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New York Times, Saturday, April 16, 2011

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 6 This is puzzle # 82 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0416 ( 22,439 )

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Across
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Statement of resignation : ALAS
5
Slave-making ants steal them : PUPAE
10
507s of the '50s, e.g. : BMWS
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Marketable securities, e.g. : CASHASSETS
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Only hypothetical : MOOT
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"No way!" : THATSIMPOSSIBLE
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Headgear for medieval soldiers : ARMETS
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Foot massager? : POET
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Elvis's "___ Lost You" : IVE
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___ price : ATA
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Coverage provider named after a smoker : AETNA
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Was up : LED
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Inits. associated with the old theme park Heritage USA : PTL
26
TiVo or ReplayTV : DVR
27
Rear's rear? : ENDER
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Part of une phrase : MOT
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The Bionic Woman's first name : JAIME
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Ben Jonson title woman : CELIA
34
"Is this thing on?" : AREYOULISTENING
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They're often pickled : OKRAS
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Side against : ANTIS
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Cell occupant : BEE
40
Word with face or hand : POKER
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Ranch handle : TEX
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Educ. higher-ups? : SRS
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Distinction, briefly : DIF
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Puerto Rico's Museum City : PONCE
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Org. concerned with the correct approach : FAA
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Ruling official : REF
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One breaking new ground? : HOER
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Kids in Kilmarnock : BAIRNS
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"Guilty or not?" : WHATSTHEVERDICT
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Stomach : HACK
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1977 cult film with the tagline "Where your nightmares end ..." : ERASERHEAD
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Anne Frank's father : OTTO
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Part of a whispering campaign : RUMOR
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"The stroke of death ___ a lover's pinch": Cleopatra : ISAS
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Exitus ___ probat (the end justifies the means) : ACTA
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Player of a big yellow cat : LAHR
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Actually : ASAMATTEROFFACT
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Where Yiddish was once spoken : SHTETL
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Fraternity characters : PSIS
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Lance cpl.'s grp. : USM
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Zingy cupcake filling : PEPPERMINTCREAM
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On ___ (bingeing) : ATOOT
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Certain Judean : ESSENE
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Performing rights org. : BMI
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Novel ideas for rural areas? : MOBILELIBRARIES
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51-Down hoops champs of 1989 : WOLVERINES
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Part of Paul Revere's Boston statue : STEED
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1930s film star with notable facial hair : ASTA
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Positions : STANCES
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1954 A.L. batting champ Bobby : AVILA
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Buster Keaton trademark : PORKPIEHAT
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Family tree abbr. : DAU
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Remote spot? : DEN
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He married He : MAO
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Brooklyn's St. ___ College : JOSEPHS
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Name on Intuition perfume boxes : ESTEE
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Match.com datum : AGE
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Twaddle : YAK
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Things shown before shows, informally : TIX
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Noisy fan : ROOTER
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Didn't just wave : SAIDHI
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"Torchwood" was spun off from it : DRWHO
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Chief Indian, once : NEHRU
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"The Red Skelton Show" regular : FARR
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Lone Star, e.g. : BEER
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See 12-Down : NCAA
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Regular set: Abbr. : STDS
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Decision letters : TKO
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Brandy letters : VSO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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