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New York Times, Monday, July 23, 2012

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 61 for Ms. Lempel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 22,903 )
Across
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Rounded cathedral feature : APSE
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Undue speed : HASTE
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Bowled over : AWED
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Miller ___ (low-calorie beer) : LITE
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Banks in the Baseball Hall of Fame : ERNIE
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Sheltered bay : COVE
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Equipment to help a patient breathe : OXYGENTANK
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Regatta group : CREW
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Prince who became Henry V : HAL
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"___ I care" : ASIF
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Jules who wrote "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" : VERNE
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Floor measurements : AREAS
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"Sorry to hear that" : SUCHAPITY
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Breath mint in a roll, informally : CERT
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Events with baying hounds : HUNTS
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Foray : SORTIE
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Small bit, as of cream : DAB
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Lab eggs : OVA
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H. G. Wells novel ... with a hint to this puzzle's circled words : THEINVISIBLEMAN
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Pea holder : POD
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Completely : ALL
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In recent days : LATELY
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Trees that sway in a hurricane : PALMS
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Religious offshoot : SECT
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Went to pieces : FELLAPART
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"Beauty is truth, truth beauty" poet : KEATS
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Resell unfairly, as tickets : SCALP
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First-rate : AONE
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Flapper's neckwear : BOA
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Musical sound : TONE
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Vishnu or Shiva : HINDUDEITY
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Fashion designer Cassini : OLEG
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"It's ___ of the times" : ASIGN
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Some poems from 52-Across : ODES
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Tennis's Sampras : PETE
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Broadway honors : TONYS
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Captain in "Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea" : NEMO
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___ State (Hawaii's nickname) : ALOHA
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Film studio behind "Toy Story" and "Up" : PIXAR
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Fashion : STYLE
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Brain wave readout, for short : EEG
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"Cluck, cluck" makers : HENS
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Monet or Manet : ARTIST
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Megamistake : SNAFU
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Sn, to a chemist : TIN
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Mouse spotter's cry : EEK
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Say yes to : ACCEPT
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Troubling : WORRISOME
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Datebook notation : EVENT
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"___ Defeats Truman" (famous 1948 headline) : DEWEY
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Enter slowly and carefully, as a parking spot : EASEIN
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Many an airport shuttle : VAN
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Play opener : ACTI
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Spiced tea : CHAI
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Telescope serviced by astronauts : HUBBLE
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Change significantly : REVAMP
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Big inits. in fuel additives : STP
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"Well, whaddya know!" : OHO
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Mars, with "the" : REDPLANET
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Web access inits. : DSL
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Kilmer of "The Doors" : VAL
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One or more : ANY
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Rick's beloved in "Casablanca" : ILSA
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Was without : LACKED
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Suffix with major : ETTE
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Declare to be true : ALLEGE
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Swimming unit : LAP
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Hardly hip : STODGY
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Camera lens setting : FSTOP
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Place to learn in Lille : ECOLE
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Carted off to jail : RANIN
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Tolerate : ABIDE
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Emblem carved on a pole : TOTEM
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Permission : SAYSO
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Convent residents : NUNS
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Place for a rabbit in a magic act : HAT
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Immeasurably long time : EON

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

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