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INDIES

New York Times, Sunday, May 13, 2012

Author:
Ben Tausig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ben Tausig

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Tausig. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0513 ( 22,832 )
Across
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One waiting in France : GARCON
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"Who's there?" response : ITSME
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Hank Aaron led the N.L. in them four times : RBIS
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British pols : MPS
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Mark who won the 1998 Masters : OMEARA
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Alternative energy option : SOLAR
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"... there ___ square" : ORBE
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Maximum : CAP
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Slogan for medical marijuana activists? : WEEDSHALLOVERCOME
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Portuguese "she" : ELA
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Tattoos, slangily : INK
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More than a quarter of academic circles? : CEES
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Alias : AKA
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"No surprise to me" : IKNEW
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Like unworn tires : TREADED
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Persians who protect their feet? : THESHODOFIRAN
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Took a break around one, say : HADLUNCH
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Was halting : LIMPED
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Plant, of a sort : MOLE
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Author : PEN
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Not straight : ATILT
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"___ Beso" (Paul Anka hit) : ESO
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Big twit? : JEER
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Entitlement to cross the stream first? : RIGHTOFWADE
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Conductor Toscanini : ARTURO
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Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Start of a "White Album" title : OBLADI
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Pod-based entity : PEA
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People who avoid social networking, maybe : LONERS
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Mixologist's measure : DRAM
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My ___, Vietnam : LAI
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It was published four years before "Moby-Dick" : OMOO
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"Snowy" bird : EGRET
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"If you can't behave on this tour, I swear you'll be sorry!"? : NOMOREMISTERNICEGUIDE
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Forerunner of euchre : OMBRE
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Smack : KISS
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___ culpa : MEA
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State for which a Springsteen album is named: Abbr. : NEBR
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Hunt's co-star on "Mad About You" : REISER
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Error indicator : SIC
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Largest campus of Long Island Univ. : CWPOST
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The title of this puzzle, e.g. : PUN
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One + one? : ELEVEN
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Big part of the dairy business? : CHEESETRADE
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Like much of Pindar's work : ODIC
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[Smack!] : BAM
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Revolver : WHEEL
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Tragic E.R. status : DOA
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Cartoon pet of note : DINO
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Melodic : ARIOSO
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Play double Dutch, say : SKIPROPE
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Lost subject of a hit Beatles song? : WANDERINGJUDE
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Working as a store clerk : INSALES
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Disney princess : ARIEL
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Part of a newspaper: Abbr. : COL
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Jobs creation : IPAD
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OBs, e.g. : DRS
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Vietnam Veterans Memorial designer : LIN
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Clothing-free version of the national pastime? : WHOLENUDEBALLGAME
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Dark meat piece : LEG
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Feminine suffix : EUSE
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Pitch : SPIEL
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Simplified language form : PIDGIN
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Pompous person : ASS
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"I'll have what ___ having" : SHES
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Itching : ANTSY
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City near Clearwater, informally : STPETE
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Chaperon : GOWITH
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Supreme Egyptian god : AMENRA
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Offended the nose : REEKED
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"Dog" : CAD
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Choice words? : ORS
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"I don't think so" : NAH
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Part of a chain, maybe : ISLE
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Studio sign : TOLET
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Trudge through wet snow, say : SLOSH
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Dallas pro baller : MAV
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"We'll teach you to drink deep ___ you depart": Hamlet : ERE
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"Tommy," e.g. : ROCKOPERA
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Most inclusive : BROADEST
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It has many servers : IBM
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"___ I care!" : SEEIF
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Famously temperamental court figure : MCENROE
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Stout alternative : PALEALE
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Salmon, at times : SPAWNER
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Powered in either of two ways : ACDC
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Chicago mayor Emanuel : RAHM
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World leader beginning December 2011 : KIMJONGUN
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"Kubla Khan" river : ALPH
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On account of : DUETO
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Make magnificent : ENNOBLE
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French "she" : ELLE
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Take a load off : SIT
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Two-time N.L. batting champ Lefty : ODOUL
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Obama's birthplace : HAWAII
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Whit : TAD
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Hardly sharp : IDIOTIC
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Josh of "How I Met Your Mother" : RADNOR
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Where to conform, per an expression : INROME
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Jason who's a five-time baseball All-Star : GIAMBI
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Deception : FLAM
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Ages and ages : AEON
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Director Nicolas : ROEG
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Car in "Gone in 60 Seconds" : PORSCHE
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City down the lake from Buffalo, N.Y. : ERIEPA
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Oklahoma state tree : REDBUD
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"Tristram Shandy" novelist : STERNE
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Something you might tap in : MORSECODE
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Mayo, e.g. : MES
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Projectionist's unit : REEL
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Scrape : SKIN
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Drives : IMPELS
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Big suits : CEOS
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Entered slowly : EASEDIN
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Steel support for concrete : REBAR
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People with reservations in Florida : SEMINOLES
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Minute : WEE
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Some Camaro roofs : TTOPS
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Swollen, as veins : VARICOSE
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Dynasty for Confucius : CHOU
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___ avis : RARA
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Big maker of smoothies and energy bars : ODWALLA
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Accounts with keys? : DIARIES
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Extra ones might be dramatic : INNINGS
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News Corp. paper : WSJ
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Look like a creep? : OGLE
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Grammy-winning Radiohead album of 2000 : KIDA
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Prime years for rocking? : OLDAGE
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Consent form : PERMIT
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Dead Sea Scrolls writer : ESSENE
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Cary of "Robin Hood: Men in Tights" : ELWES
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Made whoopee : DIDIT
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Some blades : EPEES
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With a sure hand : ABLY
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"You mean ... what?" : HUH
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Surveillance org. : NSA
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"Star Trek: Voyager" airer : UPN
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D.J.'s purchases : LPS
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Tanked : LIT
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Economic stat : GDP

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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