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New York Times, Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 82 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0905 ( 22,947 )

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Visa/MC alternative : AMEX
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Threesome on a clipper : MASTS
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Laid off : IDLE
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Half at the start? : DEMI
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Tolerate : ALLOW
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Company with a cat in its logo : PUMA
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Been in bed (with) : LAIN
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Unflashy coat : BEIGEPAINT
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Where to find a keeper : INN
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What to call a lady : MAAM
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Many a Cub Scout den leader : DAD
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Phenomenon evidenced in the 2011 film subtitled "Never Say Never" : BIEBERFEVER
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Outback runner : EMU
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Eponym of a Venetian basilica : STMARK
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Aristotle who named his yacht Christina after his daughter : ONASSIS
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Div. for the Mets : NLEAST
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___ Reader : UTNE
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"Sorry I paid for that" feeling : BUYERSREMORSE
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Circle dance : HORA
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Giving a leg up : AIDING
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French artist Pierre : BONNARD
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Watery-eyed : RHEUMY
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Permits : OKS
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Actor in "The Fabulous Baker Boys" : BEAUBRIDGES
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French possessive : SES
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Amazonas and others : RIOS
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It covered Pompeii : ASH
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Toady : BOOTLICKER
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"___ virumque cano" (first words of the "Aeneid") : ARMA
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"Hair" do : AFRO
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Sex researcher Hite : SHERE
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Lone Star State sch. : UTEP
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Flight level : STEP
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Like many a Mediterranean roof : TILED
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Dry as dust : SERE
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Extemporizes : ADLIBS
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Speak with conviction : MEANIT
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Artist with the #1 albums "Relapse" (2009) and "Recovery" (2010) : EMINEM
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Check alternative? : XIN
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Crime family head : MABARKER
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Shake like ___ : ALEAF
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Viciously denigrate : SLIME
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Dress (up) : TOG
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"The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" setting : SWEDEN
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Kindle Fire competitor : IPAD
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It makes MADD mad : DUI
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Three after K : LMN
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Put away : EAT
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Prefix with normal : PARA
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Country music's Travis : MERLE
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Tree with aerial roots : BANYAN
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Went for a ticket, in a way : VOTED
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Figs. that aren't final : ESTS
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Possible response to "Whose is this?" : MINE
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Purpose : USE
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Increased suddenly : SURGED
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Carne ___ (Mexican dish) : ASADA
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Indian honorific : SRI
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It can be read on a 10-Down : BOOK
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Samovars : URNS
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Reflected : MIRRORED
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Milton's "___ Blindness" : ONHIS
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"Boardwalk Empire" airer : HBO
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Son of Eve : ABEL
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Face down temptation : RESIST
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Lorre's role in "Casablanca" : UGARTE
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Hypnotist whose name inspired a verb : MESMER
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What a necklace with a pendant has : YSHAPE
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"Family Matters" neighbor : URKEL
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Stella Artois, par exemple : BIERE
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"I've had enough!" : STOP
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___-relief : BAS
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___-times : OFT
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Gold in them thar hills? : ORE
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Trib's home : CHI
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Neighbor of Ger. : AUS

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

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