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New York Times, Thursday, July 12, 2012

Author:
Pawel Fludzinski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Pawel Fludzinski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Fludzinski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Indianapolis-based sports org. : NCAA
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___ engine : HEMI
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"Give me ___" : ASIGN
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Hamlet : BURG
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Impulse carrier : AXON
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Strand in the water? : ECOLI
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Worship : ADORATION
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Former Baby Bell : NYNEX
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Club : CIRCLE
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Dion who didn't sing with the Belmonts : CELINE
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It has a round bottom : WOK
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With 37-/46-Across, difficult things to be "between" : THEDEVILAND
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Its state flower is the camellia: Abbr. : ALA
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Supplied : FED
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Hit Broadway musical set partly in a tomb : AIDA
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Drill sound? : TENHUT
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Symbol of the planet Neptune : PSI
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It's all downhill from here : ACME
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Like some almanac data : TIDAL
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See 24-Across : THE
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"... whole world ___ hands" : INHIS
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Traumatize : SCAR
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Flit : GAD
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Morticia or Uncle Fester : ADDAMS
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Apply roughly : DAUB
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Something that's not hard to drink? : ALE
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"Riddle-me-___" : REE
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See 24-Across : DEEPBLUESEA
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Not in this direction : YON
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Cap add-on : EARLAP
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It might be used for tracking shots : BARTAB
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Old lab burners : ETNAS
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Champion wannabe : CONTENDER
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Take a coat off : DEICE
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Deal preceder : ANTE
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28-Across locale : NILE
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Look accompanying the comment "Is that all you got?" : SNEER
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Not natural, in a way : DYED
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Grills : ASKS
Down
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Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy org. : NBA
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It's a mouthful : CUD
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With 30-Down, difficult things to be "between" : AROCKANDA
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Prefix with culture : AGRI
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Kind of job : HATCHET
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Like Napoleon : EXILED
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Called on a farm : MOOED
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Country ___ : INN
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Source of the line "Each of us bears his own Hell" : AENEID
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With 33-Down, difficult things to be "between" : SCYLLAAND
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Ancient land SE of Lesbos : IONIA
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Close in Hollywood : GLENN
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Overruled : NIXED
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Crafty : ARTFUL
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Roman numeral that's an anagram of part of Caesar's boast : CVII
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Part of Los Angeles : WATTS
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Kind of acid : OLEIC
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What Fred Astaire danced with : EASE
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See 3-Down : HARDPLACE
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Ultimate degree? : PHD
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See 10-Down : CHARYBDIS
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Old copier : MIMEO
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City north of Bonn : ESSEN
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"The forbidden fragrance" : TABU
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Brainstorm : IDEATE
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[Boy, am I in trouble now!] : GULP
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Given a tip : ALERTED
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Bully, by nature : ABASER
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Four-time Pro Bowler ___ Samuel : ASANTE
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Scouts' work : DEEDS
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Like victuals : EATEN
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Orange TV character : ERNIE
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Black : EBONY
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Tolstoy heroine : ANNA
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Heel : CAD
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Utah state animal : ELK
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Low-___ : RES

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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