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New York Times, Monday, August 1, 2016

12-Down : Fame

Author:
Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jan-Michele Gianette

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Mengel. This is puzzle # 7 for Ms. Gianette. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2016, The New York Times8/1/16 ( No. 24,373 )

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Across
1
Guacamole, e.g. : DIP
4
Trudge : SLOG
8
Playful animal on a stream bank : OTTER
13
Dangers for drug addicts, for short : ODS
14
Gordie ___ a.k.a. Mr. Hockey : HOWE
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Very rich ... or drunk : LOADED
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Barbies, e.g. : TOYDOLLS
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Game piece with pips : DOMINO
20
Most hip : COOLEST
22
Wyoming's Grand ___ mountain : TETON
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Dull hurt : ACHE
25
Land, as a plane : TOUCHDOWN
27
Prefix with classical : NEO
28
IV units : CCS
30
Kanye West's genre : RAP
31
Genetic carrier : RNA
32
"It's not just me?" : YOUTOO
34
The "A" in James A. Garfield : ABRAM
36
Big band trombonist : TOMMYDORSEY
39
Conical home for a Plains Indian : TEPEE
40
Canada's capital : OTTAWA
43
___-cone : SNO
46
Business card info: Abbr. : TEL
47
Chowed down : ATE
48
Driver of a black-and-white car : COP
49
The highest price : TOPDOLLAR
52
Word after pork or karate : CHOP
53
Rose oil : ATTAR
54
Removed without much effort : SLIDOUT
57
Newsman Holt : LESTER
59
Planner's aid ... or what 17-, 25-, 36- and 49-Across are? : TODOLIST
62
What's new, with "the" : LATEST
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"Immediately!" : ASAP
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"I mean ... this instant!" : NOW
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Linzer ___ (pastry) : TORTE
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Artist Lichtenstein and others : ROYS
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Day-___ paint : GLO
Down
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"i" completer : DOT
2
Words exchanged at a wedding : IDO
3
Intimidate, as before a game : PSYCHOUT
4
"Away, fly!" : SHOO
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Laze : LOLL
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Baby nocturnal birds : OWLETS
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Artist's base : GESSO
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Aged : OLD
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Aim or Crest : TOOTHPASTE
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Domesticated : TAMED
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Masthead title : EDITOR
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Fame : RENOWN
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Woman's name that means "woman" in Italian : DONNA
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Mother of a fawn : DOE
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Certain jet engine : TURBO
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Whatever : ANY
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No. 1 in a company : CEO
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Stick : punishment :: ___ : enticement : CARROT
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Stop moving : COMETOREST
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Make mandatory : COMPEL
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Little one : TOT
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Ending with orange or lemon : ADE
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Big Apple opera lover's destination, with "the" : MET
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Shouts : YELLS
38
America's Cup sport : YACHTING
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Try to win, as for romance : WOO
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Pokémon Go, e.g. : APP
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Conk out, as an engine : STALL
44
Skip dinner, say : NOTEAT
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Decides one will : OPTSTO
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Melodic : ARIOSO
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One doing carbon 14 testing : DATER
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Where 2-Downs are exchanged : ALTAR
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___-de-sac : CUL
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Attack time in W.W. II : DDAY
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"My bad!" : OOPS
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Numbered rd. : RTE
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Note between fa and la : SOL
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Requirement for a tango : TWO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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