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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 2012

QB who threw a record-tying seven touchdown passes in a single game (1962)

Author:
Peter Wentz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Wentz.
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© 2012, The New York Times8/17/12 ( No. 22,928 )
Across
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Modern mail? : FLAKJACKET
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British ___ : RAJ
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It ends at 12 : SENIORHIGH
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Main part, often : HERO
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The Bay of Fundy has the largest one in the world : TIDALRANGE
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Judicial administration? : OATH
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Estadio call : OLE
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Tall and thin : LANK
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Complete, as a crossword : FILLIN
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Like A through D : PASSING
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Having a bad trip, maybe : CARSICK
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Examine carefully : VET
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QB who threw a record-tying seven touchdown passes in a single game (1962) : YATITTLE
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W-2 figure : WAGES
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Pitcher's stat : SAVES
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"___ out!" : YER
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Somalia's locale in Africa : HORN
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Compromise of 1877 figure : HAYES
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To-do : STIR
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Split, in a way : AXE
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Southern writer William Gilmore ___ : SIMMS
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Split (up) : DIVVY
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Fighting directly : TOETOTOE
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Nickname in classic jazz : DIZ
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"The Bourne Identity" plot device : AMNESIA
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Makes sense of : DIGESTS
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Commercial miscellany : JOBLOT
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Cartoonist Kelly : WALT
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Bug : TAP
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Director-type : EXEC
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View from the Sydney Harbour Bridge : OPERAHOUSE
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Hershey brand : ROLO
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What a drawer may hold : FELTTIPPEN
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Animal in a comic strip title : KAT
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Running too quickly? : FALSESTART
Down
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It controls the amount of light admitted : FSTOP
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"The Pearl Fishers" soprano : LEILA
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Altiplano locale : ANDES
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Soul producer : KIA
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Kicks : JOLLIES
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Downright : ARRANT
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Cho ___, romantic interest for Harry Potter : CHANG
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Twist : KINK
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___-shaped : EGG
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Moirai, in Greek myth : THEFATES
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"Big Brother," for example : REALITYTV
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It includes provision for the admission of new states : ARTICLEIV
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"A stronger America" sloganeer : JOHNKERRY
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"The Planets" composer : HOLST
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It controls the amount of light admitted : IRIS
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___ Kramer, 2010 Dutch speed-skating gold medalist : SVEN
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Gives in under pressure : CAVES
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"Lookie what I did!" : YAYME
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"Can you believe that guy?!" : WHATAJERK
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Grateful Dead album whose title reads the same forward and backward : AOXOMOXOA
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Intermediate level in karate : GREENBELT
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Navigator Islands, now : SAMOA
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Clicked : HITITOFF
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One criterion for sorting : SIZE
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Fair : SOSO
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"Dude, I got something to tell you ..." : DIGTHIS
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Verizon, e.g. : TELCO
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Widen : DILATE
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Short-range missiles : DARTS
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Buddhist shrine : STUPA
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Big stinger : TASER
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Dog-tired : SPENT
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"Now that you mention it ..." : WELL
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Sugar ___ : PEA
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Vote (for) : OPT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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