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New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Author:
Kyle T. Dolan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kyle T. Dolan

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 79, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXYZ} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Dolan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0522 ( 22,841 )
Across
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Insecticide whose spelled-out name has 31 letters : DDT
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Rapid, in music : MOSSO
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Film about a statue? : PATINA
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Always, in verse : EER
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Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
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Hard-to-hum, say : ATONAL
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2004 movie with a screenplay by Tina Fey : MEANGIRLS
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Japanese mat : TATAMI
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Was next to : ADJOINED
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___ Noël (French Santa Claus) : PERE
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Straight, at a bar : NEAT
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Carved figure used for rituals : GRAVENIMAGE
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Lees material : DENIM
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Legal wrongs : TORTS
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How a limbo dancer dances : LOW
33
"___ chance!" : NOTA
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N.Y.C.'s Roosevelt ___ : ISL
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Railroad beam : TIE
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Work by Sir Edward Elgar hinted at by this puzzle's shaded squares : ENIGMAVARIATIONS
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Like most of China's flag : RED
45
Fig. on an A.T.M. receipt : BAL
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Improperly off base, in brief : AWOL
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"Wise" bird : OWL
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Like the cutouts in some children's artwork : GLUED
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Austrian-made pistol : GLOCK
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Industrial Revolution-era power source : STEAMENGINE
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"Dies ___" : IRAE
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Bit of Highlands costume : KILT
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Illicit rendezvous locale : LOVENEST
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Yacht site : MARINA
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Family play time : GAMENIGHT
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2,000 pounds : ONETON
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It's taken by witnesses : STAND
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Try to stop from squeaking, say : OIL
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Chicken : COWARD
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Trials : TESTS
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SSW's opposite : NNE
Down
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Supply's partner, in economics : DEMAND
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Pundit Myers : DEEDEE
3
Roman emperor born in Spain : TRAJAN
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Nativity scene figures : MAGI
5
Part of an airtight seal : ORING
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More achy : SORER
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Stravinsky's "L'Histoire du ___" : SOLDAT
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Meditation chants : OMS
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Intellectual property subject : PATENTLAW
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2600 and 5200 consoles : ATARIS
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Figure on a pole : TOTEM
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___ while : INA
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'60s war zone : NAM
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Clay, after a transformation? : ALI
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Mentioning : NOTING
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Xerxes' empire : PERSIA
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___ dire (jury selection process) : VOIR
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Choir voice : ALTO
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Enter : GOIN
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Milk providers : EWES
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May honoree : MOM
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Plateau : TABLELAND
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"___, and quit my sight!": Macbeth : AVAUNT
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Love god : EROS
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Wetlands creature : NEWT
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Empty, as talk : IDLE
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"Break ___!" : ALEG
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Urbana-Champaign athletes : ILLINI
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Key of Mozart's Symphony No. 25 or 40 : GMINOR
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Grow, as a pupil : DILATE
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Terminus of a famous trail : OREGON
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Collect one's winnings : CASHIN
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One whistling in the kitchen? : KETTLE
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Japanese dog : AKITA
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Enrique's "Enough!" : NOMAS
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News conference, e.g. : EVENT
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Terminates : ENDS
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Comfy bit of footwear : MOC
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Enero-to-diciembre period : ANO
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Button with two triangles: Abbr. : REW
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Astronomical observation std. : GST

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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