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New York Times, Monday, June 20, 2011

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 54 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0620 ( 22,504 )
Across
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Big bother : HASSLE
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Folk singer Guthrie : ARLO
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Month of the Indianapolis 500 : MAY
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Bona fide : ACTUAL
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Attack on the fridge, say : RAID
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Future embryos : OVA
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Easily offended : THINSKINNED
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Whole lot : TON
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Hits on the noggin : CONKS
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Signals silently : NODS
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Policy expert : WONK
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Greedy type : HOG
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Little trickster : IMP
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Playful swimmer : OTTER
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Inclined to mince words : MEALYMOUTHED
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___ Pet (sprouting figurine) : CHIA
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Filmdom's "Norma ___" : RAE
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Old ___ (U.S. flag) : GLORY
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Scavenge (for) : HUNT
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One with a negative outlook on life : CYNIC
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French female friend : AMIE
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Dairy spokescow : ELSIE
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Air passenger protection org. : TSA
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If ___ be : NEED
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Lacking courage : FAINTHEARTED
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Tooth problem : DECAY
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Yahoo! alternative : AOL
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Respectful Turkish title : AGA
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Peter Pan pursuer : SMEE
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Trifling : MERE
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Got it wrong : ERRED
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___ Mahal : TAJ
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Cowardly : LILYLIVERED
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Long, long ___ : AGO
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Sheltered at sea : ALEE
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Force out of office : DEPOSE
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Protective wear in a highchair : BIB
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Nonvegetarian sandwiches, informally : BLTS
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Caused some winter havoc, maybe : SNOWED
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Emerge from an egg : HATCH
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Sound heard before "Gesundheit!" : ACHOO
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Police trap : STING
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Shipwrecked : SUNK
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Timmy's TV dog : LASSIE
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Fraternal lodge member : ELK
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River through Florence : ARNO
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Haphazard : RANDOM
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Is dishonest with : LIESTO
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Unusual : ODD
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Accommodations for a family on the go? : MOTORHOME
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River beside the Royal Shakespeare Theatre : AVON
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Pull sharply : YANK
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Like a fair ball as opposed to a foul ball : INPLAY
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Marshy habitat : WETLAND
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Painter Chagall : MARC
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Pull sharply : TUG
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Show for the early-to-bed crowd : MATINEE
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Busybody : YENTA
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Southernmost of the Great Lakes : ERIE
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Not naturally colored : DYED
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Food processor? : CHEF
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Luau dance : HULA
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Employee-abetted crime : INSIDEJOB
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Zionist's homeland : ISRAEL
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"Elder" or "Younger" Roman statesman : CATO
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And so forth, for short : ETC
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Champion figure skater Dorothy : HAMILL
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Place for a lace : EYELET
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7's retail partner? : ELEVEN
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Valentine piercer : ARROW
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Birds in a gaggle : GEESE
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Did sums : ADDED
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Attack with a dagger : STAB
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Biblical gift bearers : MAGI
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Deli loaves : RYES
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Property after a default, for short : REPO
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Chem class component : LAB
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Passports and driver's licenses, in brief : IDS

Answer summary: 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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