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New York Times, Saturday, August 4, 2012

Author:
Jim Page
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jim Page

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 152 for Mr. Page. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0804 ( 22,915 )
Across
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Neighboring : ADJACENTTO
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Far from self-effacing : SMUG
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Water-park? : DROPANCHOR
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Rose in a field : PETE
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Singing pair : VOCALCORDS
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Old Broadway production grp. : ANTA
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Classes : ILKS
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Fresno-to-L.A. direction : SSE
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Albuquerque's ___ Racing Museum : UNSER
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Luis who directed "Anaconda," 1997 : LLOSA
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Big shot on Al Jazeera : EMIR
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Passé PC piece : CRT
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Botched : MISDONE
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Oxford offering : HMO
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Thing to charge with : CREDITCARD
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Ghost's sound : OOOO
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Crown polisher : DENTALHYGIENIST
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Many hand-helds, for short : PDAS
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Sleeper's option in a sleeper : LOWERBERTH
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Flee : LAM
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Norepinephrine producer : ADRENAL
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Full Sail or Fuller's : ALE
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Put on : WORE
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Recipient of much praise : ALLAH
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TALKS LIKE THIS! : YELLS
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They may sit next to castles: Abbr. : KTS
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Aarnio of furniture : EERO
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Oilman ___ P. Halliburton : ERLE
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Examination by those most qualified : PEERREVIEW
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GPS offerings: Abbr. : RTES
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Old Glory saluter, most likely : USNATIONAL
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They broke up in 1991: Abbr. : SSRS
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They're abandoned in charm school : BADMANNERS
Down
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Big name in relief : ADVIL
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Like wags : DROLL
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Informal name for a monkey : JOCKO
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Take ___ (decline) : APASS
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Presidential nickname : CAL
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Accompaniers of cover letters: Abbr. : ENCS
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Basic training figs. : NCOS
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Common thing to plan a vacation around : THREEDAYWEEKEND
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Beatrix Potter's "The Tale of Mr. ___" : TOD
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Sterile environments, for short : ORS
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Decade or century : SPAN
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It's likely to have bass parts : MENSCHOIR
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Farthest : UTTERMOST
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One engaging in clockwork : GEARTOOTH
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Script postscript? : URE
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"What ___ mind reader?" : AMIA
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"Guten ___" : MORGEN
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One of the Gandhis : INDIRA
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"That works" : ITLLDO
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Journalist who wrote "Come to Think of It," 2007 : SCHORR
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Contents of some music cabinets : CDPLAYERS
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Indicators of impending danger : REDALERTS
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Brit working with nails, say : ENAMELLER
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Drying-out danger : DTS
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It was retired by the Yankees in 1986 : ONE
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Powerful Syrian city in the third millennium B.C. : EBLA
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Sympathetic responses : AWS
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1972 Elton John hit : LEVON
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Hanover's river : LEINE
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In the back : AREAR
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Hurricane noises : HOWLS
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Off, pricewise : LESS
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It follows a mine line : TRAM
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Miss Spain, say: Abbr. : SRTA
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43-Across server : PUB
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That Peruvian? : ESA
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German article : EIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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