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New York Times, Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0831 ( 22,576 )
Across
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Reindeer herder : LAPP
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Sprites, for instance : SODAS
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With 64-Across, 1963 Beach Boys hit : INMY
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Lysol target : ODOR
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Fairy tale figure : TROLL
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Do some computer programming : CODE
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1965 Beach Boys hit : CALIFORNIAGIRLS
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"That doesn't bother me anymore" : IMOVERIT
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Gumshoe : TEC
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Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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With 49-Across, 1965 Beach Boys hit : HELPME
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___ Retreat (1970s-'80s New York City club) : PLATOS
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Trouble : WOE
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Mideast carrier : ELAL
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Fall guy? : RAKER
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1922 Physics Nobelist : BOHR
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It has feathers and flies : DART
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Egg: Prefix : OVI
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Smitten one : AMORIST
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Thrilla in Manila outcome : TKO
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Wrestling victories : PINS
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Prefix with -polis : ACRO
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Tend, as plants : WATER
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTA
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Vote against : NAY
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Dance accompanied by castanets : BOLERO
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See 23-Across : RHONDA
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Victim in Camus's "The Stranger," e.g. : ARAB
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Minor player, so to speak : COG
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Rich fabrics : BROCADES
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1963 Beach Boys hit : LITTLESAINTNICK
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"___ Ben Adhem" (English poem) : ABOU
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African capital : RABAT
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"It must've been something ___" : IATE
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See 10-Across : ROOM
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"Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" composer : STYNE
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Lotion ingredient : ALOE
Down
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Sets of points, mathematically : LOCI
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Man without parents : ADAM
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Kind of shirt named for a sport : POLO
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One following general directions? : PRIVATE
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Packs away : STORES
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Sen. Hatch : ORRIN
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With 30- and 53-Down, 1964 Beach Boys hit : DONT
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Thrilla in Manila winner : ALI
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Lays on thick : SLATHERS
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Like some eaves in winter : ICICLED
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Oslo's home: Abbr. : NOR
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Year of Ronsard's "Odes" : MDL
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Vote for : YES
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Sinatra topper : FEDORA
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"You sure got me" : GEE
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Nebraska river : PLATTE
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Surveyor's stake, typically : MARKER
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Corrida combatant : ELTORO
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Polite : PROPER
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Rich : LAVISH
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Like : AKINTO
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See 7-Down : WORRY
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Home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame : OHIO
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___ Raton, Fla. : BOCA
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Ball club V.I.P.'s : MANAGERS
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Like some plays : TWOACT
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Refuge : SANCTUM
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Neighbor of Montenegro : ALBANIA
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One of three literary sisters : BRONTE
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Capital of the U.S.: Abbr. : DOL
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Suffix with parliament : ARIAN
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See 7-Down : BABY
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Zest alternative : DIAL
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Outer: Prefix : ECTO
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___-Ball : SKEE
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Choreographer Lubovitch : LAR
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Native Nigerian : IBO
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Overly : TOO
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Didn't get used : SAT

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