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New York Times, Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Author:
Lou Borenstein
Editor:
Will Shortz
Traditional location of one of this puzzle's theme words
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQZ} Spans: 2 Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Borenstein.
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© 2012, The New York Times8/28/12 ( No. 22,939 )
Across
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Traditional location of one of this puzzle's theme words : BELOW
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Musical copyright org. : ASCAP
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Came down with : GOT
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1998 BP acquisition : AMOCO
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"Phooey!" : NERTS
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Can : AXE
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Opposite of an AC/DC song? : HIGHWAYTOHEAVEN
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Sellout signs : SROS
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Outdated tape format : VHS
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Light units : LUMENS
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Prefix with classical : NEO
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Mother of Helen, in myth : LEDA
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Opposite of a Led Zeppelin number? : STAIRWAYTOHELL
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Most confident : SUREST
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Virginia's Washington and ___ University : LEE
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Classic actor ___ G. Carroll : LEO
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Big arcade name : ATARI
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Plea at sea : SOS
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Hit hard : SMITE
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Path of a pop-up : ARC
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Lea : MEADOW
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Opposite of a Meat Loaf tune? : BATOUTOFHEAVEN
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Movie-rating org. : MPAA
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Baseball's Mel : OTT
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Many a young summer employee : INTERN
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Crew member's handful : OAR
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Church niche : APSE
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Opposite of a Bing Crosby hit? : PENNIESFROMHELL
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Buckeyes, for short : OSU
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Golfer Sam : SNEAD
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___ metabolism : BASAL
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Summer hrs. : DST
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Utopias : EDENS
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Traditional location of one of this puzzle's theme words : ABOVE
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Scrooge-like cries : BAHS
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V.I.P. in a robe : EMIR
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An apple for Apple Inc., e.g. : LOGO
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Newspaperman Adolph : OCHS
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"Unbelievable!" : WOW
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"Be that as it may ..." : ANYHOW
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Complete collections : SETS
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___-Magnon : CRO
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Olympics competitor : ATHLETE
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False start? : PSEUDO
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Buckled : GAVE
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"Olly olly ___ free" : OXEN
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Hamiltons : TENS
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Stave off : AVERT
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Asian nurse : AMAH
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Not final, in law : NISI
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Cleaning agents : LYES
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Kama ___ : SUTRA
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Chunk of land : TRACT
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___ Lingus : AER
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Not personally engaged : ALOOF
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Slur over : ELIDE
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Give an indication (that) : LETON
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MGM founder : LOEW
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Discontinued Swedish car : SAAB
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Old philosophers' place : STOA
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Pants part that gets a lot of wear : SEAT
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Dallas cager, for short : MAV
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Finished : ATANEND
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Subway system : METRO
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Breaking of a mirror, some fear : OMEN
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Revolt : UPRISE
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Doesn't ever throw anything away : HOARDS
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___ Shuffle : IPOD
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Untouchable leader : NESS
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Letter-shaped fastener : TNUT
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Blink ___ eye : OFAN
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Ishmael's captain : AHAB
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Currency unit whose symbol is "$" : PESO
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Pole, for one : SLAV
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Magazine whose name means "she" : ELLE
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"Understand?" : SEE
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Corp. hiree : MBA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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