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New York Times, Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Norman of the Clinton and Bush cabinets : MINETA
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"Uh, excuse me ..." : AHEM
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Figs. well above 100 in Mensa : IQS
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Los ___ (Manhattan Project lab site) : ALAMOS
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Travel far and wide : ROVE
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Payable immediately : DUE
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ABC late-night host : JIMMYKIMMEL
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The Reds, on scoreboards : CIN
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Items sometimes locked in a car (oops!) : KEYS
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Air safety agcy. : FAA
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Reads, as bar codes : SCANS
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Drugstore stock, for short : MEDS
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Rock's ___ Boingo : OINGO
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Western U.S. gasoline giant : ARCO
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Scottish seaport : AYR
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Lead singer of Pearl Jam : EDDIEVEDDER
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Sticky stuff : GOO
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Fuss : ADO
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Manuscript encl. : SASE
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Exceptionally good : SUPERB
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Woman's shoe style : TSTRAP
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Antiaircraft artillery : FLAK
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"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
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"___ got your number" : IVE
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"Walking on Broken Glass" singer : ANNIELENNOX
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It's frequently punched on a keypad : PIN
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Colorado ski resort : VAIL
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Rest atop : LIEON
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Tom of "The Grapes of Wrath" : JOAD
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Sleep problem : APNEA
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Carpenter's tool : SAW
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Gusto : ZEST
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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"The Greatest Show on Earth" co-star, 1952 : BETTYHUTTON
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In the style of : ALA
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One of the housewives on "Desperate Housewives" : BREE
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___ Queen : ELLERY
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Apt. units : RMS
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Kitten's plaything : YARN
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Pouilly-___ (wine) : FUISSE
Down
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Capt.'s superior : MAJ
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A few words between friends : ILIKEYOU
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Imply ties with V.I.P.'s : NAMEDROP
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Small-screen statuettes : EMMYS
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Plays (with) : TOYS
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Question : ASK
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Giorgio of fashion : ARMANI
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Respectful tributes : HOMAGES
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"All About ___" : EVE
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Diner on "Alice" : MELS
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Airport security requirement, briefly : IDCARD
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Marmalade fruit : QUINCE
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Motion detector, e.g. : SENSOR
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"Damned ___, damned ..." : IFIDO
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Officer-in-training : CADET
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S.I. and O, e.g. : MAGS
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Kook : ODDBALL
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It may be standing at the end of a concert : OVATION
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Baseball Hall-of-Famer Combs : EARLE
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One of Greater London's "home counties" : ESSEX
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Paperless I.R.S. submission : EFILE
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Snappy comebacks : RIPOSTES
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Amelia Earhart and others : AVIATORS
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Hang : PEND
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Tush : KEISTER
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Like many winter landscapes : SNOWY
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Online user's self-image : AVATAR
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Incendiary fuel in "Apocalypse Now" : NAPALM
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Masked fighters : NINJAS
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Tidy (up) : NEATEN
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Star of the martial arts epic "Hero" : JETLI
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John Prine's "Dear ___" : ABBY
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End of an alphabet that begins Alpha, Bravo, Charlie : ZULU
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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Playboy founder, for short : HEF
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"Bill ___, the Science Guy" : NYE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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