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New York Times, Saturday, March 26, 2011

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0326 ( 22,418 )
Across
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Goat cheese : CHEVRE
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Office roll : FAXPAPER
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Ancient "Works and Days" poet : HESIOD
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Thought one can't shake : IDEEFIXE
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Using a large case? : INCAPS
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Building that goes up easily : FIRETRAP
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Constellation next to Pavo : ARA
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Broadway role for Bea Arthur : YENTE
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Milton's "Areopagitica," e.g. : TRACT
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Cagney's employer, briefly : NYPD
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Rank achieved by 49-Across: Abbr. : LIEUT
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Opposition leader? : ANTI
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Hillside landscaping effects : TIERS
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Harries : VEXES
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Film villain who sings "Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do!" : HAL
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Response to "Should we order food?" : IVEEATEN
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It may be turned on a soapbox : PHRASE
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Org. with the Sun and Sky : WNBA
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First man featured on the cover of the U.S. edition of Vogue : GERE
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No relative : KABUKI
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She "gallops o'er a courtier's nose," in Shakespeare : QUEENMAB
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Good thing to keep low on a diamond : ERA
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Diane with a camera : ARBUS
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Biden's successor on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee : KERRY
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Chisel, maybe : ETCH
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Tries to halt expansion? : DIETS
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Ending with fluor- : ESCE
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Tightwad : PIKER
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Part of a bar line : STOOL
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One might cover lemons : LAW
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Goo : SCHMALTZ
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Salon supply : POMADE
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So-called "wand of heaven" : ALOEVERA
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Render helpless : HOGTIE
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Minor celebrity? : TEENIDOL
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Barely risk being arrested? : STREAK
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Italian red : CHIANTI
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John of Gaunt's son : HENRYIV
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Gone con : ESCAPEE
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Using : VIA
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Like thick vines : ROPY
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Ranger, for one : EDSEL
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Badminton goal : FIFTEEN
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They may evoke tristesse : ADIEUX
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Disco-era kid : XER
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Amanda of "Syriana" : PEET
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Performers' union : AFTRA
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One in a dangerous school : PIRANHA
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One-two track options : EXACTAS
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Scaled-back thing? : REPTILE
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Big name in skin care : NIVEA
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Sch. in Madison, N.J. : DREWU
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Brave protector : TEPEE
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Kraft Foods brand : SANKA
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2009 Best Musical nominee : SHREK
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6-Down's far more successful contemporary : TBIRD
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French actress Saint-Cyr : RENEE
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Relish : GUSTO
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Doesn't stop : KEEPSAT
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Time unit : ARTICLE
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It has a big bucket : BACKHOE
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Creature revered by the Mayans : QUETZAL
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Quarry boss of cartoons : MRSLATE
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Pan's place : ARCADIA
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Idle stretch for an N.F.L. team : BYEWEEK
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Champs-Élysées sight : BISTRO
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Typical bouncers : HEMEN
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Some J.V. players : SOPHS
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Beatle George studied under him : RAVI
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Swag : LOOT
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Opened : LED
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Bus. driver? : MGR

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

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