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New York Times, Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Author:
Peter A. Collins and Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 75, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Collins. This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0321 ( 22,779 )
Across
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Says impulsively : BLURTS
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Everything : THELOT
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Southwestern spread : RANCHO
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Precious : DEARONE
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Harm : IMPAIR
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Horsehide leather : CORDOVAN
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Men's patriotic org. : SAR
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Lower : NETHER
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Evening on the Arno : SERA
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Walt Frazier or Patrick Ewing : KNICK
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Some museum pieces : VASES
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Over there : YON
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Danish shoe company : ECCO
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Fraternity letters : PSIS
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Horseshoe-shaped fastener : UBOLT
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Nickname for 42-Across : THEQUEENOFSOUL
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Bummed : SAD
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The U.K. is in it, but Ire. is not : NATO
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Rainy and cold : RAW
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Exit key : ESC
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Willing : FAIN
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Day-___ : GLO
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Singer born March 25, 1942 : ARETHAFRANKLIN
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Mural painter Rivera : DIEGO
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Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
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Fill : SATE
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Where IVs might be hooked up : ERS
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___ Penh : PHNOM
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___ Bees (big company in personal care products) : BURTS
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A ponytail hangs over it : NAPE
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"Yowzer!" : OOLALA
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Biblical judge : ELI
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Holders of frozen assets? : ICETRAYS
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Withstood : ABIDED
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Religious figures : RECTORS
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Specifically : BYNAME
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Largest city on the Belgian coast : OSTEND
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Examined thoroughly, with "through" : SIFTED
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Meat cuts : BRISKETS
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Sancho Panza's land : LAMANCHA
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Yet to be tagged, say : UNPRICED
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Elvis's label : RCA
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1968 hit for 42-Across : THINK
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Irked : SORE
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___ Haute : TERRE
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"I've ___ it!" : HAD
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God whose name is 6-Down reversed : EROS
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See 52-Down : LOVEYOU
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Putting up big numbers : ONAROLL
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Studio occupant, e.g. : TENANT
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Recess rebuttal, perhaps : DOESSO
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1967 hit for 42-Across : CHAINOFFOOLS
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Family room fixture : TVSET
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___ au vin : COQ
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"Valley of the Dolls" author : SUSANN
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It has fuzz : PEACH
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End of many a concert : BOW
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Pull a cork out of : UNSTOP
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Brother : FRIAR
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Mental image, for short? : EEG
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Bouquet : AROMA
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Gave the evil eye : GLAREDAT
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1962 Neil Simon musical : LITTLEME
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Not bilateral : ONESIDED
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Chuck Yeager and others : AIRACES
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1967 hit for 42-Across : RESPECT
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Irks : ANNOYS
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The Wildcats of the Big 12 Conf. : KSU
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Bickle portrayer in "Taxi Driver" : DENIRO
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Stash : HOARD
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With 10-Down, 1967 hit for 42-Across : BABYI
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Suffix with kitchen : ETTE
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Bell ___ : LABS
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Howard of Hollywood : RON
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Like Beethoven's Sixth Symphony : INF

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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