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New York Times, Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel Raymon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 77, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JKVZ} Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Raymon. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Daniel Raymon notes:
I'm a math guy (it was my major and I do math tutoring), so one day this theme idea dawned on me. It worked out perfectly that ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Neat idea today, an elegance to the word TRIANGLES breaking perfectly into three groups of three. There's something so pretty to that. ... read more
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Across
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Run up ___ : ATAB
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Marks for life : SCARS
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"___ be in England" : OHTO
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Big shot : NAME
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Also-ran of 1992 and 1996 : PEROT
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Frond bearer : FERN
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Bootleggers' foes : TMEN
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Begin to correct, maybe : ERASE
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"Exodus" hero and others : ARIS
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Cabinet department until 1947 : WAR
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Like the figure formed by the three circled letters in the upper left : SCALENE
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East of Germany? : OST
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Snobbishness : ELITISM
26
1996 Olympics city : ATLANTA
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Highlights show : RECAP
29
Somerhalder of "The Vampire Diaries" : IAN
31
Skin-and-bones sort : SCRAG
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Anti-D.U.I. ads, e.g. : PSAS
33
A dog might catch one : SCENT
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Newcastle's river : TYNE
36
Like the figure formed by the three circled letters in the upper right : ISOSCELES
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He tapped Ryan in 2012 : ROMNEY
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Something to lean on : CRUTCH
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"If the shoe fits, wear it," e.g. : ADAGE
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"Alice" waitress : FLO
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Shopaholic's binge : SPREE
51
"Alice" diner owner : MEL
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Traffic problem : TIEUP
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1936 opponent of Franklin D. : ALF
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Like the figure formed by the three circled letters at the bottom : EQUILATERAL
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Make a comeback : RESURGE
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Overlay material : ACETATE
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"In the Heat of the Night" Oscar winner : STEIGER
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Rules for hunters to follow : GAMELAW
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Some distracted drivers : TEXTERS
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Sucker in : ENSNARE
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Belgian seaport : ANTWERP
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Wrapped Tex-Mex fare : TAMALES
3
Stephen Colbert's "I Am ___ (And So Can You!)" : AMERICA
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Football's Roethlisberger : BEN
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Blueprint details, in brief : SPECS
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Ming vases, e.g. : CERAMICS
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___ Sea (Asian body) : ARAL
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Comic with a "domestic goddess" persona : ROSEANNE
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Artery implant : STENT
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All ___ sudden : OFA
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Nesting area for wading birds : HERONRY
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Isolde's beloved : TRISTAN
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Treading the boards : ONSTAGE
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Nurse at a bar : SIP
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N.Y.C.'s Third and Ninth Avenue lines, e.g. : ELS
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Zapping, in a way : TASING
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Starts malfunctioning : ACTSUP
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Early nuclear org. : AEC
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Kind of milk : SOY
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Special attention, briefly : TLC
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Get the idea : SEE
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Triage spots, for short : ERS
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Flock member : RAM
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Horatian work : ODE
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The symbol for the Roman god Mars represents it : MALESEX
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Refrain syllables : TRALALA
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Disney collectible : CEL
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Playboy nickname : HEF
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Manicurists, at times : FILERS
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Grazing area : LEA
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Loss of power : OUTAGE
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Ty Cobb, for most of his career : TIGER
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Praline nut : PECAN
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Conk out : QUIT
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The munchies, e.g. : URGE
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Dream states, for short : REMS
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"... ___-foot pole!" : ATEN
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Queue after Q : RST
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Season after printemps : ETE
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La Brea gunk : TAR
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39-Down's mate : EWE

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