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New York Times, Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Author:
Elizabeth C. Gorski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Elizabeth C. Gorski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 197 for Ms. Gorski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0815 ( 22,926 )
Across
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Andersson of "Persona" : BIBI
5
Bilko and Friday: Abbr. : SGTS
9
Pie choice : APPLE
14
Black, to bards : EBON
15
Ritz look-alike of old : HIHO
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Simon of Duran Duran : LEBON
17
Managed care grps. : HMOS
18
Sch. type : ELEM
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Gut course : EASYA
20
F.D.A.-banned weight-loss supplement : EPHEDRA
22
Next century's end : MMCC
24
Edinburgh's locale, in poetry : SCOTIA
25
It may be fit for a queen : BEDSHEET
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Menu general : TSO
30
Some flights : STAIRS
32
Drop ___ : TROU
33
Blackens with chimney grime : SOOTS
34
Subway Series borough : BRONX
35
What the six groups of circled letters represent : TOWNSQUARES
38
Ivy League sch. : UPENN
40
Excessive : UNDUE
41
Girl in a Beatles title : RITA
42
Patronized a restaurant : ATEOUT
44
Toward the rear : AFT
47
Close-fitting women's garments : BUSTIERS
49
"In conclusion ..." : LASTLY
51
People who valued vicuña wool : INCA
52
Hale telescope's observatory : PALOMAR
53
Words of denial : IDONT
56
"Add to ___" (e-shopper's button) : CART
58
Wig style : AFRO
59
Egypt's Sadat : ANWAR
60
Sport with touches : EPEE
61
Sound like a banshee : KEEN
62
Wonder Woman's weapon : LASSO
63
Takes night courses? : SUPS
64
Zaire's Mobutu ___ Seko : SESE
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Urgent request : BEHEST
2
Cloned office equipment : IBMPCS
3
[That's such a shame!] : BOOHOO
4
Cartographic detail : INSET
5
Marriott competitor : SHERATON
6
Arizona county or river : GILA
7
Everyday article : THE
8
Elke of film : SOMMER
9
Baldwin and others : ALECS
10
Atlanta's main street : PEACHTREE
11
"Sesame Street" channel : PBS
12
Powell's "The Thin Man" co-star : LOY
13
Doe in "Bambi" : ENA
21
Wash one's hands of : DISOWN
23
Rx writers : MDS
25
Starters at some seafood restaurants : BISQUES
26
Lust, deified : EROS
27
Lo-o-o-ong time : EON
28
Monkey suit : TUX
31
Cadillac model unveiled in 2012 : ATS
33
Some Beethoven works : SONATINAS
34
Really, really tough : BRUTAL
35
Hanoi holidays : TETS
36
___ Chicago Grill : UNO
37
Really looks up to : ADULATES
38
Populous area, informally : URB
39
More, on a score : PIU
42
Early nuclear org. : AEC
43
Uses as a pattern : TRACES
44
Withdrawal charge : ATMFEE
45
Distress signals : FLARES
46
Old county of Northern Ireland : TYRONE
48
101 course, typically : INTRO
50
Is in hot water? : SOAKS
52
Attend Choate, say : PREP
53
Proverb ender? : IAL
54
Evidence in paternity suits : DNA
55
Hammer-on-the-thumb cries : OWS
57
"The Simpsons" merchant : APU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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