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New York Times, Friday, January 1, 2016

Goddess who caused the Trojan women to riot in the "Aeneid"

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 36 Missing: {GJKQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 46 for Mr. Steinberg.
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© 2016, The New York Times1/1/16 ( No. 24,160 )
Across
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Prominent feature of dubstep music : BASS
5
Try to avoid an accident, maybe : SWERVE
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Fields of food? : MRS
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Mass observance : RITE
15
Lit from above? : HALOED
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It sounds like you : YEW
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Big source of coal: Abbr. : WVA
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Song that Paul McCartney wrote at 16 : WHENIMSIXTYFOUR
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Generic : NONAME
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Street ___ : CRED
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Goddess who caused the Trojan women to riot in the "Aeneid" : IRIS
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Parting chorus : FAREWELLS
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Sinner's heart? : ENS
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Having a protective cover, of a sort : LAMINATED
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One side of the Mideast : RICEPILAF
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Wear for a flower child : LOVEBEADS
35
Something you may need to get off your chest : BRA
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Provocative performance : POLEDANCE
39
Create an icicle, say : DRIP
40
Heart's partner : SOUL
41
Mets' division, for short : NLEAST
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Bordeaux toasting time : ETE
50
Ketchup base : TOMATOPASTE
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Stretch out : LIE
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"Ave Maria," e.g. : ORISON
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"Sure, I'm game" : LETS
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Rock's ___ Soundsystem : LCD
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Worked (out) : HASHED
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Binding exchange : IDOS
Down
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Base for some ice cream : BROWNIE
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Stadium noisemaker : AIRHORN
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First bishop of Paris : STDENIS
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Perceived to be : SEENAS
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Embarrassed : SHAMEFACED
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They take place in theaters : WARS
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"The Time Machine" people : ELOI
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Sauce thickener : ROUX
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Scream one's head off : VENT
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Start to go down the drain : EDDY
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2009 million-selling Justin Bieber release : MYWORLD
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Some vaudeville fare : REVUES
13
Grassy surface : SWARD
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Edge : RIM
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Symbol on a cello or tuba composition : FCLEF
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Slide presentation? : AMEBA
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Mature : RIPEN
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Historic computer : ENIAC
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Famed cabin site : WALDENPOND
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Flight figures, for short : ETAS
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Start of a Saturday night catchphrase : LIVE
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Big cheese wheels? : ROLLS
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"Walk on the Wild Side" singer, 1973 : LOUREED
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Like Swiss steak : BRAISED
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Creamy, whitish dish : RISOTTO
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Relevance : APTNESS
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Beautifully worded : POETIC
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Alaska's ___ Park Road : DENALI
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Brief period : SPELL
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Edge : LIP
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Texter's "Alternatively ..." : OTOH
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Gumshoe Charles : NORA
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"Lucky Jim" author : AMIS
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Tie securely : LASH
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Winnebago relative : OTOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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