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New York Times, Thursday, June 12, 2008

Author:
Alex Boisvert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex Boisvert

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: none – this is a pangram. Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Boisvert. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2008, The New York TimesNo. 0612 ( 21,401 )
Across
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Give a majority of the vote : ELECT
6
"Semper Fidelis" composer : SOUSA
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Feature of a peacock's tail : EYE
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Instrument often played while sitting on the floor : SITAR
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"The uncertain glory of an ___ day": Shakespeare : APRIL
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___ Perce tribe : NEZ
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Precious moments : QUALITYTIME
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Filch : COP
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Drunkard : SOUSE
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Arizona county or river : GILA
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Seemingly endless : VAST
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Phrase from which the exclamation "Zounds!" comes : GODSWOUNDS
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Notes in C minor chords : EFLATS
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Goes quietly : TIPTOES
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Red in the face, maybe : IRATE
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Like ___ in the head : AHOLE
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Motto derived from Virgil : LOVECONQUERSALL
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Lift : HOIST
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French menu phrase : AUJUS
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Some neighborhoods : BARRIOS
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Neighbor of Francia : ESPANA
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Dominatrix's wear : SPIKEHEELS
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Form of the Latin "esse" : ERAT
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___ facto : IPSO
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Peninsular nation : QATAR
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Actor Billy ___ Williams : DEE
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Speaker of the quip revealed by the ends of the answers to 17-, 25-, 35- and 48-Across : GROUCHOMARX
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Inner ___ : EAR
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Murphy of "The Red Badge of Courage" : AUDIE
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End of a railing : NEWEL
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Some yearbook signers: Abbr. : SRS
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Arthur Murray instruction : STEPS
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China's Zhou : ENLAI
Down
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Atty.'s title : ESQ
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Sch. in Brooklyn : LIU
3
Cockpit guess, for short : ETA
4
Fullerton campus : CALSTATE
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ZZ Top, e.g. : TRIO
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Unsupported statement : SAYSO
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Chose : OPTED
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Canton bordering Valais : URI
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Computer family member : SIM
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Bar choice : ALE
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San Fernando Valley community : ENCINO
12
Start of many an English inn's name : YEOLDE
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Thruway convenience : EZPASS
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Yanks : TUGS
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Kind of instinct : GUT
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Maugham's "The Painted ___" : VEIL
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___-American : AFRO
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Dweller along the Danube : SLAV
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Bar choice : STOUT
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Chicanery : WILE
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Met expectations? : OPERAS
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Geek Squad member : TECHIE
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Flavoring for pfeffernüsse : ANISE
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Command centers: Abbr. : HQS
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"How exciting!" : OOOH
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George Reeves and Christopher Reeve : SUPERMEN
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Admitting just a little light, maybe : AJAR
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___ moth : LUNA
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Its max. score is 180 : LSAT
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They're opposite hits : BSIDES
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Materialize : APPEAR
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Choral platforms : RISERS
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Studio of "Notorious" and "Suspicion" : RKO
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Book before Job: Abbr. : ESTH
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Rig out : EQUIP
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They're found above tongues : LACES
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Dynamite : AONE
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Rightmost pedal : GAS
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Sticking point : RUT
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W. H. Auden wrote one to his pupils : ODE
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It has a sticking point : AWL
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New Deal inits. : REA
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Year Claudius I became emperor : XLI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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