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New York Times, Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0620 ( 22,870 )
Across
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"Deliverance" instrument : BANJO
6
Return of a lob, maybe : SMASH
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Corp. money manager : CFO
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Reason for a February thank-you speech : OSCAR
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Chaplain, to a G.I. : PADRE
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PC hookup : LAN
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Actor's order to sock an N.B.A. legend? : WHACKJORDAN
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Get totally right : ACE
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Julian Assange posting : LEAK
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Bobble : ERR
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Ladies' man : ROMEO
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Teammate of the 17-Across legend avoiding toilet trainin'? : POTTYSKIPPIN
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Saturday morning cartoon dog, informally : SCOOB
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"C'est ___" ("Camelot" song) : MOI
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Veracruz vane direction : ESTE
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Old comic actor's Little Bighorn headline? : CUSTERBEATEN
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Some purse items, for short : IDS
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California's Big ___ : SUR
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Bedevil : VEX
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Grimm tale figure : ELF
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Threaten a classic comedienne like a talk-show host? : MENACEDILLER
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Maritime greeting : AHOY
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Noted flag-raising site, for short : IWO
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Full of passion : LUSTY
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Writer-turned-Utah carpenter? : MORMONNAILER
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Delivery doc : OBGYN
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Barrister's deg. : LLB
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"Copernican revolution" philosopher : KANT
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Sac fly stat : RBI
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Controls a prison guard like a pop singer? : TAMESJAILER
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Public-house offering : ALE
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Greek gathering spot of old : AGORA
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Rapscallion : KNAVE
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___ Paul guitars : LES
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"Full court" tactic : PRESS
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Go along (with) : AGREE
Down
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Postseason grid matchup : BOWL
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___ Stadium (facility near Citi Field) : ASHE
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Org. with brackets : NCAA
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Super payoff : JACKPOT
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Mork's planet : ORK
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Have on : SPORT
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Kneeler's words : MARRYME
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Put in : ADD
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Mrs. abroad : SRA
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Artist Rousseau : HENRI
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Jumper cable ends : CLAMPS
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"Let's be honest!" : FACEIT
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Score in a pitcher's duel, maybe : ONEONE
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Riff, e.g., in "West Side Story" : JET
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Taking customers : OPEN
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Eligible for "The Biggest Loser" : OBESE
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Dry Italian wine : SOAVE
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Falsified, as a check : KITED
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Many an ology: Abbr. : SCI
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It's a mouthful : CUD
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Old spy org. : OSS
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Brush with the law : RUNIN
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He-man's asset : BRAWN
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Banish to Siberia : EXILE
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Loop transports : ELS
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Call for a do-over : LET
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Suffer from the heat : FRY
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"Dear me!" : MYMY
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Some fuel transporters : COALERS
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Hiding in the shadows : LURKING
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Unconcerned with right and wrong : AMORAL
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Walk haltingly : HOBBLE
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Saturnalias : ORGIES
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In-a-bottle alternative : ONTAP
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"Casablanca" heroine and others : ILSAS
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Pres. with an on-board swearing-in : LBJ
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Withdrawn apple spray : ALAR
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Campbell of "Scream" : NEVE
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Site of many a cat rescue : TREE
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U.S.D.A. part: Abbr. : AGR
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2012 role for Chris Diamantopoulos : MOE
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Blotter letters : AKA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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