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New York Times, Friday, June 29, 2012

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 29 Missing: {FJKQVW} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. Minimum word length: 4 This is puzzle # 165 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0629 ( 22,879 )
Across
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Inelegance : BADTASTE
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One form of the Egyptian god Set : HIPPO
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Yanks : AMERICANS
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Light bulb, maybe : ONION
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1970s-'80s band whose debut album was the soundtrack to a Richard Pryor film : ROSEROYCE
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Die down : ABATE
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Group of stars : DREAMTEAM
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Doesn't just glance : GAZES
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The friends on "Friends," e.g. : SEXTET
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Like "sissies" : SIBILANT
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Pill bottle recommendation : DOSE
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Inspire : LEADTO
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Something to chew on : COCA
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Factory-inspecting org. : OSHA
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Genre spoofed by "The Cheap Detective" : NOIR
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___ Chicken Shack (Chicago-based restaurant chain) : HAROLDS
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"Make yourself scarce!" : AMSCRAY
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"The Good Earth" wife : OLAN
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Obama's birthplace : OAHU
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Newman's "Hud" co-star : NEAL
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Daft : MENTAL
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Brand once pitched by Lorne Greene : ALPO
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Tendency to push the envelope : EDGINESS
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Going up : ABLAZE
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Harass nonstop : HOUND
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Stranded motorists' aids : CALLBOXES
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Type in : ENTER
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Some Monopoly holdings : UTILITIES
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Former NPR host Hansen : LIANE
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Event worth celebrating : MILESTONE
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They have two legs : PANTS
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As much as possible : TOTHEMAX
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Medieval entertainers : BARDS
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Casanova's love : AMORE
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Fix : DESEX
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Get the tab : TREAT
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Military decoration that depicts a flying eagle : AIRMEDAL
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Callas contemporary : SCOTTO
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"Private Practice" actor Diggs : TAYE
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Packs protectively : ENCASES
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Long lunch? : HOAGIE
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Not tipping to either side : INBALANCE
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1982 Razzie winner for "Butterfly" : PIAZADORA
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Latent greatness : POTENTIAL
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Like ranch houses : ONESTORY
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Opening half? : SEMI
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Gunfight sound effect : BLAM
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Six-time Silver Slugger winner : SOSA
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Scotland, to poets : CALEDONIA
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Literally, "man of the forest" : ORANGUTAN
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Big piece of crust? : CONTINENT
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Transport : HAUL
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Shut-in's caregiver, in Britain : HOMEHELP
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Company whose mascot is Bobby Banana : DOLE
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High-hat : SNOBBISH
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Attacks a project vigorously : HASATIT
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Guitarist Segovia : ANDRES
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Shipping base : PALLET
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Disgusting film : SCUM
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Werther's love in a Goethe novel : LOTTE
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Self-evident proposition : AXIOM
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Ethan Frome's sickly wife : ZEENA
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Robert Devereux's earldom : ESSEX
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Title character of a 2002 Disney film : LILO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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