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New York Times, Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 47 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 22,120 )
Across
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No-no : TABOO
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Late football star and FTD pitchman Merlin : OLSEN
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Driver's lic. and such : IDS
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Take forcibly : USURP
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Sluggo's comics pal : NANCY
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Thing to pick : NIT
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BAD : MISCHIEVOUS
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Buck's mate : DOE
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Two cents' worth : SAY
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Morales of "La Bamba" : ESAI
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Capitol Hill worker : AIDE
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BED : PLACETOSLEEP
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Name to the cabinet, say : APPOINT
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Comic-strip light bulb : IDEA
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Van Susteren of Fox News : GRETA
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Ajax or Bon Ami : CLEANSER
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Weed whacker : HOER
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BID : OFFER
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Movie pal of Stitch : LILO
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Strange : ABNORMAL
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River pair : BANKS
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At the drop of ___ : AHAT
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"Animal House" beanie sporters : PLEDGES
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BOD : PERSONSBUILD
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Exclude : OMIT
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Late singer Horne : LENA
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F.D.R. power project: Abbr. : TVA
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Blood-type abbr. : POS
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BUD : FUTUREBLOOM
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Versatile vehicle, for short : UTE
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For all to see : OVERT
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Not quite round : OVATE
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Place that's "up the river" : PEN
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Hobbyist's knife brand : XACTO
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Doesn't hoof it : RIDES
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Rolaids alternative : TUMS
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Province of ancient Rome : ASIA
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Like the proverbial beaver : BUSY
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Tolkien beast : ORC
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Shakespeare character who goes insane : OPHELIA
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Having no intermission : ONEACT
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"___ en Rose" (Edith Piaf song) : LAVIE
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___-cone : SNO
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Old French coin : ECU
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Albany is its cap. : NYS
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The movie "Wordplay," for one : INDIE
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L.E.D. part : DIODE
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High, pricewise : STEEP
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"This ___ outrage!" : ISAN
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"Shane" star : ALANLADD
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Slow-cooked beef entree : POTROAST
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Some flooring : TILE
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Wroclaw's river : ODER
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Neptune's realm : SEA
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Ottoman Empire chief : AGHA
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"No ___!" ("Easy!") : PROB
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Hammer part : PEEN
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North-of-the-border grid org. : CFL
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Rat on the Mob : SING
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Sommer in cinema : ELKE
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Woman depicted in "The Birth of Old Glory" : ROSS
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Neighbor of Yemen : OMAN
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Some are saturated : FATS
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Letter after pi : RHO
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Beat to death, so to speak : BELABOR
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___ Vallarta, Mexico : PUERTO
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Checkout annoyance : LINE
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Like some toasters and children's books : POPUP
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Overdo it onstage : EMOTE
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"Christ is ___!" (Easter shout) : RISEN
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Say without thinking : BLURT
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Fly-catching creature : TOAD
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Show of hands, e.g. : VOTE
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Spy Aldrich : AMES
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Symbol of slyness : FOX
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Sch. founded by Thomas Jefferson : UVA
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Gumshoe : TEC
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56, in old Rome : LVI

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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