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New York Times, Saturday, May 28, 2011

27-Down : City on the Seine

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JXZ} This is puzzle # 31 for Mr. Quarfoot.
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© 2011, The New York Times5/28/11 ( No. 22,481 )
Across
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"Shhhh!" follower : ITSASECRET
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Counterpart of Selene : LUNA
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Hit video game series featuring "hammer-ons" : GUITARHERO
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Folder, e.g. : ICON
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Where many songs are heard : ONTHERADIO
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"The Eighth Wonder of the World," informally : KONG
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Advancement aid : TAB
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Dwellers in the Southern Carpathians : SERBS
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Place of uncertainty : FENCE
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"Hang on ___!" : ASEC
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Joanne of "Red River" : DRU
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Longtime Disney name : EISNER
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Pinched, perhaps : NASAL
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Master : OLDPRO
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Some Dior designs : ALINES
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Some ectoparasites : LICE
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Educational grp. : PTA
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Capitalized on something : MADEHAY
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Breakfast offering : POPTART
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Central Dutch city : EDE
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Direction at sea : ALEE
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Common purse item : TISSUE
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Belabor : OVERDO
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Stunned, in a way : TASED
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Wriggle : SQUIRM
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C ration replacer : MRE
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Bank offering, informally : REFI
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Diaphanous material : TULLE
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Latin lover's words : TEAMO
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Steely one? : DAN
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Campus org. : ROTC
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Political leader who patented a system to alter the buoyancy of steamboats : ABELINCOLN
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Cutting-edge brand : ATRA
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Optical tool for a computer user : LASERMOUSE
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Slowly withdraw : WEAN
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Continue, in a way : PRESSENTER
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1973 Jim Croce album : IGOTANAME
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Deli option : TUNASALAD
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Neighbor in the bleachers, say : SITBESIDE
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School dept. : ATH
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Requests from an ed. : SAES
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Slipped : ERRED
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Cousin of a vaquero : CHARRO
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Drink containing taurine : REDBULL
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Largest dwarf planet in the solar system : ERIS
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Extremely : TOO
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Thus : LIKESO
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East Coast b-ball powerhouse : UCONN
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Present : NONCE
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Inflame : ANGER
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Camping cooking option : FIREPIT
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Support staff : CANE
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Home to a famous geodesic sphere : EPCOT
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City on the Seine : LEHAVRE
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Chew : DIP
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Western capital : SALEM
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Dead to the world : PASSEDOUT
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Like some questions : TRUEFALSE
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Took a night course? : ATEDINNER
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Slangy possessive : YER
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Michael, e.g. : TSAR
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Issuer of a 1986 report on pornography : EDMEESE
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"The Wizard of Oz" prop : OILCAN
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Mass attire : ORALES
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"The Wizard of Oz" costume : STRAW
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Stock ___ : QUOTE
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Extremely : ULTRA
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Eastern leaders : EMIRS
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Funicular alternative : TBAR
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Janis Joplin's "Down ___" : ONME
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Ostspitze, e.g. : ALP
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One found in a pen : CON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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