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New York Times, Wednesday, June 6, 2012

With 65-Across, part of a record ... or what each of this puzzle's five long Across answers has?

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Cee

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times6/6/12 ( No. 22,856 )
Across
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With 65-Across, part of a record ... or what each of this puzzle's five long Across answers has? : FLIP
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Actress Knightley : KEIRA
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"___, vidi, vici" : VENI
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Prefix with sphere : IONO
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Get all A's : EXCEL
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Big name in paperback publishing : AVON
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Puerto Rico, affectionately, with "the" : ENCHANTEDISLAND
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Last Whig president : FILLMORE
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Mixologist's unit : OUNCE
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Basketball Hall of Fame coach Hank : IBA
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What the Mars symbol symbolizes : MALESEX
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Malady named after a Connecticut town : LYMEDISEASE
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Does a pre-laundry chore : SORTS
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Rapa ___ (locale of many monoliths) : NUI
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Stereo parts : AMPS
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London's West End, e.g. : THEATREDISTRICT
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Repairs, as a golf green : SODS
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What makes Shrek shriek? : ANI
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___-Loompa (chocolate factory dwarf) : OOMPA
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Record collector's curio : PICTUREDISC
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City with a U.F.O. museum : ROSWELL
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Jet ___ : SET
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Stop, as a launch : ABORT
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State with just three counties : DELAWARE
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Lucasfilm aircraft : JEDISTARFIGHTER
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"Ah, 'twas not to be" : ALAS
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Big name in coffeemakers : BRAUN
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Righty Hershiser : OREL
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Arts and Sciences dept. : HIST
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Sumptuous fur : SABLE
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See 1-Across : SIDE
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Feudal estate : FIEF
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Actress Anderson : LONI
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With: Abbr. : INCL
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Science fiction writer Frederik : POHL
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Obi-Wan ___ : KENOBI
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Over 300,000 of these appear in "Gandhi" : EXTRAS
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Frozen beverage brand : ICEE
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Like a matador's cape : RED
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Successor of Muhammad, to Shiites : ALI
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Appraiser's figure : VALUE
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Maiden name of Harry Potter's mother : EVANS
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Present occasion : NONCE
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Rear of many a book : INDEX
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In the heart of : AMIDST
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Only : SOLE
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Wailuku is its county seat : MAUI
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Sale tag condition : ASIS
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W.W. II naval vessels: Abbr. : LSTS
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Disney tune subtitled "A Pirate's Life for Me" : YOHO
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TV star who homered off Koufax in a 1963 episode : MRED
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Airport postings, for short : ETAS
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Bring a relationship to a close : ENDIT
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Yankees' #13, to fans : AROD
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"La Bohème" role : MIMI
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Psychedelic drugs, for short : PCPS
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Quick and detached, in mus. : STAC
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Train travel : RAIL
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Abbr. on the bottom of a business letter : ENCL
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Morgue ID : TOETAG
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Animals with collars, often : PETS
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Of service : USEFUL
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Winterize, as a coat : RELINE
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Indian ruler : RAJAH
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Printing daggers : OBELI
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Cokes and such : SODAS
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Pulse-taking spot : WRIST
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Dull : DRAB
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"___ calling?" : WHOS
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Longfellow bell town : ATRI
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Clarinetist's need : REED
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Writer ___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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Conan O'Brien's network : TBS
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Celestial altar : ARA

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

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