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New York Times, Saturday, April 18, 2009

Its symbol is a globe composed of jigsaw puzzle pieces

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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 24 Missing: {XZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Walden.
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© 2009, The New York Times4/18/09 ( No. 21,711 )
Across
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They lack private parts : FISHBOWLS
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Part of a capital's name meaning "flower" : ABABA
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Unable to get out of a bad situation : INTOODEEP
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Is far from a homebody : ROVES
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Marmots and prairie dogs : GROUNDSQUIRRELS
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"Uncle Tom's Cabin" girl : TOPSY
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Gets acquainted with something good : TURNSONTO
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Fashion : RAGE
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Wranglers, e.g. : JEANS
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Spot announcement? : GRR
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Coloratura Christiane ___-Pierre : EDA
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A Scot has one : BURR
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___ level : THREAT
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The 1965 William Shatner film "Incubus" is in it : ESPERANTO
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Generates returns : EARNS
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From the heart : GENUINELY
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They may be thrown over the shoulder : SARIS
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Squared : SETTLEDUP
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Quickly : PRESTO
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Fraternity letters : RHOS
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Terre Haute sch. : ISU
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With 6-Down, "Curious ..." : ITS
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Early advocate of bloodletting : GALEN
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"The Far Shore of Time" author Frederik : POHL
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Mechanical trade : TITFORTAT
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Source of Caravane cheese : CAMEL
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Cardinal relatives : SCARLETTANAGERS
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Red ___ : ALGAE
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Its symbol is a globe composed of jigsaw puzzle pieces : WIKIPEDIA
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World War I period : TEENS
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Like some families : ONEPARENT
Down
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Jesus cursed one in Matthew 21 : FIGTREE
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Headway : INROADS
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Improvised : STOPGAP
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Fraternity, e.g. : HOUSE
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Thinner than thin : BONY
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See 46-Across : ODD
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Where M.S.T. and P.S.T. can be found : WESTERNUS
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Home of la Sorbonne : LEQUARTIERLATIN
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Jilt : SPURN
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LAX info: Abbr. : ARRS
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New York's Five ___ Bike Tour : BORO
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Ant-Man, Iron Man, Wasp or Thor, in Marvel Comics : AVENGER
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1999 A.L. Rookie of the Year Carlos : BELTRAN
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Divides by type : ASSORTS
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Tech., for one : INST
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San ___ : JUAN
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French naval base in heavy W.W. II fighting : BREST
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Oregon and Idaho's ___ Canyon : HELLS
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Country singer Collin ___ : RAYE
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Protection: Var. : EGIS
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Corrupt, in a way : ONTHETAKE
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"A Yank at ___" (1942 Mickey Rooney film) : ETON
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Shows contempt for : SPITSAT
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57-Across offering : ARTICLE
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Show, as past events : RESTAGE
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Little ___, island in the Bering Strait : DIOMEDE
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Herald : USHERIN
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Tries to loosen : PULLSAT
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Brute : OGRE
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When four bells ring on the middle watch : ATTWO
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It may give you a buzz : PAGER
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Memorable 1996 hurricane along the Eastern Seaboard : FRAN
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Corrida sounds : OLES
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Corrida cloak : CAPA
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Snatch : NIP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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