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New York Times, Saturday, April 28, 2012

Author:
Gary J. Whitehead
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary J. Whitehead

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {BGJQVWXYZ} Spans: 10, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0428 ( 22,817 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Stuff between some cake layers : CHOCOLATEMOUSSE
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Brood terribly : EATONESHEARTOUT
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They may perform minor surgeries : NURSECLINICIANS
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Menu general : TSO
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Harbors : HAS
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Jobs announcement? : MAC
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Refreshment site : OASIS
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Thing that's picked : NIT
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Old-time actresses Allgood and Haden : SARAS
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Ad ___ : REM
32
Tom Sawyer's half brother : SID
34
Org. with lead concerns : EPA
35
Staff member checking the books : INTERNALAUDITOR
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Self-correcting or self-cleaning, say : MAINTENANCEFREE
42
Put some matter in the gray matter? : MAKEAMENTALNOTE
43
"Nasty!" : ICK
44
Kill : END
45
Besides : TOO
46
Big pictures : EPICS
49
Ball-bearing piece : TEE
51
Sycosis source, informally : STAPH
55
Trucial States, today: Abbr. : UAE
57
Buzzsaw Brown, e.g. : ALE
59
Little Parisian? : PEU
60
Ruthless : TAKENOPRISONERS
66
Something baffling : AHARDNUTTOCRACK
67
Creates more incentive to win : RAISESTHESTAKES
Down
1
Poem comprised of quotations : CENTO
2
Common language in Niger : HAUSA
3
Others, to Juan : OTROS
4
Calculator button : COS
5
In dire need of gas : ONE
6
First name in Polish politics : LECH
7
Literary lion : ASLAN
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1955 sci-fi film that was one of the first to use Technicolor : THISISLANDEARTH
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Contracted time period? : EEN
10
More than mar : MAIM
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Killers that may go through hoops : ORCAS
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City near Oneida Lake : UTICA
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"... ___ fool returneth to his folly": Proverbs 26:11 : SOA
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Thing to fry in : SUN
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8-Down characters, briefly : ETS
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She pounded the East Coast in 2011 : IRENE
23
Alternative to Tempur-Pedic : SERTA
25
Luis in the Red Sox Hall of Fame : TIANT
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Like many things that come back : RETRO
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"Every man will be ___ if he can": Thoreau : APOET
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South Asian wear: Var. : SAREE
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Moon of Jupiter : MNEME
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Ticket, informally : DUCAT
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Color-streaked playing marble : IMMIE
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Grp. involved with Brown v. Board of Education : NAACP
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McAloo ___ (burger at McDonald's in India) : TIKKI
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About : ANENT
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Apollo's birthplace : DELOS
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Otherwise : IFNOT
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Round dance officials : CUERS
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Hall-of-Fame jockey Earl : SANDE
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Olympic-level : ELITE
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Vertical, at sea : APEAK
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Nez ___ : PERCE
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Ear protectors : HUSKS
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Time to evolve? : EONS
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Those, to Juan : ESOS
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Seagoing sort : TAR
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Cry upon figuring out 66-Across : AHA
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Trombonist Winding : KAI
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Express : PUT
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Time of year for much raking: Abbr. : OCT
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Grp. with a piece plan? : NRA

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