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New York Times, Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0329 ( 22,421 )
Across
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Barrel supports : STAVES
7
___ Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
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Attic nester : WASP
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Stop : ARREST
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General on a Chinese menu : TSO
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Two times tetra- : OCTA
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See 55-Across : TAYLOR
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Appt., often : MTG
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Naturalist John : MUIR
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One of five Norwegian kings : OLAV
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1963 title role for 55-/17-Across : CLEOPATRA
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"No, No" girl of Broadway : NANETTE
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TV's "20/20" creator Arledge : ROONE
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1965 film starring 55-/17-Across : THESANDPIPER
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It can go over hill and dale, briefly : ATV
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List shortener : ETAL
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Western author Grey : ZANE
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English class assignment : THEME
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Slowing, in mus. : RIT
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Pont Neuf's river : SEINE
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"Rule, Britannia" composer : ARNE
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Pooped : BEAT
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Australian outlaw Kelly : NED
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1960 film for which 55-/17-Across won a Best Actress Oscar : BUTTERFIELD8
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Harder to locate : RARER
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Put through the paces : TESTOUT
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With 17-Across, late Hollywood star : ELIZABETH
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"Casablanca" role : ILSA
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Mad : LOCO
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Colo.-to-Ga. direction : ESE
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"Suddenly, Last ___" (1959 film starring 55-/17-Across) : SUMMER
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Caffeine nut : KOLA
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PC screen type : LCD
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Tied in a best-of-three series : ONEONE
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Ajar : OPEN
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Message on the beach of a remote island, maybe : SOS
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Gets ready to hogtie : LASSOS
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Squelched : SATON
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Merry refrain : TRALA
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Early Indian invader : ARYAN
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1944 title role for 55-/17-Across : VELVET
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That, to Tomás : ESO
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Bering, for one: Abbr. : STR
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WWW code : HTML
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Toward the rudder : ASTERN
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Bum : NOGOOD
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Philander : WOMANIZE
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Migraine, e.g. : ACUTEPAIN
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Paint can instruction : STIR
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Law office worker, for short : PARA
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Chávez of the U.F.W. : CESAR
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Sound of breaking a vacuum seal : POP
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"Nearer, My God, to ___" : THEE
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Asian holiday : TET
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Cover, so to speak : ALIBI
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Feminizing suffix : ENNE
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Saxophonist's need : REED
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Run ___ (not pay as you go) : ATAB
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Word shortening on a traffic sign : THRU
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Piece of one's heart : VENTRICLE
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Multicellular animal : METAZOAN
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They may be brushed or bared : TEETH
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Fed. agencies may issue them : STDS
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Tavern offering : ALE
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Good fig. for Maddux or Martinez : ERA
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Protagonists in "Star Wars" : REBELS
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"The Last Supper," for one : FRESCO
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How often 55-/17-Across was married : 8TIMES
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Actor Edward James ___ : OLMOS
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"___ hooks" : USENO
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Container weights : TARES
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Nevada city : ELKO
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Heart of Chicago, with "the" : LOOP
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Senators Kennedy and Stevens : TEDS
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The sun, personified : SOL
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Italian article : UNA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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