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New York Times, Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Author:
Andrew Reynolds
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrew Reynolds

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Reynolds. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0918 ( 22,960 )
Across
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Rock legend Jimmy : PAGE
5
In the midst of : AMONG
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Ruckus : DIN
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Extract with a solvent : ELUTE
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Manuscript sheet : FOLIO
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One of the Manning brothers : ELI
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Wanted poster word : ALIAS
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Longtime "Nightline" host : TEDKOPPEL
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"Stop fretting over that" : LETITPASS
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Govt. divisions : DEPTS
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Bravery : VALOR
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Woodworking tool : ADZ
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Lancelot's title : SIR
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Long-running PBS film showcase : POV
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Pub pour : ALE
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Lively dance : JIG
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"Qué ___?" : PASA
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Succeed, but just barely : WINBYANOSE
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Coral island : ATOLL
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Number of prime ministers on Downing Street? : TEN
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Lindsay of "Mean Girls" : LOHAN
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Signs of deep sleep on an electroencephalogram : DELTAWAVES
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Growl : GNAR
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Old name for Tokyo : EDO
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Any ship : SHE
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Gradually slowing, in mus. : RIT
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Letters after a long-ago date : BCE
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___-Aztecan language : UTO
51
Snacks with shells : TACOS
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Cornered, as a wild animal : ATBAY
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Cotillion V.I.P. : DEBUTANTE
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Henrik Ibsen, for one : NORWEGIAN
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Workout reminders : ACHES
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Red sushi fish : TAI
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Prince Valiant's wife : ALETA
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Word after running or jump : START
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Sault ___ Marie : STE
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Martini's partner in wines : ROSSI
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"___ expert, but ..." : IMNO
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Ring, as church bells : PEAL
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Eased : ALLEVIATED
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Standout performance for 1-Across : GUITARSOLO
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Amazon transactions, e.g. : ETAIL
5
Old Spice alternative : AFTA
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Homer's hangout on "The Simpsons" : MOES
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88 or 98, carwise : OLDS
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Suffix with neat or beat : NIK
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Bargain hunter's goal : GOODDEAL
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Johnny who played Sweeney Todd : DEPP
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Abba's "___ the Music Speak" : ILET
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Rocker Lofgren : NILS
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Legally bar : ESTOP
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Candy with a collectible dispenser : PEZ
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Ship's front : PROW
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Prince ___ Khan : ALY
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Jack that's one-eyed and lacks a heart : SPADE
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Curriculum ___ : VITAE
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"Li'l" comics fellow : ABNER
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Bandmate of 1-Across : JOHNBONHAM
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Polish-born violin master : ISAACSTERN
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Category : GENRE
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PC key : ALT
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One side of the Hoover Dam: Abbr. : NEV
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Eggy drink : NOG
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The recent past : LASTYEAR
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Sci-fi's "Doctor ___" : WHO
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In ___ (as found) : SITU
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Goodbyes : TATAS
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Motor City org. : UAW
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Prickly plants : CACTI
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Small marching band? : ANTS
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Precisely : TOAT
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Spreadable cheese : BRIE
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Passes on : DIES
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Vittles : EATS
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___ B'rith : BNAI
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This, to Tomás : ESTO
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Shine, in product names : GLO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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