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New York Times, Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Author:
Andrew Marc Greene
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Z} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Greene. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0724 ( 22,904 )
Across
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Web site help section, for short : FAQ
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Doorframe part : JAMB
8
William Tell, for one : ARCHER
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Mich. rival in the Big Ten : OSU
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"Peek-___!" : ABOO
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Historian Will or Ariel : DURANT
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Ipanema's city, for short : RIO
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A.T.M. printout : BANKBALANCE
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"La Danse" painter Henri : MATISSE
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Some loaves : RYES
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Golden ___ (senior) : AGER
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___ Park (F.D.R.'s home) : HYDE
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Get well : HEAL
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Scroll in the ark : TORAH
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Joe Six-Pack's overhang : BEERBELLY
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Persian Gulf state : QATAR
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War heroes from Tuskegee, e.g. : AIRMEN
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Yellow "Sesame Street" character : BIGBIRD
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Driver's license datum : SEX
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Hang on to : RETAIN
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"___ a vacation!" : INEED
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Portable sources of music : BOOMBOXES
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Big wheel : NABOB
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Do the crawl, say : SWIM
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"Now it makes sense!" : ISEE
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Marat's counterpart in a Peter Weiss title : SADE
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Word before rack or mitt : OVEN
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Galvanic cell component : CATHODE
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It appeared before Moses on Mount Horeb : BURNINGBUSH
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Fell for a come-on, say : BIT
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Caught sight of : ESPIED
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One-half base x height, for a triangle : AREA
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Peach State capital: Abbr. : ATL
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Ones without permanent addresses : NOMADS
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Lab job : TEST
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Bit of scheduling luck at a tournament : BYE
Down
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Adjust the margins of, for example : FORMAT
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Hard Italian cheese : ASIAGO
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One reciting others' lines : QUOTER
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Verbal zingers : JABS
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Make red-faced : ABASH
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Container in an armored car : MONEYBAG
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___ choy (Chinese cabbage) : BOK
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Forever and ___ : ADAY
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Announce a decision : RULE
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Uninvited partygoer : CRASHER
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___ Solo of "Star Wars" : HAN
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Britannica, for one: Abbr. : ENC
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Road map abbr. : RTE
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"Desperate Housewives" role : BREE
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One side in a 1980s war : IRAQ
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Headgear for Laurel and Hardy : DERBIES
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O'Neill title trees : ELMS
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Wildcat with tufted ears : LYNX
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Diplomat Philip : HABIB
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"Still mooing," as burgers go : RARE
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Ex-senator known as "Amtrak Joe" : BIDEN
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Ex-Yankee Martinez : TINO
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Cities, informally : URBS
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Feline's "feed me" : MEOW
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Yours, in Ypres : ATOI
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Lacking confidence : INSECURE
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Strong-smelling cleaning ingredient : AMMONIA
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Imprecise recipe amount : DASH
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Ped ___ : XING
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Thick-trunked African tree : BAOBAB
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Item fit for "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" : ODDITY
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Classic VW : BEETLE
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Makes more bearable : EASES
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Went head to head : VIED
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Means justifier, for some : ENDS
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"Not ___!" : THAT
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Stiller of film : BEN
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G.I. entertainers : USO
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Letters after 33 or 45 : RPM
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Echolocation-using mammal : BAT

Answer summary: 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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