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New York Times, Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Author:
Chuck Deodene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chuck Deodene

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 37 for Mr. Deodene. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0331 ( 22,058 )
Across
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Billionaire Bill : GATES
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Sleeping in, say : ABED
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Bolshevik's foe : CZAR
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Lake of the Ozarks feeder : OSAGE
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Eins und zwei : DREI
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Streamlined, in brief : AERO
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How a former product may be brought back : BYPOPULARDEMAND
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Louisville sports icon : ALI
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Like steak tartare : RAW
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Provokes : RILES
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Tale of a hellish trip : DANTESINFERNO
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Biochem strand : RNA
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Faulty, as a plan : UNSOUND
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"City Without Walls" poet : AUDEN
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Shell alternative : ESSO
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Trifling amount : SOU
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Redistributionist's catchphrase ... or a hint to the words formed by the circled letters : SPREADTHEWEALTH
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"Piggy" : TOE
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Actor Jonathan ___ Meyers : RHYS
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___ dust (so-o-o boring) : DRYAS
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Suffering torment : INAGONY
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Ruling party in Johannesburg: Abbr. : ANC
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Upscale shoe brand : MANOLOBLAHNIK
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Eccentric : OUTRE
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Soybean relative : PEA
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Valéry's vacation time : ETE
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Escapes via luxury liner : PLEASURECRUISES
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Puzzling jumble: Abbr. : ANAG
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Izmir native : TURK
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"Good question" : GOTME
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Half-baked : LAME
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"Buy It Now" site : EBAY
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Impudent lady : HUSSY
Down
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Sprout mold, say : GOBAD
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Places of respite : ASYLA
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Anticlimactic putt : TAPIN
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Elitist's problem : EGO
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Patriot Day mo. : SEP
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Dwight's two-time opponent : ADLAI
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Brain's counterpart : BRAWN
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Unceasingly, to Burns : EER
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Accomplished : DID
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Spanish road : CAMINO
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With fervor : ZEALOUSLY
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Obama education secretary ___ Duncan : ARNE
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Concrete reinforcers : RODS
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Bear overhead? : URSA
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Muffs : ERRS
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Dendrologist's subject : TREE
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Central Sicilian city : ENNA
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Amalgamates : FUSES
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Adequate, in verse : ENOW
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Part of N.B. : NOTA
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Cries from the momentarily stupid : DUHS
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Moscato d'___ (Italian wine) : ASTI
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Knowledgeable of : UPON
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Superstar assembly : DREAMTEAM
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Alcohol type used as biofuel : ETHYL
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Short : SHY
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Fleming supervillain : DRNO
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Cross-dressing "Dame" of humor : EDNA
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Roman aqueduct support : ARCH
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Mustang's place : GARAGE
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Vending machine input : ONES
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Former orchard spray : ALAR
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Teatro La Fenice offering : OPERA
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Tom Sawyer's crush : BECKY
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Snuggles : NESTS
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Lovey-dovey pairs : ITEMS
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Merry Prankster Ken : KESEY
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Queensland gem : OPAL
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It parallels the radius : ULNA
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RAV4 or TrailBlazer, briefly : UTE
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Chafe : RUB
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Cry made while holding the nose : UGH
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Note from a busted person : IOU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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