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New York Times, Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Author:
Paul Hunsberger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paul Hunsberger

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Hunsberger. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Paul Hunsberger notes:
The idea for this puzzle may, just may, have evolved during a quieter day at the office. Sometimes you don't have to look too far for ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I had the good fortune to meet Paul at the ACPT this year; what a nice guy. When everyone was giving me dirty looks about my difficult ... read more
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Across
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Slow Wi-Fi woe : LAG
4
House smaller than a villa : CASITA
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Italian wine city : ASTI
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Big lug : APE
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Ran amok : RIOTED
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Word before dive or song : SWAN
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"Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!" network : NPR
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Layout of city streets, parks, etc. : URBANDESIGN
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"Oh heavens!" : DEARME
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The "A" of E. A. Poe : ALLAN
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It's so crazy it just might work : HAREBRAINEDIDEA
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Ye ___ Shoppe : OLDE
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Winter hrs. in Calgary : MST
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Cariou who played Sweeney Todd : LEN
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Cardiologist's procedure, for short : ANGIO
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With wisdom : SAGELY
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Tolerant : BROADMINDED
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In vogue : TRENDY
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Ostentatious display : ECLAT
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Bran source : OAT
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Slangy pal : BRO
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Language of Pakistan : URDU
48
Presumptuous sorts : WHIPPERSNAPPERS
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Dress-up item for a little girl : TIARA
55
Capital of the Bahamas : NASSAU
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Office item suggested visually by this puzzle : ELASTICBAND
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The "A" of U.S.D.A.: Abbr. : AGR
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Dancer in "a club down in old Soho" : LOLA
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Desisted : CEASED
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Big prune? : LOP
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City NW of München : KOLN
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___ Wilkes, obsession of Scarlett O'Hara : ASHLEY
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Coast Guard rank: Abbr. : ENS
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Cry from a crow's-nest : LANDHO
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What some losers in court do : APPEAL
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Actor Butler or Depardieu : GERARD
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Remnant : CRUMB
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Broadcaster : AIRER
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Melodramatic sound : SOB
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"Let's call ___ day" : ITA
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Any one of the company in "Three's Company" : TENANT
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Mix up : ADDLE
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Allegro ___ (very quick, in music) : ASSAI
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Hornswoggled : SWINDLED
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Chasing game : TAG
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Stopover : INN
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Ancient times, in ancient times : ELD
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Win back : REEARN
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In the thick of : AMID
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Chemical cousins, in a way : ISOMERS
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___ eyes (potion ingredients at Hogwarts) : EEL
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Some : ANY
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Pitch-selecting gesture : NOD
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Like the apparel in a certain Christmas carol : GAY
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Pre-Letterman gig for Paul Shaffer, for short : SNL
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Nabokov heroine : ADA
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Costumes : GETUPS
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Go for broke : BETITALL
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Compass for the web browser Safari, e.g. : ICON
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What tugboats do : TOW
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Big cheer : RAH
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Orthodontist's recommendation : BRACES
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Many a flea market transaction : RESALE
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"Game of Thrones" menace : DRAGON
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Takes over : USURPS
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Galileo, for one : PISAN
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Bit of butter : PAT
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Author Jong : ERICA
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"Bonne ___!" (cry on le premier janvier) : ANNEE
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Rice ___ : PADDY
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Big bugler : ELK
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Place to go in England? : LOO
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Cousin of "Harrumph!" : BAH
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What might be seen in the corner of a TV screen: Abbr. : ASL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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