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New York Times, Saturday, June 26, 2010

Author:
Robert H. Wolfe
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robert H. Wolfe

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 81 for Mr. Wolfe. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0626 ( 22,145 )
Across
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Procrastinator's reply : NOTTODAY
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Engagement party? : FIANCE
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Beat : OVERCAME
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Enclosed : INDOOR
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Rat smeller's words : SOMETHINGSFISHY
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Roll : PEAL
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Break : TAKETEN
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___ bonus : ASA
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Doesn't go swimmingly? : WADES
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Alternative to premium : REGULAR
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Heathrow takeoff sound? : TATA
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Winter sports arenas : ICEPALACES
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Neurotic toon : REN
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Warning to a pest : DONTDOTHATAGAIN
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Elvis Presley was one: Abbr. : NCO
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Trading center during the Klondike gold rush : WHITEHORSE
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Unit in an erg's definition : DYNE
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Way to look back? : INANGER
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Jewel holder : CHEST
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"___ said ..." : ASI
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Court cover-up? : ASPHALT
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They're often associated with world leaders : ERAS
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"Seriously?" : AREYOUKIDDINGME
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Crude container : BARREL
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Artery binder : LIGATURE
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"Climb Ev'ry Mountain" singer in "The Sound of Music" : ABBESS
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Rails at : LAYSINTO
Down
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They're not positive : NOS
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Egg head? : OVO
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Placement aid : TEMPAGENCY
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Pistachio or almond : TREE
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Prefix with -valent : OCTA
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Gary who invented the Pet Rock : DAHL
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1960s-'70s Citroën : AMI
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Grapevine cultivator? : YENTA
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Big name in college guides : FISKE
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Take over : INFEST
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Colliery access : ADIT
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A hook might give it a hook : NOSE
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Columbia Pictures co-founder : COHN
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Green attachment? : ERY
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Knock (about) : GAD
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Anhydrous : ARID
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It goes by quickly : SECOND
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Face reddener : WRATH
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Baltimore neighborhood that includes Marble Hill : UPTON
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Bar mitzvah, e.g. : LAD
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On a deck beneath : ALOW
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Composition of some plasmas : ARGON
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Folks may cry after it's shot : TEARGASGUN
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Members of the carrot family : ANISES
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Loop setting, briefly : CHI
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1984 hit with the lyric "Have a banana, have a whole bunch" : EATIT
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9-mm. weapon : STEN
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Brainstorm outburst : AHA
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St. Philip of Rome : NERI
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Hollow replies : ECHOES
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Does semi-related work? : HAULS
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Pennsylvania's ___ Mountain (skiing area) : ELK
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Allay : STILL
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Many a dinar spender : ARAB
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Dinar spender : SERB
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Phoenix construction : PYRE
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Envelope-pushing : EDGY
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Cousins of fjords : RIAS
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What may start climactically? : ANTI
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Grp. concerned with precedents : ABA
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Semana segment : DIA
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Chain-sporting star : MRT
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Job ad abbr. : EEO

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

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