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New York Times, Saturday, August 18, 2012

Author:
Dana Motley
Editor:
Will Shortz
A 1952 3-cent stamp honored her 200th birthday
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Dana Motley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 30 for Ms. Motley.
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© 2012, The New York Times8/18/12 ( No. 22,929 )
Across
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Contemporary of Columbus : CABOT
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Stats for DVDs : RPMS
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Homey : DAWG
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Actress De La Garza of "Law & Order" : ALANA
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Latin word that's an anagram of 62-Across : ERAT
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Stone for a Libra, traditionally : OPAL
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One barely riding? : LADYGODIVA
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Put out : RILE
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Choice for a huge movie fan? : IMAX
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20- and 60-Across, e.g. : NAMEBRANDS
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Peacockery displayer : FOP
24
TravelMate notebook maker : ACER
25
Food items once called Froffles : EGGOS
26
Pattern seen on a diamond : PINSTRIPES
30
Delay : HOLDUP
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Evidence of bodily harm : SCAB
33
Lillie with a Tony : BEA
36
Leader in music : MAESTRO
38
Some markets : KROGERS
40
Lets pass : OKS
41
All the best? : TENS
43
Husky alternatives : AKITAS
44
None for the money, two for the show? : FREEPASSES
46
Davis of "Bubba Ho-Tep," 2002 : OSSIE
49
Sonoma County winery : SIMI
50
First name among exotica singers : YMA
53
White alternative : WHOLEWHEAT
55
Heart-piercing figure : EROS
56
Vulgarian : LOUT
57
Summer wear for women : HALTERTOPS
59
"Plaid" and "spunk" derive from it : ERSE
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___ Blizzard (Dairy Queen offering) : OREO
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Nonplussed : ATSEA
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Be dashing : TEAR
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Keyboardist Saunders : MERL
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Sordid : MESSY
Down
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Rialto setting: Abbr. : CALIF
2
Crockett Hotel's neighbor : ALAMO
3
Malcontents : BADAPPLES
4
Stone for a Cancer, traditionally : ONYX
5
Put out, in a way : TAG
6
Ready for publication : REDACT
7
They cover the basics : PRIMERS
8
Sarah Palin, self-descriptively : MAVERICK
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Shot : STAB
10
Wear banned in many schools : DORAGS
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Impressionistic work? : APING
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One hard to find : WALDO
13
Cagney player on TV : GLESS
18
Boozing it up : ONASPREE
22
Alternatives to Filas : REEBOKS
27
Some bracelets : IDS
28
Almond, for one : NUTTREE
29
What a host holds : PARASITE
30
Grp. operating within a network : HMO
31
Rendering on Connecticut's state quarter : OAK
33
A 1952 3-cent stamp honored her 200th birthday : BETSYROSS
34
Long reign, say : ERA
35
Numbskull : ASS
37
Minimal market purchase : ONESHARE
39
Grant, in Glasgow : GIE
42
Pitching ace? : SPIELER
44
Tap add-on : FILTER
45
Powerful explosive : AMATOL
46
Youngster with disproportionately large eyes : OWLET
47
Popular vacation spot, with "the" : SHORE
48
"The Liberty Bell" composer : SOUSA
51
Looks down : MOPES
52
Try to find out what's inside : ASSAY
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"___ the gods would destroy ..." : WHOM
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Novel addendum? : ETTE
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Butt : RAM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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