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New York Times, Saturday, September 3, 2011

Author:
Peter Wentz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Wentz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {QX} Scrabble average: 2.02 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York TimesNo. 0903 ( 22,579 )

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Students & seniors
Across
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"Star Wars" villain : JABBA
6
Broken thing in "Gimme a break" : KITKATBAR
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Perform "All of Me," say : CROON
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Performing perfectly : INAGROOVE
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Chili container : CROCK
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Pirate's implement : DVDBURNER
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Sapporo's home : HOKKAIDO
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Nobel-winning economist James : MEADE
22
"Would you look at that!" : AWW
23
Inventor of the battery in 1800 : VOLTA
26
Extinct wingless bird : MOA
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Birth city of Mother Teresa : SKOPJE
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It's acquired in the sun : VITAMIND
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A little too quiet, perhaps : EERIE
34
Gruff rejoinder : SEZWHO
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Brewmaster's science : ZYMURGY
37
Term for some morning deejays : ZOOCREW
41
Having been tainted, as a drink : SKUNKY
43
United hub : OHARE
44
Noted role for 46-Down : MRMIYAGI
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Many domes : STADIA
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Great Society inits. : OEO
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___ Park : MENLO
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"That's awful!" : ICK
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"David ___," Edward Noyes Westcott novel : HARUM
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Ninnies : FATHEADS
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It stirs things up : AGITATION
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About to happen : ONTAP
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Gathering place for animals : WATERHOLE
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Glandular opening? : ADENO
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They're thrown over the shoulder : KNAPSACKS
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Ready for another play : RESET
Down
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Former 'N Sync vocalist and judge on "America's Best Dance Crew" : JCCHASEZ
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Pointer for a computer user : ARROWKEY
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Bibliolater : BOOKWORM
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Dark quaff : BOCK
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"Tonight My Love, Tonight" singer : ANKA
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Little fella : KIDDO
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Absorb : INVOLVE
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Sliver : TAD
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Former org. for Azerbaijani president Heydar Aliyev : KGB
10
Poisonous lily : ARUM
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Moved with force : TORE
12
Cleanser with the logo of a chick emerging from an egg : BONAMI
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Photographer who once collaborated with Capote : AVEDON
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Brushed up on : REREAD
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"___ changed" : IVE
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Excited state : TIZZY
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U.K. highway connecting London and Dover : ATWO
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Ninth successor of St. Peter : PIUSI
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Beef product : JERKY
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Screamingly funny : AHOOT
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Part of a mudslide, maybe : MOCHA
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"The Tinker's Wedding" playwright : SYNGE
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Japanese capture after Pearl Harbor : GUAM
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Projects, in a good way : RADIATES
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"Grey's Anatomy" actor : ERICDANE
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Chink in the armor : WEAKSPOT
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Relatives : KINFOLK
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Fashion strip? : MOHAWK
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"The ___ Diaries" (2007 best seller) : REAGAN
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Actor Pat : MORITA
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Sponge : SOT
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They're added in some infrastructure upgrades : LANES
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Conference USA sch. : UTEP
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"The Sands of ___" (Arthur C. Clarke's first science fiction novel) : MARS
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Window coating? : HOAR
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German fantasy writer Michael : ENDE
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Article in hip-hop : THA
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Org. against doping : IOC

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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