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New York Times, Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 Featured in Will Shortz's favorite puzzles This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0421 ( 22,079 )
Across
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Resell quickly, as a house : FLIP
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No longer insure : DROP
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Native to : FROM
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Passed-down stories : LORE
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Voodoo accessories : DOLLS
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Flintstones' pet : DINO
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Scary figure : OGRE
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Conclude : ENDUP
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Med school subj. : ANAT
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Garden intruders : WEEDS
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Denver's ___ University : REGIS
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Command to Rex : SIT
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Ones flying in formation : GEESE
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Driveway applications : SEALERS
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Rigel or Spica : BLUESTAR
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Thérèse, for one: Abbr. : STE
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Pioneer in instant messaging : AOL
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Protection: Var. : EGIS
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Himalayan legends : YETIS
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Easy way of pulling in ... and a hint to the six circled words : DIAGONALPARKING
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2005 documentary subtitled "The Smartest Guys in the Room" : ENRON
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Orderly : NEAT
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Word for word? : MOT
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U.S. Dept. of Justice raiders : ATF
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Items for urban dog-walkers : SCOOPERS
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Toga go-withs : SANDALS
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Pound and others : EZRAS
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"What ___ the chances?" : ARE
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Day spa facial procedures : PEELS
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"___ the Sheriff" (Eric Clapton hit) : ISHOT
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Watch from a hidden position : LURK
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Half of a giant 1999 merger : EXXON
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___-shanter : TAMO
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International shoe company : ALDO
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Skit collection : REVUE
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Composer Khachaturian : ARAM
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Lucy's love : DESI
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Counterparts of dahs : DITS
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Belgrade native : SERB
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Rap component, to a rapper : FLOW
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Special seating area : LOGE
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Asymmetric : IRREGULAR
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River with its source in the Appalachians : PEEDEE
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Onetime White House monogram : DDE
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Liberal pundit with a conservative father : RONREAGAN
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Shoppe modifier : OLDE
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Cord ends : PLUGS
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Rx overseer : FDA
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Dishwasher cycle : RINSE
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Broadcasting : ONAIR
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Big name in applesauce : MOTTS
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Black and white Mad magazine figures : SPIES
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Paris possessive : SES
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Woodland reveler of myth : SATYR
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British submachine gun : STEN
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Welsh national emblem : LEEK
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Wished : BADE
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Pork cut : LOIN
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Stirs up : RILES
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Visits la-la land : SPACESOUT
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Vacation plan : TIMESHARE
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"___ out?" (question to a pet) : INOR
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Some cops: Abbr. : SGTS
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Prod : GOAD
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Ready for use : ONTAP
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One-volume encyclopedia range : ATOZ
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Topps competitor : FLEER
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"... ___ quit!" : ORI
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Olive Garden dishes : PASTAS
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Garden dish : SALAD
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As ___ (usually) : ARULE
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Willy Wonka Candy Company brand : NERDS
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Determined the gender of : SEXED
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M years before the Battle of Hastings : LXVI
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Epps or Sharif : OMAR
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Mausoleum : TOMB
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Decorative pond fish : KOI
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Super ___ (1980s-'90s game console) : NES

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

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