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New York Times, Friday, July 13, 2012

Author:
Jim Horne and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Horne
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1.636212
Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Horne. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 22,893 )
Across
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Attempt to appear alert, say : STIFLEAYAWN
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Unregulated : NOHOLDSBARRED
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The same old, same old : BUSINESSASUSUAL
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Skillfully snatched : SNARED
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Grinding away : ATIT
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Way with a no. : RTE
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Logical conjunctions, in mathematics : ANDS
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Certain leatherworker : DYER
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"Don't Look Now" diretcor : ROEG
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Feature of the previous clue : TYPO
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Ignore : LETBE
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"In my opinion ..." : ASISEEIT
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1950s heartthrob : FABIAN
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Dean Martin persona : SOT
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Exemplar of masculinity : MANSMAN
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El ___ : CID
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Sounds off? : HUSHES
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Some modern subscriptions : PODCASTS
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Neil Armstrong's middle name : ALDEN
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Look : SEEM
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Home of the Aztec Ruins Natl. Monument : NMEX
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I.O.U. : CHIT
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Chero-Cola, after a name change : NEHI
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Blues guitarist ___ Mahal : TAJ
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Trick or treat, e.g. : NOUN
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Kato who testified against O. J. : KAELIN
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Vinaigrette alternative : ITALIANDRESSING
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Lab figure who might cackle in glee : EVILSCIENTIST
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"Star Wars" catchphrase : USETHEFORCE
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"My heart bleeds" : SOSAD
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Lusts : THIRSTS
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Skye of "Say Anything ..." : IONE
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Ran : FLED
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Inits. for Mitt Romney : LDS
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Frank Rich piece : ESSAY
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Lower : ABATE
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P.L.O.'s Arafat : YASIR
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Stuck in ___ : ARUT
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Targets for QBs : WRS
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Worrywarts, e.g. : NEUROTICS
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Sir Trevor of the Royal Shakespeare Company : NUNN
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Young, alluring sort : DATEBAIT
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Youth org. since 1910 : BSA
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Robin Hood and Helen of Troy : LEGENDS
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Bump off : DOIN
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Gray figure? : REB
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The heel of a geographical boot : YEMEN
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Snow ___ : PEAS
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Renaissance fair sight : LANCE
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"Foolish" singer, 2002 : ASHANTI
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This bud's for you : SOULMATE
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"This somehow feels familiar ..." : ITSDEJAVU
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Recipe abbr. : TSP
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Sparkle a little less : FADE
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Very, very : MOST
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Kind of nut : HEX
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Like Bourne in "The Bourne Identity" : AMNESIC
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It's clear when danger subsides : COAST
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Feeling : HUNCH
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Kind of rock : INDIE
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Ludwig wrote für her : ELISE
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Help for a guesser : HINT
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Dutch-based banking giant : ING
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Locale of a Horatio Nelson victory : NILE
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Casino activity : KENO
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Physics dept. offering : ASTR
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Easter fleur : LIS
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Target of fans' scorn : REF

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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