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New York Times, Monday, September 12, 2011

With 65-Across, comment that might be heard after the start of 17-, 28-, 45- or 59-Across

Author:
Keith Talon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Talon.
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© 2011, The New York Times9/12/11 ( No. 22,588 )
Across
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One of the "hands" in the command "shake hands" : PAW
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Result of a burst dike : FLOOD
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"O.K., O.K. ... tell me!" : IGIVE
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"So that's it!" : AHA
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Caffè ___ : LATTE
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Healing plants : ALOES
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Unused parts of a cell phone plan : ROLLOVERMINUTES
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Youngster : TYKE
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Encircle : LOOP
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Stun, as with a police gun : TASE
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British lockup : GAOL
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Wander : ROVE
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Formal meal at a table : SITDOWNDINNER
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"One more time!" : ENCORE
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Hops kiln : OAST
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Lab eggs : OVA
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X-rated flick : PORNO
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Arid : DRY
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What a soldier wears that has a serial no. : IDTAG
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Any port ___ storm : INA
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Letters before omegas : PSIS
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Hammerin' Hank and others : AARONS
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Question that's a classic pickup line : COMEHEREOFTEN
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Instrument for a Muse : LYRE
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La ___ Tar Pits : BREA
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Mountain lion : PUMA
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Chemical suffixes : INES
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Three Wise Men : MAGI
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Death row inmate's hope : STAYOFEXECUTION
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Finnish bath : SAUNA
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Big name in printers : EPSON
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See 57-Down : DOG
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Person who uses the "five-finger discount" : THIEF
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Medicinal amounts : DOSES
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Juice suffix : ADE
Down
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Segment : PART
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"___, matey!" : AHOY
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Send to base on balls : WALK
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Pop music's ___ & Eddie : FLO
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Restroom, informally : LAV
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Verdi opera : OTELLO
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Other: Sp. : OTRO
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Actress Rebecca : DEMORNAY
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Novelist Fleming : IAN
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Substance in wheat flour : GLUTEN
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Minuscule amount : IOTA
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Flying geese formations : VEES
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To be, in old Rome : ESSE
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American ___ (veterans' group) : LEGION
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Apple devices with earbuds : IPODS
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Wither : ATROPHY
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"___ to a Nightingale" : ODE
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Impair the quality of : VITIATE
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"Git!" : SCRAM
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Less favorable : WORSE
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Off : NOTON
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2007 film "___ Almighty" : EVAN
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___-to-riches : RAGS
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Heroic tale : EPIC
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It's prohibited : NONO
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Exigency : DIRENEED
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Had visions during sleep : DREAMT
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Letter flourish : SERIF
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Where Nigeria is: Abbr. : AFR
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Comic Boosler : ELAYNE
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Keep thinking about, with "on" : OBSESS
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Whispered attention-getter : PSST
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Salt Lake City's state : UTAH
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Hawaiian island : MAUI
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Int'l fair : EXPO
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Verdi opera : AIDA
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With 65-Across, comment that might be heard after the start of 17-, 28-, 45- or 59-Across : GOOD
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Playwright William : INGE
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Clumsy sort : OAF
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Iowa college : COE
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Young ___ (kids) : UNS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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