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New York Times, Saturday, June 16, 2012

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FVX} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0616 ( 22,866 )
Across
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Mass merchandise? : ORGANS
7
A nerd has a low one : SOCIALIQ
15
Side effect or ride effect? : NAUSEA
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Where to select Select All : EDITMENU
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Won't shut up : RUNSON
18
Far Eastern marinade : TERIYAKI
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"Les Misérables" feature : ACCENT
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Avian abductors : ROCS
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One goes along the 38th parallel, briefly : DMZ
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Protective zoo feature : MOAT
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49-Across maker : AMANA
25
Wind sound : MOAN
26
Unthreatening sorts : PUSSYCATS
28
Don Diego de la Vega, familiarly : ZORRO
29
Dir. from 30-Across to Norfolk : SSE
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See 29-Across : ERIE
31
Some change in Russia : KOPEKS
32
Ab follower : ELUL
33
Aid in getting around : CANE
34
Brown drawer : SCHULZ
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Father figure? : MONK
38
Alternative to mushrooms : LSD
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Puts some black lines on : CHARS
42
Youngest member of a 1990s girl group : BABYSPICE
44
Sign of spotlessness : HALO
45
Leave : LETBE
46
Like anatomical anvils : OTIC
47
___ Tech : ITT
48
Lightsaber user : JEDI
49
23-Across product : WASHER
51
Slowly came through : SEEPEDIN
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Chao of George W. Bush's cabinet : ELAINE
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Characteristic of salts : MARITIME
55
Try to get off the straight and narrow : SEDUCE
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Thriller killer? : SUSPENSE
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Pulling together, say : TEAMED
Down
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They'll get you going with the flow : ONRAMPS
2
Like many a juke joint : RAUCOUS
3
Good place to lay down arms : GUNCASE
4
Subject of I.R.S. Form 8949 : ASSETS
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It's noble : NEON
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Natural Bridges State Beach locale : SANTACRUZ
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Fee : SETRATE
8
Some classic theaters : ODEONS
9
Around : CIRCA
10
Reply to "Really?" : ITIS
11
Tan in a bookstore : AMY
12
Material for a slag furnace : LEADORE
13
Hard-to-remove stain : INKMARK
14
Chain serving Torpedoes and Bullets : QUIZNOS
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It's deposited in drops : MAIL
25
Betray dejection : MOPE
27
Roars : YELLS
28
Drops off, with "out" : ZONKS
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About whom Obama said "He is a jackass. But he's talented" : KANYEWEST
32
New circulator of 2002 : EURO
33
All-Century Team member : COBB
34
Breaks : SCHISMS
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Nice country house : CHATEAU
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They bear arms : HALTERS
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Preprandial performance : MATINEE
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Big Chilean export : LITHIUM
39
Focus of some fairs : SCIENCE
40
Ordered : DECREED
42
Obfuscates : BEDIMS
43
Mexican motel : POSADA
45
Ushered : LEDIN
48
Simple gymnastics move : JETE
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One way to direct a helm : ALEE
52
Casino spot : PIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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