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New York Times, Friday, September 30, 2011

"___ Most Wanted" ("best-of" compilation of a popular TV cop show)

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 34 Missing: {HQZ} This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2011, The New York Times9/30/11 ( No. 22,606 )
Across
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Many viviparous births : LITTERS
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Where many beads are formed : PORES
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Pretty good result for a golf round : ONEOVER
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Without incident : SAFELY
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Coyote, say, to a Western rancher : VARMINT
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Subject of the 2001 book subtitled "The Shock of the Century" : SPUTNIK
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Stumble : ERR
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Like many resorts : COASTAL
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Expression of praise : ODE
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Clouds : TAINTS
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Toppers popular with jazzmen : PORKPIES
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1958 Pulitzer-winning novelist and family : AGEES
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His character had the signature line "Book 'em, Danno" : JACKLORD
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Territory on a Risk board : PERU
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Like stools and many benches : BACKLESS
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Event for many a dashing young man : TRACKMEET
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Having been overexposed to the sun, maybe : FRECKLED
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Unrefined sort : BOOR
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Officially starts work : CLOCKSIN
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"Nature's lay idiot, I taught thee to love" penner : DONNE
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Sea food : PLANKTON
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Points of view? : PIXELS
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"Chariots of Fire" co-star Charleson : IAN
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Doesn't go away : LINGERS
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Thing to drive off of : TEE
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Choices for snaps : GINGERS
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Like some Internet searches : BOOLEAN
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___ monkey : GREASE
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Least desirably : ATWORST
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Sounds from a 3-Down : YELPS
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They're far from stars : NONAMES
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Slight show of affection : LOVETAP
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Going ballistic : INARAGE
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One producing 50-Across : TERRIER
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Petty recording : TOM
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Boots : EVICTS
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"___ Most Wanted" ("best-of" compilation of a popular TV cop show) : RENOS
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Miss hitting a piñata?: Abbr. : SRTA
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Bauhaus artist and teacher : PAULKLEE
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"___ I had heard of Lucy Gray": Wordsworth : OFT
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"La Loge" and "La Grenouillère" : RENOIRS
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Skipped over : ELIDED
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General George at Gettysburg : SYKES
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Performed brilliantly : SPARKLED
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Warehouse workers : STOCKMEN
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Job for some wall fixers : SPACKLING
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Deuterium has one : NEUTRON
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London letter getter : POSTBOX
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Twenties : JACKSONS
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Wheelie supporter : BACKTIRE
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Daredevilish : RECKLESS
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Muleta material : FLANNEL
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Four years as governor, say : ONETERM
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Like most apartments : ONLEASE
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Minds : RESENTS
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Danes featured in films : CLAIRE
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Renounce : DISOWN
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Little digit? : PIGGY
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Prefix with type : PROTO
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Israel's first U.N. delegate : EBAN
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Orthodontist's concern : GAP
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Mauna ___ : LOA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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