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New York Times, Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Author:
Oliver Hill
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Oliver Hill

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {FJQUXZ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Hill. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0427 ( 22,085 )
Across
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Tiny : ATOMIC
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End of a Shakespeare play : ACTV
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MP3 holders : CDS
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Artist Diego : RIVERA
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One who talks only about himself, say : BORE
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Egg layer : HEN
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Genesis duo : CAINANDABEL
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Historical time : ERA
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Fish-fowl connector : NOR
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It's found on a nightstand : BEDLAMP
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___-Wan with the Force : OBI
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Chum : PAL
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"Enough!" : STOPIT
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Certain mustache shape : HANDLEBAR
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Not great, but not awful either : SOSO
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TV part : SCREEN
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Computer capacity, informally : MEGS
38
Means of staying toasty at night : HEATEDBLANKET
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Yankee nickname starting in 2004 : AROD
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Control, as expenses : REININ
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Treated, as a sprained ankle : ICED
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American symbol : BALDEAGLE
52
"Let's play!" : GAMEON
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Major coll. fraternity : SAE
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Sunburned : RED
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Made possible : ENABLED
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"___ moment!" ("Don't rush me!") : INA
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French pronoun : TOI
62
Street weapon ... or a hint to the circled letters in this puzzle : SWITCHBLADE
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Under the weather : ILL
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Bond girl Kurylenko : OLGA
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Spotted feline : OCELOT
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Profs.' helpers : TAS
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Wall Street inits. : NYSE
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Darcy's Pemberley, e.g., in "Pride and Prejudice" : ESTATE
Down
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Parabola, e.g. : ARC
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___ Maria : TIA
3
Prefix with duct : OVI
4
Target audience of Details magazine : MEN
5
Country with a Guardian Council : IRAN
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One use of a Swiss Army knife : CANOPENER
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Lawyers' org. : ABA
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Ty with batting titles : COBB
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Sequoias, e.g. : TREES
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Open grassland : VELDT
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Penny-pincher, slangily : CHEAPO
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Skin layer : DERMIS
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Wake with a start : SNAPTO
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Blah : DRAB
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___ Lonely Boys (rock band) : LOS
23
Cries of surprise : OHS
24
"The Well-Tempered Clavier" composer : BACH
25
Memo starter : INRE
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Greek L's : LAMBDAS
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Org. monitoring narcotics smuggling : DEA
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"___ thousand flowers bloom" : LETA
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Bible study: Abbr. : REL
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Tool you can lean on : GARDENHOE
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Snick's partner : SNEE
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When you entered this world: Abbr. : DOB
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Seoul-based automaker : KIA
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Hwy. planner : ENGR
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10-point Q, e.g. : TILE
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Actor Beatty : NED
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"That's clear" : IGETIT
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Kind of oil : CANOLA
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Contacts via the Net : EMAILS
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Girl with a coming-out party : DEB
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Secular : LAIC
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Johnny who used to cry "Come on down!" : OLSON
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As of late : NEWLY
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Shovels : DIGS
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Rudimentary education : ABCS
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___ Bo : TAE
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Redo, in tennis : LET
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___ mode : ALA
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Half of a colon : DOT
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Summer on the Seine : ETE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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