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SIMPLY PUT

New York Times, Sunday, May 12, 2013

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 134, Blocks: 82 Missing: {JZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 154 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0512 ( 23,196 )
Across
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Certain laureate : POET
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___ Fine, "The Nanny" nanny : FRAN
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Planet, to a 1-Across : ORB
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Get a little richer in Monopoly : PASSGO
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Slave whom Amneris was jealous of : AIDA
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Hindu epic hero : RAMA
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"Zero Dark Thirty" org. : CIA
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Kind of garage : ONECAR
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Some mixers : CLUBSODAS
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One way to measure a student's progress : LETTERGRADE
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Possible cause of turbulent weather : LANINA
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Swearing : OATHS
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As an end result : ERGO
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With 44-, 63-, 77- and 93-Across, a long-winded piece of advice : POTENTIALCONSEQUENCES
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Lei Day hellos : ALOHAS
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Validates : OKS
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"Very nice!" : SWEET
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Standard home page feature : LOGO
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Journalist Marvin or Bernard : KALB
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Louisiana area : DELTA
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See 29-Across : OFAPLANORDECISIONONE
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"That's the way things are" : SOBEIT
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Shoes without heels : FLATS
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Remain unresolved : PEND
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Ninny : ASS
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Fitting conclusion? : GEE
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Blackmore title girl : DOONE
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Quick : SPEEDY
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See 29-Across : CANNOTREVERSESHOULDBE
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Flows out : DRAINS
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Fleming of opera : RENEE
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Home of the U.K. : EUR
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Cartoonist Hoff : SYD
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Supermarket aid : CART
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Full of animal fat : SUETY
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Pair on ice : SKATES
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See 29-Across : HEEDEDPRIORTOTHETIME
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Doesn't stay : EXITS
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180s : UEYS
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Subject of the 2002 book "The Perfect Store" : EBAY
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Doing perfectly : ACING
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Stout ___ : ALE
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Fla. vacation spot : STPETE
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See 29-Across : ANACTIONISEFFECTUATED
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Something to strike : POSE
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Oration locations : PODIA
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Wake-up calls : ALARMS
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Charlie Chaplin persona, with "the" : LITTLETRAMP
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Acquires unexpectedly : COMESINTO
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Except when : UNLESS
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Notwithstanding that, briefly : THO
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Three-sided weapon : EPEE
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One with designs on women : DIOR
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Places : STEADS
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___ lane : HOV
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Pitching muscle, for short : DELT
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Big show : EXPO
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Campaign-funding grp. : PAC
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Garage supply : OIL
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School address ending : EDU
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Works the room, maybe : TABLEHOPS
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Facades : FRONTS
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Arm bones : RADII
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Dryer brand : AMANA
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___ passage : NASAL
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A lot : OCEANS
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Fashion photographer Herb : RITTS
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Suffuse : BATHE
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___ ejemplo : POR
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"Life of Pi" director Lee : ANG
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Not flustered : SERENE
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Like embargoed goods : SCARCE
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Thingamajig : GADGET
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Lunchbox treats : OREOS
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Where Yemen Airways is based : SANA
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This puzzle's long-winded advice, simply put : LOOKBEFOREYOULEAP
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Case worker's title?: Abbr. : ESQ
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___ Alto : PALO
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Former Swedish P.M. Palme : OLOF
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Senate cover-up : TOGA
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Having no active leads : COLD
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"From all of ___ all of you ..." : USTO
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Actor McGregor : EWAN
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Carp in a pond : KOI
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Auction category : ART
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Steak ___ : DIANE
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Kefauver of old politics : ESTES
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Sue Grafton's "___ for Lawless" : LIS
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Start to go surfing? : LOGON
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Helps in a bad way : ABETS
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Opposite of alway : NEER
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Intimate : CLOSE
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Automaker since 1899 : OPEL
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Cravings : NEEDS
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Not go beyond : ENDBY
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Unnatural? : DYED
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Power option : ACDC
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Biblical matriarch who lived to 127 : SARAH
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Bag : SNARE
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Tooth: Prefix : DENTI
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One side in a 19th-century war, with "the" : SOUTH
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Blender setting : PUREE
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Evening, in ads : NITE
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Go ballistic : ERUPT
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Turns suddenly : VEERS
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Pressure, informally : HEAT
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Reagan antimissile program, for short : SDI
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Mucky place : STY
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Ring results : KOS
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Let someone else take over : STEPASIDE
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Impression : DENT
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Nov. 11 honoree : EXGI
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Snorkeling site : REEF
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"Yeah, yeah" : IBET
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Canberra chum : MATE
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Viewed : EYED
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Formally name : ANOINT
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Corner piece : CASTLE
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Cooler in hot weather : ICETEA
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"Nemesis" novelist : ASIMOV
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Place to play stickball : STREET
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Rolaids rival : TUMS
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Mark of distinction : APLUS
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Elect : OPT
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61-Down's opponent, with "the" : NORTH
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The Snake River snakes through it : IDAHO
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Didn't turn away from : FACED
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Fly away, in a way : ELOPE
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"A horse designed by a committee" : CAMEL
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Cause of a trip : LSD
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Host follower? : ESS
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Turn down : NIX
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Surpass : TOP
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Guanajuato gold : ORO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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