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New York Times, Monday, April 9, 2012

Author:
Nancy Kavanaugh
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Kavanaugh

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 25 for Ms. Kavanaugh. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0409 ( 22,798 )
Across
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Wine barrel : CASK
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Tear to pieces : SHRED
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"Porgy and ___" : BESS
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Words after "here," "there" and "everywhere" in "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" : AMOO
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"Pet" annoyance : PEEVE
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For grades 1-12 : ELHI
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Negative reaction to failure : SOURGRAPES
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Emergency-related : DIRE
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Snake along the Nile : ASP
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Dublin's land : EIRE
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Former congresswoman Bella : ABZUG
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Sort of words that sailors are famous for : SALTYLANGUAGE
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Flip over : CAPSIZE
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Synthesizer designer Robert : MOOG
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Circumvent : AVOID
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It's about six feet for a turkey vulture : WINGSPAN
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___ de Janeiro : RIO
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Other half of a hit 45 : BSIDE
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Refinery material : ORE
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Source of the word "karma" : SANSKRIT
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Ken and Barbie : DOLLS
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Deadly 1966 hurricane with a Spanish-derived name : INEZ
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"Cats" poet : TSELIOT
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Feuding families, e.g. : BITTERENEMIES
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Chilling, as Champagne : ONICE
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Purple spring bloomer : IRIS
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Drunk's interjection : HIC
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Fascinated by : INTO
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Sugar craving : SWEETTOOTH
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Sewing line : SEAM
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Like names starting "Ff-" : WELSH
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Unadulterated : PURE
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Sea eagles : ERNS
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English class assignment : ESSAY
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River of Hades : STYX
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Spanish house : CASA
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"Famous" cookie man : AMOS
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Chowder eater's utensil : SOUPSPOON
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Seoul's home: Abbr. : KOR
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Perfume application : SPRITZ
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When repeated, a crier's cry : HEARYE
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Ward off : REPEL
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Preceding night : EVE
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___ Moines Register : DES
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Mattress invaders : BEDBUGS
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"My Fair Lady" lady : ELIZA
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Shoulder gesture : SHRUG
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Long, drawn-out attack : SIEGE
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Icy cold : GELID
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Awestruck : AGOG
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"___ live and breathe!" : ASI
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Surrounded by : AMID
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All's opposite : NONE
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Autos : CARS
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Athletic shoe brand : AVIA
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A lively person may have a sparkling one : WIT
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Remove, as scratches on an auto : POLISHOUT
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Singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Egg holder : NEST
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___ Rabbit : BRER
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Evaluate, with "up" : SIZE
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"2 Broke Girls" and "30 Rock" : SITCOMS
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Place for a football pad : KNEE
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Certain believer : DEIST
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Corrida cheer : OLE
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Mother ___ of Calcutta : TERESA
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Horseshoe forger : SMITHY
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Capital of Idaho : BOISE
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___ circle : INNER
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Largest moon of Saturn : TITAN
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Quantum mechanics pioneer Bohr : NIELS
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Modest response to praise : ITRY
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Follower of Corn, Rice and Wheat in cereal names : CHEX
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Neighbor of Nor. : SWE
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Craven of horror films : WES
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Photo ___ (political events) : OPS

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

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