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New York Times, Friday, August 10, 2012

Author:
John Lampkin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Lampkin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Lampkin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0810 ( 22,921 )
Across
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Western highlight : SHOOTOUT
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"24" actress Cuthbert : ELISHA
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Protest pompously : HARRUMPH
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See 10-Down : RENTAL
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It's in the neighborhood : ESTIMATE
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Piece that bites : SATIRE
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Unerringly, after "to" : ATEE
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"Just curious, that's all" : NOREASON
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Some colts : ROANS
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People's Sexiest Man Alive after Swayze : NOLTE
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Belts in which stars are seen? : KOS
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Rust bucket : TUB
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Bosox great : YAZ
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Comcast Center athlete, briefly : TERP
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Top sports figure? : SALARYCAP
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"Do-Re-Mi" singer : MARIA
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Massage message? : THATFEELSSOGOOD
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Romeo's offering : ROSES
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Bad thing to bust in : TWENTYONE
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Sent some cybernotes : IMED
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One of a pair in "Popeye" : PEE
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Many a summer baby : LEO
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According to : PER
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Start to go? : HARDG
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Pale-green moths : LUNAS
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Army outfits : BRIGADES
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Show part : ROLE
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Fastskin maker : SPEEDO
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Cry before answering : ILLGETIT
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Used harpoons, say : WHALED
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Bit of ingenuity : NEATIDEA
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Provider of punch at brunch? : MIMOSA
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"Rock" : GEMSTONE
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Cut through : SHEAR
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Can't decline : HASTO
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"Coffee ___?" : ORTEA
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Set right : ORIENTATED
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Belly : TUM
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Land with a sultan : OMAN
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Kate who was the 2012 Sports Illustrated swimsuit cover model : UPTON
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Instant-book title of 1981 or 2011 : THEROYALWEDDING
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Imitation : ERSATZ
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16-Across agreement : LEASE
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See 53-Down : INTO
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Turkey : STINKEROO
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Laugh half : HAR
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Half-and-half half : ALE
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Pass : ELAPSE
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Is an Internet explorer : SURFS
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Stars in which a belt is seen : ORION
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One in a black suit : SPADE
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Exit line : BYE
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Cry before "No backsies!" : TAGYOUREIT
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Land to land on : STRIP
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Hit ___ run : AHOME
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Exemplar of focus : LASERBEAM
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Peter with the 1986 #1 hit "Glory of Love" : CETERA
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Roadside sign : MOTEL
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Big inits. in comedy : SNL
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Place of worship : PAGODA
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Screens : HIDES
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Sticky styling stuff : GELEE
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Abstain from : NOTDO
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Strange : ALIEN
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Caterpillar bristles : SETAE
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Slangy move : RELO
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With 11-Down, bash : SLAM
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Initials in a personal ad : SWM
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Golden ratio symbol : PHI
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Sporty autos : GTS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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