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New York Times, Friday, September 7, 2012

18-Across : Potential result of fear

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JX} Spans: 5, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 64 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith.
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© 2012, The New York Times9/7/12 ( No. 22,949 )
Across
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"The Black Stallion" hero and others : ALECS
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Option for reduced fare : DIETPLATE
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Pillbox relative : TOQUE
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New York City has six : AREACODES
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Onetime 25-Down rival : STUTZ
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Potential result of fear : COLDSWEAT
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Info about touchdowns : ETAS
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Many man caves : DENS
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Detective work : CASE
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On the decline? : ASLOPE
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Quarters : ABODES
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Sing in court : NAMENAMES
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Statement resulting in hand-raising : INEEDAVOLUNTEER
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Minimal conflict : LEASTRESISTANCE
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First commandment? : LETTHEREBELIGHT
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Bowery boy, say : EASTSIDER
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Bluff : FAKEIT
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Fortuitously : BYLUCK
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Member of a loving trio : AMAT
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On the way out? : DOZY
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Azadi Stadium setting : IRAN
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"Great" 18th-century ruler : CATHERINE
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Sure to be won : ONICE
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Lana Turner's "Mr. Imperium" co-star, 1951 : EZIOPINZA
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Bebé's nourishment : LECHE
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#1 hit song that asks "Are you somewhere up above?" : TEENANGEL
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Ruins : ASHES
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Thrown : ATSEA
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1990s Senate majority leader and family : LOTTS
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Like a joule and a watt-second, e.g. : EQUAL
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Learns by doing : CUTSONESTEETHON
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Informal states? : SEZ
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Bait fish for pike angling : DACE
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Unbending : IRON
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Fish caught in pots : EELS
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Skosh : TAD
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They get booted : PCS
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Options for reduced fare : LOWCOSTAIRLINES
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In ___ heat : ADEAD
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Mimic Mae West : TEASE
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Simon of opera : ESTES
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William of "My Three Sons" : DEMAREST
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Dish garnished with crushed peanuts : PADTHAI
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Getting a charge out of : AMUSEDBY
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Speed Six maker : BENTLEY
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Winner of seven French Opens : EVERT
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What some counters count : NOSES
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Out : ALIBI
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"___ see" : ILL
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Genealogy word : NEE
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Refuel, in a way : EAT
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Like Elvis Costello, but not Elvis Presley: Abbr. : ENG
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Command level: Abbr. : ECH
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Like some sgts. : RET
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Jeweler's creation : FACET
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Elicit eye-popping : AMAZE
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She went to Haiti, in a Cole Porter song : KATIE
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Player of TV detective Spenser : URICH
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Auxiliary memory for fast retrieval : CACHE
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Pants parts : KNEES
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"Time's up" sound : DING
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Dix et un : ONZE
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Fire : ZEAL
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Org. whose seal has a flower : EPA
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Currency unit taken out of circulation in 1953 : RIN
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Pay extension? : OLA

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