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New York Times, Friday, May 4, 2012

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QV} This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0504 ( 22,823 )
Across
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Goldeneye relative : SMEW
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Emergency extractor : JAWSOFLIFE
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"Must've been something ___" : IATE
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No night owl : EARLYRISER
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Jags of the 1960s and '70s : XKES
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Eggbeater : WHIRLYBIRD
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Election extension? : EER
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Wrestling event : MEET
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Only one of the 13 Colonies not touching the Atl. Ocean : PENNA
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Go crazy : RUNWILD
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Board provision : MEAL
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They're prepared to sell snake oil : SPIELS
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Stock keeper : BARN
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Third qtr. closer : SEP
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See : GETIT
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Ferris wheel in Dallas that is the tallest in North America : TEXASSTAR
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Angle in botany : AXIL
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Support : AEGIS
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El ___ : PASO
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Very turbulent situation : MAELSTROM
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Slopes : CANTS
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Lifesaving squad: Abbr. : EMS
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Wrong : TORT
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Collector of dust bunnies : DRYMOP
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ESPN anchor Kolber : SUZY
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Word before and after "for" : MEASURE
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Moolah : BREAD
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Ancient neighbor of Judah : MOAB
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Bladder : SAC
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Follower of "Help!" : RUBBERSOUL
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Feature of some lenses : TINT
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___ Line (international boundary) : ODERNEISSE
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Alfredo sauce brand : RAGU
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One concerned with bouquets : WINETASTER
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Buzz producers : ALES
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Wells Fargo Center event, informally : SIXERSGAME
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38-Down's second chance : MAKEUPEXAM
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They never end : ETERNITIES
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Jazzman Montgomery : WES
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The Pink Panther and others : JEWELS
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Showed delight, in a way : AAHED
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Certiorari, e.g. : WRIT
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Olympus OM-1, e.g. : SLR
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Olive ___ : OYL
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Browning equipment : FRYPANS
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Smearing in ink? : LIBEL
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"The fix ___" : ISIN
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Shedder of spores : FERN
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Mother of the Valkyries : ERDA
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Three-time All-Star pitcher Pappas : MILT
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"Mack the Knife" composer : WEILL
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Annual "Hot 100" publisher : MAXIM
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They're historically significant : ERAS
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Generated : BEGOT
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Cardinal for 22 years : STANMUSIAL
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Newark suburb : EASTORANGE
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Security account? : PROSPECTUS
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Robe material : TERRY
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Fixes at an animal hospital : SPAYS
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Complete : ATOZ
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Person making a mark : STUDENT
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Grouch : CRAB
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Crack investigator's target? : DEALER
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Buffalo pro : SABRE
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Quiet type : MOUSE
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It's often knitted : BROW
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Designer Gernreich : RUDI
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"___ Holden" (Irving Bacheller novel) : EBEN
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Very : MOST
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"Still Crazy" star, 1998 : REA
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Family nickname : SIS
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Singsong syllable : TRA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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