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New York Times, Monday, April 4, 2011

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 53 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 22,427 )
Across
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U.S. labor leader Eugene : DEBS
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Hamlet and Ophelia, by nationality : DANES
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Bank no. : ACCT
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Lobbying org. for seniors : AARP
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Pep : VERVE
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Like unripe apples : SOUR
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Mass exodus of expertise : BRAINDRAIN
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Opposed : ANTI
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"In just this way" : LIKESO
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Lipton drink : TEA
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Part of a shark seen above the water : FIN
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Golf's ___ Cup : RYDER
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Hiker's carryall : BACKPACK
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Sock part : TOE
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Gumbo vegetable : OKRA
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Good for farming : ARABLE
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Discontinues : ENDS
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Charged particles : IONS
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Beginning : ONSET
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Upside-down maneuver : HANDSTAND
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Fireplace residue : ASHES
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Avoid : SHUN
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Feels lousy : AILS
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Wins every game in a series : SWEEPS
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One-named Irish Grammy winner : ENYA
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___ v. Wade : ROE
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Salon work : HAIRCARE
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Biological duplicate : CLONE
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Sighing sounds : AHS
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Top-notch : ACE
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Pleasant excursion : OUTING
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Performer who doesn't say a word : MIME
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Recommended by cardiologists : HEARTSMART
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Distinctive style : ELAN
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Cosmetician Lauder : ESTEE
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Water, in Juárez : AGUA
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Tiny bell sound : DING
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Swarms (with) : TEEMS
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Transmit : SEND
Down
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Smidgen : DAB
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Toward the beginning : EARLYON
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In cornrows : BRAIDED
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Really high heel : SPIKE
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VHS tape displacers : DVDS
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Aviation-related prefix : AERO
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Org. that sticks to its guns? : NRA
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Argentina-based musical : EVITA
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Iroquois tribe for which one of the Finger Lakes is named : SENECA
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Quick ___ flash : ASA
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Chatty discussions : CONFABS
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Manicurist's target : CUTICLE
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Doodad : TRINKET
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Tyrannical Roman emperor : NERO
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Ohio tire city : AKRON
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Road no. : RTE
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Gaelic spirit whose wailing portends death : BANSHEE
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"Bear" that's not really a bear : PANDA
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Relatives : KIN
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Curtain hangers : RODS
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See-through : SHEER
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Stupefy : STUN
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Org. that runs shelters for dogs and cats : ASPCA
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Unspecified number : ANY
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Conscience-stricken : ASHAMED
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Language of Kenya : SWAHILI
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Trophy for a great college gridder : HEISMAN
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When bronze was supplanted in toolmaking : IRONAGE
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Period extending well into the future : LONGRUN
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Visualize : SEE
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Scented bag in a dresser drawer : SACHET
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Is in a play : ACTS
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Pee Wee who befriended Jackie Robinson : REESE
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Some beans, informally : LIMAS
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City near Provo : OREM
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Tribe once in the Provo area : UTES
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Language of Kenya: Abbr. : ENG
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Gobbled down : ATE
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Small amount : TAD

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

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