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New York Times, Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Author:
Patrick McIntyre
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick McIntyre

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. McIntyre. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0913 ( 22,589 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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Nile bird : IBIS
5
A ditz hasn't one : CLUE
9
___ Downs : EPSOM
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"High Hopes" lyricist : SAMMYCAHN
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Slightest amount : TRACE
17
Guilty plea, say : ADMISSION
18
Lilylike garden plant : HOSTA
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It might make the nose wrinkle : SMELL
20
Singer with the #1 R&B hit "I Feel for You" : CHAKAKHAN
22
Suffix with ox- or sulf- : IDE
23
"Paper Moon" father and daughter : ONEALS
24
Biscotti flavor : ANISE
26
Like Batman, the Lone Ranger, etc. : MASKED
29
Hagen of stage and screen : UTA
30
Japan's "way of the gods" religion : SHINTO
32
Eurasian duck : SMEW
36
Pre-K child : TOT
37
Scam ... or an apt title for this puzzle? : CONGAME
39
Useless tic-tac-toe line : OXO
40
Certain blood type, for short : ONEG
42
Economist Friedman : MILTON
43
Suffix with no-good : NIK
44
___ Pieces : REESES
46
Aides: Abbr. : ASSTS
48
Dead Sea Scrolls ascetic : ESSENE
51
Grafton's "___ for Outlaw" : OIS
52
He was Sonny to Marlon Brando's Vito : JAMESCAAN
56
Chilly : ALGID
58
54-Down by Verdi : ERITU
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Allowed to wander, as a chicken : FREERANGE
61
Handle the fixin's for a party, say : CATER
62
Boxer who almost upset Joe Louis in 1941 : BILLYCONN
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"I'm done!" : THERE
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Jonas who developed a polio vaccine : SALK
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Formerly, once : ERST
Down
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"A miss ___ good ..." : ISAS
2
Sport with a birdie : BADMINTON
3
Having no delay : IMMEDIATE
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Says "Cheese!" : SMILES
5
Hypo meas. : CCS
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Nonclerical : LAIC
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"Looks like I goofed" : UHOH
8
City of central Sicily : ENNA
9
Gaseous hydrocarbon : ETHANE
10
Sneakers brand sported by Abdul-Jabbar : PROKEDS
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The younger Obama girl : SASHA
12
Of base 8 : OCTAL
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Intends : MEANS
15
Fashion monogram : YSL
21
Indiana University campus site : KOKOMO
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Grand Theft ___ : AUTO
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Upper-left key : ESC
26
Cooper cars : MINIS
27
Protractor measure : ANGLE
28
Field goal percentages and such : STATS
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Class for cooking, sewing, etc. : HOMEEC
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Priest's honorific : MONSIGNOR
34
Illuminated notices above theater doors : EXITSIGNS
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Stir-fry vessels : WOKS
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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Welcomer at Walmart, e.g. : GREETER
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Make certain : ENSURE
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Give comfort to : SOLACE
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Give the heave-ho : EJECT
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Politico Palin : SARAH
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Strike down : SMITE
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Place for B-2s and B-52s: Abbr. : AFBS
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Operatic highlight : ARIA
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Dudley Do-Right's heartthrob : NELL
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Mission conclusion? : ARY
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Car ding : DENT
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Yellowstone beast : ELK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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