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New York Times, Friday, June 24, 2011

Author:
Milo Beckman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Milo Beckman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {KQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Beckman. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0624 ( 22,508 )
Across
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"Try not to stand out" : ACTCASUAL
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Call ___ to (stop) : AHALT
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Words after an insult : NOOFFENSE
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Jason who directed 2011's "Arthur" : WINER
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Beatles song with a complaining title : IMSOTIRED
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Utah State athlete : AGGIE
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I. M. Pei's alma mater, for short : MIT
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War hero who killed himself with a onetime rival's sword : AJAX
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Rapid descent on skis : SCHUSS
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Hail ___ : ACAB
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Where purchases cost 69¢, 99¢ or $1.29 : ITUNESPLUS
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Burdened : LADED
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French waters : EAUX
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"Bloody" : RARE
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Ticket : SLATE
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Honorary deg. for many a writer : DLIT
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They're found in rock bands : ORES
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End of a flick? : ASH
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Letters at the beach : SPF
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Absorbed : RAPT
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"Here comes trouble!" : UHOH
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Some stars : DIVAS
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Plot segment : ACRE
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Tons of : MANY
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Cover : ALIBI
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Words accompanying an arrow : THISSIDEUP
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Kind of twin : EVIL
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Like some glasses : TINTED
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Professor 'iggins : ENRY
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Gray : AGE
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Admit : LETIN
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Prepared : MADEAPLAN
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Levels : EVENS
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"Told you so!" : ICALLEDIT
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Suit material : SERGE
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Remedy for a tizzy : CHILLPILL
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Some cracker shapes : ANIMALS
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Wacky : COMICAL
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Fiesta food item : TOSTADA
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$$$ head : CFO
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Old Spice rival : AFTA
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Conductor Ozawa : SEIJI
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Like a first-time tournament player, usually : UNRATED
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Type of reproduction : ASEXUAL
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Was up : LED
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___ plane : AWACS
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Very recognizable : HIGHPROFILE
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Bony, as a face : ANGULAR
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Work's opposite : LEISURE
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Locks : TRESSES
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Titillating transmissions : SEXTS
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One stage of development : BETATESTING
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Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
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"Der Ring ___ Nibelungen" : DES
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Moist : HUMID
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Smartphone, e.g., for short : PDA
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Discombobulates : RATTLES
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Carry out : ACHIEVE
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Press user : PRINTER
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Cheated : HAD
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Rule for free samples : ONEEACH
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Sonata maker : HYUNDAI
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Composer known as the Red Priest : VIVALDI
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First name of two first ladies : ABIGAIL
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Calf part : SILENTL
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Detect : SENSE
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Old "Go from flat to fluffy" sloganeer : PRELL
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Term of address in the South : YALL
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Open ___ : MIC
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Fire : PEP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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