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New York Times, Monday, August 8, 2011

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QYZ} This is puzzle # 12 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0808 ( 22,553 )
Across
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With 69-Across, where to find the ends of 17-, 22-, 32-, 43-, 54- and 61-Across : HIGH
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Organization for the supersmart : MENSA
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___-in-the-blank : FILL
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Most eligible for military service : ONEA
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State in NE India : ASSAM
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Not working : IDLE
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Q-tip, e.g. : COTTONSWAB
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Hall-of-Famer Musial : STAN
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Whole ___ and caboodle : KIT
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Tetley product : TEA
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It points to the minutes : BIGHAND
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Terse four-star review : LOVEDIT
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Danish toy blocks : LEGOS
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Prefix with plunk or plop : KER
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French notions : IDEES
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Presidential candidate's #2 : RUNNINGMATE
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Letter after chi : PSI
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The Bard of ___ (Shakespeare) : AVON
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Lifeless : INERT
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Arkin of Hollywood : ALAN
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Part of the head that moves when you talk : JAW
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Excellent, slangily : CRACKERJACK
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Snapshot : PHOTO
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007 creator Fleming : IAN
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Reproductive part of a fungus : SPORE
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Tire-changing group at a Nascar race : PITCREW
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Sticky stuff on a baseball bat : PINETAR
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Middling grade : CEE
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___ Newton (Nabisco treat) : FIG
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W.W. II foe, with "the" : AXIS
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Condiment that's O.K. for observant Jews : KOSHERSALT
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Hysterically funny sort : RIOT
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Letter-shaped construction piece : IBEAM
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Folkie Guthrie : ARLO
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Casino game with numbers : KENO
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Slender amphibians : NEWTS
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See 1-Across : SEAS
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Sell at a pawnshop : HOCK
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How French fries are fried : INOIL
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Become friendly with : GETTOKNOW
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Dr. Seuss's "The Cat in the ___" : HAT
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Like a lion or horse : MANED
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Piece of French writing : ESSAI
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Australian state whose capital is Sydney: Abbr. : NSW
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Volvo rival : SAAB
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Prefix with dextrous : AMBI
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Uses a rod and reel : FISHES
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Item on a dog collar : IDTAG
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Grassy plain of the Southwest : LLANO
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Gives for a time : LENDS
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Onetime "S.N.L." regular Cheri : OTERI
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Great happiness : GLEE
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___ diagram (logic tool) : VENN
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1994 Jean-Claude Van Damme sci-fi film : TIMECOP
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Unlit : DARK
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Suffix with Rock : ETTE
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British rule in colonial India : RAJ
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The Cavaliers of the A.C.C. : UVA
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Actor Robert De ___ : NIRO
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Pesky insect : GNAT
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Airline ticket cost : PLANEFARE
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Holder of a squid's 38-Down : SAC
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It's held in a squid's 37-Down : INK
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Guitarist Atkins : CHET
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Kitchen gadget for processing potatoes : RICER
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Magician's cry : PRESTO
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Start of a fire : SPARK
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Mischievous fairy : PIXIE
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Weekly satirical paper, with "The" : ONION
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Instant-messaging program for Macs : ICHAT
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Swarms (with) : TEEMS
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Cather who wrote "O Pioneers!" : WILLA
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Similar (to) : AKIN
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Judge's attire : ROBE
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Old Pontiac muscle cars : GTOS
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Make clothes : SEW
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Carrier to Oslo : SAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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