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New York Times, Monday, April 8, 2013

Author:
Janet R. Bender
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Janet R. Bender

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {HQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Bender. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0408 ( 23,162 )
Across
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Former British colony in the South Pacific : FIJI
5
Wide : BROAD
10
Whip : FLOG
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Melville novel : OMOO
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British truck : LORRY
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Puerto ___ : RICO
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Words from Ali Baba : OPENSESAME
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Aware of : ONTO
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Assassinated : SLAIN
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Range from Peru to Chile : ANDES
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Use a shovel : DIG
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Beavers' school : OREGONSTATE
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Cabinet department since 1977 : ENERGY
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Rumple, with "up" : MUSS
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List that goes from Appetizers to Desserts : MENU
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Oscar winner Davis : GEENA
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Physicians' org. : AMA
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Windows or Unix : OPERATINGSYSTEM
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Ave. crossers : STS
42
Europe's longest river : VOLGA
43
Branching-out point : NODE
44
Nickname of a three-time A.L. M.V.P. : AROD
45
Like many a winter sweater : WOOLEN
47
What Jesus is said to have been born without : ORIGINALSIN
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"Wee" boy : LAD
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Outspoken : VOCAL
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Hammond ___, author of "The Wreck of the Mary Deare" : INNES
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Prepare for publication : EDIT
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Cranberry juice brand : OCEANSPRAY
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Descartes who wrote "Cogito, ergo sum" : RENE
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Burning : AFIRE
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Hairdo for any of the Jackson 5 : AFRO
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Clothing : TOGS
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Photocopier need : TONER
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Twist, as polling results : SKEW
Down
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Egg ___ yung : FOO
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Little devil : IMP
3
Vice president Biden : JOE
4
Charged particles : IONS
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Like tired eyes, maybe : BLEARY
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Comic O'Donnell : ROSIE
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Arboreal ape, informally : ORANG
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Elbow's place : ARM
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Go from blond to brunet, say : DYE
10
Is the lead singer of : FRONTS
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Singer Ronstadt : LINDA
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Eightsome : OCTET
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"Silly" bird : GOOSE
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Walk, as through mud : SLOG
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Analyze, as ore : ASSAY
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Test versions : DEMOS
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Clumsy : INEPT
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Heredity carriers : GENES
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Alpha's counterpart : OMEGA
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Some parochial school teachers : NUNS
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Work by Karel Capek : RUR
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Funny Radner : GILDA
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London is its cap. : ENG
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Coral formation : ATOLL
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Jason's wife in mythology : MEDEA
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Change : AMEND
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Singer Lavigne : AVRIL
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Animated character : TOON
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___-Cat : SNO
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Playing marbles : AGATES
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Unreturned tennis shot : WINNER
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Washington bills : ONES
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Not concealed : OVERT
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Event with barrel racing : RODEO
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Sweetest part of a cake : ICING
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Pacifists' protest demonstration : LIEIN
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Trap : SNARE
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Places to get massages : SPAS
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___ bran : OAT
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Corp. money person : CFO
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D.C.'s ___ Stadium : RFK
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"___ you kidding me?" : ARE
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"Man, that hurts!" : YOW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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