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New York Times, Thursday, August 9, 2012

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQWZ} This is puzzle # 60 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 22,920 )
Across
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Droplet : BEAD
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They're seen on the neck : FRETS
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Small step : ATOB
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Turning point : AXLE
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Caravan parking spot? : OASIS
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Club of song : COPA
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It comes out of a trunk : LIMB
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Up : RISEN
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Part of FEMA: Abbr. : EMER
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"There's no hope!" : ITSUSELESS
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Objet ___ : DART
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With 24- and 45-Across, game represented by this completed puzzle's grid : TIC
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See 23-Across : TAC
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Imitator of Bush the elder on "S.N.L." : DANACARVEY
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Salmon variety : COHO
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Spoil : RUIN
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Teacher's note on a failing test : SEEME
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"... and she bare ___": Ruth 4:13 : ASON
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Rat-___ : ATAT
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Line at an airport : TAXIS
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Mad Libs specification : NOUN
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Be blue : MOPE
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"The First Time ___ Saw Your Face" (Roberta Flack #1 hit) : EVERI
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River of York : OUSE
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Chemical suffixes : ANES
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Common restaurant fish : REDSNAPPER
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See 23-Across : TOE
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Turn blue, maybe : DYE
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Mini-terrors : IMPS
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Handle online : SCREENNAME
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Common restaurant fish : SOLE
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Force out : EXILE
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Old-timey oath : EGAD
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Calendar heading: Abbr. : TUES
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Like a mouse : TIMID
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Tear apart : REND
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Flat sound : SSSS
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Fearful sort : SISSY
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Turning heads, perhaps : SEXY
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Island with a Hindu majority : BALI
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Way out : EXIT
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Form of relief : ALMS
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Society add-ons : DEBUTANTES
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Rain man? : FORECASTER
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Skateboard park feature : RAIL
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In ___ (actually) : ESSE
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Relationships : TIES
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Employee data: Abbr. : SSNS
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Whizzed through : ACED
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Classic Andy Warhol subject : TOMATOSOUP
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Place to take binoculars : OPERAHOUSE
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1984 U.S. Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics : BARTCONNER
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Dog command : SIC
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Playmakers? : DRAMATISTS
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Independent : AUTONOMOUS
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"Fame" actress : NIAPEEPLES
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Tear apart, old-style : REAVE
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In distress : VEXED
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Gulf moguls : EMIRS
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"You betcha!" : YESINDEEDY
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Aids for camp chefs : CANOPENERS
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Objectivist Rand : AYN
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School period: Abbr. : SESS
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They usually end at six : SETS
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Roman 112 : CXII
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Eyeglass holders : RIMS
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New Haven alumni : ELIS
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Writer James : AGEE
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Language known to native speakers as Gaelg : MANX
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It's a small whirl after all : EDDY

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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