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New York Times, Monday, June 27, 2011

Author:
Joseph Samulak
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Samulak. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 22,511 )
Across
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Betty of comics : BOOP
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Manufacture : MAKE
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___ liberales (studies at universidades) : ARTES
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Car whose logo has four rings : AUDI
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Forearm bone : ULNA
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Parasite : LEECH
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Che Guevara or Lady Gaga : ICON
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Desserts akin to cobblers : PIES
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Allan-___ (Robin Hood compadre) : ADALE
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1990s runnings of the Bulls? : THREEPEATS
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Practice boxing : SPAR
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General tendency : TREND
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Manufacture : CREATE
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Kids' vehicles on tracks : GOKARTS
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Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
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Manual's intended reader : USER
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Excellent, in dated slang : PHAT
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___-la-la : TRA
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Word after ginger or brown : ALE
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Homemade music compilation ... or a hint to the circled letters : MIXTAPE
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Charged particle : ION
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Implement you might wring : MOP
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"You have no ___!" : IDEA
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Leftover part : REST
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Sandwiches that may have sour cream and salsa : TACOS
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Wakens : AROUSES
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Queen who financed Columbus, to the Spanish : ISABEL
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Crazy as ___ : ALOON
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Bawls : SOBS
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Some gymwear : SWEATPANTS
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Cutting-edge technology? : LASER
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Aide: Abbr. : ASST
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"Hold your horses!" : WAIT
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Honor ___ thieves : AMONG
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Harness for oxen : YOKE
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Where sailors go : ASEA
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After-dinner candies : MINTS
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Bridge : SPAN
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Ball material for a cat : YARN
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Worms and such, to a fisherman : BAIT
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"That hurt!" : OUCH
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Stench : ODOR
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Application to improve a batter's grip : PINETAR
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Bert or Ernie : MUPPET
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Martians and Venusians : ALIENS
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Work, as dough : KNEAD
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Direction after Near, Middle or Far : EAST
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Chicken ___ king : ALA
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One end of the Suez Canal : REDSEA
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Groups battling big government : TEAPARTIES
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Brilliance : ECLAT
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___ Khan ("The Jungle Book" tiger) : SHERE
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Mess up : ERR
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Leftover part : SCRAP
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Memorization : ROTE
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U.S. territory in W.W. II fighting : GUAM
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Watch : KEEPTABSON
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"Eureka!" : AHA
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School open house organizer: Abbr. : PTA
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Kennedy matriarch : ROSE
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Tidbits for aardvarks : ANTS
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Runners in lab mazes : MICE
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Winners of some televised singing competitions : IDOLS
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Deletes, with "out" : XES
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Escape : RUNAWAY
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Not present : ABSENT
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"Sarah Palin's ___" of 2010-11 TV : ALASKA
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No-good : ROTTEN
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Alley-___ : OOP
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Ayatollah's faith : ISLAM
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"Me too!" : SOAMI
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"The Fox and the Grapes" storyteller : AESOP
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House ___ and Means Committee : WAYS
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Cape Canaveral org. : NASA
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Level : TIER
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Kyle and Kenny's friend on "South Park" : STAN
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Some N.F.L. linemen : RGS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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