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New York Times, Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Author:
Daniel A. Finan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel A. Finan
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This puzzle:

Rows: 13, Columns: 17 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Finan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: The circles in this puzzle are contained in words that form a sequence. Connect these circles, in the order of the sequence, to form an appropriate image.
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 22,848 )
Across
1
Grooms groom it : FUR
4
High beams : BRIGHTS
11
Price in cents of a 1958 Monroe stamp : THREE
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... of a 1968 Jefferson stamp : ONE
17
Went berserk : RANRIOT
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... of a 1938 Jackson stamp : SEVEN
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___ Arizona (Pearl Harbor memorial) : USS
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Caterpillar part : ANTENNA
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Correct : AMEND
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Shared quarters (with) : ROOMED
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Laura of "Jurassic Park" : DERN
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Fine ___ : ARTS
27
Chef's subject : CUISINE
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Guinness, e.g. : STOUT
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Do some logrolling : BIRL
33
Hall-of-Famer Mel : OTT
35
"Come on in!" : ITSOPEN
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Location for some quick calculations : BACKOFTHEENVELOPE
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Sanctifies : BLESSES
44
... of a 1903 Washington stamp : TWO
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They might precede "Monsieur!" : OUIS
46
Funny stuff : HUMOR
48
Low-ranking officers : ENSIGNS
51
Crumbly cheese : FETA
54
In ___ (dazed) : AFOG
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Chihuahua, e.g. : TOYDOG
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"Ni-i-ice!" : ILIKE
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Circus performer : ACROBAT
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Barn toppers : VANES
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Refrain syllables : SHALALA
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Hi-___ graphics : RES
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"Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
68
Sexy nightwear : TEDDIES
69
... of a 1970 Eisenhower stamp : SIX
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... of a 1954 Lincoln stamp : FOUR
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Not mixing well : UNSOCIAL
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Tapped asset : RESOURCE
4
Bonny hillsides : BRAES
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The Amazing ___ : RANDI
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Bank earnings: Abbr. : INT
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Aspiring Ph.D.'s test : GRE
8
Rear : HIND
9
Colorations : TONES
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Begin to berate : STARTINON
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Org. doing pat-downs : TSA
12
Study of blood : HEMATOLOGY
13
Camper driver, for short : RVER
14
Med. specialty : EENT
15
Gridiron positions : ENDS
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Ice cream drinks : MILKSHAKES
25
Angry parent's decree, maybe : NOTV
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"Where do you think you're going?!" : NOTSOFAST
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Archaic verb suffix : ETH
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"It's no ___!" : USE
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Consumer protection org. : BBB
34
Asian celebration : TET
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Quarter ___ (McDonald's orders) : POUNDERS
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"The Phantom Menace," in the "Star Wars" series : EPISODEI
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Super ___ (game console) : NES
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The Cowboys of the Big 12 Conf. : OSU
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Disaster relief acronym : FEMA
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Lamb suckler : EWE
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Swiss pharmaceutical giant : ROCHE
49
Played out : STALE
50
Minute bits : IOTAS
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... of a 1964 Kennedy stamp : FIVE
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Tel Aviv lander : ELAL
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Pint-size : TINY
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Tassel sporter : GRAD
57
Beano alternative : GASX
59
Suffix with Taiwan : ESE
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Bygone : OLD
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Actress ___ Ling of "The Crow" : BAI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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