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New York Times, Monday, July 9, 2012

Author:
C.W. Stewart
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Carolyn W. Stewart

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Stewart. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0709 ( 22,889 )
Across
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Birthstone that was the name of a Hitchcock film : TOPAZ
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"___ in there!" : HANG
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Writer James : AGEE
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Relative of a giraffe : OKAPI
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___ vera : ALOE
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___ beetle : DUNG
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Attorney-to-be : LAWSTUDENT
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Refute : DENY
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Unit of force : DYNE
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"Arabian Nights" bird : ROC
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Erects : SETSUP
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Transaction at Chase or Wells Fargo : BANKDEPOSIT
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"Is that so?!" : DOTELL
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Lab eggs : OVA
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Speed skater ___ Anton Ohno : APOLO
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Identical : SAME
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Field cover during a rain delay : TARP
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Rachel Maddow or Rush Limbaugh : NEWSCOMMENTATOR
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Queen with a "lace" : ANNE
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Often-illegal turns, in slang : UEYS
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Scent : AROMA
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Letters on a Cardinal's cap : STL
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Kind of disk : FLOPPY
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Def Jam or EMI : RECORDLABEL
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2009 film that grossed over two billion dollars : AVATAR
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Shack : HUT
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Beans or wheat : CROP
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Let off steam : VENT
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You might carry a bucket to one at a hotel : ICEMACHINE
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Art Deco artist : ERTE
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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Western, in old slang : OATER
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What to do after adding cream or sugar : STIR
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Sneakers brand : KEDS
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Intermission ... or what you can do to the starts of 17-, 24-, 38-, 46- and 59-Across : BREAK
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Let the cat out of the bag : TOLD
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"Fine with me!" : OKAY
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Lowly chess piece : PAWN
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Cathedral area : APSE
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Acne spot : ZIT
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Wore : HADON
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Smart ___ (wise guy) : ALECK
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Oui's opposite : NON
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Settles the score : GETSEVEN
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Build on : ADDTO
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Jeans brand with a question mark in its logo : GUESS
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Ho-hum feeling : ENNUI
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Sphinx site : EGYPT
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Green org. : EPA
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Political coalition : BLOC
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Tops of some stadiums : DOMES
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Comic Carvey : DANA
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Unfurl : OPEN
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Village : TOWN
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"Anything ___?" : ELSE
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Scent : SMELL
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Poehler of "Parks and Recreation" : AMY
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Poi source : TARO
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Resting on : ATOP
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Frolic : ROMP
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Recite the rosary, e.g. : PRAY
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Hold one's liquor better than : OUTDRINK
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Like basketball centers : TALL
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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Cheese in a Greek salad : FETA
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All-night parties : RAVES
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Chris who won six U.S. Opens : EVERT
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"Is that a dare?" : CANTI
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Playful swimmer : OTTER
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Leading : AHEAD
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Hits in dodgem cars : BUMPS
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Blacken on the grill : CHAR
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Bar mitzvah or communion : RITE
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Prime draft classification : ONEA
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Company car or key to the executive bathroom : PERK
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So-so grade : CEE
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Inner part of a corn ear : COB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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