW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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