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New York Times, Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Author:
Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Will Nediger

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BFQX} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0323 ( 22,415 )
Across
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Child's play : ASNAP
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Guinness Book suffix : EST
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Fountain items : MALTS
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**"His/her" alternative : THEIR
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Cue preceder : PEE
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**Parting word : ADIEU
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Site of Super Bowl XXVI : METRODOME
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Like most urban land : ZONED
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*Soiree attire : EVENINGDRESS
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Modern rock genre : EMO
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Brown wall covering : IVY
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Mathematician Turing : ALAN
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*Indelible picture in the mind : VIVIDIMAGE
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Starchy foodstuff : SAGO
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Onetime exam in British schools : OLEVEL
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Not spoil : KEEP
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Hip, in the mid-'60s : MOD
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Actress Allen of "Raiders of the Lost Ark" : KAREN
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"My dear ___" : SIR
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Like the service academies : ELITE
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Doom : END
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It may have a square in the middle : TOWN
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Seem to last forever : DRAGON
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Opportunity, metaphorically : DOOR
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*Bandmate of Johnny Rotten : SIDVICIOUS
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Ancient land in modern Jordan : EDOM
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Book after Galatians: Abbr. : EPH
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Jeanne d'Arc, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Speaker of the Latin quote hidden in the answers to the starred clues ... and the English-language quote hidden in the answers to the double-starred clues : JULIUSCAESAR
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Half-witted : INANE
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City of Invention : AKRONOHIO
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**Sojourn : VISIT
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Chart type : PIE
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**Social grouping : CASTE
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Prefix with centric : ETHNO
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It may turn up at a golf course : SOD
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See 1-Down : ENTER
Down
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Device with a 69-Across key : ATM
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"___ walks in beauty, like the night ...": Byron : SHE
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Rear of a hockey goal : NET
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Suffix with zillion : AIRE
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Forward-thinking, in a way : PROVIDENT
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The Earl of Sandwich, for one : EPONYM
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Hard-to-park vehicle : SEMI
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One sexting, maybe : TEENAGER
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RX-8 carmaker : MAZDA
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Embellishes : ADORNS
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y = 3x + 5 representation, e.g. : LINE
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Concert souvenirs : TEES
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Head : SUDS
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Participant in a Faustian bargain : DEVIL
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Merriment : GLEE
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Called to mind : EVOKED
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Home to da Vinci's "L'Ultima Cena" : MILANO
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Exaggerate : OVERDO
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"___ got it!" : IVE
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One of ___ : AKIND
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Buds : AMIGOS
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Was released : GOTOUT
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Danish city where Hans Christian Andersen was born : ODENSE
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Possibly : PERCHANCE
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Some pool attire : SWIMCAPS
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China's Chou En-___ : LAI
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Spanish bears : OSOS
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Souse : DIPSO
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Check : REININ
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Went off at an angle : VEERED
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On account of : DUETO
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Nonsense : JIVE
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Cadre, e.g. : UNIT
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Pirate's punishment : LASH
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Sony co-founder Morita : AKIO
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Equine color : ROAN
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Pres. when NATO was founded : HST
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Ore name suffix : ITE
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Poetic contraction : OER

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

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