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New York Times, Wednesday, March 6, 2013

20-Across : Former Haitian leader Duvalier

Author:
Richard Chisholm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVXY} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Chisholm.
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© 2013, The New York Times3/6/13 ( No. 23,129 )
Across
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Whitewater craft : RAFT
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Chews the fat : GABS
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"Nothing but net" sound : SWISH
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She sang with Duke and Dizzy : ELLA
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Instrument called "an ill wind that nobody blows good" : OBOE
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Ionian Sea vacation isle : CORFU
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Out there : AFAR
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Lacks pizazz : HASNOOOMPH
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Former Haitian leader Duvalier : PAPADOC
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Clothing, slangily : THREADS
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Radio host who often wears cowboy hats : IMUS
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Got hitched : WED
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Overly partisan : TOOONESIDED
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"Uncle" on a food package : BEN
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___ Mountains : OZARK
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Sen. Biden represented it: Abbr. : DEL
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Jam session feature : SOLO
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Doesn't fight back : TAKESIT
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Failed to show up for, informally : BLEWOFF
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A lot of a flock : EWES
43
"Major ___" of 1990s TV : DAD
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Shire of "Rocky" : TALIA
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Roseanne's husband on "Roseanne" : DAN
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Animal on display : ZOOOCCUPANT
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Filming site : SET
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Roe source : SHAD
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Casual eateries : BISTROS
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Put up : ERECTED
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Inuit, maybe : IGLOOOWNER
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Leander's love : HERO
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Téa of "Spanglish" : LEONI
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Prefix with plane, to a Brit : AERO
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Calif. neighbor : ARIZ
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Three-star rank: Abbr. : LTGEN
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Amount between some and all : MOST
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High roller's pair : DICE
Down
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Realize, as profit : REAP
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Sporty auto, for short : ALFA
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Try to get airborne, maybe : FLAP
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Setting in a Mitchell novel : TARA
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"Get lost!" : GOHOME
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Ancestor of a calculator : ABACUS
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Fenway nine, on scoreboards : BOS
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E-mail folder heading : SENT
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Ruined a shutout : SCORED
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Tried to win : WOOED
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Rombauer of cookery : IRMA
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"Bullitt" law enforcement org. : SFPD
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Confused responses : HUHS
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Words said with a shrug : OHWELL
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Light tennis shots that fall just over the net : DINKS
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Caesar of old TV : SID
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Brought along on a hike, say : TOTED
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2000s Vienna State Opera conductor : OZAWA
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Like some heavy buckets : OAKEN
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Assaying samples : ORES
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Cotillion V.I.P. : DEB
31
Yalie's cheer word : BOOLA
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Like Keebler workers : ELFIN
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Low-cal yogurt descriptor : NOFAT
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One-for-one transaction : SWAP
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"Same with me!" : IDOTOO
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Confucian principle : TAO
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Chopin piece : ETUDE
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Built-in feature of the Apple II : DOS
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Focus (on) : ZEROIN
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"Bottoms up!" : CHEERS
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Stick's partner, in an idiom : CARROT
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Soup ingredient in an old folk story : STONE
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Legislature's consideration : BILL
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The Beach Boys' "___ Around" : IGET
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Walk wearily : SLOG
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Did laps, say : SWAM
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Landlocked African land : CHAD
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Hatcher who played Lois Lane : TERI
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Spy novelist Ambler : ERIC
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Go out for a short time? : DOZE
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Prefix with natal : NEO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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