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New York Times, Saturday, September 10, 2011

Author:
David Quarfoot
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Quarfoot

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FKQ} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Quarfoot. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0910 ( 22,586 )
Across
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Only song on Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list that is not sung in English : LABAMBA
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Midweek : HUMPDAY
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Unitedly : ASATEAM
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See : OBSERVE
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Humor : CATERTO
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Goes back and forth, in a way : TOGGLES
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Bread pudding ingredient : EGG
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Subject on a wanted poster : LOSTCAT
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NPR's Shapiro : ARI
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"A God in Ruins" novelist : URIS
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Man of steel? : ROBOT
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Gridiron cues : HUTS
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Reduces : PARES
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Country music's ___ Brown Band : ZAC
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Line up : AGREE
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Shady, say : SYLVAN
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Frequently disputed court call? : ROEVWADE
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Map abbr. : ELEV
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First name in auto racing : ARIE
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Transfer : SIGNOVER
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Concedes : ALLOWS
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Island near Ayr : ARRAN
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It ended in 1947 : RAJ
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Welcome to paradise? : ALOHA
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Tower : LOOM
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Charybdis, e.g. : NAIAD
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Source of some highly prized 19-Acrosses : SHAD
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1940s-'60s world leader : UNU
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Where one's head is : MINDSET
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Robitaille of the N.H.L. : LUC
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#1 in sports : TOPSEED
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Northern air : OCANADA
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Sometimes-banned work : EROTICA
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State of anarchy : NORULES
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Misters abroad : SENORES
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Setting of many plots : XYPLANE
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Some boots : LACEUPS
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Name on the highest award of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists : ASAGRAY
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Diamond handler? : BATGIRL
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Had : ATE
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Keyboardist Saunders who played with the Grateful Dead : MERL
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Mongolian for "hero" : BATOR
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"A Perfect Peace" novelist : AMOSOZ
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Drink in a mug : HOTCOCOA
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Wolf pack member : UBOAT
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U.S.M.C. E-8 : MSGT
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Tuning device : PEG
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"Stop Whining, Start Living" author : DRLAURA
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Turned away : AVERTED
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"That is clear" : YESISEE
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Boarder's aid : TBAR
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Rising time, for some : SEVENAM
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Writer on whose work Woody Allen's "Sleeper" is loosely based : HGWELLS
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Setting for a set : SALON
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Basilica de San Vicente setting : AVILA
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Home of Pyramid Lake: Abbr. : NEV
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Christian ___ : ERA
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Balustraded locales, often : VERANDAS
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Honors : SALUTES
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Major export of Brazil and Australia : IRONORE
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Marketing giant with a portmanteau name : GROUPON
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Bust : RAID
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"Hot!" : OOHLALA
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"Poetry makes nothing happen" writer : WHAUDEN
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It's unfortunate : SADCASE
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2002 horror sequel : JASONX
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Many an heiress : NIECE
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Lure : DECOY
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Bergman's last role : MEIR
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Response to the '08 financial crisis : TARP
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Pou ___ (vantage point) : STO
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Void: Fr. : NUL

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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