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New York Times, Monday, June 6, 2011

Author:
Gary Whitehead
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary J. Whitehead

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Whitehead. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0606 ( 22,490 )

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Across
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Initials for 56-Across : USMA
5
Beginning on : ASOF
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Scottish landowner : LAIRD
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Grand ___ (annual race) : PRIX
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Scruff : NAPE
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Take in or let out : ALTER
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Serving on a jury, e.g. : CIVICDUTY
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Mean-spirited : NASTY
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Elvis's "Blue ___ Shoes" : SUEDE
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Look up to : ADMIRE
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Channel with "Anderson Cooper 360°" : CNN
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Bride's attendant : MAIDOFHONOR
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Get a closer look, as with a camera : ZOOMIN
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Molten tar, e.g. : GOO
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Not an accidental fire : ARSON
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Saintly glow : HALO
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Some NCOs : SGTS
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Sudden military action : RAID
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Enrollee at 56-Across : CADET
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Magazine fig. : CIRC
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Armenia and Azerbaijan, once: Abbr. : SSRS
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Fashionable Christian : DIOR
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Jug band instrument : KAZOO
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Noah's boat : ARK
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Clean, as a floor : WETMOP
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Rural area : BACKCOUNTRY
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Unlock, in verse : OPE
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Sanctuary : ASYLUM
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Father and victim of Oedipus : LAIUS
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Play lightly, as a guitar : STRUM
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School whose motto consists of the last words of 17-, 25- and 45-Across : WESTPOINT
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Pan-fry : SAUTE
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Commedia dell'___ : ARTE
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Aviated : FLEW
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"A Doll's House" playwright : IBSEN
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River of Flanders : YSER
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Sax type : ALTO
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It's scanned at checkout: Abbr. : UPC
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___ Lanka : SRI
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1,004, in old Rome : MIV
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W.W. II foe, with "the" : AXIS
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Like llamas and Incas : ANDEAN
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Riyadh resident : SAUDI
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Made a choice : OPTED
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Tina of "30 Rock" : FEY
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Cry from a crow's-nest : LANDHO
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1836 battle site : ALAMO
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"___ the bag" : ITSIN
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Fashionable again : RETRO
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Alternative to a clothesline : DRYER
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Curry ingredient : CUMIN
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"The game is ___": Sherlock Holmes : AFOOT
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Ivan, Nicholas and Peter : CZARS
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Author Ephron and others : NORAS
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Military denial : NOSIR
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Leering sort : OGLER
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Hip '60s types : MODS
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Poem with exactly 17 syllables : HAIKU
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Hoopla : ADO
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"Shoo!" : SCAT
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Thingamajig : GIZMO
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Army unit : TROOP
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Rifle attachment : SCOPE
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Electronic storage device : CDROM
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Excite : KEYUP
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Keenness of mind : ACUMEN
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Blogger, for one : WRITER
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Low-voiced singers : BASSI
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Take ___ at (try) : ASTAB
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"Hannah Montana" star Miley : CYRUS
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1971 Jane Fonda/Donald Sutherland film : KLUTE
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Padres and Pirates, informally : NLERS
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First small bite : TASTE
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Divan : SOFA
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Modus operandi : WAY
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Under the weather : ILL
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Equipment in badminton and fishing : NET
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Start of D.C.'s ZIP codes or area code : TWO

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

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