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New York Times, Friday, August 12, 2011

Author:
Julian Lim
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Julian Lim

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 58, Blocks: 44 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0812 ( 22,557 )
Across
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Officers : BRASS
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Award show category : DRAMA
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In haste : RUSHING
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Derided : FLEERED
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It might help you catch your breath : INHALER
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Kind of pickup : LONGBED
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"St. Martin and the Beggar" painter : ELGRECO
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Tenth Commandment subject : AVARICE
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"Just this time ..." : FORONCE
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Upbraided : BERATED
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Lascivious sorts : WANTONS
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Beans and others : SIDES
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Go on : YAK
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Having more bites, say : ITCHIER
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Word from a waiter : ENJOY
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Language with no word for "hello" : KLINGON
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Sloven : PIG
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Enthusiast : FIEND
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One wiping out : EFFACER
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Pitt athlete : PANTHER
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Mercurial : ERRATIC
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Former : OLDTIME
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Subject of the Fujita scale : TORNADO
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British dish with an American version called a Hot Brown : RAREBIT
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Polka relative : TWOSTEP
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Fathers, of a sort : CLERICS
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Lachrymose : INTEARS
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Attacked : HADAT
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What the cogent make : SENSE
Down
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Summary : BRIEF
2
Need replenishing : RUNLOW
3
Silverish : ASHGRAY
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"My" girl in a 1979 hit : SHARONA
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Knee cap? : SILENTK
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Coins for Cicero : DENARII
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College student's request : REGRADE
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Judge : ARBITER
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Varmints, in a classic cartoon line : MEECES
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Extra : ADDED
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Big name in wafers : NECCO
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Creator of "The Simpsons" : GROENING
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Blubber : FLAB
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Having a hard time connecting? : LOVESHY
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Missouri metro : STJOE
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It may come down after a win : CONFETTI
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Native to a certain region : ENDEMIC
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Like some spirits : KINDRED
30
It's typed with the left pinkie : LETTERA
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Check : INHIBIT
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Echoes : PARROTS
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"That makes 50-Across" : ICANSEE
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Lie in the sun : GETATAN
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Start of a Christmas refrain : FALALA
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:-( : FROWN
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Equestrians : RIDERS
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It may be screened : PORCH
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Softens in water, in a way : RETS
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Thicket of trees : COPSE

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

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