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New York Times, Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Doug Peterson

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQV} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Dudley Do-Right's org. : RCMP
5
Banjo sound : TWANG
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Video recorders, briefly : CAMS
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Anticipatory cry : OHOH
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Tend to, as plants : WATER
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"So true!" : AMEN
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Disk-shaped sea creature : SANDDOLLAR
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Bit of dialogue : LINE
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Oral hesitations : ERS
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Bruins' sch. : UCLA
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High-I.Q. crew : MENSA
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Actress Carrere : TIA
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Shift blame to another : PASSTHEBUCK
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More posh : TONIER
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Approx. takeoff hour : ETD
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Bashful : SHY
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Routing abbr. : ATTN
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Immeasurably vast : COSMIC
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Chowder ingredient : SOFTSHELLCLAM
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Tater Tots brand : OREIDA
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Santa ___ (hot California winds) : ANAS
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Exclamation in Berlin : ACH
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Leatherworker's tool : AWL
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Current unit : AMPERE
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Hit that just clears the infield : BLOOPSINGLE
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Short smoke? : CIG
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Turkish money : LIRAS
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Jean who wrote "The Clan of the Cave Bear" : AUEL
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Hydroelectric project : DAM
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"He loves," in Latin : AMAT
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Auto-racing designation : FORMULAONE
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"Scrubs" actor Braff : ZACH
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Not abridged : UNCUT
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Baseball great Musial : STAN
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Ones who've been through divorce court : EXES
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Horseshoers' tools : RASPS
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Pain in the neck : PEST
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Stone discovery site : ROSETTA
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"Ben-Hur" racers : CHARIOTS
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Global agricultural company : MONSANTO
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Advanced deg. : PHD
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Kind of garage : TWOCAR
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Masons' creations : WALLS
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Muscular Charles : ATLAS
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Union with 3+ million members, in brief : NEA
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Junkyard dog's greeting : GRR
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Novelist Carr : CALEB
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Pretty good grade : AMINUS
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Stand-up guy : MENSCH
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Deceitful : SNEAKY
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Hornswoggle : DUPE
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Battlefield doc : MEDIC
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Rival of Edison : TESLA
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WWW code : HTML
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"For more ___ ..." : INFO
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Hot dog topper : CHILI
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U.K. lexicon : OED
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Sound of thunder : CLAP
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Golf hazards : TRAPS
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Wields a needle : SEWS
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Short reminiscence : ANECDOTE
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___ Trench (deepest point on Earth's surface) : MARIANAS
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Orange part, e.g. : SEGMENT
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In flames : ABLAZE
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Part of a book where you're unlikely to stop : CLIMAX
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Poet who originated the phrase "harmony in discord" : HORACE
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Indigenous Alaskans : ALEUTS
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Pell-___ : MELL
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Courtroom rituals : OATHS
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Feds who make busts : NARCS
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Ruin, informally : GUMUP
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Stole material : FUR
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"Not ___ bet!" : ONA
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African slitherer : ASP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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