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New York Times, Wednesday, August 1, 2012

What 17-, 26- or 45-Across might say upon meeting 17-, 26- or 45-Across?

Author:
Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times8/1/12 ( No. 22,912 )

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Across
1
Stealth : CRAFT
6
Bird or human : BIPED
11
Kind of nut : LUG
14
Falcon-headed Egyptian god : HORUS
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Central Florida city : OCALA
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Bargain bin abbr. : IRR
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Persian mathematician known for his poetry : OMARKHAYYAM
19
Hoops org. : NBA
20
Big name in lexicography : WEBSTER
21
They're made to be destroyed : PINATAS
23
Exit-the-program key : ESC
24
Certain decree : BAN
25
Java servers : URNS
26
Ukrainian-born actress who was a Bond girl in "Quantum of Solace" : OLGAKURYLENKO
31
Giamatti of "Sideways" : PAUL
32
Petting zoo sound : BAA
33
Long Island town : ISLIP
36
It may follow directions : ERN
37
Spot for a summer nap : HAMMOCK
40
Baton Rouge campus, for short : LSU
41
Chocolate source : CACAO
43
Lupino of "High Sierra" : IDA
44
Boilermaker component : BEER
45
Noted conductor whose son played TV's Colonel Klink : OTTOKLEMPERER
49
Film villain with prosthetic hands : DRNO
51
Blossom visitor : BEE
52
Wriggler in the water : EEL
53
Base for some muffins : OATBRAN
55
Pearl sets : STRANDS
59
TiVo, e.g. : DVR
60
What 17-, 26- or 45-Across might say upon meeting 17-, 26- or 45-Across? : IMOKYOUREOK
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Prefix with politics : GEO
63
Frontier abode : CABIN
64
Japanese menu item : SUSHI
65
Designer inits. : YSL
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In reserve : ASIDE
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTAS
Down
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Food, colloquially : CHOW
2
"Quo Vadis" setting : ROME
3
Fine steed : ARAB
4
Flippered fish-eater with a double coat : FURSEAL
5
"Shame on you!" : TSKTSK
6
Male swine : BOAR
7
Less than cordial : ICY
8
E-commerce site owned by eBay : PAYPAL
9
"Idylls of the King" maiden : ELAINE
10
Butler's expletive : DAMN
11
Accessory for the fastidious dresser : LINTROLLER
12
Music genre : URBAN
13
Green stuff : GRASS
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Priam's wife : HECUBA
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Arctic seabirds : AUKS
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With much room to spare : BYAMILE
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Crude acronym : OPEC
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"Doctor Zhivago" role : LARA
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Million Mom March issue : GUNCONTROL
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St. Louis pro : RAM
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Suffix with beat or neat : NIK
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"Interesting ..." : ISEE
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Run smoothly : PURR
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Sweltering : HOT
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Rhyming tribute : ODE
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Began stirring : CAMETO
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Get from ___ (advance slightly) : ATOB
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Its capital is Minsk : BELARUS
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White House family : OBAMAS
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Obi-Wan ___ : KENOBI
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Examine carefully : PERUSE
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Evasive : DODGY
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Carries on : RAVES
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Costa ___ : RICA
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New Year's Eve word : SYNE
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One out on a limb? : NEST
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Qatar's capital : DOHA
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Sports equipment that doesn't fit in carry-on luggage : SKIS
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Jest with : KID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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