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New York Times, Friday, August 27, 2010

Author:
Corey Rubin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Corey Rubin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Rubin. NYT links: Across Lite
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Across
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Lanai's county : MAUI
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Five-spots : ABES
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Deep-sea exploration pioneer : BEEBE
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With 17-Across, encouragement for a trailing team : ITSNOTOVERUNTIL
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See 14-Across : THEFATLADYSINGS
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Normal muscle tension : TONUS
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Search : SCAN
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It originated at Zurich's Cabaret Voltaire in the 1910s : DADA
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Get blitzed : LOSE
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Ignored, with "out" : TUNED
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Actress Chandler and others : ESTEES
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Occasions to use pepper? : RIOTS
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Caesarean section? : ISAW
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See 46-Down : ORE
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A.A.A. listings : BANDBS
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Parts of e-mail addresses : ATSIGNS
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Baking need : DRYHEAT
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Tiki bar order : MAITAI
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Golfer who turned pro at age 15 : WIE
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Things locked into place : OARS
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Newswoman Lesley : STAHL
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Wharf fare? : PRAWNS
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1948 Literature Nobelist : ELIOT
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Vienna-based grp. with no European members : OPEC
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Opposite of yours, in Tours : AMOI
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___'acte : ENTR
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Apothecary's stock : VIALS
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With 60-Across, risky "Jeopardy!" declaration : LETSMAKEITATRUE
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See 57-Across : DAILYDOUBLEALEX
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Out with the junk, say : ATSEA
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It's risky to build a house on this : SPEC
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In case : LEST
Down
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A baker might have a hand in it : MITT
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Massachusetts city called Tool Town : ATHOL
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"I swear I ___ art at all": "Hamlet" : USENO
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Give the flavor of : INFUSEWITH
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Court fig. : ATT
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Gives a shot in the arm : BOLSTERS
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Hurricane survivor, maybe : EVACUEE
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Lots are in lots : SEDANS
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Something to take a pass on : BUS
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Often-referenced but never-seen wife on "Scrubs" : ENID
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Site of Vulcan's smithy : ETNA
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Stars' city, informally : BIGD
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The bride in Wagner's "Bridal Chorus" : ELSA
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Relief providers : OASES
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Slugger Sandberg : RYNE
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Transporter of heavy loads : DRAY
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Lydman of the N.H.L. : TONI
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Like many laid-up Brits : INHOSPITAL
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Concert halls : ODEA
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Apparatus for pull-ups? : TBAR
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They had Machmeters, briefly : SSTS
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Pedigree alternative : IAMS
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Recap figure : STAT
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Java setting : ASIA
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Java, e.g. : BREW
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One might make waves : GALE
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Venomous venting : DIATRIBE
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Put to paper : WROTEUP
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Types a little to the left : PINKOS
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Bright spots in the sky : NOVAE
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With 34-Across, slag furnace input : LEAD
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1960s Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Wheeler : EARLE
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Things pieced together : CLUES
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1985 Oscars co-host with Fonda and Williams : ALDA
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Nut part : MEAT
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Its products go up and down : OTIS
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1-Across, for one : ISLE
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Send explicit come-ons by cell phone : SEXT
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R&B singer with the hit "It's All About Me" : MYA
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R&B group with the hit "Ain't 2 Proud 2 Beg" : TLC

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

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