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New York Times, Thursday, September 13, 2012

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 32 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0913 ( 22,955 )
Across
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Blather : PAP
4
Q1 : WHY
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Ignores the teleprompter : ADLIBS
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Q2 : ARE
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109 acres, for Vatican City : AREA
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Lords ... or subjects : LIEGES
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Over there : YON
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Musical interlude : REST
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Q3 : FRENCH
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Fancy basketball scores : DUNKS
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Florida city, informally : BOCA
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Fighter of pirates, in brief : RIAA
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British interjection : ISAY
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"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" libation : OUZO
27
Awaited someone's arrival before going to bed : SATUP
28
Get back on the horse : REMOUNT
30
Only Semitic language that's an official language of the European Union : MALTESE
32
Trypanosomiasis transmitter : TSETSE
33
Member of the singing Winans family : CECE
34
Blood-___ : RED
35
Q4 : OMELETTES
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Corrode : EAT
41
Currency exchange premium : AGIO
42
Fits : SPASMS
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Accuse formally : ARRAIGN
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Reliable profit center : CASHCOW
49
Q5 : SMALL
50
Early wielder of a bow and arrow : EROS
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One of the Nereids in Greek myth : IONE
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Trouble's partner : TOIL
54
Carrie Underwood or Taylor Hicks : IDOL
55
Uganda's second P.M. : OBOTE
56
A, AA and AAA : MINORS
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Exude : OOZE
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Too smooth : PAT
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Franklin with a cameo role in "The Blues Brothers" : ARETHA
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Lady of the Haus : FRAU
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Kind of stroke : EGO
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"Battleship" co-star, 2012 : NEESON
65
Lotion abbr. : SPF
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Fox hole, e.g. : DEN
Down
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Good thing to hit : PAYDIRT
2
Gets going : AROUSES
3
Dr. Seuss, e.g. : PENNAME
4
Does battle : WARS
5
Charlemagne's domain: Abbr. : HRE
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Excuse maker's lead-in : YESBUT
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Romeo's precursor? : ALFA
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See 33-Down: Abbr. : DIR
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Examine like a wolf : LEERAT
10
Flint, e.g. : IGNITER
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A1 : BECAUSE
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Curvy, in a way : SSHAPED
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The whole kit and caboodle : ATOZ
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___ Protocol (1997 agreement) : KYOTO
23
"Deep Impact" menace : COMET
26
A2 : ONEEGG
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Is in low power mode : SLEEPS
29
Letters in - or on - boxes : USMAIL
31
Substitutes for : ACTSAS
33
Corp.'s 8-Down : CEO
36
Like some paper and garbage cans : LINED
37
Indian master? : SAHIB
38
Linda who married Paul McCartney : EASTMAN
39
Bedroom piece : ARMOIRE
40
Company newbie : TRAINEE
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Beat, journalistically : SCOOPED
44
Visual olio : MONTAGE
45
Smitten with : SWEETON
47
Rations : ALLOTS
48
Salmon and coral : COLORS
51
Overhead expense? : ROOF
54
A3 : ISAN
55
A4 : OEUF
57
Secondary character in Aristophanes? : RHO
59
Nuke : ZAP

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

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