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New York Times, Friday, April 6, 2012

Author:
Mike Nothnagel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Nothnagel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 55 for Mr. Nothnagel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0406 ( 22,795 )

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Across
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Letter carrier : MAILBAG
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Quaint place to live? : TOWNE
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Extreme choice : ALLORNONE
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Farmer's enemy : APHIS
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Much-favored person : GOLDENBOY
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Some subatomic particles : PIONS
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Retired : INBED
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___ Plus (razor brand) : ATRA
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Home to a school of pre-Socratic philosophers : ELEA
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Comedic duo? : CEES
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Using an Rx, say : ONMEDS
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Ron who played Tarzan : ELY
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Where your ship may come in : BAY
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Loafs on the job : DOGSIT
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Filling point : BRIM
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"When I was a lad ..." : ONCE
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Smooth : SUAVE
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Six-time Tony winner of 1984 : LACAGEAUXFOLLES
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Stump the crowd? : ORATE
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Vet employer, maybe: Abbr. : SPCA
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16-Across, e.g. : PEST
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Rambled : WENTON
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Bygone : OLD
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86 or 99 on "Get Smart": Abbr. : AGT
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Tangles : SNAFUS
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Chip in a dish, e.g. : FLAW
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Gush (over) : FAWN
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Round nos. : ESTS
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It's often backed up : PLANA
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Foreign assistance org. since 1961 : USAID
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Use advantageously, as an idea : SEIZEUPON
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Big name in watches : SEIKO
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Place to find subs : NAVALBASE
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Rob of "Melrose Place" : ESTES
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Discharged : EGESTED
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Word with square or number : MAGIC
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Helpless? : ALONE
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"Can you beat that?!" : ILLBE
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Bonanzas : LODES
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Raised : BRED
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Rule among true crime writers : ANN
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Run wild : GOBANANAS
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Physical "Psst!" : TAP
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Grandnephew in 1960s TV : OPIE
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Not marked up : WHOLESALE
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Cat's gift : NINELIVES
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Final words? : ESSAYTEST
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Passing remark? : NOTMYCUPOFTEA
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"Gentle reader, may you never feel what I then felt!" speaker : EYRE
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Attach (to) : ADD
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Instrument with a bell : OBOE
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Average : SOSO
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[This is scary!] : GULP
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Lose it : BLOWAFUSE
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Contents of the rightmost column of a table : RAREGASES
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Words of anticipation : ICANTWAIT
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Political writer ___ Bai : MATT
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Scoop : EXCLUSIVE
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Prizm and Spectrum, once : GEOS
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They're not hot for very long : FADS
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Anchorage-to-Fairbanks dir. : NNE
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Order: Abbr. : ASSN
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Contents of many outtakes : FLUBS
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Wash against gently : LAPAT
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Win by ___ : ANOSE
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Declined : WANED
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Figure on the front of Olympic medals since 1928 : NIKE
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Forward who wore #10 : PELE
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Elements of some lists : DOS
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Quickly turn back : ZAG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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