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New York Times, Tuesday, May 10, 2011

___ Beatty, Oscar nominee for "Network"

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times5/10/11 ( No. 22,463 )
Across
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Situps tone them : ABS
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Bounded along : LOPED
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Assists and steals : STATS
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Lingerie buy : BRA
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Place to play or fight : ARENA
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Sic on : LETAT
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Paper Mate product : BALLPOINT
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One with dreadlocks, perhaps : RASTA
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Obstinate animals : ASSES
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180, slangily : UIE
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Stand for : MEAN
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Ruler deposed in 1979 : SHAH
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Hoops play maker : POINTGUARD
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Responded sheepishly? : BAAED
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Trackers and Prizms, once : GEOS
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Junkyard's security, maybe : GUARDDOG
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Verboten : TABOO
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Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
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Religious dissenter : HERETIC
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Former Ford model : LTD
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Magritte's "___ Fixe" : LIDEE
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Place for one in disfavor, so to speak : DOGHOUSE
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St. Louis attraction : ARCH
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"___ the World" : WEARE
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Sherwin-Williams offering : HOUSEPAINT
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Barely open : AJAR
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Feminine ending : ENNE
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Coffee server : URN
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Last Oldsmobile made : ALERO
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Beethoven's "Für ___" : ELISE
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Indoor or outdoor war game : PAINTBALL
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Yoga position : LOTUS
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Young hooter : OWLET
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Once known as : NEE
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Won all the games in a series : SWEPT
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Down on one's luck : NEEDY
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Draft org. : SSS
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Palestinian leader Mahmoud ___ : ABBAS
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Full of chutzpah : BRASH
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Entertainment at many a Cuban wedding : SALSABAND
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Pool units : LAPS
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Guadalajara gold : ORO
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame designer : PEI
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Ho-hum feeling : ENNUI
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Seeing socially : DATING
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Camera type, for short : SLR
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Olympics squad in red, white and blue : TEAMUSA
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Totally baffled : ATSEA
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Mongol invader : TATAR
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Put up with : STAND
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"The Merry Widow" composer Franz : LEHAR
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Summer on the Seine : ETE
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Word ending meaning "foot" : PEDE
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Sign of decay : ODOR
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"Aha!" : GOTCHA
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Stick fast : ADHERE
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Guy's square-dance partner : GAL
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Prefix with cycle or sex : UNI
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Option for a H.S. dropout : GED
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Casual pants : BLUEJEANS
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Some tiebreakers, briefly : OTS
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Laudatory lines : ODE
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Burg : TOWN
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"___ the picture!" : IGET
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Goes lighter (on) : EASESUP
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Big name in dental hygiene : ORALB
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PC's "brain" : CPU
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Talk incessantly about : HARPON
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Loaf or loafer parts : HEELS
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At the minimum setting : ONLOW
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Form a bloc : UNITE
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Floored : INAWE
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Setting for some van Goghs : ARLES
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Some are walk-on : ROLES
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Court fig. : ATTY
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Superlative finish : EST
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___ de France : ILE
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___ Beatty, Oscar nominee for "Network" : NED

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