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New York Times, Friday, August 13, 2010

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 32 Missing: {GQZ} Grid has super symmetry. This is puzzle # 254 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
Jim Horne notes:

This is likely to be the last Manny Nosowsky puzzle we'll see in the NYT. Including his 8 pre-Shortz puzzle, his lifetime total is 254. Most are excellent. Many are great. It's quite a legacy.

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© 2010, The New York TimesNo. 0813 ( 22,193 )
Across
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Homo found in 1891 : JAVAMAN
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Mother who never had a delivery? : ADOPTER
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Noted password user : ALIBABA
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Start of a form to fill out : LINEONE
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Deceive : CROSSUP
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Extras : ADDENDA
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"Chéri" novelist, 1920 : COLETTE
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Foments : STIRSUP
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One of its groups is rec.puzzles : USENET
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Have covered : INSURE
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Alternatives to Civics : SENTRAS
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Dirty campaigner : SMEARER
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Fangorn Forest race : ENTS
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What may make you bats? : LATHE
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Literary title character called "a pure woman" : TESS
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Ball-bearing article : TEE
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Alarmist's topic : DOOM
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Midpoint of morning watch : SIXAM
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Port container : CASK
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Empty, at a port, say : UNLADEN
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As a welcome change : FORONCE
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Brown, then red, then brown again, maybe : REDYED
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Use for support : RELYON
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One not seated? : ALSORAN
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Start up, as electronic equipment : POWERON
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Meat curer : NITRITE
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Get moving : ANIMATE
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Like tractors : TREADED
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Stole : PIRATED
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Like many seals : EARLESS
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Trees, hills, etc. : SCENERY
Down
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1898 Émile Zola letter : JACCUSE
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1953 A.L. M.V.P. who played for the Indians : ALROSEN
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Wroth : VIOLENT
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Withdraws (oneself) : ABSENTS
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Be able to nail : MASTER
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Adjacency : ABUTTAL
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It's often cleaned up by a barber : NAPE
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Preceder of a bit of bad news : ALAS
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Was a joint tenant? : DIDTIME
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1939 Giraudoux play : ONDINE
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Tries to make out : PEERSAT
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Clerical clipping : TONSURE
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Gets through : ENDURES
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Combining workers : REAPERS
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Like some bedding : SATIN
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Unit for 14-Down : SHEAF
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Handle on a ranch : TEX
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Entertainer with the gag reply "What elephant?" : DURANTE
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A pound of Turkey? : ONELIRA
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Person getting way up there? : OLDSTER
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Kind of campaign : MAYORAL
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Calms down : SEDATES
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Dumb : MORONIC
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Company whose logo is a lantern : COLEMAN
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Whatever happens, after "at" : ANYRATE
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Two-wheeler : SCOOTER
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Castro's "enemy to whom we had become accustomed" : KENNEDY
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Put down : DERIDE
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Make some new connections in : REWIRE
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ABC newsman Potter and others : NEDS
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Dads, in dialect : PAPS

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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