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New York Times, Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJX} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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"___ you serious?" : ARE
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Equilateral quadrilateral : SQUARE
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Went like the dickens : SPED
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Former Yankee pitcher and coach Stottlemyre : MEL
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Had dinner : SUPPED
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Hammy "Now I see!" : AHSO
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Tatyana of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" : ALI
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Like the Canadian flag ... and a hint to the first names of 24- and 48-Across : REDANDWHITE
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Number on a tag : SIZE
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Where Orvieto can be found : BAR
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The N.F.L.'s Papa Bear : HALAS
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1939 role for 57-Across, for which she won a 38-Across : SCARLETTOHARA
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Go like the dickens : RACE
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Kim of "NYPD Blue" : DELANEY
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Fancy neckwear : ASCOT
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Nothing more than : MERE
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Paternity confirmer : DNA
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Eight the hard way, e.g. : ROLL
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See 24- and 48-Across : OSCAR
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Fox News star : BECK
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CBS show set in Las Vegas : CSI
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Breyers alternative : EDYS
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Challenges : DARES
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Town that failed to pay the piper : HAMELIN
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Ralph who was the 1974 N.L. batting champ : GARR
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1951 role for 57-Across, for which she won a 38-Across : BLANCHEDUBOIS
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"Not me" : IDONT
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"___ Fool to Want You" : IMA
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Miss from Mex. : SRTA
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See 24- and 48-Across : VIVIENLEIGH
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Big tractor, informally : CAT
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Follower of "for ever and ever" : AMEN
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Kim who sang "Bette Davis Eyes" : CARNES
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___ king : ALA
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Emperor who married his stepsister : NERO
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Woodwind player : OBOIST
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Dict. offering : SYN
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Pile up : AMASS
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Excavated item : RELIC
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Henry's tutee : ELIZA
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Lith. or Est., once : SSR
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Its flag sports four fleurs-de-lis : QUEBEC
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Modernize : UPDATE
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Disconnected : APART
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Cartoon pooch : REN
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Former "Tonight Show" announcer Hall : EDD
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Most of Mali : SAHARA
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Fool around : PHILANDER
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This, to Picasso : ESTA
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They might bring in a few bucks : DOES
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Starbuck's quarry : WHALE
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"Captain Blood" star Flynn : ERROL
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Atlas fig. : LAT
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Old music halls : ODEA
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Frau's mate : HERR
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Suffix with confer : ENCE
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Shaggy Tibetans : YAKS
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Eyebrow shape : ARCH
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Slugger Sammy : SOSA
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Traverse, as a mountain ridge : CLIMBOVER
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Hosts, for short : MCS
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Husband of Frigg : ODIN
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Lip-___ : SYNC
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Digs : BARBS
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Make ecstatic : ELATE
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Actress Joanne : DRU
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Meteorological phenomenon : ELNINO
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Early Cape Canaveral program : GEMINI
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"Make hay while the sun shines" and others : ADAGES
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Sacred: Prefix : HIERO
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Menaces from the deep : ORCAS
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Where Orvieto can be found : ITALY
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Pitchfork wielder : SATAN
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Director Reitman : IVAN
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Five-and-___ : DIME
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Sgt. or cpl. : NCO
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Part of many a psych course : LAB
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D.D.E.'s predecessor : HST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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