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New York Times, Friday, January 10, 2014

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 183 for Mr. Berry. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Will Shortz notes:
I hold Patrick Berry in such awe that (I hope he doesn't mind my telling you this) I was flabbergasted to find he'd misspelled the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Patrick Berry earns his second POW! with this beaut. Why do I have a feeling that I'll be handing out many more POWs to him in the ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 23,439 )
Across
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Attaché feature? : ACCENT
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Lawrence who co-wrote "The Empire Strikes Back" and "Return of the Jedi" : KASDAN
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Seat of Ireland's County Kerry : TRALEE
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One of the former Barbary States : TRIPOLI
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Pride : lions :: ___ : crows : MURDER
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"Don't get so worked up!" : CHILLOUT
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Ordered pair? : SIDEDISHES
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___ running : ARMS
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Moving briskly : SPRY
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Public record? : CENSUS
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Not down with anything : WELL
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Deadeye : CRACKSHOT
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Surprised expression : ISAY
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Many old B films : OATERS
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Constant critic : NAG
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Leery of being noticed, maybe : SHY
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Decides on : OPTSFOR
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Symbol of liberty in the French Revolution : ELM
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Last course, often : PIE
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Domineering men : MACHOS
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Gridiron cry : HIKE
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They deliver on Sunday : PREACHERS
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Ideal world? : EDEN
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Sulking peevishly : INAPET
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Underattended, say : DEAD
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Grocery staple : EGGS
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Tub accessory for the head : BATHPILLOW
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Old-fashioned promotions : PRINTADS
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La to la, e.g. : OCTAVE
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Common gathering in a public square : PIGEONS
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Bet : STAKED
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Menelaus' kingdom : SPARTA
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Menorah inserts : TAPERS
Down
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Bread boxes? : ATMS
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Common casino locale : CRUISESHIP
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One who wants in on the deal : CARDPLAYER
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Aged : ELDERLY
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Emotionally demanding : NEEDY
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Dean's "Lois & Clark" co-star : TERI
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Word puzzle popular since the 1930s : KRISSKROSS
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Bother : AIL
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Unspecific recipe quantity : SPLASH
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"If opportunity doesn't knock, build a ___": Milton Berle : DOOR
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Diploma holder, for short : ALUM
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Tiny criticisms : NITS
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Ever since that time : THENCEFORTH
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Cribs : CHEATSHEETS
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Brainstorming session aids : SCRATCHPADS
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Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty signatory, briefly : USSR
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Flimsy lock : WISP
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1978 disco hit featuring the warning "Don't fall in love" : COPACABANA
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Body of water belatedly added to the course of the Erie Canal : ONEIDALAKE
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Discussed : TALKEDOVER
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Mafioso foes : GMEN
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Bahla Fort site : OMAN
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Clicker, of a sort : HEELTAP
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Michael who once led Disney : EISNER
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Decrees : DICTA
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Omar of TV and film : EPPS
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Clutch : GRIP
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Memory unit prefix : GIGA
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Diplomatic assignment : POST
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Joins : WEDS
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Unsteady walker, maybe : TOT

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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