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New York Times, Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Author:
Steven Riley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Steven Riley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Riley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0418 ( 22,807 )

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Across
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Brubeck of jazz : DAVE
5
Newscaster Connie : CHUNG
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Gumbo need : OKRA
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iPad owner's subscription : EMAG
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Hes : MALES
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Take seriously : HEED
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Canine on a feline : FANG
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Get the better of : ONEUP
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Victim of Pizarro : INCA
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Makes a father of : ORDAINS
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As well : TOBOOT
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Growls like a dog : GNARS
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Have a loan from : OWETO
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Actress Scala : GIA
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Pitcher Maglie who was outdueled in Don Larsen's 1956 perfect game : SAL
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Forearm bone-related : ULNAR
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Five Norse kings : OLAFS
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Kind of dye : AZO
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"___ Fuehrer's Face" : DER
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___ nitrite (angina treatment) : AMYL
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Hoedown activity ... or what each group of circled letters is? : SQUAREDANCE
41
Steady guy : BEAU
43
Carnaby Street type of the '60s : MOD
44
Saldana of "Avatar" : ZOE
45
Rash-causing shrub : SUMAC
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Gaynor of "South Pacific" : MITZI
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CBS series set in Vegas : CSI
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Constellation with the Stingray Nebula : ARA
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Microwave brand : AMANA
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Place to dry out : REHAB
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Margin in a baseball squeaker : ONERUN
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Japanese flower-arranging art : IKEBANA
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Declines, with "out" : OPTS
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Sir or madam : TITLE
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___ Ishii ("Kill Bill" character) : OREN
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Hostess snack cake : HOHO
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S.U.V. named for a lake : TAHOE
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Leave in the dust : LOSE
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Places for baths : SPAS
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Traffic problem : SNARL
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Hit 1998 animated movie : ANTZ
Down
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Clears, as a windshield : DEFOGS
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Cuneiform discovery site : AMARNA
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Graffiti artist, perhaps : VANDAL
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See 38-Down : EGGAR
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"Let's go!" : CMON
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Boy band with the hit "MMMBop" : HANSON
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Suffix with glob : ULE
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Fixed by a vet : NEUTERED
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Subject of a 1982 best seller on sexuality : GSPOT
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State with a large Amish population : OHIO
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Casino attraction with a "bubble" : KENOGAME
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Make right : RECTIFY
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Toothpaste letters : ADA
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Onetime Trooper and Rodeo maker : ISUZU
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"You suck!" : BOO
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Attacked energetically : WADEDIN
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Words for the deaf: Abbr. : ASL
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Rich soil : LOAM
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Spike, as punch : LACE
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Pastel hue : AQUA
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Give a Bronx cheer : RAZZ
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With 4-Down, "The Collector" co-star : SAMANTHA
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Like surnames ending in -escu : ROMANIAN
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Bête ___ : NOIRE
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"Be Prepared" org. : BSA
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Abba's music genre : EUROPOP
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Part of a Lionel set : CAR
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Either of two characters in "The Emperor's New Clothes" : TAILOR
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Styx ferryman : CHARON
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Least likely to lose it : SANEST
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Big guitar brand : IBANEZ
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Pups without papers : MUTTS
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"The Hot Zone" virus : EBOLA
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Those, in Tijuana : ESOS
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Boat's backbone : KEEL
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17 of them are sung before "my gosh" in a 2010 #1 Usher hit : OHS
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Everyday article in rap titles : THA

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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