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New York Times, Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Author:
Susan Gelfand
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Susan Gelfand

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Gelfand. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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"Kinsman" of Tarzan : APE
4
Impact sound : WHAM
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Spicy cuisine : CAJUN
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A witch might put one on you : HEX
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Just about forever : EONS
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Epoch when mammals arose : EOCENE
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Klee contemporary : ARP
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Monte Cristo ingredient : SWISSCHEESE
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Sharon of "Cagney & Lacey" : GLESS
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Old Saturn model : ION
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Scholar's deg. : PHD
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Spelling aid? : VOODOODOLL
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Church bells' sound : PEAL
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Get in a row : ALIGN
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Response at the altar : IDO
29
Mesa ___ National Park : VERDE
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Sharon of "Valley of the Dolls" : TATE
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Club ___ : MED
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Tightened up : TENSED
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Pub hub : DARTBOARD
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Legally impedes : ESTOPS
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Math subj. : ALG
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Commando weapons : UZIS
44
Teakettle feature : SPOUT
45
Ga. neighbor : FLA
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Secluded valleys : GLENS
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Stretched to the max : TAUT
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Where people are always putting things? : GOLFCOURSE
50
Those aboard a U.F.O. : ETS
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"___ semper tyrannis" : SIC
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Swab the floor again : REMOP
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Like 17-, 23-, 33- and 48-Across : FULLOFHOLES
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Aegean island on which Homer is said to be buried : IOS
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N.Y. Yankees' division : ALEAST
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Castle obstacle : MOAT
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Big D.C. lobby : NRA
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Gymnast Comaneci : NADIA
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John's other half : YOKO
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Car that "really drives 'em wi-i-ild," in a 1960s song : GTO
Down
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Inventor's cry : AHA
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Vine-covered passageway : PERGOLA
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Heroic deed : EXPLOIT
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Oil name : WESSON
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"In what way?" : HOWSO
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"Gimme ___!" (start of an Illinois cheer) : ANI
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Ed.'s stack : MSS
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Harry who co-founded Columbia Pictures : COHN
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Server's wish : ACE
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"Golly!" : JEEPERS
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Expose to light : UNSHADE
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Ribbed : NEEDLED
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Green sci. : ECOL
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Storage site : SILO
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Beat by a nose : EDGEDOUT
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Fermenting locale : VAT
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Nuts, berries, etc., for squirrels : DIET
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Kook : ODDBALL
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Tick-tock maker : PENDULUM
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Part of a chapter: Abbr. : VER
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___ Butterworth : MRS
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It may put someone out : TAG
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Likely : APT
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Norwegian king : OLAF
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Grammy-winning Gloria : ESTEFAN
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Burger flipper : SPATULA
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A bit messy, as the hair : TOUSLED
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Closing (in on) : ZEROING
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Playfully : INSPORT
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Montreal-to-Boston dir. : SSE
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Nina of 1940s-'50s films : FOCH
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Attends : GOESTO
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Natural talent : GIFT
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Haunted house sound : CREAK
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Slugger Sammy : SOSA
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China's Chou En-___ : LAI
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"Peg ___ Heart" : OMY
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Stall in London : LOO
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___ Tomé : SAO

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

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