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New York Times, Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Author:
Gregory Philip Butler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQUXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Butler. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0410 ( 22,799 )
Across
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Beams : RAYS
5
"Nuts!" : PSHAW
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Had more than a feeling : KNEW
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Region : AREA
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Central Florida city : OCALA
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Singer with a reputation for being self-centered : DIVA
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Site for a diet of worms? : NEST
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Wheeling, Cincinnati and Louisville are in it : OHIOVALLEY
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Longtime Nicaraguan president : DANIELORTEGA
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Smoked herring : BLOATER
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Hollywood's Henry, Jane or Peter : FONDA
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Instrument that's played by turning a crank : BARRELORGAN
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Shaq's game : BBALL
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Old Italian coin : LIRA
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Trio after Q : RST
35
Shoreline flier : ERNE
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Adorn with jewels : BEGEM
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It's not butter : OLEO
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Truck scale unit : TON
40
1970s Chevy : VEGA
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Track shapes : OVALS
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Citrus fruit originally grown in Brazil : NAVELORANGE
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Director Eastwood : CLINT
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Eat away at : CORRODE
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Plot device used in "Freaky Friday" ... or a hint to the interior of 20-, 26- or 42-Across : ROLEREVERSAL
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Womanish : EFFEMINATE
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___ breve (2/2 time) : ALLA
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Drug unit : KILO
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Bruce of "Sherlock Holmes" films : NIGEL
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What a milkmaid holds : TEAT
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God with a bow and arrow : EROS
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Utopias : EDENS
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Creepy-sounding lake name? : ERIE
Down
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Genre for Smokey Robinson : RANDB
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"That's ___ shame" : AREAL
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Kind of question : YESNO
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Like an appetite that can be fulfilled : SATIABLE
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Car ___ : POOLER
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Late NPR newsman : SCHORR
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"Aquarius" musical : HAIR
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Very much : ALOT
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Repeating shape on an oscilloscope : WAVEFORM
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"Constant Craving" singer : KDLANG
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Zilch : NIL
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New Year's ___ : EVE
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Route : WAY
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Lead-in to phobia : AGORA
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List ender : ETAL
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Alfalfa's girl in "The Little Rascals" : DARLA
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Photographer Adams : ANSEL
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"Pomp and Circumstance" composer : ELGAR
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Golfer's concern : LIE
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"Wanna ___?" : BET
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Rodeo bucker : BRONC
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One for the record books? : ANNAL
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How-___ : TOS
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Railway encircling a city : BELTLINE
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It may be inflated : EGO
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Think too highly of : OVERRATE
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Poison : VENOM
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Purple people eater, e.g. : OGRE
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Red-eyed birds : VIREOS
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Winning blackjack combo : ACETEN
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Dickens's output : NOVELS
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Physician Sir William : OSLER
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___ Lama : DALAI
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Thrill : ELATE
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Oklahoma city : ENID
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Fury : RAGE
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Barely make, with "out" : EKE
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It's green year-round : FIR
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"Alice" waitress : FLO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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