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New York Times, Thursday, June 30, 2011

Author:
David Poole
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Poole

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKWX} This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Poole. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0630 ( 22,514 )
Across
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They may be called : BLUFFS
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2005 Tony winner for Best Musical : SPAMALOT
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Horse-drawn vehicle : LANDAU
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*"Got it! You want me to play Dorothy's aunt!" : ISEEBEEM
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Artificial : ERSATZ
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Chocolaty treats : MARSBARS
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Slangy turndown : NAH
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Federal Reserve, e.g.: Abbr. : SYS
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Beatty of "Superman" : NED
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A-line creator : DIOR
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*"Get in line, Ms. Gorme!" : QUEUEEYDIE
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Register : ENROL
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Unlocked? : BALD
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Cub #21 of the 1990s-2000s : SOSA
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"The Rules of the Game" filmmaker, 1939 : RENOIR
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Uno y dos y tres : SEIS
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Certain world std. : GMT
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*"Ms. Myers, shall I pour?" : DEEDEETEA
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Is down with : HAS
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Nine, in Nice : NEUF
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Good smoke : HAVANA
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To whom God said "You are dust, and to dust you shall return" : ADAM
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Peeler's target, informally : SPUD
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Whitman's dooryard bloomer : LILAC
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*"Supermodel Macpherson, I presume?" : YOUAREELLE
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Ruckus : STIR
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1966 gold album by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass : SRO
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"___ bite" : ILL
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Bolivian president Morales : EVO
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"Six Feet Under" creator : ALANBALL
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"The Queen" Oscar winner : MIRREN
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*"Sly insect!" : CAGEYBEE
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Like some winter weather : SLEETY
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Surfer's handle : USERNAME
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Oxen may pull plows in this : TANDEM
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Bartender's appliance : BLENDER
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Newman of early "S.N.L." : LARAINE
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Still woolly : UNSHORN
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Its approval is often sought: Abbr. : FDA
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Domino, e.g. : FATS
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Snack cake since 1961 : SUZYQ
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Noted Scrooge portrayer : SIM
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"Don't do drugs!" ad, e.g., for short : PSA
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___ Lingus : AER
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Intermediate, at law : MESNE
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Sisters' homes : ABBEYS
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Sled head : LEADDOG
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Thomas Moore's "Come ___ the Sea" : OER
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They often accompany logos: Abbr. : TMS
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Backup : SUB
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Affording rest : EASEFUL
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1997 Oscar-nominated title role : ULEE
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Head of costume design : EDITH
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Doctrine : ISM
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Tuck away : EAT
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Property lawyer's concern : LIEN
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Kyle ___, "The Terminator" hero : REESE
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Bin Laden hunter : SEAL
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Con : DUPE
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Alamo rival : AVIS
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Allergy source : HAY
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Ruckus : ADO
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Chorizo or merguez : SAUSAGE
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Let out, perhaps : ALTERED
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Greenness : NAIVETE
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Basis of the answer to each starred clue, commonly : ACRONYM
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Eliot's Silas : MARNER
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Mid sixth-century year : DLI
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Rocker Hitchcock : ROBYN
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Horror movie locale, for short : ELMST
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Reader's Digest co-founder ___ Wallace : LILA
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Prefix with puncture : ACU
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___ Noticias (New York Hispanic paper) : LAS
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Law grp. : ABA
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Old NASA vehicle : LEM
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Actor Bruce : LEE
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Stimpy's TV pal : REN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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