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FITTING REARRANGEMENTS

New York Times, Sunday, April 7, 2013

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 136, Blocks: 71 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0407 ( 23,161 )
Across
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Postal ID : IDAHO
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Memphis belle? : AIDA
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Raspberry : JEER
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Kind of form : RARE
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Cobbler's job : SOLING
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So that one might : INORDERTO
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Black shade : EBON
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Stevedore, at times : LOADER
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College student's place : DORMITORY
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Dial competitor : ZEST
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British soccer powerhouse : ARSENAL
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"Got it" : ISEE
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Fish with a long neck : SEAHORSE
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Procrastinators' enablers : SNOOZEALARMS
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Shark, maybe : LENDER
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Beat at a Nathan's hot dog contest, say : OUTEAT
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Snake in "The Jungle Book" : KAA
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Salad bar items : BEETS
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"Le ___ de Monte-Cristo" : COMTE
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Visa offering : DEBITCARD
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Of ___ (servicing) : USETO
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Mayo containers? : ANOS
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Turned : GONEBAD
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"China Beach" actress Helgenberger : MARG
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Novelist who had two spouses simultaneously : NIN
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Abbr. on car sellers' license plates : DLR
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N. African land : MOR
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"Decision Points" author : GEORGEBUSH
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Repeats : DOESOVER
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Vague response to "When?" : SOON
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Marsh of detective fiction : NGAIO
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___ City, Miss. : YAZOO
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Gecko's gripper : SETA
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Turbulence : MOIL
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Local bird life : ORNIS
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"Bye Bye Bye" band : NSYNC
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Onetime sunblock agent : PABA
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BB shooter : AIRRIFLE
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Galileo, for one : ASTRONOMER
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Electric ___ : EYE
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Mishandle something, say : ERR
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One of the M's of 3M: Abbr. : MFG
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Electric car : TRAM
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Football misdirection : REVERSE
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Hipster's pad : CRIB
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Charioteer's place : ARENA
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Apt anagram for 42-Across : BADCREDIT
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Beat it : BONGO
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Name on a museum plaque : DONOR
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Memphis-to-Nashville dir. : ENE
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Opera character who sings "Largo al factotum" : FIGARO
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"The ___ Show" (best-selling album of 2002) : EMINEM
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"Great" 1666 conflagration : FIREOFLONDON
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Birthday suit enthusiast : NATURIST
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Passage : DUCT
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Video store penalty : LATEFEE
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Medical suffix : ITIS
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Apt anagram for 24-Across : DIRTYROOM
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Designer Picasso, daughter of Pablo : PALOMA
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Coastal niche : COVE
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They're on the left in Britain : SLOWLANES
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"South Pacific" protagonist and namesakes : EMILES
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Former Israeli president Weizman : EZER
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Dustup : TODO
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Baffled : LOST
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1978 Peace Prize recipient : SADAT
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Cuba, por ejemplo : ISLA
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Coupe's couple : DOORS
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Apt anagram for 31-Across : ALASNOMOREZS
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Places to hole up after holdups : HIDEOUTS
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Unvarying : ONENOTE
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Grant, e.g. : AID
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How things are generally stir-fried : INOIL
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Backs, anatomically : DORSA
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Munitions supplier : ARMER
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Black shade : JET
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Lover of Psyche : EROS
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To be in Paris? : ETRE
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Buckingham Palace resident : ROYAL
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Alters to allow development, maybe : REZONES
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Scotland's "Granite City" : ABERDEEN
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English poet who co-founded the Pre-Raphaelites : ROSSETTI
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Begins, as a journey : ENTERSON
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Scratch the surface of, maybe : GRAZE
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Per ___ : DIEM
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Galena and cerussite : LEADORES
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Apt anagram for 55-Across : HEBUGSGORE
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Egyptian sun deity : ATEN
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Reggae precursor : SKA
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Georgia neighbor : ARMENIA
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Not much, as of paint : ADAB
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Fleetwood or Eldorado, informally : CADDY
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Checked out : ONLOAN
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Ask for change : BEG
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"How can ___ sure?" : IBE
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Hometown of TV's McCloud : TAOS
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PC insert : CDROM
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Alternative to "com" : GOV
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Banker's concern : RUN
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Apt anagram for 79-Across : MOONSTARER
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Hot tar, e.g. : GOO
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Mata ___ : HARI
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Good protein source : SOYA
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1984 title role for Emilio Estevez : REPOMAN
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Apt anagram for 103-Across : INFERNOOFOLD
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Offshore installation : OILRIG
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Sun : TAN
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Multiple-choice choices : ABORC
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Order during an M.R.I. : LIESTILL
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Croatian leader? : SERBO
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Municipal facility: Abbr. : CTR
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U.S.A. part: Abbr. : AMER
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Alternative to white : RYE
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"Hurlyburly" writer David : RABE
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Tomorrow's is tonight : EVE
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Like Mars : RED
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Was congenial : MADENICE
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Completely : FROMATOZ
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Like the word "curiae" in "amicus curiae" : GENITIVE
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Melodic phrase : RIFF
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Legendary queen of the Britons immortalized by Shakespeare : CORDELIA
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Teetotaler : NONUSER
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Cool, in slang : DEF
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Small chickens : BANTAMS
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Lose it : GOAPE
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Heart : MIDST
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Short pastoral piece : IDYL
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Not built up : RURAL
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Prefix with car : ECONO
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Some Siouans : OTOES
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Where Hercules slew the lion : NEMEA
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Minuteman's location : SILO
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Stepped : TROD
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Big ___ (sports conference) : EAST
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Moses Malone, on the 76ers : TWO
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N.M. setting : MST

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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