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New York Times, Friday, May 27, 2011

Author:
Ashton Anderson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FHJWZ} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0527 ( 22,480 )
Across
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Seething : ABOIL
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The Panthers of the N.C.A.A. : PITT
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Decision-prompting request : RSVP
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"Doctor Zhivago" producer : PONTI
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Drama halls : ODEA
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Electric weapon : EPEE
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Glance : SNEAKAPEEK
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Charity allotment : DOLE
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Never wrapping up : ENDLESS
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Remove forcefully : TEAROUT
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Still contending : INIT
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"My treat" : ITSONME
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Fundamentalist group : ALQAEDA
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"With Reagan" writer : MEESE
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Fail : GOUNDER
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Pierced : ENTERED
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Where you may be on a French map : ICI
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Meiji prime minister : ITO
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"Impossible" : NOCANDO
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Looks like it does : SEEMSTO
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Name on some underwear : KLEIN
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Peak : MAXIMUM
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It exceeds the sum of its parts : GESTALT
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Explanatory words : ASIN
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Good enough : UPTOPAR
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Bar fixture : REGULAR
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Currency dropped during the French Revolution : ECUS
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Scorned kid brother, maybe : TATTLETALE
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Fizz ingredient : SODA
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Naturalist's subj. : ECOL
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Player of a stoic crew member : NIMOY
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Gods swear by it : STYX
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Inits. on some underwear : DKNY
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Heard trial evidence : TAPES
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Religious recession? : APSE
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Bygone European capital : BONN
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Linear : ONED
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Like "Cinema Paradiso" : ITALIAN
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Analogized : LIKENED
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Prince, e.g. : POPSTAR
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Periodic table suffix : IDE
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When a foursome starts : TEETIME
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Rest : TAKETEN
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Wooer's surprise : REDROSE
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Trump the jack, e.g. : SPOONERISM
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Soft palate : VELUM
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Most successful U.S. black golfer before Woods : PEETE
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Obiter dictum : ASIDE
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Play ___ (do some tennis) : ASET
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Hostile to, in the hills : AGIN
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Gonzo : LOCO
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Fast learner : QUICKSTUDY
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Senate censure : ETTU
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Make a goner : DOOM
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Instrument for Cannonball Adderley : ALTOSAX
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Opposite of spring, tidewise : NEAP
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Like some pupils : DILATED
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Following the schedule : ONTRACK
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With style : SMARTLY
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One may hold a drawing : EASEL
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Pressing : EXIGENT
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Triviality : MINUTIA
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"___ again!" : GUESS
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Future World setting : EPCOT
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Lighting director? : LAMP
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Natural soother : ALOE
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Curious George's creators : REYS
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Large load : TON

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

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