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New York Times, Friday, April 30, 2010

Author:
Natan Last
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Natan Last

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJVXZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Last. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0430 ( 22,088 )
Across
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Inspiration for Björn Again : ABBA
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Bob of stand-up comedy : SAGET
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Waves back? : ECHO
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It has many functions, briefly : CALC
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Art center since 1819 : PRADO
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Risky thing to try in figure skating : QUAD
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Risky thing to try for on "Jeopardy!" : TRUEDAILYDOUBLE
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Novel whose title comes from Ecclesiastes : THESUNALSORISES
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"Doo ___ (That Thing)" (#1 hit for Lauryn Hill) : WOP
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Nonpro? : CON
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Heat unit? : LAP
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Player of Sethe in "Beloved" : OPRAH
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It might go through a filter : EMAIL
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Campaign crunch time: Abbr. : OCT
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Opposite of schadenfreude : PITY
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Offerer of package plans : UPSSTORE
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Source of jumbo eggs, in brief : DINO
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Hound : BESET
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Complicit with : INON
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Subject of a Sophocles tragedy : ANTIGONE
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Result of excessive bending : SNAP
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Midgets of the 1960s-'70s, e.g. : MGS
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Gets charged up? : LOADS
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Hound : POOCH
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Image on Connecticut's state quarter : OAK
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___ out a profit : EKE
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Main role on "My Big Fat Greek Life" : NIA
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Justice League member : THEGREENLANTERN
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Diamond deception : HIDDENBALLTRICK
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Drive : URGE
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Gifted individual? : DONEE
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Fashionista's read, maybe : ELLE
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Like some bets and patients : SEEN
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Bottleneck : SNARL
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Red, e.g., for short : NLER
Down
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Drama center, often : ACTTWO
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Lush travel plan? : BARHOPPING
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Detailed outlines : BLUEPRINTS
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Hotshots : ACES
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"Apollo 13" actor Joe : SPANO
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1906 Massenet opera : ARIANE
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Brass : GALL
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Brand with the flavor Fudge Tracks : EDYS
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It might include check boxes : TODOLIST
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Outfit : EQUIP
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Litter lying around a den : CUBS
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Fit : HALE
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Pablo Neruda's "Elemental ___" : ODES
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Brunswick, e.g., once : DUCHY
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Grad students often dread them : ORALS
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Tours "yours" : ATOI
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Said reflectively : MUSED
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Make like : APE
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Debutante who dated J. D. Salinger and Orson Welles : OONAONEILL
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Crushed corn creation : CROPCIRCLE
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Total hottie : TEN
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Martinez of the diamond : TINO
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Clog : DAM
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Title holders : BOOKENDS
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Disney doe : ENA
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Driving problem : GLARE
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Ready for retirement : SPENT
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Bear, say : SELLER
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Long : HANKER
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Setting of Hill Air Force Base : OGDEN
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Lara's son, in DC Comics : KALEL
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So : THUS
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Give a name badge, say : HIRE
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Work (in) : EDGE
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Like death's dart, in Shakespeare : EBON
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Family moniker : NANA
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Tampico track transport : TREN

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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