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New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Author:
Zoe Wheeler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zoe Wheeler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Wheeler. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0404 ( 22,793 )
Across
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Frankenstein's monster had one on his forehead : SCAR
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Crop circle, some believe : SIGN
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Mahmoud of the P.L.O. : ABBAS
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Lasso : ROPE
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___ child : ONLY
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Word sung twice before "hallelujah" : GLORY
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One who's junior to a jr. : SOPH
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Acts the heckler at the Westminster dog show? : BOOSHOUNDS
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Commemorative item : PLATE
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Busy one : BEE
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"Scat!" : SHOO
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Cheeses manufactured in the Mediterranean? : SEABRIES
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D flat equivalent : CSHARP
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Cousin of .org or .com : EDU
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___ standstill : ATA
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer who batted left and threw right : OTT
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Stack in a mag. office : MSS
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Pondered : MUSED
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Furbys and yo-yos, once : MANIAS
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Entourages for Odysseus' faithful wife? : PENELOPECREWS
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Lorna ___ (cookies) : DOONES
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Jot (down) : WRITE
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"___ Chef" : TOP
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Amusement : FUN
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Long time : ERA
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Blast : ZAP
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Quick smells : WHIFFS
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Ricky Martin and Neil Patrick Harris? : STARGAYS
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"___ dead people" : ISEE
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Cousin of an ostrich : EMU
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Department in SE France : ISERE
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Expressions of regret from apartment building managers? : SUPERSIGHS
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Icelandic epic : EDDA
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Skipping syllables : TRALA
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Romance/thriller novelist Hoag : TAMI
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McDonald's founder Ray : KROC
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Intelligence : SENSE
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1982 sci-fi film with a 2010 sequel : TRON
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Harmonize, informally : SYNC
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Class of '12 in 2012, e.g.: Abbr. : SRS
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Confined : COOPEDUP
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Flashing sign in a TV studio : APPLAUSE
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What a user goes into for help : REHAB
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"Que sera sera" : SOBEIT
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Odysseus' savior : INO
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Lumps : GLOBS
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It lists G.M. and I.B.M. : NYSE
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Long ___ : AGO
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Bit of makeup : BLUSH
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John of Led Zeppelin : BONHAM
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Enthusiasms : ARDORS
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Online network admins : SYSOPS
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Not just busy : HECTIC
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Giving up of one thing for another : TRADEOFF
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Half a school yr. : SEM
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Irish equivalent of Edward : EAMONN
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Source of the all-time best-selling movie-related toy line : STARWARS
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Quick round of tennis : ONESET
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Cut off : END
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Copy : APE
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Special delivery?: Abbr. : SER
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No-goodniks : LOUSES
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Spelling, e.g.? : WIZARDRY
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Continued, as with a job : STAYEDON
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Some records, for short : EPS
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Features of many spy films : TWISTS
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"I bet!" : OHSURE
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Tin tossed as the first Frisbee : PIEPAN
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Sun-Maid tidbit : RAISIN
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Intuits : FEELS
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Dearie : SUGAR
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Less-than-social sorts : GEEKS
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Politico Romney : MITT
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Singer Corinne Bailey ___ : RAE
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Med. group : HMO
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Va. Tech is in it : ACC

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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