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New York Times, Sunday, May 6, 2012

Author:
Alex Vratsanos
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 142, Blocks: 67 Missing: {KZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Vratsanos. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0506 ( 22,825 )
Across
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Something you willingly part with? : ESTATE
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Air Force college athlete : FALCON
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Calm : ATPEACE
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Tied up : MOORED
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Nervous : ONEDGE
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Fixes : NEUTERS
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Have, say : AUXILIARYVERB
25
Record collection? : DATASET
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Protector of the dead, in Egyptian myth : ISIS
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As a result : ERGO
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Seek (out) : FERRET
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Easy run : LOPE
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Slowly : LENTO
33
It runs down the neck : MANE
35
Title role for Kilmer and Costner : EARP
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In accordance with : PER
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They're likely to blow : ACTIVEVOLCANOES
44
Keglers' org. : PBA
47
A state symbol : TREE
48
No laughing matter, e.g. : IDIOM
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Savanna grazer : ELAND
53
Insensitive : CALLOUS
55
Turkeys : FLOPS
56
At a glance : OBLIQUE
58
"Friends" friend : PHOEBE
59
Ridicules : JEERS
60
Reciprocally : INRETURN
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Bismarck-to-Grand Forks dir. : ENE
62
Some acting awards : TONYS
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Decidedly eligible, in a way : ONEA
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Invoice abbr. : AMT
65
Not seeing eye to eye : ATVARIANCE
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End of the main part of the Constitution : ARTICLEVII
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Flashed hand signal : VEE
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Canadian Indian : CREE
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Bit of a jam : SNARL
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"Either you do it ___ will" : ORI
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Often-dried fruit : APRICOTS
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Get-rich-quick scheme? : LOTTO
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Nix : SCOTCH
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Annual quartet : SEASONS
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___ Bornes (classic card game) : MILLE
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Certain link : SAUSAGE
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10 kilogauss : TESLA
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Sister ___, 1920s-'30s evangelist : AIMEE
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Noted ring family : ALIS
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Foreign one : EIN
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Electrical pioneer : ALESSANDROVOLTA
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Crib cry : WAH
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Mex. women : SRAS
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Bit of a jam : SNAG
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Valuable violin : STRAD
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"Zip-___-Doo-Dah" : ADEE
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Two-finger keyboard shortcut in Windows : ALTTAB
109
Itinerary info : ETAS
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"Love ___" : MEDO
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Old country name from the Portuguese for "beautiful" : FORMOSA
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Common houseplant with colorful blooms : AFRICANVIOLET
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Competitor at a hippodrome : TROTTER
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Speaker of the line "He thinks too much: such men are dangerous" : CAESAR
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Store, as corn : ENSILE
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Kind of organ or overload : SENSORY
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Some of them are marching : ORDERS
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Got in the end : NETTED
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In-box contents : EMAIL
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Pickle : SOUSE
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Botulin, e.g. : TOXIN
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Record label for the Kinks and Pink : ARISTA
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Abbr. to the left of a number : TEL
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Falco of "The Sopranos" : EDIE
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Pardoned : FORGAVE
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Tom, Dick or Harry : ANYONE
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Part of the Pentateuch: Abbr. : LEV
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Alphabet quartet : CDEF
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No Mr. Nice Guy : OGRE
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Wyo. neighbor : NEBR
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Like Quito and La Paz : ANDEAN
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Place to see una ópera : TEATRO
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Wager : PUT
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Bibliographical abbr. : ETAL
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Greek with a storied life : AESOP
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Brunch serving : CREPE
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Word often preceded by poly- : ESTER
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Multitudes : ARMIES
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Bawl out : REAM
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Kind of surprise : OCTOBER
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Shiver-inducing stare : EVILEYE
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Shakespeare contemporary : PEELE
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Steadfast : TRUE
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Locker rooms often have them : ODORS
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Romeo's "two blushing pilgrims" : LIPS
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Bldg. directory listings : COS
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Microchannel : SLIT
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Narc's find : PCP
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Dickensian cry : BAH
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Some succulents : ALOEVERAS
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Brandy, for one : AQUAVITAE
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1920s Olympic track gold medalist Paavo ___ : NURMI
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Tooth: Prefix : DENTI
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Yakutsk's river : LENA
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Parry : FENCE
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Newsman Roger : ONEIL
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Bric-a-___ : BRAC
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Intense hankering : JONES
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Setup, of a sort : INTRO
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Bakery display : TARTS
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Tub-thump : ORATE
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Sailor's cry : AVAST
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Portable home : TEPEE
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Desktop feature : ICON
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They come out of the head : ANTLERS
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One of Egypt's plagues : LOCUSTS
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Arrow shooter : EROS
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Like a shoe : SOLED
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Cancún, por ejemplo : ISLA
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Barbecue blocks : COALS
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Portray : LIMN
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Go easily (through) : SAIL
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Hi-tech special effects : CGI
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French ___ : HEN
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Actress Farrow : MIA
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"Just for the taste of it" or "Just do it" : SLOGAN
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___ U.S. atty. : ASST
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Embodiments : AVATARS
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Golf pencil's lack : ERASER
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It might go up via an escalator : SALARY
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Like some garages : ONECAR
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No more than : ATMOST
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Drifts : WAFTS
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Not just esteem : ADORE
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"Great blue" creature : HERON
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On again : RELIT
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Singer with the multiplatinum albums "19" and "21" : ADELE
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Was sweet (on) : DOTED
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CPR pros : EMTS
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Crunchy munchie : TACO
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Beginning to cry? : AFAR
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Born's partner : BRED
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Cinematographer Nykvist : SVEN
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Oklahoma Indian : OTO
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Sussex suffix : ISE
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Like Haydn's Symphony No. 12 or 29 : INE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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