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New York Times, Saturday, June 12, 2010

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 102 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0612 ( 22,131 )
Across
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Red guards? : BEEFEATERS
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Let go : FIRE
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Corporate giant based in Irving, Tex. : EXXONMOBIL
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Pallid : ASHY
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Much-thanked group : THEACADEMY
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"That's ___" : LIFE
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Sitcom character who said "Not many people know this, but I happen to be famous" : SAMMALONE
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Promising site : ALTAR
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Aid, to Eliza Doolittle : ELP
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Tony's consigliere, familiarly, on "The Sopranos" : SIL
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Tell : SNITCH
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"Not ___" : YET
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A throne has one : HEIR
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Form of government : POLITY
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1994 Kathleen Turner movie : SERIALMOM
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One with an M. : MME
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First N.F.L. player to record 100 receptions in a season : ARTMONK
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Homophone of 25-Across : ERE
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"Love Is the Drug" group, 1976 : ROXYMUSIC
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Really enjoying something : INTOIT
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Certain match results : TKOS
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Club wielder's club: Abbr. : PGA
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Bars under cars : STRUTS
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47-Across hire : CPA
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See 46-Across : IRS
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Short-billed rail : CRAKE
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Stephen King novel : SALEMSLOT
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Astronomical unit : AEON
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Was on a treadmill : RANINPLACE
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Electronic product sensation of 2005 : NANO
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"I don't have time to answer you" : ASKMELATER
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Bunch : SLEW
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Miller Park squad : THEBREWERS
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Fashion designer Johnson : BETSEY
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Release : EXHALE
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Release : EXEMPT
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Bud head : FOAM
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Convert at Barclays, say : ENCASH
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Norwegian novelist/feminist ___ Skram : AMALIE
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Things that get longer and longer for procrastinators : TODOLISTS
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Irving Bacheller's "___ Holden" : EBEN
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Natural coat : RIME
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Sneaking : SLY
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Become sick : FALLILL
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"Now?" : ISITTIME
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Typing concern : RHFACTOR
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Wood for food, maybe : EYERHYME
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Strong as ___ : ANOAK
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Electron property : SPIN
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Invoice word : REMIT
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Do some scaling : ROCKCLIMB
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Diagnostic aids : MRISCANS
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City originally called Ville-Marie : MONTREAL
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Spare : EXTRAONE
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Somewhat : AMITE
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Furrows : RUTS
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"The more I think about it ..." : YOUKNOW
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Kitchen drawer item : OPENER
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Try : SAMPLE
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Steiger's "Jesus of Nazareth" role : PILATE
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One who's happy when his stock goes down? : GROCER
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Goldilocks and others : ASTERS
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One might say "Nevada" in Las Vegas : SASH
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Huber of women's tennis : ANKE
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Barbecue offering : SLAW
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Not a good confidant : RAT

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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