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New York Times, Saturday, June 23, 2012

Author:
Laura Sternberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Laura Sternberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Sternberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0623 ( 22,873 )
Across
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Lower one's racket : QUIETDOWN
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Establish : ERECT
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1 + 1 : SNAKEEYES
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Disperse again : RESOW
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Realized in the end : CAMETOSEE
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Emcee's delivery : INTRO
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Have mastery over : OWN
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Part of a suite no. : EXT
21
Asian soup ingredients : WONTONS
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Some antique buses : REOS
25
Wrangler's assent : YEP
27
Setting for many early online discussions : USENET
28
1999 Ron Howard bomb : EDTV
29
Aunt or uncle's leader? : GREAT
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Honk off : RILE
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They're found in orbits : EYEBALLS
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Feature of many an Italian skyline : ALP
36
Evoker of 1950s nostalgia : SHANANA
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What some vaccinations prevent : TETANUS
41
Knock : PAN
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Person trying to move things? : MARKETER
44
Certify : AVER
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"The ___ Bride" (Rimsky-Korsakov opera) : TSARS
47
Terminal division : GATE
51
What gums might do : RECEDE
53
Cause of a messy breakup? : TNT
54
Where the John Day R. flows : OREG
55
One might do a countdown : RADIODJ
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Engadget's co. : AOL
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Coll. administration : GRE
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Common desktop clutter : ICONS
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Fascinates : INTRIGUES
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Like some kids' shoelaces : NOTIE
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Most carefree : BREEZIEST
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Journalist Ifill and others : GWENS
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Gumbo seasoning source : SASSAFRAS
Down
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Measure of popularity : QSCORE
2
Like someone who couldn't care less : UNAWED
3
Response to an accusation : IAMNOT
4
Wring (out) : EKE
5
What les cheveux grows on : TETE
6
Like blood coursing through one's veins : DEOXYGENATED
7
On-site shucking sites : OYSTERBARS
8
Dwarf : WEE
9
Compass letters : NSEW
10
Sportscaster Andrews and others : ERINS
11
Thrifty customer, e.g. : RENTER
12
Like the developers of Skype : ESTONIAN
13
Big Red, in the N.C.A.A. : CORNELLU
14
Dances country-western style : TWOSTEPS
22
They were traditionally attached to factories : OUTLETSTORES
24
Ren's cousin of cartoondom : SVEN
26
___-brained : PEA
30
Disappointed Olympic team members, maybe : ALTERNATES
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Nigerian food staple : YAM
34
Fr. place name starter : STE
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Not all-out battle : SPARRING
37
Freak : HAVEACOW
38
Toast lead-in, at times : ANECDOTE
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Vessel protected by Hera : ARGO
43
"2 Broke Girls" co-star Dennings : KAT
45
Curb : REININ
48
Trial attorney, e.g. : ARGUER
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Wright with an Oscar : TERESA
50
Discharges : EGESTS
52
Hospital units : DOSES
56
Yacht parts : JIBS
58
"___ of Lambeth" (Maugham novel) : LIZA
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Its first pres. was Gen. Burnside : NRA
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Picture file suffix : GIF

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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