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New York Times, Thursday, May 31, 2012

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 194 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0531 ( 22,850 )
Across
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Massage treatment : SHIATSU
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Intense conflict : STRIFE
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Fruit salad item : MELONBALL
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Rich, cheddary party food : CHEESELOG
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Banking aid : AILERON
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Wall art : HANGING
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Future atty.'s exam : LSAT
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Charges may be made with these : SABERS
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Lead-in to "ops" : SYS
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"Holiday" actor Ayres : LEW
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Bird with a mythological name : RHEA
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Some people kneel in front of it : PEW
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Numbing, in a way : ICY
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Amount of space in a paper to be filled with journalism : NEWSHOLE
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A Trump : IVANA
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Year Christopher Columbus died : MDVI
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"Hey, what's going ___ there?" : ONIN
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N.L. home run king until Willie Mays surpassed him in 1966 : MELOTT
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Ancient measure : CUBIT
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Certain wildcat : OCELOT
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It may get in a jam : AUTO
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Nebraska county whose seat is Nebraska City : OTOE
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Shoots out : SPEWS
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Snack on the go : TRAILMIX
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___-de-Calais (French department) : PAS
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Keyboard key : TAB
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Grand : EPIC
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Water source : TAP
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Wee amphibian : EFT
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Tendencies : BIASES
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Noodle ___ : RONI
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Onetime White House family : REAGANS
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Not yet caught : ATLARGE
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Moves : RELOCATES
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Camp employee : COUNSELOR
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Hybrid articles of apparel : SKORTS
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Green, in a way : ENVIOUS
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Trivial : SMALL
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Provider of hints : HELOISE
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Many a holiday visitor : INLAW
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Help in wrongdoing : ABET
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Blacken : TAR
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Like water in a moving tank : SLOSHY
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Parts of arms : ULNAE
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Dorothy Parker attribute : SHARPWIT
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Sometimes they're perfect : TENSES
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Rule, briefly : REG
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Nile deity : ISIS
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It's a crime : FELONY
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Bakers' supply : EGGS
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"Evita" role : CHE
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Cylindrical cardboard containers apropos for this puzzle? : BANDBOXES
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Record company with a lightning bolt in its logo : RCA
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"My bad!" : WHOOPS
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Really digging something : INTOIT
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1960s singer Sands : EVIE
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Some time ago : ONCE
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Hide out : LIELOW
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Tolkien tree creatures : ENTS
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"___ the end of my rope!" : IMAT
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Velvety pillow cover : VELOUR
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Start for boy or girl : ATTA
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Conductor Riccardo : MUTI
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Farm machines : COMBINES
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Pollen holder : SAC
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Canada's largest brewery : LABATT
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Engine part : PISTON
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"Shalom" : PEACE
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Trunk : TORSO
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Poet with a role in "Roots" : ANGELOU
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Fishing spots : PIERS
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Goes astray : ERRS
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"You all right?" : FEELOK
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___ Bell : TACO
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Fool : ASS
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Eastern royal : RANI
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Air-gulping fish : GAR
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Hon : LUV

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

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