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New York Times, Friday, July 23, 2010

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 41 Missing: {F} Spans: 4 Grid has super symmetry. This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
1
Fearsome Foursome teammate of Jones, Olsen and Lundy : GRIER
6
Alternative : PLANB
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Jean ___, 1969 Oscar-winning title role for Maggie Smith : BRODIE
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"That's ni-i-ice!" : OOLALA
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Gilded Age tycoon with a legendary appetite : DIAMONDJIMBRADY
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Chaney Sr. or Jr. : LON
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One of about 14,500 in Manhattan : ACRE
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Fort named for a Civil War major general : ORD
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Dulcify : SWEETEN
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___ Motors : KIA
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Grade sch. class : SCI
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Shop-at-home method? : TAGSALE
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Wasn't off one's rocker? : SAT
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Eye, ear and nose : SENSORS
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Whom the Romans defeated at the Battle of Aquae Sextiae, 102 B.C. : TEUTONS
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Sporcle.com feature : QUIZ
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Nub : CRUX
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Hint : SOUPCON
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Visits : STOPSBY
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Scuba tank meas. : PSI
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2002 Emmy winner for lead actress in a comedy : ANISTON
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First to come? : CEE
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Exchanges that may come with emoticons, briefly : IMS
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People born on February 29, colloquially : LEAPERS
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Barack Obama's mother : ANN
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58-Across leaders : ROIS
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Interregnum : GAP
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Pother : SNIT
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In a precarious position : ONTHERAZORSEDGE
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Mulligan, e.g. : DOOVER
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See 48-Across : NORMAN
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Ranch in the 1956 film "Giant" : REATA
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Growing area of commerce : ETAIL
Down
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Christ's visitor in a tale from "The Brothers Karamazov" : GRANDINQUISITOR
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Home of the Arch of Constantine : ROME
3
When repeated, cry often made with a hand up : IDO
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Brahms's "___ Deutsches Requiem" : EIN
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Ted Kluszewski's team when he won the 1954 N.L. home run title : REDLEGS
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Indicate : POINTAT
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Actor Herbert of the "Pink Panther" films : LOM
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Mass apparel : ALB
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First capital of Japan : NARA
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Subject of "Eight Men Out" : BLACKSOXSCANDAL
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Writer of "Happiness, n. An agreeable sensation arising from contemplating the misery of another" : BIERCE
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N.F.L. rushing star Peterson : ADRIAN
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What's discarded : DROSS
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Frank Zappa rock opera "___ Garage" : JOES
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"Easter, 1916" poet : YEATS
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Unmoved : STOICAL
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Dangerous place to be : WARZONE
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12th Amendment concern : ELECTOR
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Cell transmitters : NEURONS
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"___, bro?" : SUP
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Male sheep : TUP
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Two-time running mate of Richard : SPIRO
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Onetime teen idol who later hosted "Pyramid" : OSMOND
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Metaphor for a flood of tears : NIAGARA
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It's a start : STEPONE
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Harmless : BENIGN
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Matchmaker for Tevye's daughters : YENTE
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"I'm such a ___!" (klutz's comment) : SPAZ
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Brogue, e.g. : SHOE
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Part of a convoy : SEMI
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___ Air (carrier to Taiwan) : EVA
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Not working: Abbr. : RET
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Tripe : ROT
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Dama's title: Abbr. : SRA

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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