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New York Times, Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
___ Cohn, 1991 Grammy winner for Best New Artist
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 36 for Mr. Krozel. Wednesday freshness: 93%
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© 2010, The New York Times6/16/10 ( No. 22,135 )
Across
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___ Cohn, 1991 Grammy winner for Best New Artist : MARC
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Rent-___ : ACAR
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"War is not the answer" people : DOVES
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Elizabeth Taylor role, in brief : CLEO
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Khrushchev's impromptu gavel : SHOE
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Slightly ahead : UPONE
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Followed the Hippocratic oath, in a way : DIDNOHARM
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Either of two peaks in Greek myth : MTIDA
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Sporty, powerful auto : VEIGHTTBIRD
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Collapsible place to collapse : COT
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Not idling : INGEAR
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"It's ___!" ("I give up!") : NOUSE
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Racy, low-budget film : RRATEDBMOVIE
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"Cool" amount : MIL
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Checked out : EYED
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Beatlemania reaction : SWOON
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Plebe's place: Abbr. : ACAD
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Check for freshness, in a way : SNIFF
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Ladies' man : STUD
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Ladies' man : ROMEO
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"___ bien!" : TRES
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Slot-car track section : ESS
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Undergarments that show a little of the chest : VNECKTSHIRTS
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101 : BASIC
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Software instruction file heading : README
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Easter lead-in : NOR
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Messages on an Apple device : IPHONEEMAIL
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Youngest-ever French Open winner Michael ___ : CHANG
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Some Election Day surveys : EXITPOLLS
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It may bring a tear to your eye : ONION
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Word on a biblical wall : MENE
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Sheryl Crow's "___ Wanna Do" : ALLI
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Fake-book contents : SONGS
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"With a wink and ___" : ANOD
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Closing bell org. : NYSE
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Early 15th-century year : MCDVI
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Many a day laborer : ALIEN
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Make even deeper : REDIG
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___ eel : CONGER
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Common car door fixtures, once : ASHTRAYS
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Activity in a virtual room : CHAT
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Simplest of choices : AORB
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Send a tickler : REMIND
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Hollow-point bullets : DUMDUMS
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___-out clause : OPT
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Yea-or-nay event : VOICEVOTE
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Prefix with skeleton : ENDO
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Pants part : SEAT
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Midwest air hub : OHARE
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Knock over, so to speak : ROB
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Some eaters at troughs : SOWS
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Half a score : TEN
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One of TV's Bunkers : EDITH
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Notes in pots : IOUS
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Reaches 0:00:00 on a countdown clock, say : ENDS
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Sportscaster Albert : MARV
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Scissors, for "cut," on a PC : ICON
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Knucklehead : LAMEBRAIN
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Prefix meaning 27-Down : DECA
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Common party night: Abbr. : FRI
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Discovered after a search, with "out" : FERRETED
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"Go ahead" hand gestures : OKSIGNS
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High, as a price : STEEP
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Bit of advice : TIP
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Conceptual framework : SCHEMA
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Margaret Mead interviewee : SAMOAN
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Waste time : DALLY
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Rumor sources? : MILLS
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Bovine in ads : ELSIE
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Some PX patrons : NCOS
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"Yikes!" : OHNO
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Beasts in a span : OXEN
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Spanish boy : NINO
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Seasonal quaff : NOG

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

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