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New York Times, Saturday, June 11, 2016

Author:
Andrew Kingsley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrew Kingsley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Kingsley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Andrew Kingsley notes:
I am surprised by how quickly my second puzzle appeared. It couldn't have come at a more fitting time. I'll be graduating from ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Some great feature answers, MALL SANTA and I CAN EXPLAIN my favorites. Nice to see these answers spread throughout the grid. Although ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0611 ( 24,322 )
Across
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Ones hanging around a deli? : SALAMIS
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One face in the crowd? : WALDO
13
Poison also called white arsenic : RATSBANE
14
French siege site of 1597 : AMIENS
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Children's song about avian anatomy : ALOUETTE
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Lot : KISMET
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Barrel holder : GUN
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Something held at arm's length : SELFIESTICK
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Neighbor of Windsor Castle : ETON
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Priceline possibilities : INNS
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I have, to Henri : JAI
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Converts to pastureland, say : DEFORESTS
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Nature : SORT
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Equal: Prefix : PARI
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Post-stunt provocation : TOPTHAT
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Ill-fated, old-style : ACCURST
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Aims : INTENTS
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After the fact : TOOLATE
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Grub for a grub : LEAF
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Zebu feature : HUMP
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One might start working on Black Friday : MALLSANTA
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Debatable ability : ESP
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Really go up : SOAR
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Aye's opposite, poetically : NEER
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"Hear me out" : ICANEXPLAIN
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Whacking tool : GAT
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Way cool, in modern lingo : SODOPE
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Like lingerie : INTIMATE
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James who edited the O.E.D. : MURRAY
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Bare-bones : SKELETAL
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Bobby who co-founded the Black Panthers : SEALE
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Like some unions : SAMESEX
Down
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Toast, e.g. : SALUTE
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Untold : ATONOF
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Where Shaq won the Adolph Rupp Trophy : LSU
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Two of them are worth a sawbuck : ABES
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Winning move : MATE
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Involving multiple states: Abbr. : INTL
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Deem appropriate : SEEFIT
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Stir : WAKEN
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Off : AMISS
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Tilt : LIST
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Home brewing vessel : DEMIJOHN
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About 2% of the Hope Diamond : ONECARAT
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Was spitting nails : RAGED
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One of the Leewards : STKITTS
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Establish gradually : INSTILL
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Tropicana label specification : NOPULP
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Hardly seen, to Seneca : RARA
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Way back then, way back when : ERST
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Certain Internet diagram : SITEMAP
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Fatsis who wrote the best-selling "Word Freak" : STEFAN
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Student taking Civil Procedure, most likely : ONEL
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Some car wash grps. : PTAS
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"The vice of a few intelligent people," per Voltaire : ATHEISM
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Alternative to quinoa : COUSCOUS
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Sancho Panza, to Don Quixote : COMPADRE
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Third-ever Best Actor Oscar winner : ARLISS
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Nix : NEGATE
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Source of resentment in the Colonies in the 1770s : TEATAX
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Soviet co-op : ARTEL
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Monkshood flower's "hood" : SEPAL
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Baroque window : OXEYE
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Dunn formerly of "S.N.L." : NORA
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"Annette Sings ___" (1960 pop album) : ANKA
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Couple : ITEM
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Elephantine Island is in it : NILE
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Mayo, for one : MES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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