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New York Times, Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Bygone Acura that's involved in a crackup at 17-, 23-, 45- and 55-Across?

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {KQWZ} This is puzzle # 186 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times4/13/11 ( No. 22,436 )
Across
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Pacific salmon : COHOS
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High praise : RAVE
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"___ the opinion that ..." : IMOF
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Cultural phenomenon of the '60s : OPART
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Something to reflect on? : AXIS
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Suffix with trillion : AIRE
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Wisconsin's state rock : REDGRANITE
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"Shake a leg!" : CMON
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60 minutes, in Siena : ORA
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Passion : ARDOR
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Spring sound : BOING
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City on the Strait of Gibraltar : TANGIERMOROCCO
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Comedy club standouts : RIOTS
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Abbr. sometimes written twice in a row : ETC
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Nitwit : DODO
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Punch-drunk : SLAPHAPPY
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McSorley's order : ALE
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Bygone Acura that's involved in a crackup at 17-, 23-, 45- and 55-Across? : INTEGRA
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Previous to, in verse : ERE
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Line that goes to the North Pole? : DEARSANTA
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Talking point? : DAIS
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Increase, with "up" : REV
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"You ___ right!" : ARESO
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1987 duet by Eric Clapton and Tina Turner : TEARINGUSAPART
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"Il Convivio" writer : DANTE
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___ Martin : ASTON
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"Well, ___-di- dah!" : LAH
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Actress Ryan of "Boston Public" : JERI
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Rebuke to a thankless wretch : YOUINGRATE
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Ink-colored, in Shakespeare : EBON
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Jannings of "The Last Command" : EMIL
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Anesthetized : UNDER
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Doorbell sound : DONG
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Evening, in ads : NITE
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So last year : PASSE
Down
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"Woman With a Pearl" painter : COROT
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Tristan or Isolde : OPERAROLE
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Suspected : HADANIDEA
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Modern address ending : ORG
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Naval route : STRAIT
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Vacation time, for short : RANDR
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Truism : AXIOM
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In ___ fertilization : VITRO
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Tip of a tongue? : ESE
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1984 best-selling business autobiography : IACOCCA
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Make like : MIMIC
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Maine college town : ORONO
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___ shui : FENG
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One of the Twelve Olympians : ARES
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1980s South African president : BOTHA
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Melted ice cream, e.g. : GOO
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Second ed. : REPR
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#1 ___ (gift T-shirt slogan) : DAD
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Subway stop: Abbr. : STN
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Abate, with "up" : LET
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Turkish title : AGA
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Vegan side dishes : PEASALADS
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Monastic offices : PRIORATES
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"Absolutely!" : YES
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Val d'___ (French ski resort) : ISERE
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Humanoid race in "Avatar" : NAVI
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Nudity might lead to this : RRATING
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Bank statement abbr. : DEP
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"Unto us ___ is given" : ASON
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Called, as Buckingham Palace : RANGUP
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Formerly much-ballyhooed fitness program : TAEBO
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Collapsed company of 2001 : ENRON
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Watts of "The Ring" : NAOMI
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Astronaut's wear : GSUIT
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Of service : UTILE
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"All done!" : THERE
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Played records at a party : DJED
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Kobe cash : YEN
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Genetic messenger : RNA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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