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New York Times, Thursday, April 21, 2011

31-Across : Like a warm bed on a winter night

Author:
Julian Lim
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Julian Lim

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times4/21/11 ( No. 22,444 )
Across
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Carnival sideshow feature : FREAK
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Target of some surgery : CYST
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Lessons : EBBS
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Classic detergent brand : RINSO
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It stayed in Pandora's box : HOPE
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Shipmate of Spock : SULU
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Solving hint, part 1 : EACHONEWORDCLUE
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Alma mater of Gerald Ford : YALELAW
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Prioritized in the emergency room : TRIAGED
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Contents of un lago : AGUA
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Subject of current thinking? : AMPERE
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Hint, part 2 : INTHISPUZZLE
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Feature of most paintings of Jesus : BEARD
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Like a warm bed on a winter night : COZY
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Classic game console letters : NES
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Urn : MAKE
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San ___, Calif. : MATEO
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Bolder : ROCK
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Fr. holy one : STE
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Where Samson slew the Philistines : LEHI
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Popular 1920s-'50s Harlem ballroom, with "the" : SAVOY
42
Hint, part 3 : ISAHOMOPHONE
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Dormant volcano near the Iranian border : ARARAT
48
Cold war force : NATO
49
#1 Beatles tune of 1970 : LETITBE
51
Having three parts : TRINARY
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Hint, part 4 : OFITSACTUALCLUE
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Prefix with pad : HELI
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Astronomical distance: Abbr. : LTYR
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Kind of kitchen : EATIN
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Bachelor of ___ : ARTS
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Tails : LORE
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Pores : RAINS
Down
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"A Million Little Pieces" author James : FREY
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Org. that certifies gold and platinum : RIAA
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Abbr. at the bottom of a letter : ENCL
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Athlete who posthumously won the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1993 : ASHE
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Tang alternative : KOOLAID
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Munch on : CHEWUP
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"Man, that hurts!" : YOW
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Add : SPOT
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Mosaic flooring : TERRAZZO
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Flea : ESCAPE
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Potbelly, e.g. : BULGE
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More melancholy : BLUER
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Upholstery material : SUEDE
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Horses, to bettors : NAGS
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How nightclubs are often lit : DIMLY
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Sail : AUCTION
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Deep Blue and others : IBMS
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"That's keen!" : NEAT
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Chews : TAKE
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Old Eur. realm : HRE
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Actress Saldana of "Avatar" : ZOE
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De ___ (from the start) : NOVO
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Subj. with graphs : ECON
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Hebrides isle : SKYE
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Pasta topper : MEATBALL
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"Feels won-n-nderful!" : AHH
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Arena cry : RAH
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Future attys.' hurdles : LSATS
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Unread part of a movie review, maybe : SPOILER
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Eye inflammation : IRITIS
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Past puberty : MATURE
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___ vez (again: Sp.) : OTRA
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Greeting for Obama returning home? : ALOHA
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Direct (to) : REFER
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At an angle : ATILT
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Prefix with -dermal : ECTO
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March Madness inits. : NCAA
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Some choir members : ALTI
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Waist : RUIN
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Big appetites : YENS
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Norse god of war : TYR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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