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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Author:
Kevin Adamick
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin Adamick

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJKQWX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Adamick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Hawaiian entree : MAHIMAHI
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"___-Koo" (old ragtime standard) : HITCHY
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Emphatic call from the flock : AMENAMEN
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And so on : ETALIA
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Honoring at a banquet, say : TOASTING
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Scotland's Loch ___ : LOMOND
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Natal native : ZULU
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50th state's bird : NENE
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Kind of sandwich : PITA
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First-year J.D. student : ONEL
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Street child : GAMIN
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Like the area around an erupting volcano : ASHY
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Rock layers : STRATA
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Tennis whiz : ACER
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One in la familia : TIA
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One concerned about charges : TORERO
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Alter : AMEND
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Assumes, as costs : ABSORBS
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The Lizard constellation : LACERTA
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Ones on the move : GOERS
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President ___ : PROTEM
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Bow shape : ARC
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Redheaded boy of 1960s TV : OPIE
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Bouquets : AROMAS
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Hard to find in Latin? : RARA
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Cure again, as leather : RETAN
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All-night party : RAVE
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Sacked out : ABED
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"The Heat ___" : ISON
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Modern home of ancient Elam : IRAN
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Batman's home : GOTHAM
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Being borrowed by : ONLOANTO
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Pupil surrounder : AREOLA
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1997 Carrey comedy : LIARLIAR
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Spanky or Alfalfa : RASCAL
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Words after "Que" : SERASERA
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Seder servings : MATZOS
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Check figure : AMOUNT
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Doctor, ideally : HEALER
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Asbestos, for one : INSULATOR
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Dojo floor covering : MAT
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Burgundy bud : AMI
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Skin colorer : HENNA
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Former world heavyweight champion Johansson : INGEMAR
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___ Curtis, onetime cosmetics giant : HELENE
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"How was ___ know?" : ITO
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Home of MacDill Air Force Base : TAMPA
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Part of many a convent : CLOISTER
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Comment made while elbowing someone : HINTHINT
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"And so on" : YADAYADA
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Violinmaker Amati : NICOLO
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Raiment : GARB
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Many a classical sculpture : TORSO
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Soapbox derby entrant : RACER
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Glimpses : ESPIES
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Some anniversary events : MEMORIALS
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Petri dish gel : AGARAGAR
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South Pacific island : BORABORA
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Generates, as fluids : SECRETES
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___ early age : ATAN
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Modernizes, as a factory : RETOOLS
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First : PRIMAL
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1964 Hitchcock thriller : MARNIE
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2009 James Cameron blockbuster : AVATAR
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Madrid madam : SENORA
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Like some committees : ADHOC
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Musical with the song "N.Y.C." : ANNIE
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Indicator of how something is done : ALA
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Actress ___ Park Lincoln : LAR
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___ pro nobis : ORA

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

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