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New York Times, Saturday, June 2, 2012

Author:
Tim Croce
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tim Croce

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0602 ( 22,852 )
Across
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Dessert for an infant : STRAINEDPEACHES
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A straight shot it's not : ROUNDABOUTROUTE
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"Bi-i-ig difference!" : ITSNOCOMPARISON
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Plea before going under : SOS
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Him, in Hamburg : IHN
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Certain chain unit: Abbr. : ISL
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What's next to nothing in Nogales? : UNO
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Paradise in literature : SAL
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Produced some pitches : SUNG
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"Guten ___" (German greeting) : ABEND
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Beard growing out of an ear : AWN
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San Francisco's ___ Valley : NOE
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It may be pulled out while holding something up : CONCEALEDWEAPON
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Not so significantly : TOALESSEREXTENT
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Cause for urgent action : IMMEDIATEDANGER
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Gothic leader? : NEO
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Push around : COW
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Very conservative : MOSSY
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[Don't touch my food!] : GRRR
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One chained to a desk, say : PEN
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Certain chain units: Abbr. : MTS
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Prefix with central : EPI
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Going through : VIA
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Fell : HEW
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Tycoon who was the first person in New York City to own a car : DIAMONDJIMBRADY
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Best seller that begins "Children are not rugged individualists" : ITTAKESAVILLAGE
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Least accessible parts : DEEPESTRECESSES
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Eastern titles : SRIS
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Entirely, after "in" : TOTO
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Hodges who called baseball's "shot heard 'round the world" : RUSS
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Fay's "King Kong" role : ANN
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"Absolutely!" : IDOINDEED
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Taquería tidbit : NACHO
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Jet : EBON
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Title in an order : DOM
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Brand-new toy? : PUP
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Net sales : ETAIL
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Terminal list: Abbr. : ARRS
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Many stored hoses : COILS
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Czech martyr Jan : HUS
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Gen. Bradley's area: Abbr. : ETO
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Person going into a house?: Abbr. : SEN
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Man in a tree? : UNCLE
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Liking a lot : SWEETON
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Name shared by two U.S. presidents : ANDREW
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Lets off the hook? : UNPEGS
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Unclaimed : NOONES
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Upper crust : GENTRY
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Trouper's skill : ACTING
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New arrival of the 1950s? : BOOMER
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More than fascinate : ENAMOR
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It shares a border with Switzerland : ALSACE
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"___ said ..." : ASI
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Not single : WED
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Fixture in a doctor's office : EXAMTABLE
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Periodic law figs. : ATNOS
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Change the borders of, say : REMAP
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Some pitch producers : PINES
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Look a lot like : MIMIC
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Dawdle : POKE
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"___ l'amour" : VIVE
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2009 Wimbledon semifinalist Tommy : HAAS
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Best by a bit : EDGE
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Some branched pipes : WYES
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Served the purpose : DID
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Urban trailer? : ITE
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Went from soup to nuts, say : ATE
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Syst. first implemented during W.W. I : DST
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Faze : JAR
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Inits. of Ben Gunn's creator : RLS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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