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New York Times, Thursday, July 19, 2012

Author:
Alan Arbesfeld
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alan Arbesfeld

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 33 Missing: {BJQWXZ} This is puzzle # 101 for Mr. Arbesfeld. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

Theme answers must be interpreted literally. So, for example, ARETE is RET inside AE, EAGLE is L inside EAGE, SCOURING is CO inside SURING, etc.

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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0719 ( 22,899 )
Across
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Bring down : DEPRESS
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Big dos : FIESTAS
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You are here : ONEARTH
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"No fooling!" : ITSTRUE
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ARETE : RETINAE
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EAGLE : LINEAGE
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Sale item, maybe: Abbr. : IRR
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Isl. off the coast of Australia : TASM
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Provide : ENDUE
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SCOURING : COINSURING
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Seed : GERM
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Put away : ATE
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Ease up on : LOOSEN
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Like some orange juice : PULPY
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PLATTE : TINPLATE
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Gardner of "The Barefoot Contessa" : AVA
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Miss Piggy retort : MOI
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Mr. ___ (old detective game) : REE
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Profile picture : MUG
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GLANDS : LANDINGS
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Because of : DUETO
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Go extinct : DIEOUT
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Arctic diver : AUK
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Blockades, of a sort : DAMS
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SPECTRES : REINSPECTS
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Like the Green Berets : ELITE
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Many telenovela viewers: Abbr. : SRAS
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Plastered : LIT
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ALEFS : FINALES
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TIMER : MINTIER
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Tenet of Taoism : ONENESS
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It broke from Russia in 1920 : ESTONIA
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"Casablanca" villains : GESTAPO
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Swell : DISTEND
Down
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Column style : DORIC
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When to celebrate Día de Reyes : ENERO
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Kind of dish : PETRI
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Thor Heyerdahl craft : RAI
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Coastal flier : ERN
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Many a pigeon's perch : STATUE
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Cut : SHEAR
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"The Maltese Falcon," e.g. : FILMNOIR
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"What was ___ was saying?" : ITI
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Feudal laborer : ESNE
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Casey at the bat, once : STENGEL
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Listing in a business registry : TRADENAME
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Presage : AUGUR
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"Now you ___ ..." (magician's comment about disappearing cards) : SEEEM
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Bed liner? : SILT
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Recover from an all-nighter, say : NAP
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Block : STYMIE
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Spent : GONE
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Hit the accelerator : SPEDUP
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Bud : PAL
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The Cavaliers' sch. : UVA
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Hidden dangers : LANDMINES
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When repeated, a mild reproach : TUT
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Something big on the campaign trail? : EGO
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___ about : ONOR
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"Uh, probably" : IGUESSSO
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Aloof : DISTANT
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Big whoop : STIR
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Luau accompaniment : UKE
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Birthplace of St. Francis : ASSISI
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Clear for better viewing : DEFOG
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Dior design of the 1950s : ALINE
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Appointed : NAMED
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Patsy who sang "Walkin' After Midnight" : CLINE
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Connection : TIEIN
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Expensive strings, familiarly : STRAD
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Zeno's home : ELEA
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Medium strength? : ESP
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Some Windows systems : NTS
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For whom a sitter sits : TOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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