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New York Times, Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins
Snake Eye

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: When this puzzle is done, connect the four V's with a square, the three K's with an upside-down L, and each K diagonally to the nearest V. Then draw a circle around the only X.
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0608 ( 22,492 )
Across
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Temporary homes for refugees : TENTS
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Weekly reading for drs. : JAMA
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Wail : SOB
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Scare slightly : SPOOK
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"Sadly ..." : ALAS
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Supermodel Wek : ALEK
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___ dish : PETRI
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Brewskis : SUDS
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The way the cookie crumbles : FATE
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Cry heard at a 37-/40-Across : SEVENCOMEELEVEN
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Philosopher Watts : ALAN
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New Deal inits. : REA
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French city with a 1598 edict : NANTES
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Colorado Springs's ___ Air Force Base : PETERSON
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Galoot : APE
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Cuts : SHARES
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Let (up) : EASE
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With 40-Across, casino fixture : CRAPS
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Canterbury can : LOO
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See 37-Across : TABLE
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Vatican tribunal : ROTA
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Six, at a 37-/40-Across : BOXCAR
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Spearheaded : LED
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Large-scale wickedness : ENORMITY
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Kitchen items that ding : TIMERS
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2008 U.S. govt. bailout recipient : AIG
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"Now I see!" : AHSO
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Cold, at a 37-/40-Across : ONALOSINGSTREAK
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Dudley's love in old cartoondom : NELL
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Sprinkler attachment : HOSE
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Totaled : RANTO
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Roof's edge, often : EAVE
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Wilson of "Wedding Crashers" : OWEN
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Ailey of dance : ALVIN
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Sidekick : PAL
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Careful phrasing, perhaps : TACT
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Hostess who inspired "Call Me Madam" : MESTA
Down
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Six of these make a fl. oz. : TSPS
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Olympic blade : EPEE
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Punishment for a teen, maybe : NOTV
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Clawed : TOREAT
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Like some hot dogs : SKINLESS
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Husband of Medea : JASON
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Grad : ALUM
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Fixed, as dinner : MADE
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Proclaims : ASSERTS
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Refuge : SAFEAREA
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Norway's patron saint : OLAV
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___ noire : BETE
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Boy toy? : KEN
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Alternative to credit : CASH
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Novelist Harper : LEE
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Inlay material : NACRE
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Kitchen wear : APRON
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"Super!" : NEATO
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Stockholder's substitute : PROXY
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Antidiscrimination agcy. : EEOC
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Expensive fur : SABLE
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Sir William who wrote "The Principles and Practice of Medicine" : OSLER
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"Pressing" things : NEEDS
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Plenty : ALOT
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Euclidean geometry's ___ postulate : PARALLEL
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Laurence Sterne's "___ Shandy" : TRISTRAM
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Honcho : BIGSHOT
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Olympians, e.g.: Abbr. : ATHS
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"O Sole ___" : MIO
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Esprit de corps : MORALE
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Cut taker : AGENT
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Snake eye (as this completed puzzle depicts) : ONE
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Tide type : NEAP
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Edison's middle name : ALVA
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Herbert Hoover's home state : IOWA
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Minute part of a minute: Abbr. : NSEC
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Mailers: Abbr. : ENVS
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Squabbling : ATIT
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Kind of coffee : KONA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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