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"A" TRIP AROUND THE WORLD

New York Times, Sunday, July 15, 2012

Author:
Randolph Ross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Randolph Ross

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 128, Blocks: 74 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 99 for Mr. Ross. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0715 ( 22,895 )
Across
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European spa site : BADEN
6
Non-fiction : FACT
10
Clam (up) : SHUT
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French pronoun : LUI
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Historic mission, with "the" : ALAMO
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Borg rival : ASHE
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Words before may and might : WISHI
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They're often seen in banks : OARS
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Four stops on "A" trip around the world : AFRICASIARGENTINARUBA
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Three more stops : ATLANTALMAATANDORRA
27
"___ be an honor" : ITD
28
Flashes quickly : GLINTS
29
Soft : LENIENT
31
Three Stooges specialty : IDIOCY
34
John who is half of a popular singing duo : OATES
35
McIntosh alternatives : WINESAPS
36
Bert, to Ernie : PAL
37
Lang. from which 8- and 24-Down come : HEB
39
Mag mogul with a mansion : HEF
40
Moneymaking concern : MINT
41
Bikini part : TOP
42
Like many an out-of-towner in Times Square : AGOG
44
Sci-fi drug : TEK
46
Window-shopping purchase? : PANE
47
Manual contents : STEPS
49
___ Observatory : NAVAL
51
It comes and goes : FAD
53
Wander : GAD
54
Long-running PBS documentary film series : POV
55
Three more stops : AMERICARIZONALBANIA
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Three more stops : ALGERIALABAMARCADIA
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Three more stops : ALBERTALAMEDASTORIA
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"That's yucky!" : EEW
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Former senator Stevens : TED
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Speaks, informally : SEZ
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11-time N.B.A. All-Star Iverson : ALLEN
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Bake, as an egg : SHIRR
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Works on : DOES
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Tostitos bowl? : DIP
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Channel choker : SILT
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Solo in the movies : HAN
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Hacks : HEWS
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S.A. tin exporter : BOL
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Sealing wax ingredient : LAC
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Woman in Progressive Insurance commercials : FLO
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"You're on!" : ITSADATE
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Punjabi princesses : RANIS
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Camel group? : CARTON
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Like a heckling crowd : ABUSIVE
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Sight from Mount Olympus : AEGEAN
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Field fare, for short : MRE
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Three more stops : ALTOONARMENIARALSEA
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Three more stops : ANTARCTICALASKANTIGUA
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River through Wroclaw : ODER
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Wrapped (up) : SEWED
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Bubbly choice : MOET
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O-O-O : OZONE
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Acid : LSD
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Grammy winner born in Nigeria : SADE
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Extrema, e.g. : ENDS
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Takeoff points for many test flights : NESTS
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Meadow sound : BAA
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Introduction for Romeo? : ALFA
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Flit : DART
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Designer Pucci : EMILIO
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Ruling against a receiver : NOCATCH
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Eschew one's food? : FAST
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Cheese choice : ASIAGO
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Braided bread : CHALLAH
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Home wrecker? : TERMITE
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Gym wear : SWEATS
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Traces : HINTS
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Singles grp.? : USTA
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Love/hate separator, they say : THINLINE
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Honoree in the arts : LAUREATE
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Some city sounds : URBANPOP
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"Patience ___ virtue" : ISA
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Tab : INDENT
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Root in perfumery : ORRIS
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"But despite it all ..." : ANDYET
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Thief, slangily : GANEF
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Highly rated : AONE
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Six make a fl. oz. : TSPS
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Classic toothpaste brand : IPANA
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Early European visitor of India : DAGAMA
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Satirical Randy Newman song : ILOVELA
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Gain, as consent : WIN
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"Don't play favorites" : BEFAIR
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French ladies : MADAMES
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One clearing one's throat? : GARGLER
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Piece of gold? : KARAT
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Name formerly on New York's MetLife Building : PANAM
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Handel bars? : SONATA
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The Fonz and Hannah Montana : TVIDOLS
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"Ach du ___!" : LIEBER
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Widens : DILATES
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Spoil : GOBAD
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Campaign coffer fillers : PACS
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Staff : CREW
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Kay Jewelers competitor : ZALES
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Stored on board : LADED
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Kind of nut : BRAZIL
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European event of 1948 : AIRLIFT
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Danny of "Do the Right Thing" : AIELLO
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Olympian Apolo ___ Ohno : ANTON
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Branch of Islam : SHIA
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Fedora features : HATBANDS
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Put down : INSULTED
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Warming periods : DETENTES
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"I ___ you one" : OWE
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Maze navigator : PACMAN
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Ruinations : HAVOCS
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Score of zippo : BAGEL
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What Madonna and Cher are each known by : ONENAME
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Go-between : LIAISON
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11-time M.L.B. All-Star Fisk : CARLTON
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"___ Is Born" : ASTAR
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Christian in France : DIOR
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Done over : REMADE
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Twisted and turned : SNAKED
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Blow up, maybe : RESIZE
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Like pop-ups : ARCED
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Electronics company bought by Sony : AIWA
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"Darn!" : RATS
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Hollywood clashers : EGOS
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P. G. Wodehouse's ___ Agatha : AUNT
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E-mail inits. : AOL
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Loser to D.D.E. : AES

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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