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New York Times, Friday, March 25, 2011

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 22,417 )
Across
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Hurriedly : INHASTE
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Renaissance fair sights : JOUSTS
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Remove forcibly : TEARAWAY
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Best in calculating? : OUTWIT
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Start of a breaking news story : WERELIVE
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R-rated, maybe : STEAMY
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Make thin, say : ADDWATER
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Digs for peanuts? : HOSTEL
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Animal used in 8-Across : STEED
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Not allowed on certain diets : TREF
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What starts off light? : TWI
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___ drive (engine in "Star Wars") : ION
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Wrapped up : FURLED
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Green Giant bagful : PEAS
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She "espied their tails side by side, / All hung on a tree to dry" : BOPEEP
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Rush drummer/lyricist Neil : PEART
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No-name : GENERIC
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Merging locations : ONRAMPS
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Hoover rival : ORECK
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It gets a new position upon graduation : TASSEL
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Scratch : NICK
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Haw : GOLEFT
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Pier grp. : ILA
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Opponent of Luther during the Protestant Reformation : ECK
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"Sommersby" star, 1993 : GERE
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Group with the 1963 #1 hit "So Much in Love," with "the" : TYMES
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Coal miner : PITMAN
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Didn't take seriously : PLAYEDAT
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François's farewells : ADIEUX
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Onetime General Motors spokesman : PATBOONE
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Schlock : SLEAZE
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Used-car ad phrase : ONEOWNER
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Perfumery employee : TESTER
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Where some jets originate : GEYSERS
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Dramatic confession : ITWASI
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Must : NEEDTO
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Set : HARDEN
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"___ ready?" : AREWE
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It's used during an introductory course : SALADFORK
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Nincompoop : TWIT
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Builder's projected expense? : EAVE
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Teased : JOSHED
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Lacking : OUTOF
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Uintah and Ouray Reservation tribe : UTES
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Help in a dangerous situation : SWATTEAM
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Dance in which "you bring your knees in tight" : TIMEWARP
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Those involved in cutting class at school? : STYLISTS
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Blue-backed Dr. Seuss character : YERTLE
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Sleep : REPOSE
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News inits. : UPI
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One paid for services rendered? : RECTOR
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Ring tone? : PEAL
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One-named rock star of the 1990s-2000s : BECK
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Handsome Dan : PRETTYBOY
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Overtaken : GONEPAST
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"And Now for Something Completely Different" co-star : ERICIDLE
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Haberdashery section : NECKTIES
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Univ. research grantor : NSF
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Largest city in Syria : ALEPPO
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Millennial's parent : GENXER
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"All finished!" : IMDONE
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"Almost" in horseshoes : LEANER
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"Wild" flowers in a Sara Teasdale poem : ASTERS
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Wrapping material : GAUZE
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Cries of pain : YEOWS
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Crux : MEAT
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Filmmaker Fritz : LANG
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Exactly, after "to" : ATEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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