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New York Times, Saturday, May 26, 2012

Author:
Peter Wentz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Wentz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QZ} Grid has supersymmetry. Scrabble average: 1.91 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0526 ( 22,845 )
Across
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Accompanier of a thrown tomato : BOOHISS
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Reddish-orange gem : JACINTH
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Settled : ATPEACE
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Like the sky : UPABOVE
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High-carb party snack : CHEXMIX
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Midwest birthplace of Orson Welles and Don Ameche : KENOSHA
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Berry of "Mayberry R.F.D." : KEN
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"Ha, see?!" : SOTHERE
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Heart, to Hadrian : COR
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Norway's Order of St. ___ : OLAV
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Local protest acronym : NIMBY
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Avoid work, in Britain : DOSS
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Try, informally : FLING
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Jack-a-___ (hybrid dog) : POO
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Perfect Day maker : SERTA
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Green acres? : FORESTS
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Basic bit of algebra : XTIMESY
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News newbie : CUB
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Sartre's soul : AME
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Musée Rodin masterpiece : THEKISS
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Home of the U.S. Army Airborne Forces : FTBRAGG
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One of about a million on a jetliner : RIVET
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Fictional title sch. of a 1994 comedy film : PCU
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Choice at some check-ins : AISLE
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"___ it!" : IDID
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No-no for objectivity : SLANT
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Allowing no play : TAUT
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Adapted intro? : MAL
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Make stylish : SPIFFUP
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Bush much seen around Florida : JEB
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Approach from out of nowhere : SWOOPIN
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Stylish : ALAMODE
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Edible floppy disk? : PANCAKE
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Select from a menu : CLICKON
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World's largest nocturnal primates : AYEAYES
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___ Beer Night (1974 baseball promotion that ended in a riot) : TENCENT
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"I don't want to fight, man" : BACKOFF
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His opening line is "'Tis better as it is" : OTHELLO
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Like some markets and headphones : OPENAIR
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Bit of witchery : HEX
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Brand with a paw print in its logo : IAMS
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Progeny : SCION
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Advice from Dr. Ruth : SEXTIPS
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Target of Fonzie's fist bumps : JUKEBOX
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Impressionism? : APERY
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One to walk with : CANE
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Nigerian people : IBO
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Pointless situation : NOSCORE
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Program guides : TVHOSTS
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Talk of the town : HEARSAY
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Subj. in the 2007 documentary "Sicko" : HMO
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Like some pullovers : VNECKED
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Point out? : DEMERIT
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It might prevent a blackout : GSUIT
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Friend of Pumbaa : SIMBA
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"Are We There Yet?" airer : TBS
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Skin pic? : TAT
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Big name in weight-loss pills : TRIMSPA
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Stowed : HIDAWAY
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Prince of Darkness : EVILONE
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Thin construction strips : SPLINES
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Cool bit of trivia : FUNFACT
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For laughs : ASAJOKE
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Like some fingernails and eyelashes : GLUEDON
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Bart Simpson catchphrase : GETBENT
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Half-___ : CAF
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Rail nail : SPIKE
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Tutu material : TULLE
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Make unbearable? : SPAY
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It may be unbearable : PAIN
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Andean tuber : OCA
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Turn-of-the-century year : MCC

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