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New York Times, Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQWXZ} This is puzzle # 46 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Deep-six : TOSS
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Crosswise, on deck : ABEAM
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Movie lot sights : SETS
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"Beat it!" : SHOO
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Martini's partner in wine : ROSSI
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Turkish title of old : AGHA
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Not stuffy : AIRY
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Pesky swarm : GNATS
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H.S. math class : TRIG
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Keypad forerunner : ROTARYDIAL
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Safecracker : YEGG
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They, in Thiers : ILS
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Coarse, as humor : EARTHY
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Knock down in rank : DEMOTE
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Term of address from a hat-tipper : MAAM
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Seat of Marion County, Fla. : OCALA
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Ghana, once : GOLDCOAST
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Company that makes Lincoln and Mercury : FORD
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Afternoon fare ... or a hint to the ends of 20-, 33-, 41- and 52-Across : SOAPS
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Eliciting a "So what?" : BLAH
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Body suit shade, perhaps : FLESHTONE
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Community of plant and animal life : BIOME
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Blossoms-to-be : BUDS
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Glossy fabric : SATEEN
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Absolutely perfect : SPOTON
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Mineo of "Exodus" : SAL
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Zap in the microwave : NUKE
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One of two in a Christmas song : TURTLEDOVE
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"Axis of evil" land : IRAN
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Stiller's partner in comedy : MEARA
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Like thrift shop wares : USED
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Snowman's prop : PIPE
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Vows locale : ALTAR
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Came into a base horizontally : SLID
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Give off : EMIT
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Down and out : NEEDY
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Broadway honor : TONY
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Peter the Great, e.g. : TSAR
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Kent State locale : OHIO
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Do a laundry chore : SORT
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___ beans (miso ingredients) : SOYA
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Pattern named for a Scottish county : ARGYLE
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Wall Street buys : BONDS
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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Terrier in whodunits : ASTA
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Isn't completely honest with : MISLEADS
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Lecherous figure of Greek myth : SATYR
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Everglades wader : EGRET
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Chicken piece : THIGH
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Drooping : SAGGY
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Meter maid of song : RITA
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Onetime Jeep mfr. : AMC
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Tip, as a hat : DOFF
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Earth Day subj. : ECOL
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Foal's mother : MARE
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Cutlass or 88 : OLDS
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Haunted house sounds : MOANS
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Mont Blanc, par exemple : ALPE
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Well-behaved : GOOD
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Article that may list survivors, in brief : OBIT
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Burn soother : ALOE
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Common bar order, with "the" : SAME
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"That was ___ ..." : THEN
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Movie double, often : STUNTMAN
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"Def Comedy Jam" channel : HBO
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Seat at a barn dance : BALE
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Job interview topic : SALARY
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Take potshots (at) : SNIPE
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Jewish holiday when the book of Esther is read : PURIM
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Cousin of a giraffe : OKAPI
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Basic belief : TENET
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Fine fiddle, for short : STRAD
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River to the Ubangi : UELE
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Credit card statement figure : RATE
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Do some housecleaning : DUST
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Capital on a fjord : OSLO
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Way to a man's heart? : VEIN
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Whirling water : EDDY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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