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New York Times, Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Author:
Adam G. Perl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam G. Perl

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 80, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQXYZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Perl. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0424 ( 22,813 )

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Across
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With 10-Across and the circled letters, a best-selling novel, with "The" : GIRL
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Excavation find : RELIC
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See 1-Across : WITH
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Environs : AREA
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Musical exercise : ETUDE
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Start of a legal memo : INRE
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Heroine of 1-/10-Across, etc. : LISBETHSALANDER
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Ballpark fig. : EST
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It's found in stacks : SOOT
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One taking a gander? : GOOSE
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Bygone muscle cars : GTOS
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The King's middle name : ARON
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Horror film sound : SHRIEK
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Zero personality? : OPERATOR
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"___ is human" : TOERR
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Kipling's "___ Din" : GUNGA
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Tango requirement : TWO
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During : AMID
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It's to your advantage : ASSET
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"Little piggies" : TOES
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Actor Cariou : LEN
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TV doctor Sanjay : GUPTA
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Old photo tint : SEPIA
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Silicon Valley city : LOSALTOS
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1940s Bikini blasts, for short : NTESTS
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Cause for calling in the National Guard : RIOT
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Takes to court : SUES
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Not flighty : STAID
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Lead-in to boy or girl : ATTA
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Has been : WAS
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Hero of 1-/10-Across, etc. : MIKAELBLOMKVIST
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God of war and magic : ODIN
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English Romantic poet William : BLAKE
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Canal of song : ERIE
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Part of a pool : GENE
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Author Larsson of 1-/10-Across, etc. : STIEG
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There's no "I" in it, they say : TEAM
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Air force? : GALE
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Rainbow goddess : IRIS
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Relaxation : REST
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Experimentation station : LAB
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Seized again : RETOOK
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Spirit of a people : ETHOS
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One of the seven deadly sins : LUST
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Gilbert and Sullivan princess : IDA
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Cartoon frame : CEL
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Actress Ryder : WINONA
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Prefix with China : INDO
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Number of Los Lonely Boys : TRES
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"Take this" : HERE
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Fragrant compound : ESTER
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Public place in Athens : AGORA
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Encircle : GIRD
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Sleeper's problem : APNEA
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Armory grp. : REGT
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Conk out : STALL
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Prefix with -pathy : HOMEO
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Ones holding their horses? : REINS
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Boots : OUSTS
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Some sports car features : TTOPS
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"You ___ to yourself ..." : OWEIT
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Some Spanish flowers : ROSAS
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"The ___ and Other Recent Discoveries About Human Sexuality" (1982 best seller) : GSPOT
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Self starter? : AUTO
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Perturbs, with "off" : TEES
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Dance movement : GLIDE
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Porterhouse, for one : STEAK
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1906 Massenet opera based on Greek myth : ARIANE
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Mace source : NUTMEG
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Feed, as a fire : STOKE
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Factor in an air quality rating : SMOG
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Beach washer : TIDE
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Similar (to) : AKIN
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Jai ___ : ALAI
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Something a police informant might wear : WIRE
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Where Indians live : ASIA
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Stern's opposite : STEM
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Figure watchers' figs. : LBS
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Deli order, for short : BLT
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Animal doc : VET

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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