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New York Times, Friday, April 29, 2011

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
Group whose name combines the first letters of its members' names
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} Puzzle has duplicate clues This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Quarfoot.
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© 2011, The New York Times4/29/11 ( No. 22,452 )
Across
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TV star who wrote the novel "A Shore Thing," informally : SNOOKI
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Bass alternative : SAMADAMS
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Diversion also called MathDoku : KENKEN
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Common economic indicator : TRADEGAP
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Start of many a bumper sticker : IHEART
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Movie format of old : CINERAMA
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Devoutly wish a drought to end : PRAYFORRAIN
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Tell : RAT
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Totality : SUM
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Civil War side : UNION
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Puma, e.g. : FELINE
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Fellow : CHAP
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Its flag features a grizzly bear: Abbr. : CALIF
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Parts of doctors' offices : EXAMROOMS
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Ancient : AGEOLD
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Game in which all pieces have four components : TETRIS
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Hotel amenity : SHOWERCAP
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Quite a spread : FEAST
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Capital near 10-Down : SANA
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___ 2.0, Bill Gates's house : XANADU
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Sound : VALID
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Green grp.? : PGA
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Actress Hagen : UTA
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It may be assumed : THEPOSITION
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Kind of mortgage : SUBPRIME
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Eclipse viewing locale? : CARLOT
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Some recessions : EBBTIDES
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Indolent : OTIOSE
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One making a bust, maybe : DEAAGENT
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Got a little dirty, in a way : SEXTED
Down
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Record problems : SKIPS
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P.M. who was father of another P.M. : NEHRU
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What the ringing of two bells might signal on a ship : ONEAM
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Sound : OKAY
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Tizzy : KERFUFFLE
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Utter : INTONE
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Popular tropical destination : STCROIX
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Big name in the blogosphere : ARIANNA
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Salon job, for short : MANI
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Former capital near 44-Across : ADEN
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Article abroad : DER
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Culture medium : AGAR
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With 30-Down, "Dream a Little Dream of Me" singer : MAMA
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Scrap : SPAT
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Get to : RILE
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Health care inits. : EMT
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Sheep shelter : COTE
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Wedding ring? : HORA
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Pals around in Paris? : AMIS
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Secret indicator : PSST
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See 13-Down : CASS
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Old Turkish title : AGHA
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Provincial capital NW of Madrid : LEON
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Where I-80 crosses I-35 : IOWA
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2010 coinage meaning "to reject" : REFUDIATE
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Bogart's only horror film title role, 1939 : DRX
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Troglodytes : CAVEMEN
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"Au revoir," for example : ANAPEST
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Alto preceder : PALO
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Popular hangouts in the late '70s : DISCOS
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Stove light : PILOT
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Silly sort : GOOSE
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Put up : ANTED
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Drew on : USED
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Hose, e.g. : TUBE
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Group whose name combines the first letters of its members' names : ABBA
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Palin boy : TRIG
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Skin : HIDE
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General Mills offering : TRIX
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Child support, briefly : PTA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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