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New York Times, Monday, March 26, 2012

Author:
Ray Fontenot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ray Fontenot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Fontenot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0326 ( 22,784 )
Across
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Antlered animal : ELK
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Provided with meals : FED
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With 58-Down, vehicle for people on the go? ... or a hint to five strategically placed answers in this puzzle : MOVING
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Alternative to chocolate : VANILLA
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Musical performance : RECITAL
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Low-cost, as an airplane seat : ECONOMY
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1920s-'30s design style : ARTDECO
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Time of change : NEWERA
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Intl. feminine group : YWCA
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Feminine title : MRS
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Sir Walter Scott novel : IVANHOE
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Bouquet holders : VASES
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Spy's knowledge, informally : INTEL
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Singer/actress Deanna of the 1930s-'40s : DURBIN
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Pinocchio, at times : LIAR
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"___ about time!" : ITS
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Complained loudly : RAILED
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90° angle : ELL
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Native of Cuba's capital : HAVANAN
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Cry for a matador : OLE
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Rarely : SELDOM
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Charged particle : ION
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___ Nostra : COSA
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Square dance maneuver : DOSIDO
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Senegal's capital : DAKAR
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Was wide open : GAPED
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State of bliss : NIRVANA
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King Kong, for one : APE
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The second of the five W's : WHAT
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Roma is its capital : ITALIA
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From one of the Baltics : LATVIAN
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Suffered an embarrassing defeat : ATEDIRT
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Group artistically, as flowers : ARRANGE
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Desert procession : CARAVAN
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Smells to high heaven : STINKS
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Chicago trains : ELS
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Brian of ambient music : ENO
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Not odd : EVEN
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Fabric that doesn't block much light : LACE
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Smart aleck, say : KNOWITALL
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Bouquet-related : FLORAL
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Violinist Mischa : ELMAN
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24 hours : DAY
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Bygone Ford car, informally : MERC
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General who became the first emperor of Rome : OCTAVIAN
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YouTube posting, for short : VID
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10 ___ or less (supermarket checkout sign) : ITEMS
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Mother-of-pearl : NACRE
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Lip ___ : GLOSS
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Words often declared after "Well" : INEVER
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Colder and wetter, as weather : RAWER
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"Absolutely right!" : YOUSAIDIT
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RCA or Samsung product : HDTV
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"Wheel of Fortune" purchase : ANI
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Parts of a French archipelago : ILES
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Cleopatra's river : NILE
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Kellogg's All-___ : BRAN
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Big name in pet food : IAMS
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"Don't just stand there!" : LOOKALIVE
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Lohengrin's love : ELSA
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Beloved : DEAR
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Snooker : HOODWINK
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Jordan's Queen ___ : NOOR
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J.F.K.'s predecessor : DDE
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Where Hudson Bay is : CANADA
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Nonsensical : INANE
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Some office stamps : DATERS
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Fancy affairs : GALAS
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Separately : APART
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___ dish (lab holder) : PETRI
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Life-sustaining : VITAL
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Long-haired uglies : HAGS
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Persia, now : IRAN
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Zinc's is 30: Abbr. : ATNO
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See 7-Across : VAN
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One-spot card : ACE

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

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