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New York Times, Sunday, June 17, 2012

Region of 70-Across for which a type of wool is named

Author:
Kyle T. Dolan
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 83 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Dolan. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times6/17/12 ( No. 22,867 )
Across
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Grp. with an alphabet : NATO
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Message from police HQ : APB
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It makes bubbly bubbly : YEAST
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Tar : SWAB
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Eastern nurse : AMAH
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Brooklyn, e.g., informally : BORO
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Hoi ___ : POLLOI
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Mammy's place : TARA
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Falter while imitating Jay-Z? : BUMBLERAP
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Something thrown in "West Side Story"? : RUMBLEPUNCH
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Underworld deity : OSIRIS
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"Is that clear?" : GETIT
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Dickensian setting : LONDON
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Trick-taking game : BELOT
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Like pumice : IGNEOUS
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Game-ending cry : GIN
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See 107-Down : THAN
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Sing high notes? : WARBLEONDRUGS
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1970s exile : SHAH
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Noted 2011 TV retiree, popularly : REGIS
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Reduce marks? : ERASE
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Kind of column : OPED
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Nesting site : EAVE
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Wall Street type : TRADER
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Develops slowly : GESTATES
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Cry upon arriving at an earthquake site? : THERESTHERUBBLE
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In a frenzy : AMOK
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Dines on : HAS
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X, on campuses : CHI
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Bridge locale : NOSE
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It may follow "forever and ever" : AMEN
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Didn't conceal one's smugness : GLOATED
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Region of 70-Across for which a type of wool is named : KASHMIR
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Animal stomach : CRAW
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See 67-Across : ASIA
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Suffix with ball : OON
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"All systems go" : AOK
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Tuition and others : FEES
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What the turnover-prone football player had? : DROPPINGTROUBLE
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Fountain location : MALTSHOP
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El Pacífico, e.g. : OCEANO
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Ball-shaped part : PEEN
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"Hmm ..." : ISEE
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Knock for ___ : ALOOP
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W.W. I battle locale : YPRES
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A bad one may contain holes : PLOT
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Shenanigans at the royal court? : NOBLENONSENSE
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Not a lot : SOME
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Mil. leader : CDR
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Points in the right direction : ORIENTS
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Ball partner : ARNAZ
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Begin a tour : DEPLOY
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He wrote "Knowledge is the food of the soul" : PLATO
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Senescence : OLDAGE
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Nickname for a hard-to-understand monarch? : QUEENMUMBLE
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Lens cover for a large telescope? : HUBBLECAP
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Classical bow wielder : EROS
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Eats up : ADORES
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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Blood rival : CRIP
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Oxford profs : DONS
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Feature of grocery purchases, often : NOTAX
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Coral, e.g. : HUE
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Numbers game : KENO
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Bigwig : NABOB
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Put a smile on : AMUSE
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Source of the words "mulligatawny" and "catamaran" : TAMIL
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"Are you kidding me?!" : OHBROTHER
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Fives : ABES
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___ favor : POR
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Fort ___, N.C. : BRAGG
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Source of a viral outbreak : YOUTUBE
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American ___ : ELM
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Robe for one tending a flock : ALB
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Fa-la connector : SOL
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Telephone system connectors : TIELINES
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Taser, say : STUN
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Airport security item : WAND
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"Giovanna d'___" (Verdi opera) : ARCO
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German train track : BAHN
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Dentist's directive : OPENWIDE
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Record listing : PRIOR
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Neighbor of Poland: Abbr. : LITH
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The Atlantic, in a common phrase : POND
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Quick preview : TEASER
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Subject of Newton's first law of motion : INERTIA
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Canon product, for short : SLR
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"Have a look!" : GOSEE
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Where pieces are put together? : ARTSHOW
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Most holes in one : EAGLES
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Nomad : ROAMER
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Baseball's Justin or B. J. : UPTON
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Many a Silicon Valley hiree : GEEK
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Radical '60s org. : SDS
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Genesis son : SETH
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"Ver-r-ry funny!" : HAHA
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Some Monopoly properties: Abbr. : AVES
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Exasperated outburst : GAH
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Cry just before disaster strikes : RUN
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"The Magic Flute" protagonist : TAMINO
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Mercedes-Benz luxury line : ECLASS
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___ choy (Chinese vegetable) : BOK
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Troop grp. : BSA
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Lovingly, to a musician : AMOROSO
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Fairy tale girl : GRETEL
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Big game fish : TARPON
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That, in Tijuana : ESO
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Fiesta bowl? : DIP
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Sex appeal : HOTNESS
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A tabloid keeps tabs on one : CELEB
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G.I.'s address : APO
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Genesis son : ABEL
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Promise, e.g. : OLEO
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Alter ego who carries a notepad : KENT
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Burkina ___ : FASO
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Sorrow : DOLOR
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Arctic waters, on historical maps : ICYSEA
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Mythical elixir of forgetfulness : NEPENTHE
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Long-jawed fish : GAR
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Where cheap seats are in a baseball stadium : UPPERDECK
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Part of r.p.m.: Abbr. : MIN
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Useful husband, say : HANDYMAN
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Spanish bear : OSO
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Befuddle : PERPLEX
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Nobel Prize subj. : ECON
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"Frasier" character : NILES
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Outdoor promenade : MALL
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iPod ___ : TOUCH
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Brooch feature, maybe : NACRE
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Over : AGAIN
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One of the Marx Brothers : ZEPPO
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Threw out of a contest, informally : DQED
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Prefix with zone : EURO
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Lowly laborer : PEON
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With 34-Across, what "<" means : LESS
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Concerto soloist, perhaps : OBOE
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Its stem is used in miso soup : UDO
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Witticism : MOT
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Cup holder? : BRA
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Energy meas. : BTU

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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