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New York Times, Friday, August 5, 2011

Author:
Barry Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 58 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0805 ( 22,550 )
Across
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Historic U.S. place in the shape of a five-pointed star : FORTMCHENRY
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Present time?: Abbr. : DEC
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Russet Burbank, e.g. : IDAHOPOTATO
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Leader of leaders? : ELL
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Tryst spot : NOTELLMOTEL
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Outfit's biggest suit : CEO
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What might send Rover right over? : ARF
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Directly : DUE
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Is catlike : SKULKS
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Newbery Medal-winning author Lowry : LOIS
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Has a seamy job? : SEWS
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Rush : SPATE
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Bright : SUNNY
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Scaling challenge : CRAG
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Cicero's servant and secretary : TIRO
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Red Man rival : SKOAL
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First #1 Billboard hit by an Australian artist (1972) : IAMWOMAN
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Hospital gown go-with : WRISTBAND
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Small yarn? : ANECDOTE
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Occurrences between springs : NEAPS
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Fishing spot : PIER
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Strike authorizer : NATO
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Camaro options : TTOPS
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Campus home for mice : PCLAB
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Area near Manhattan's Union Square : NOHO
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First name in mysteries : ERLE
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Eponymous Greek island : LESBOS
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Festive cry : OLE
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Tobacco holder : TIN
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NASA fine? : AOK
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Natal setting : SOUTHAFRICA
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Single opening? : UNI
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Handler of intelligence agents : CASEOFFICER
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Kickback site? : DEN
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Researcher's audiotapes and such : ORALHISTORY
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Campus stress source : FINALS
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Nose-noticeable : ODOROUS
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Canary : RATFINK
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With 5-Down, what iconoclasts break : THE
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See 4-Down : MOLD
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79, say : CPLUS
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Students might clean up in it : HOMEEC
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The Lorraine Campaign was part of it: Abbr. : ETO
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Red rival, briefly : NAT
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GPS choices: Abbr. : RTES
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Whites' counterparts : YOLKS
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Give a passionate recital : DECLAIM
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The Doors' record label : ELEKTRA
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Seal, as a deal : CLOSEON
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Current : UPTODATE
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Frequent catch on TV's "Deadliest Catch" : SNOWCRAB
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E-mail, say : WRITETO
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"Move your mind" sloganeer : SAAB
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Half a fathom : YARD
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Old pulp fiction hero : GMAN
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___ of Judah : LION
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N.Y.C.'s PBS station : WNET
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Persian for "place of" : STAN
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Express approval : APPLAUD
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Expression of approval : NICEONE
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Wallet material : EELSKIN
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Classical Greek temple feature : PORTICO
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Old-fashioned film editor : SPLICER
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"What a girl" lead-in, in an Eddie Cantor hit : OHOHOH
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Based on the number six : SENARY
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Hershey's alternative : BOSCO
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King surnamed Tryggvason : OLAFI
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Rocket : SOAR
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Pair of buffalo? : EFFS
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Stars represent its constituents : USA
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Letterhead abbr. : TEL
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Slowing, in mus. : RIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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