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New York Times, Friday, June 8, 2012

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJKQWXYZ} Spans: 7, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0608 ( 22,858 )
Across
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"I'm a Survivor" sitcom : REBA
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"West Side Story" girlfriend : ANITA
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Cabinet maker?: Abbr. : PRES
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Icelandic saga subject : ERICTHERED
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Long way to walk? : HALL
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"Chantez-Chantez" singer, 1957 : DINAHSHORE
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It's 180° from X : IIII
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Cell division? : ANODE
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Places to put up : INNS
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It's taken by some coll. seniors : LSAT
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Business brass : CEOS
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Some encumbrances : LIENS
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Class Notes subject, informally : ALUM
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"___ Gott, vom Himmel sieh darein" (Bach cantata) : ACH
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Memorial Day performance : TAPS
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Almost in vain : TOLITTLEPURPOSE
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Road locomotives : TRACTIONENGINES
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Runners often seen in windows : AIRCONDITIONERS
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Big names : VIPS
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Poetic period : EEN
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Idaho motto opener : ESTO
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Big guns in the Mideast : EMIRS
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Norman with a legendary swing : GREG
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Flying ___ : DISC
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Put away : ICED
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Kosher's Islamic equivalent : HALAL
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Digital protection : NAIL
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Water flow regulator : SLUICEGATE
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Dip ___ in : ATOE
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Trafalgar Square figure : LORDNELSON
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Lacking : SANS
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Took home courses? : ATEIN
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Salinger girl : ESME
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Hester Prynne's stigma : REDA
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Journalist Burnett of 55-Down : ERIN
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Aid in judging distances : BINOCULARVISION
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School rings? : ACADEMICCIRCLES
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Some patient responses : AHS
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Beverage once sold "in all popular flavors" : NEHI
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Press : IRON
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Coastal plunger : TERN
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Some pitcherfuls : ADES
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Southeast Asian soarer : PHILIPPINEEAGLE
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Toasts : RAISESONESGLASS
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First name in 2000 headlines : ELIAN
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Venting aids : SLITS
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Director Angelopoulos who won the 1988 Palme d'Or : THEO
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The Five ___, 1950s million-selling doo-wop group : SATINS
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Slow passage : LARGO
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"___ baby!" : ATTA
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Singer learning a script : LORI
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Bonehead : CLOD
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"Iceland" star, 1942 : HENIE
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Function of some forks : TUNING
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1970s Thunderbird options : TTOPS
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Rose family member : PETE
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Waldorf-Astoria muralist : SERT
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Tiger Express station brand : ESSO
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___ Edibles (food shop on "The Facts of Life") : EDNAS
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Spyder rival : MIATA
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South Korea's first president : RHEE
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Luzón, e.g. : ISLA
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Cardiological concern : CLOT
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River at Chartres : EURE
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Conn of "Grease" : DIDI
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Its diameter is measured in picometers : ATOM
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Singer Lovich : LENE
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Home of "Your Bottom Line" : CNN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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