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DEBUT PROMOS AT THE WORLD'S FAIR

New York Times, Sunday, July 29, 2012

Author:
Kevin G. Der
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kevin G. Der

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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 74 Missing: {J} This is puzzle # 27 for Mr. Der. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0729 ( 22,909 )
Across
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One of six World Cup qualifying zones : ASIA
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Tickles : AMUSES
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Visit : GOTO
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Summer getaway : CAMP
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Pedigree alternative : IAMS
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Relative of a crow : MAGPIE
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Shade darker than azure : ANIL
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Gelatin substitute : AGAR
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"Get an inside look at our booth" (Buffalo, 1901) : XRAYMACHINE
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"Come by and chat at our booth" (Philadelphia, 1876) : TELEPHONE
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White Rabbit's song in "Alice in Wonderland" : IMLATE
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Do a pit job : REFUEL
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Early 20th-century Modernist : MANRAY
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Whiz : ACE
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Two-time world figure skating champ Slutskaya : IRINA
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Card : WIT
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Back : AGO
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Thruway warning : SLO
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Double-check, in a way : AUDIT
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"You've gotta get your hands on this" (Knoxville, 1982) : TOUCHSCREEN
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"Puts the keys of the future at your fingertips" (Philadelphia, 1876) : TYPEWRITER
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Inclusive pronoun : HESHE
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Russian city and oblast : OREL
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Thompson of "Family" : SADA
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Day spa treatment : PEEL
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Ones with natural curls? : ASPS
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Veteran's award : WARMEDAL
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"Bring your dogs to our booth" (Philadelphia, 1876) : HEINZKETCHUP
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Queens neighborhood : ASTORIA
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Dove's sign : VEE
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Grand ___ : BAHAMA
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Transcript meas. : AVG
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"The fair's toughest man alive" (New York City, 1939) : HUMANOIDROBOT
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Run into : RAM
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Energizes : GOOSES
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Ore. neighbor : IDA
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Just for giggles : ONALARK
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"Get the scoop on our new hand-held offering" (St. Louis, 1904) : ICECREAMCONE
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Bob Marley tune made popular by Johnny Nash : STIRITUP
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"Quo Vadis" role : NERO
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Swarm : TEEM
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Incredulous reply : WHAT
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It's unavoidable : FATE
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Battalions, e.g. : UNITS
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"Fairgoers may be in for a shock" (St. Louis, 1904) : WALLOUTLET
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"Starting a giant revolution at the fairgrounds" (Chicago, 1893) : FERRISWHEEL
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Winter reading, say : TEENS
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Pothook shape : ESS
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Muck : GOO
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Fly without power : GLIDE
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One that's hard to get ahold of? : EEL
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It may receive a few pointers : KENNEL
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Hullabaloo : BEDLAM
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Densest natural element : OSMIUM
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"Getting fairgoers moving on the right track" (Paris, 1900) : ESCALATOR
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"Now showing our big vision of the future" (Osaka, 1970) : IMAXTHEATER
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Pop ___ : ICON
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Continue after landing : TAXI
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Designer Pucci : EMILIO
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Source of the Hulk's power : RAGE
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Bull run participant? : TORO
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"Shepherd Moons" Grammy winner : ENYA
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Remove from the stock exchange : DELIST
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___ Daddy (N.B.A. nickname) : SHAQ
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City where Cézanne was born : AIX
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Bengalese wrap : SARI
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Sermon leader : IMAM
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Retreats : ASYLA
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Like hams : AMATEUR
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Eggnog ingredient : MACE
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"Gross!" : UGH
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Full of life : SPIRITED
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Mussorgski's "Bilder ___ Ausstellung" : EINER
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Judge to be suitable : SEEFIT
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Bistro dessert : GATEAU
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First-year law student : ONEL
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'Fore : TIL
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Faulkner's alma mater : OLEMISS
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"High Hopes" lyricist Sammy : CAHN
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Greek squares : AGORAE
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Pull through : MANAGE
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Hunt for food : PREYON
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Colorful parrot : MACAW
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Small garden : PATCH
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Game with Wild cards : UNO
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Sea snail : WHELK
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Lay away : STOW
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Neighbor of Draco and Hercules : LYRA
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Met somebody? : OPERAGOER
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Sweet-talk, say : DISARM
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Firenze's place : ITALIA
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Part of many a bistro's name : CHEZ
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Tennis player's asset : REACH
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Group in many a park : ELMS
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Small energy boost? : RAH
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___ Piper : PIED
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Part of summer in Santiago : ENERO
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2004 Will Smith animated film : SHARKTALE
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Deer hunter : PUMA
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Online deluge : SPAM
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Aristotle's "fifth element" : ETHER
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Extinguish : DOUSE
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Fiji alternative : EVIAN
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Mezzo-soprano in "Don Carlos" : EBOLI
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Onetime subject of the Mongols : TATAR
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"Have ___ day" : ANICE
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Fightin' : AGIN
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Viva ___ : VOCE
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Lamar of the N.B.A. : ODOM
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Ready to move : ONSALE
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Fight : BATTLE
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Pore over : SCOUR
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Divide : RIFT
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When some lunches end : ATTWO
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Go well together : MESH
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"Gross!" : EWW
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See 115-Down : UTES
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Some allergy sources : PETS
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Nastygrams : HATEMAIL
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Actor Bruce : NIGEL
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Sequester : ISOLATE
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Single-issue publication : ONESHOT
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1972 Bill Withers hit : USEME
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Act like an expert without being one : FAKEIT
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"Romanian Rhapsodies" composer : ENESCO
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Bad blood : RANCOR
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Female counselor : EGERIA
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Antiquity, once : ELD
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Like some ponds : LILIED
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Van ___ of "Timecop" : DAMME
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Ones with fictional accounts : LIARS
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"Small" prefix : NANO
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Far from aerodynamic : BOXY
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Williams of the Temptations : OTIS
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With 84-Down, a Pac-12 team : UTAH
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"Big" prefix : MEGA
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Beach souvenir? : TAN
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Year Claudius I became emperor : XLI
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Course list abbr. : REQ

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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