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New York Times, Wednesday, September 12, 2012

11-Down : Whammy

Author:
Robert W. Harris
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Harris. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times9/12/12 ( No. 22,954 )

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Across
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When repeated, a hit 1997 movie : LIAR
5
Secret supply : STASH
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Ballet leap : JETE
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"I've got this one" : ONME
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Justice who took O'Connor's seat on the Supreme Court : ALITO
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Assert as a fact : AVER
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Index, middle, ring and pinkie fingers? : THUMBSCREW
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City founded by Pizarro in 1535 : LIMA
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Hodgepodges : OLIOS
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Loudness units : BELS
23
Some platters : LPS
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Because of : DUETO
25
Strike : RAP
26
Location of the Labyrinth of Minos : CRETE
28
Guess: Abbr. : EST
29
"Lord, make me impervious to Raid"? : BUGSPRAYER
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WKRP's Les : NESSMAN
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Spot alternative : ROVER
35
Puff : TOKE
36
Edson Arantes do Nascimento, to fans : PELE
37
Victor at Gettysburg : MEADE
39
Compromised one's values : SOLDOUT
43
Reason everyone whispered during the afternoon on Gilligan's island? : GINGERSNAP
46
MapQuest abbr. : RTE
47
It may follow East or West in London : ENDER
48
Thames island : AIT
49
___ Hawkins Day : SADIE
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Prefix with natal : NEO
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Dark time, in ads : NITE
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Steve Martin's "___ Shoes" : CRUEL
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Slips up : ERRS
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Excursion for Jerry Seinfeld or Chris Rock? : COMICSTRIP
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China piece : VASE
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Norelco competitor : BRAUN
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Anise-flavored liqueur : OUZO
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___ Cross, James Patterson detective : ALEX
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Mork's pal : MINDY
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Hied : SPED
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Tract : LOT
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Not contracted out, say : INHOUSE
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Charms : AMULETS
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Pay : REMIT
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Lip : SASS
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It's owned by Discovery Communications : TLC
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It might suddenly blow up : AIRBAG
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Gets into hot water? : STEEPS
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Wind sound : HOWL
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Tokyo-based carrier : JAL
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Whammy : EVILEYE
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The Great ___ (Satan) : TEMPTER
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Knockout punch, in boxing slang : ERASER
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It might make you start : BOO
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Navigate a Web page, in a way : SCROLL
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TV spot, typically : DEN
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Letter to Odin? : RUNE
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Expressed enthusiasm : RAVED
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Tub trio member : BAKER
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Hospital area, briefly : PREOP
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All the world, it's said : STAGE
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Like Cubism and Pop Art : MODERN
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Juniors' hurdle: Abbr. : PSAT
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Feldspar, e.g. : MINERAL
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Sign, in a way : ENDORSE
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"Waitress, your dish is ready!" : ORDERUP
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Put into service : UTILIZE
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Ball supporter : TEE
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Palace of Nations locale : GENEVA
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Buddhist state : SATORI
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Harvard's ___ Foundation for Journalism : NIEMAN
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Official name for a 7-Down: Abbr. : SRS
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Holders of 7-Downs : AUTOS
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Nuclear weapon delivery device, for short : ICBM
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Sch. Woody Allen flunked out of : CCNY
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Application datum : SEX
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Alternative to the pill, briefly : IUD
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Group of seals : POD

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