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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 2012

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 67, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQV} Spans: 8, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0330 ( 22,788 )
Across
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Pet subject : ADOPTION
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Presents itself : ARISES
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"My pleasure" : NONEEDTOTHANKME
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Dubious claim after crying wolf : IMEANITTHISTIME
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They may be carted around : TEAS
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Defense option : MANTOMAN
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Enough, to √Čtienne : ASSEZ
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Grammar subject : SYNTAX
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Guam-to-Tahiti dir. : ESE
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Common canal locale: Abbr. : ISTH
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Great red spot? : TRIPLEWORDSCORE
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Unlikely place to take one's business : RESIDENTIALAREA
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Promise, e.g. : IMITATIONBUTTER
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Weeps and wails : BEATSONESBREAST
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Old English letters : ETHS
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"The Black Cat" writer's inits. : EAP
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"Yesterday," e.g. : BALLAD
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Really tick off : STEAM
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Funny : PECULIAR
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Let go to pot? : ANTE
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1991 Jackie Chan film : OPERATIONCONDOR
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Sign words often accompanied by an airplane symbol : LONGTERMPARKING
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Megillah book : ESTHER
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One may get printed : ARRESTEE
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One of the Pointer Sisters : ANITA
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Some vaults : DOMES
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They're in the first draft : ONEAS
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Kind of porridge : PEASE
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With 54-Down, kind of store : TEN
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First name in 1970s tyranny : IDI
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Giant among Giants : OTT
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Words before problem or department : NOTMY
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Drop ___ (be suggestive) : AHINT
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Dreaded believer? : RASTA
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Put under the table : INTOXICATE
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Not peruse : SKIM
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Actress Watson : EMMA
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Admitted to a doctor's office : SEEN
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More or less follower : THAN
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Mrs. F. Scott Fitzgerald and others : ZELDAS
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Like many monograms on clothing : SEWNIN
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Arrange for : SEETO
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Rather colloquial? : SORTA
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Much paper, originally : TREES
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Compassion : HEART
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33-Down, for one : TRIBE
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Formed another congress : REMET
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N.B.A. great Thomas : ISIAH
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Pirates' hangout : PITTSBURGH
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Plains people : OTOE
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Like many bagged vegetables : RINSED
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Part of a Flintstone's yell : DABBA
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Consumes impolitely : SLURPS
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Winged : ALATE
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Gas unit : LITER
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Pirates' hangout : LAIR
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Starbucks has one : AROMA
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Gas units : TANKS
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Get a divorce : ENDIT
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Make right : ATONE
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Sign of a narrowing path : MERGE
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John Paul II, e.g. : POLE
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"Beowulf" or "Gilgamesh" : EPOS
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See 5-Down : CENT
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"Tell Me More" broadcaster : NPR
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Runner with a hood : CAR
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Valuable stuff in a pocket : ORE

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

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