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New York Times, Friday, April 27, 2012

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {BGQ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 162 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0427 ( 22,816 )
Across
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One called upon to decide : COIN
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Back cover? : SHIRT
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Keep the complaints coming : CARP
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Pavlova of the ballet : ANNA
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Head stone? : CAMEO
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Nondairy alternative : OLEO
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O.K. : STAMPOFAPPROVAL
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First #1 hit for the Commodores : THREETIMESALADY
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Counterfeit : ERSATZ
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Horse shows? : OATERS
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Hard to see through, say : SMEARY
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Laid eyes on : SPIED
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Hardly seaworthy : LEAKY
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Takes shape : JELLS
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Apple seed : PIP
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About : INRE
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One of Franklin's certainties : TAXES
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Little Tramp prop : CANE
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Diagnosis deliverers: Abbr. : MDS
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Expended some nervous energy : PACED
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Commuting option in Georgia's capital : MARTA
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Jockey's uniform : SILKS
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First female chancellor of Germany : MERKEL
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Attributes (to), with "up" : CHALKS
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Former "CBS Morning News" co-anchor Bill : KURTIS
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Spotlight : DRAWATTENTIONTO
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"Yeah, right!" : EASYFORYOUTOSAY
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Play money? : ANTE
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The Donald's second ex : MARLA
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Small letter : NOTE
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Some ruminants : DEER
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Bob ___, "To Kill a Mockingbird" villain : EWELL
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Santa ___ Valley (winegrowing region) : YNEZ
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Play group : CAST
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Getting better : ONTHEMEND
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Not caught up : INARREARS
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First son, sometimes : NAMESAKE
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Warp drive repairman on the original "Star Trek" : SCOTTY
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Koran memorizer : HAFIZ
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Koran reciter : IMAM
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Like a town that used to be a ghost town : REPEOPLED
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Schooner features : TOPSAILS
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Sat on a sill, maybe : COOLED
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Finnish architect Aalto : ALVAR
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Tries out for a part : READS
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Part of many a tech school's name : POLY
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"The North Pole" author, 1910 : PEARY
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Phone company offers : RATES
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Hardly stocky : SLIM
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"The Battle of the ___" (D. W. Griffith film) : SEXES
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Pick-up sticks piece : JACKSTRAW
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English physician James who gave his name to a disease : PARKINSON
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Not ready to go, you might say : INTESTATE
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Ring : PEAL
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"I want the lowdown!" : TALKTOME
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Not drawn true to life : CARTOONY
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Starchy dish : PILAF
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Good reason for promotion : MERIT
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"Tom ___, Detective" (1896 novel) : SAWYER
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Held in common : MUTUAL
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Part of a boomtown's skyline : CRANE
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Cause of careless mistakes : HASTE
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Rise : KNOLL
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Utterly exhausted : DEAD
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Literary governess's surname : EYRE
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Courtroom cry : OYEZ

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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