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New York Times, Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Author:
Chris A. McGlothlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chris A. McGlothlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. McGlothlin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Not only are the crossing theme answers symmetric, the Down part precedes the Across part in each case, from THEN & THERE to FAST & LOOSE.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0710 ( 22,890 )
Across
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Rockefeller Center statue : ATLAS
6
Word with jump or bunny : SKI
9
"Uncle ___ Cabin" : TOMS
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See 2-Down : THERE
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See 7-Down : KIN
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See 11-Down : GREET
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Sets a new goal : RETARGETS
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"Green Acres" con man Mr. ___ : HANEY
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Grasshopper's partner in an Aesop title : ANT
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Basic tenet of democracy : RIGHTTOVOTE
22
Strike out : FAN
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Tint : HUE
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Fess up (to) : ADMIT
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Skips over, as with a mouse : SCROLLSBY
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Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
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Throat-clearing : AHEM
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"Explorer" girl : DORA
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See 25-Down : TAXES
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See 28-Down : DIP
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See 31-Down : WATER
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"Indeed" : ITIS
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Slimming surgery, slangily : LIPO
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First name in patriotism and furniture : ETHAN
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Most tacky : CHEESIEST
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Food and shelter, e.g. : NEEDS
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Greek P : RHO
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Geog. high points : MTS
47
Ownership histories : PROVENANCES
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Daffy duo? : EFS
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Certain netizen : AOLER
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Harmonium : REEDORGAN
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See 48-Down : BOARD
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See 51-Down : FAR
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See 54-Down : LOOSE
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Winehouse and Sedaris : AMYS
63
Mazatlán Mrs. : SRA
64
Dirección that the Santa Maria sailed : OESTE
Down
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Razor introduced in 1977 : ATRA
2
___ and 13-Across (on the spot) : THEN
3
Riga native : LETT
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Parseghian of Notre Dame : ARA
5
Puts teeth on, as a knife : SERRATES
6
Surfboard fin : SKEG
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___ and 14-Across (family) : KITH
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Scholarly org. : INST
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Selections on Expedia.com : TRAVELDATES
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Wine: Prefix : OENO
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___ and 15-Across (get-to-know-you gathering) : MEET
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Eyelid affliction : STYE
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Halloween figure : GHOUL
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Play-stopping declaration : GIN
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Yorke of rock's Radiohead : THOM
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Electronic data repositories : FILESERVERS
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Bit of tomfoolery : ANTIC
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___ and 36-Across (two of life's certainties) : DEATH
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1985 Glenn Close title role : MAXIE
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"Sexy" lady in a Beatles song : SADIE
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___ and 37-Across (snack option) : CHIPS
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Move, as a plant : REPOT
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"And ___ story goes" : SOTHE
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___ and 38-Across (meager meal) : BREAD
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Tales : YARNS
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Broke from the band, say : WENTSOLO
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Coward in a 1939 film : LION
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Unearthed pottery fragment: Var. : SHERD
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Kind of school : MED
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UV blocker : PABA
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___ and 59-Across (lodger's fee) : ROOM
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Procter & Gamble skin care brand : OLAY
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Pound's sounds : ARFS
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___ and 60-Across (all around) : NEAR
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Michael of "Arrested Development" : CERA
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I's : EGOS
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___ and 61-Across (one way to play) : FAST
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Old dagger : SNEE
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School in the making? : ROE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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