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New York Times, Saturday, January 10, 2015

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 67, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JKQXZ} Spans: 9, (3 triple stacks) Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 72 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Joe Krozel notes:
My last revision of this puzzle was submitted almost two years prior to the publication date, so when I sat down to solve this final ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Neat pattern! A visual treat to drink in this sort of wide-open grid, the likes of which I've never seen before. I love that Joe takes ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Grid-spanning triple-triple stacks are not that uncommon any more but this is the first time they've intersected. All previous examples laid them out horizontally.

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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0110 ( 23,804 )
Across
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Subs' subs : CTEAMS
7
"My old lady" : THEMRS
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Many a Bedouin : ARABIAN
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Cigar with both ends open : CHEROOT
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Wraps around an island? : SARONGS
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City across the Rio Grande from McAllen, Tex. : REYNOSA
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What may precede itself : UNTO
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Lover of Mattie in an Edith Wharton novel : ETHAN
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Sulk : SNIT
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Flue flake : ASH
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Mocha alternative : CHAITEA
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Souvenir sometimes made with shells : LEI
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Vocalist's warm-up run : LAS
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Gathering of stockholders? : HERDERS
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L.A. law notable, once : ITO
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Scorer of the first double eagle in U.S. Open history, 1985 : TCCHEN
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"The Internship" co-star, 2013 : VAUGHN
33
"Really?" : ITIS
34
Celsius, for one : SWEDE
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The other side : THEM
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Noted preschool sequence? : EIEIO
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Question of introspection : AMI
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Four at the fore? : TETRA
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Dolphin facility : SONAR
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Fizzler : DUD
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Ugly ___ : ASSIN
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It's west of James Bay: Abbr. : ONT
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Adrenaline, informally : EPI
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Drug delivery options, briefly : IVS
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Important union members? : OVA
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Guarantor of financial accounts, for short : FDIC
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How a champagne bottle may arrive : INICE
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Natural thing to feel : ONEG
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Locale of five major U.S. volcanoes : WASHINGTONSTATE
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Big wave, e.g. : ATTENTIONGETTER
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Takes a breather : RESTSONONESOARS
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Fighting losses : CASUALTIESOFWAR
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Invoice information : TRANSACTIONDATE
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Water cycle studiers, e.g. : EARTHSCIENTISTS
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"Pink-___" (1966 Pink Panther short) : ABOO
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One of two extremes: Abbr. : MIN
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Nevadans : SAGEHENS
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"Such gall!" : THENERVE
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Common 60-Across : HEY
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Shoreline avifauna : ERNS
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Masterpiece designated "quasi una fantasia" : MOONLIGHTSONATA
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Per a 1942 song, "She's making history, working for victory" : ROSIETHERIVETER
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Radio heads : STATIONMANAGERS
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Many an old red giant : NSTAR
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Packing option : CRATE
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Tucked away : HID
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Revolutionary figure : CHE
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Thick plank insert? : ASA
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Early Chinese dynasty : HSIA
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Trojans' foes : UTES
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Joining the fray : WADINGIN
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Dingo dodger : EMU
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Frenchy portrayer in "Grease" : DIDICONN
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What might be grabbed in a rush : ORE
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Profs' backups : TAS
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One with patches : PINTO
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Settle a score, old-style : VENGE
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Lemon who played for the 1984 World Series-winning Tigers : CHET
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Langston Hughes poem with the lines "Nobody'll dare / Say to me, / 'Eat in the kitchen,' / Then" : ITOO
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Good name for a chauffeur? : OTTO
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Lead-___ : INS
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French possessive : SES

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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