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New York Times, Thursday, April 5, 2012

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 41 Missing: {XZ} There are unchecked squares This is puzzle # 193 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: When this crossword is done, the puzzle's theme will help you fill the interior squares.
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0405 ( 22,794 )
Across
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Group of mountains : MASSIF
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___ a one : NARY
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Perk for a C.E.O., maybe : JET
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1992 Wimbledon winner : AGASSI
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Comics character who almost never speaks : ODIE
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Cry spelled with an accent on the last letter : OLE
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Pastime for Napoleon and Fidel Castro : GAMEOFCHESS
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Tube top : CAP
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Oarlock : THOLE
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___ terrier : SKYE
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E-help page : FAQ
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It prompted a flood of "Psycho" analysis : SHOWERSCENE
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Bank of Israel : LEUMI
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Woody part of Ohio? : HAYES
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Songlike : ARIOSE
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Understands, to a Scot : KENS
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One way to choose : BYLOT
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Stop on ___ : ADIME
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"Lou Grant" paper, with "the" : TRIB
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Where King Arthur was conveyed for his wounds to be healed : AVALON
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Make part of the mix : ADDIN
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Stanley who wrote "George Mills" : ELKIN
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Chosen beforehand : PRESELECTED
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Org. in '70s headlines : SLA
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___ Hashana : ROSH
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Long-___ : EARED
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Prefix with posit : OVI
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Things waved at the Indy 500 : RACINGFLAGS
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Photog's master : NEG
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Spanish direction : ESTE
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Cologne brand : ARAMIS
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Govt.-issued ID : SSN
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Come clean, with "up" : FESS
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Bomb defusers, often : ROBOTS
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16 or Seventeen, for short : MAG
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Turkish title : AGA
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Tom Hanks's "Sleepless in Seattle" role : SAM
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Vancouver-to-Seattle dir. : SSE
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Uniform: Prefix : ISO
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Bottle of whiskey : FIFTH
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Not in any way, informally : NOHOW
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Title role in a 1975 Truffaut film : ADELEH
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Choir's platform : RISER
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"I'll do it!" : YES
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Colorful riding gear : JOCKEYSILKS
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Funny Boosler : ELAYNE
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Cones on plains : TEPEES
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One-third of Neapolitan, for short : CHOC
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Prelude to a resignation, perhaps : SCANDAL
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Liposuction target : FLAB
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Eagle's nest: Var. : AERY
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Bee production : QUILTDESIGN
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___ Chapel : SISTINE
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Collected, as wheat : SHEAVED
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Like Shakespeare's Othello : MOORISH
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Work hard : MOIL
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Sicilian province or its capital : ENNA
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Blacksmiths' wear : APRONS
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Crowds : DROVES
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Does something about something : REACTS
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Square at the end of the fourth row in Battleship : DTEN
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It has terms regarding a term : LEASE
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Breaks down : CRIES
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Whodunit award : EDGAR
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Make some calls : REF
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Big do, for short : FRO
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Testing zone : LAB
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Te ___ : AMO
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"Go on now!" : GIT
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Grilling sound : SSS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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