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New York Times, Saturday, August 20, 2011

Author:
Byron Walden
Edited by
Brian Cimmet and Patrick Blindauer
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 62 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: This crossword was the playoff puzzle at Lollapuzzoola 4, a tournament held in New York City on Aug. 6, conducted by Brian Cimmet and Patrick Blindauer. The champion, Jeffrey Harris, completed it in less than 9 minutes.
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0820 ( 22,565 )
Across
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Indian home : HOGAN
6
Store : STASHAWAY
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Gloucester and Kent, in "King Lear" : EARLS
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1822 Walter Scott novel about Capt. Clement Cleveland : THEPIRATE
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Its calling code is +39 : ITALY
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President Harding's Laddie Boy and others : AIREDALES
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Elvis's and Mariah's record number of weeks at Billboard's #1 : SEVENTYNINE
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Big mouth : MAW
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Carmen Sandiego cover-up? : TRENCHCOAT
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8 on the Beaufort scale : GALE
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Until June 25, 2011, its first three digits had geographical significance: Abbr. : SSN
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"Tempest" Golden Globe nominee Julia : RAUL
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Purple : LURID
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Lived in King James's era? : DWELT
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"Jason Lives," e.g. : PARTVI
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Notes in passing? : REQUIEM
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Like the word "its," often : MISUSED
34
Crows : EXULTS
35
Ice cream case selections : PINTS
36
Take what one oughtn't : POACH
37
Weapon that comes in easy-to-carry and hard-to-carry varieties : MACE
38
Lacuna : GAP
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Snarling, say : RUDE
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Ursi maritimi : POLARBEARS
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Place that shows placing and showing: Abbr. : OTB
46
Miami or Amsterdam, for example : GATEWAYCITY
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Uniform shade : OLIVEDRAB
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"Let's ___ there" : NOTGO
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Something one might be forced to wear at work : FAKESMILE
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Top : ONEUP
52
Deal incentive : SWEETENER
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Some of them are flukes : WORMS
Down
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Withdrawals that may incur substantial penalties? : HEISTS
2
Tom Mix vehicles : OATERS
3
Second Commandment word : GRAVEN
4
Wrench handle? : ALLEN
5
"It's Gonna Be Me" band of 2000 : NSYNC
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Emergency directive? : STAYCALM
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Become sparse : THINOUT
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From above : AERIAL
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Blown : SPENT
10
Mask : HIDE
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Constellation between Scorpius and Triangulum Australe : ARA
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Supercenters, e.g. : WALMARTS
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More than gnawed at : ATEALIVE
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Celebratory chant at Chicago's Grant Park on 11/4/08 : YESWEDID
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Basketball long shots : THREES
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Mavens : GURUS
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In a bad place? : LAST
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Sweet, to Scipio : DULCE
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Dating : WITH
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Sebastián ___ (president of Chile beginning in 2010) : PINERA
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Reprimands : REPROOFS
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Gary Cooper played one in "Man of the West" : EXOUTLAW
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Certain ATV : QUADBIKE
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Dickens character whose first name is Wilkins : MICAWBER
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Blonde picked up at a bar? : PALEALE
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"We feel your pain" sloganeer : MOTRIN
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Ankle covering : GAITER
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Kind of eraser : ARTGUM
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"Hearts and minds" activities, in military slang : PSYOPS
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Luke's mother in "Star Wars" : PADME
43
Already : BYNOW
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Tightwads' prefix : ECONO
46
Exploit : GEST
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Capital of Victoria : VEE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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