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New York Times, Saturday, May 21, 2011

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0521 ( 22,474 )
Across
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It may flow on a ranch : MANE
5
Bank statement abbr. : DEP
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Colorless : ALBINO
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Online multiplayer gaming service : XBOXLIVE
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Start to smell, in a way : MILDEW
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French chef's specialty : COQAUVIN
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Awkward way to be caught : INALIE
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Sharing of thoughts on a TV show? : VULCANMINDMELD
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Adjoin : MEET
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He said Beat literature "isn't writing at all - it's typing" : CAPOTE
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Sounds of feigned sympathy : AWS
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"I ___ point ..." : SEENO
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Vancouver is on it: Abbr. : PST
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They may be eaten near the front : RATIONS
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The "th" in "the," e.g. : DIGRAPH
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"Yea, verily" : ITISSO
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One of a couple at a baby shower : BOOTIE
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One of three Belgian kings : LEOPOLD
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It's not long in going down a mountain : MINISKI
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Something to dispense with : URN
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Get by : EVADE
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Happy cry : YES
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Town house alternative : DUPLEX
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Half of sechzehn : ACHT
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Bird feeder protector : SQUIRRELBAFFLE
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Powers on one's screen? : AUSTIN
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Melodious pets : CANARIES
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Like many houseplants, daily : MISTED
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Kind of file : READONLY
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Beach activity : STROLL
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Tiny morsel : ORT
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Practice period: Abbr. : SESS
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Late 11th-century year : MXC
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Solvent : ABOVEWATER
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Absolutely : NOQUESTION
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Opposite of humble : EXALT
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She may try an agent : DIVA
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Shows : EVINCES
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Author : PENMAN
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Essential acid : AMINO
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Luxury Swiss chocolatier : LINDT
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It's often shifted : BLAME
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Kill time : IDLE
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Two-time Hugo Award winner Gaiman : NEIL
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Was behind : OWED
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19-season N.H.L.'er Robitaille : LUC
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Touch, e.g. : IPOD
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Player of Elaine on "Taxi" : MARILU
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C-worthy : SOSO
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Form of pyruvic acid : ENOL
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"Sentimentally Yours" singer : PATSYCLINE
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Femme fatale wear : SPIKEHEELS
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Believer : THEIST
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DSL purveyor : ISP
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Sourcing abbr. : IBID
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Ruined : GONE
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Part of une dynastie : ROI
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Get out of a sentence? : DELE
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Heavyweight champ before James J. Braddock : MAXBAER
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Option for sneakers : VELCRO
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"Put me down, too" : DITTO
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Angel of the south wind : URIEL
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Shifting letters : PRNDL
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Big tops? : AFROS
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Costco competitor, casually : SAMS
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Pull out : QUIT
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Erstwhile empire, in brief : USSR
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Operator's concern: Abbr. : ANAT
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It comes and goes : FAD
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Procedure: Abbr. : SYS

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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