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New York Times, Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKWZ} This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 22,106 )
Across
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You might fix one yourself at a bar : SALAD
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Abbr. after a lawyer's name : ESQ
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Blog additions : POSTS
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Dance partner for Fred : ADELE
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Little, in Lille : PEU
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"99 and 44/100% pure" soap : IVORY
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Place for knickknacks : SHELF
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"What ___ to do?" : AMI
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Link : NEXUS
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Thief in a western : HORSERUSTLER
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Rm. coolers : ACS
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___-de-sac : CUL
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Suffix with Orwell : IAN
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Bard's "before" : ERE
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Some metal frames : STEELTRUSSES
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"Dancing Queen" group : ABBA
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Penn, e.g.: Abbr. : STA
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They're red or blue, on some maps : STATES
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Emergency strategy : PLANB
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N.L. cap letters : STL
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"All About ___," 2009 Sandra Bullock bomb : STEVE
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Main lines : AORTAS
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Canon camera line : EOS
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"___ Tu" (1974 hit) : ERES
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Parliamentary procedure guide, familiarly : ROBERTSRULES
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Outcomes of some QB sneaks : TDS
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Bacon runoff : FAT
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Suffix with penta- : GON
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___ few rounds (spar) : GOA
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Unclear outcome ... or what can be found literally in 20-, 29- and 47-Across : MIXEDRESULTS
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Hip-hopper's headgear : DORAG
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Battery for many penlights : AAA
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Modular elements : UNITS
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PayPal money, e.g. : ECASH
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Chain part: Abbr. : MTN
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Little Munster : EDDIE
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SALT subject : NTEST
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To date : YET
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Accomplish, biblically : DOEST
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The younger Obama girl : SASHA
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Specially formed, as a committee : ADHOC
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Lascivious looks : LEERS
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Tell-___ (some bios) : ALLS
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Reason for a merchandise return : DEFECT
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Adornments on officers' shoulders : EPAULETS
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Coll. terms : SEMS
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"Knock that off!" : QUITIT
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Pesto ingredients : PINENUTS
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In the strike zone : OVER
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Beantown or Chi-Town team : SOX
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Play about Capote : TRU
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Part of CBS: Abbr. : SYS
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They intersect in Montréal : RUES
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TV husband of Phyllis : LARS
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Perfumery compound : ESTER
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Christopher of "Somewhere in Time" : REEVE
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Slalom paths : ESSES
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"À votre ___!" : SANTE
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"I'm outta here!" : LATER
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Fills to the gills : SATES
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In pieces : APART
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Red Cross supply : BLOOD
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Verbal digs : BARBS
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A bouncer might break one up : BARFIGHT
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TV boss of Mary Richards : LOUGRANT
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Record label for Booker T. & the M.G.'s : STAX
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Gin flavoring : SLOE
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Like a Turkish bath : STEAMY
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Came next : ENSUED
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Go like a flying squirrel : GLIDE
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Super Bowl XXV M.V.P. ___ Anderson : OTTIS
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Item in the plus column : ASSET
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Communion service : MASS
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See socially : DATE
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"Go back," on an edit menu : UNDO
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TV room : DEN
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World Food Day mo. : OCT
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"Norma ___" : RAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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