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New York Times, Tuesday, January 1, 2013

With 61-Across, goal of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {GJQ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Farmer. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times1/1/13 ( No. 23,065 )
Across
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Dacha or villa : ABODE
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Rock used to make sparks : FLINT
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Equine : horse :: vulpine : ___ : FOX
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Unsophisticated sorts : RUBES
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Storm tracker : RADAR
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Dined : ATE
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End-of-semester doings : EXAMS
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With 61-Across, goal of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Beecher Stowe : ABOLITION
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Big book : TOME
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Disclosure to a loan applicant: Abbr. : APR
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U.S. capital and environs : DCAREA
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With 51-Across, presidential order signed on January 1, 1863 : EMANCIPATION
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Hit it off with : TAKETO
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Old Russian leaders : TSARS
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Art movement for Picasso : CUBISM
34
Scrooge player Alastair : SIM
36
Stockyard call : MOO
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With 39-Across, signer of the 23-/51-Across : ABRAHAM
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See 37-Across : LINCOLN
42
Jetsam locale : SEA
43
Rapper with the #1 album "Hip Hop Is Dead" : NAS
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Almost : NEARLY
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___-Detoo of "Star Wars" : ARTOO
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Signs of spring : ROBINS
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See 23-Across : PROCLAMATION
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Acquired with little or no effort : CAMEBY
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TV's Sue ___ Langdon : ANE
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Romance : LOVE
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See 18-Across : OFSLAVERY
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"Holy Toledo!" : ZOWIE
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"It's f-f-freezing!" : BRR
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Salsa singer Cruz : CELIA
66
Lectern : STAND
67
Jazz style : BOP
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Rickover known as the Father of the Nuclear Navy : HYMAN
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Imbeciles : ASSES
Down
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Mountain ridge : ARETE
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Big-bosomed : BUXOM
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Time's Person of the Year for 2008 and 2012 : OBAMA
4
Loss of faculties : DEMENTIA
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Beginning of summer? : ESS
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Fruity iced beverage : FRAPPE
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Runners of experiments : LABRATS
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Nuptial vow : IDO
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Old-time actress Nita : NALDI
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Knit fabric in lingerie and swimwear : TRICOT
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Like a fly ball off the foul pole : FAIR
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Tribe encountered by Lewis and Clark : OTOE
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Lucy Lawless title role : XENA
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Bronzes : TANS
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Quarterback Troy : AIKMAN
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Legal tender : CASH
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Labor : TOIL
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Omnia vincit ___ : AMOR
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Move on casters : ROLL
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LG Electronics competitor : SONY
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House in Havana : CASA
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Above, in Berlin : UBER
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Misbehaver : BRAT
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Role for diminutive Verne Troyer in "Austin Powers" films : MINIME
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Artist Chagall : MARC
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"99 Luftballons" singer, 1984 : NENA
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Made a random selection, in a way : CASTLOTS
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Sunny rooms : SOLARIA
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German auto make : OPEL
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Jerry of stage and screen : ORBACH
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Canopy tree : BANYAN
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Comment from a kvetcher : OYVEY
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Early Great Plains residents : IOWAS
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Sheeplike : OVINE
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Imperatives : NEEDS
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All-time career batting average leader : COBB
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Early Michael Jackson hairstyle : AFRO
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Car sticker fig. : MSRP
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Tree in many street names : ELM
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When doubled, a Gabor : ZSA

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

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