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New York Times, Sunday, April 17, 2011

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 76 Missing: {Q} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0417 ( 22,440 )
Across
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Screen grp.? : TSA
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Solzhenitsyn subject : GULAG
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Dives (into) : WADES
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Song accompanied by a harp : PSALM
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Huffington Post buyer in 2011 : AOL
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Lyric muse : ERATO
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Wear down : ERODE
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Tree-lined path in une forêt : ALLEE
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"I used to do drugs. ___": Mitch Hedberg : ISTILLDOBUTIUSEDTOTOO
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Invent : COIN
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Ignores : SNUBS
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Dam result, often : RESERVOIR
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Sends one out of the park : HOMERS
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Alone, in Paris : SEUL
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Lady of Lammermoor : LUCIA
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"The car stopped on a dime. Unfortunately, the dime was ___": Anonymous : INAPEDESTRIANSPOCKET
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Mexican Valentine's greeting : TEAMO
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Madre's hermano : TIO
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Recuperate : RESTUP
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Kind of diet : FAD
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"Never mind" : SKIPIT
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Asian flatbread : NAAN
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Mystifying Geller : URI
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Biblical name meaning "hairy" : ESAU
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"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it ___": Woody Allen : THROUGHNOTDYING
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Like Jack, it's said : NIMBLE
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Some doors : INS
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Exploding stars : NOVAE
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"Whoever named it necking was ___": Groucho Marx : APOORJUDGEOFANATOMY
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Sci-fi film with a hatching egg on its poster : ALIEN
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Cork's place: Abbr. : IRE
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More moist : DEWIER
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"You know what I hate? Indian givers. ___": Emo Philips : NOITAKETHATBACK
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Affix carelessly, with "on" : SLAP
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Crush, sportswise : OWN
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Whisked mixture : ROUX
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Send continuously, as video : STREAM
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Physicist Georg : OHM
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Cut off : DETACH
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Dinner table command, with "up" : SIT
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Above : ONTOP
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"I don't mean to sound bitter, cold or cruel, but I am ___": Bill Hicks : SOTHATSHOWITCOMESOUT
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Fool's deck : TAROT
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Fashionable '70s dress : MIDI
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Breastbones : STERNA
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Saint's place : SUPERDOME
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Essentials : NEEDS
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Con Ed, e.g.: Abbr. : UTIL
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"I have the heart of a small boy. It ___": Stephen King : ISINAGLASSJARONMYDESK
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Classic role-playing game, for short : DANDD
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Dairy mascot : ELSIE
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Slate, for one : EZINE
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Fooled : GOT
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Out-line? : ERASE
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Perform à la Shakespeare : DOEST
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Place for military supplies : DEPOT
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Mayo container? : ANO
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Feature of many a Jet Li film : TAICHI
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"Already?" : SOSOON
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Stanza successor : ALTIMA
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Get fixed? : GEL
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19-Across has a much-used one : URL
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The Beatles during Beatlemania, e.g. : LADS
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Heaps : ATON
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Totally fail : GOBUST
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Diving duds : WETSUIT
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J.F.K.'s successor : ARI
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Forbidding : DOUR
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1960s doo-wop group with an automotive name, with "the" : EDSELS
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Escorts to a second-floor apartment, say : SEESUP
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First Congolese P.M. Lumumba : PATRICE
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Czech neighbors : SLOVAKS
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Liza Minnelli, for one : ALTO
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First pope to be called "the Great" : LEOI
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"Love ___ leave ..." : MEOR
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Like Inspector Clouseau : INEPT
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Superlative prefix : UBER
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Inside look? : DECOR
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Roger of "Cheers" : REES
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Pierre is there: Abbr. : SDAK
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Scottish psychiatrist R. D. : LAING
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Squirt, e.g. : EMIT
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'13 grad in '11, e.g. : SOPH
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Biblical patriarch "righteous in this generation" : NOAH
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Decorative kit : ETUI
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Become a traitor : TURN
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Glutton : PIG
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Wet lowland : FEN
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___ Minor : ASIA
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Wettish : DAMP
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Crocus or freesia, botanically : IRID
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Chinese gang : TONG
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Eugene O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
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Palindromic time : NOON
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Battle of the Atlantic vessel : UBOAT
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Start of a fitness motto : USEIT
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Spot : TVAD
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Fruit that grows in a cluster : DATE
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Cries of pain : YEOWS
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Bugs Bunny's girlfriend : LOLA
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The Phantom of the Opera : ERIK
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Taunt : JEER
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A law ___ itself : UNTO
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Venus and others : ORBS
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Grand slam, e.g. : FEAT
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Whence Venus? : MILO
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When said three times, "Of course, obviously!" : YEAH
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Record stat : RPM
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Sleep precursor : NOD
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Gets charged up? : OWES
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Really liking : INTO
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"Quit your crying" : HUSH
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It's assumed : AXIOM
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Nile menace, informally : CROC
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Vegas attraction : KENO
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Cashpoints : ATMS
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Vintner Claude : MOET
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Doesn't cut : ATTENDS
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Empty pretense : CHARADE
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Garage opener? : HARDG
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F-15, e.g. : TWINJET
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Ann Landers or Ayn Rand: Abbr. : PSEUD
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Drove (along) : TOOLED
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French walled city on the English Channel : STMALO
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Something that can't be patented : IDEA
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Like stadium seating : TIERED
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Daniel of Nicaragua : ORTEGA
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Simultaneity : UNISON
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Admonish, as a child : TALKTO
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Aspect : SIDE
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Org. for part-time soldiers : USAR
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Colada fruit : PINA
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Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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What you might do after retiring : DOZE
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Fabric scrap, say : SNIP
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Family girl : SIS
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6 letters : MNO
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Thus far : YET

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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