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New York Times, Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Author:
Tom Baring
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQW} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Baring. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0628 ( 22,512 )

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Opportunity to hit : ATBAT
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Disco ___ of "The Simpsons" : STU
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Pool divisions : LANES
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Top-quality : PRIMO
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Coop resident : HEN
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Nonsensical : INANE
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3.14159 : PIAPPROXIMATION
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"Send help!" : SOS
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Spanish muralist José María ___ : SERT
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Danny of "Do the Right Thing" : AIELLO
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Jazz aficionado : CAT
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Talk trash about : DIS
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72, at Pebble Beach : PAR
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-273.15°C : ABSOLUTEZERO
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Military aviators, collectively : AIRARM
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Sail through : ACE
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"Born Free" lioness : ELSA
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Island of the Minotaur : CRETE
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Phone letters for 6 : MNO
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Muddies : ROILS
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Former N.F.L. great Junior ___ : SEAU
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Laze, with "out" : VEG
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Source of fine rugs : PERSIA
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299,792,458 meters/second : SPEEDOFLIGHT
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Frost's "The ___-Repeated Dream" : OFT
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Amendment that repealed Prohibition : XXI
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___ Cruces, N.M. : LAS
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Manufacturer's payback : REBATE
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Lectern's locale : DAIS
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Creature with elbowed antennae : ANT
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6.022 x 1023 : AVOGADROSNUMBER
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October Revolution leader : LENIN
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Ararat lander : ARK
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Kids' song refrain : EIEIO
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Spiner of "Star Trek: T.N.G." : BRENT
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Home heating option : GAS
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Dawdle : DALLY
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iPhone programs : APPS
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The Stooges, e.g. : TRIO
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Pollster's worry : BIAS
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Part of a public address system : AMP
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It's first on the leaderboard : TOPSCORE
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There's one in "puzzle" : SHORTU
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It's dangerous to do while driving : TEXT
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Prefix with dimensional : UNI
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Be a go-between : LIAISE
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Minimum poker loss : ANTE
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Manicurist's supply : NAILPOLISH
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___ Gay : ENOLA
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Sir, abroad : SENOR
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King's domain : REALM
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Polenta grain : MAIZE
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Retro art style : DECO
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Suffix for the wealthy : AIRE
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Sternum : BREASTBONE
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Partner of "took notice" : SATUP
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"Dancing With the Stars" dance : TANGO
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Corporate shuffle, for short : REORG
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Window units, briefly : ACS
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Knife incision : SLIT
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Cool ___ cucumber : ASA
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Health plan prefix : MEDI
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Released again on CD, say : REISSUED
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In a pique : VEXED
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Nothing fancy : PLAIN
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Not extinct : EXTANT
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Chemistry lab vessels : FLASKS
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Power Flosser brand : ORALB
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Flu symptom : FEVER
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Not "fer" : AGIN
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Explorer of kiddie TV : DORA
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Genesis brother : ABEL
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Moonmate of Buzz : NEIL
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"Iliad" locale : TROY
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Use for an old T-shirt : RAG
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Farrow of "Rosemary's Baby" : MIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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