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YANKEE DOODLE DANDIES

New York Times, Sunday, July 1, 2012

4-Down : They might be inflated

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Schoenholz.
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© 2012, The New York Times7/1/12 ( No. 22,881 )
Across
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Plays a siren : TEMPTS
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Gold Coast, today : GHANA
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Meander : ROAM
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It's a plus in a bank acct. : DEP
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Noted landing site : ARARAT
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Player of the younger Cunningham on "Happy Days" : MORAN
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Mach3 predecessor : ATRA
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"Yes, I'm a Witch" singer, 1992 : ONO
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___ Bay, 1898 battle site : MANILA
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Deliver : ADMINISTER
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They push things : ADS
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File folder, e.g. : ICON
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President who was 65-Across (1872) : CALVINCOOLIDGE
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Heads up : ASCENDS
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Capital of Denmark? : DEE
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Come to naught : FAIL
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Fermented honey drink : MEAD
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Where kips are cash : LAOS
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Observe, in the Bible : SEEST
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Presidential daughter who was 65-Across (1998) : MALIAOBAMA
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First National Leaguer with 500 home runs : OTT
42
Act out : MIME
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Staff : MAN
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Some slippers : MULES
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Novelist who was 65-Across (1804) : NATHANIELHAWTHORNE
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Early computer : ENIAC
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Yevtushenko's "Babi ___" : YAR
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Red Cross supply : SERA
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Word with black or pack : JET
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"The Haj" author : URIS
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Long way to go? : LIMO
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Bill provider : ATM
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___ Valley, 2002 Winter Olympics venue : DEER
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See 28-, 39-, 45-, 83-, 95- and 107-Across : BORNONTHEFOURTHOFJULY
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Plenty : ALOT
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Sri Lankan export : TEA
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Film canine : ASTA
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"This is dedicated to the ___ love" : ONEI
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Wordsworth's "solitary Tree" : YEW
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Interpret : READ
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Article in Der Spiegel : EIN
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Sweater style : VNECK
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Team owner who was 65-Across (1930) : GEORGESTEINBRENNER
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Have ___ one's words : TOEAT
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Set-___ : TOS
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Sierra Nevada, e.g. : BEER
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Building block, of sorts : DNA
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Columnist who was 65-Across (1918) : ANNLANDERS
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Powerful blows : SWATS
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Attire usually worn with slippers : TUTU
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"Unfaithful" co-star, 2002 : GERE
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The final Mrs. Chaplin : OONA
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Economic stat. : CPI
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Initially : ATFIRST
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Literary critic who was 65-Across (1905) : LIONELTRILLING
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Michigan college : ALMA
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When sung five times, an Abba hit : IDO
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Electrical impulse conductor in the body : MOTONEURON
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Riffraff : RABBLE
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D.C. player : NAT
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Knightwear? : MAIL
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Maytag acquisition of 2001 : AMANA
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And others, in a footnote : ETALIA
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Most of a figure eight : ESS
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Coolers : ADES
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Water balloon sound : SPLAT
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Out : ASLEEP
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Tufted topper : TAM
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Chapter : ERA
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Some large tubes : MANICOTTI
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They might be inflated : PRICES
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Part of Tennyson's "crooked hands" : TALON
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Pinch-hits (for) : STANDSIN
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Former financing inits. : GMAC
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Wannabe surfers : HODADS
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Cove, e.g. : ARMLET
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Sucker-like : NAIVE
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Years at the Vatican : ANNI
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Wily sort : RASCAL
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10th-century Holy Roman emperor : OTTOII
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Iris part : AREOLA
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Clayey deposit : MARL
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Conclude negotiations successfully : DOADEAL
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Chess closing : ENDGAME
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Impersonated : POSEDAS
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Bundles of joy, so to speak : INFANTS
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Infuse : IMBUE
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"Home ___" : ALONE
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Lord of the Flies : SATAN
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Convoy component : SEMI
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Wide shoe spec : EEE
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Wide-open mouth : MAW
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Every, in an Rx : OMN
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Lens used for close-ups : MACRO
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New World monkeys : MARMOSETS
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Frequent : HAUNT
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Singer Lovett : LYLE
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City on the slopes of Mount Carmel : HAIFA
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What a thermometer measures : HEAT
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Garden chemical brand : ORTHO
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One of the Estevez brothers : RAMON
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French game : JEU
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Dish that may be smoked : EEL
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Adjudge : TRY
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Prelim : INTRO
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Range rover : STEER
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Certain belly button : OUTIE
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Magic lamp figure : DJINN
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Seabiscuit, for one : BAY
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Crowd shout : OLE
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Ticket datum : ROW
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Den ___, Nederland : HAAG
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Eastern royal : RANI
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What a thermometer may measure : FEVER
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Get off at a station : DETRAIN
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Like adversity, one hopes : ENDURABLE
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Mint products : CENTS
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Sausage topper : KRAUT
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Ancient Greek anatomist : GALEN
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Seventh chapter : ETA
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"I'll send an ___ to the world" (Police lyric) : SOS
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Bird's org. : NBA
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Kind of test : BETA
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Interstate sign : RESTAREA
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"Good night, and good luck," e.g. : TAGLINE
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Six Nations tribe : ONEIDAS
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Becomes established : ENROOTS
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Like some mutual funds : NOLOAD
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West of Nashville : DOTTIE
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Registers : ENROLS
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Air show maneuver : SPIRAL
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Actress Ryder : WINONA
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Kettledrum : TIMBAL
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Opposite of break apart : CLUMP
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High-heels alternatives : FLATS
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Anarchist Goldman : EMMA
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Meadowlands : LEAS
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Punkie : GNAT
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"The dog ate my homework," probably : LIE
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Literary inits. : EAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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