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New York Times, Saturday, January 14, 2017

Author:
Andrew Kingsley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrew Kingsley

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Kingsley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Andrew Kingsley notes:
My partner introduced me to the term WEEKENDER when I mistakenly called his bag a satchel. My error and/or his sartorial expertise led ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
What a fantastic NW corner! It's hard to intersect triple-stacks together like that. Sure, one triple-stack is easy to do, but when ... read more
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Across
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Back in : RETROCHIC
10
Golf or tennis lesson topic : GRIP
14
Time Lords, e.g. : ALIENRACE
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Kimchi solution : BRINE
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Something that may help control the border? : WEEDEATER
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Shop item : LATHE
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Roast figures : MCS
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Anchovy or sand eel : SPRAT
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Same old : USUAL
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Fix permanently : ETCH
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X factor? : SEX
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House flip, e.g. : RESALE
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Very loud : AROAR
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Celebrity ex of Bruce and Ashton : DEMI
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With 26-Down, bit of winter fun : SLED
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Really hot : TORRID
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1978 Nobel sharer : SADAT
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Requisite : NEEDED
36
Like some extreme diets : NOCARB
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Part of a Guardian Angel's attire : BERET
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Roast figures : FRIARS
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Comic who was the 2012 presidential nominee of the Peace and Freedom Party : BARR
46
Bangkok banknotes : BAHT
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Join the club, in Canterbury : ENROL
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"Either way works for me" : IMEASY
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Mother of the wind gods : EOS
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One of two in a tournament : SEMI
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Cousin of ibid. : OPCIT
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Run : SPATE
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Follower : FAN
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Davis of "The Accidental Tourist" : GEENA
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"Shh!" : NOTALKING
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Mock wedding setting in Shakespeare : ARDEN
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Words before a business's date of establishment : OPENSINCE
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Bracket position : SEED
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Person on a quick vacation, maybe : WEEKENDER
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Carpaccio, e.g. : RAWMEAT
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Tiny orbiter : ELECTRON
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50-50, e.g. : TIESCORE
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Like the lower half of Haiti's flag : RED
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Georges : ONES
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Game with an official called a stickman : CRAPS
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It "paralyzes life," per Martin Luther King Jr. : HATRED
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Tools descended from alpenstocks : ICEAXES
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Warrant, e.g.: Abbr. : CERT
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They often turn knees green : GRASSSTAINS
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Initiation, e.g. : RITUAL
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Yoga class directive : INHALE
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Like bananas in banana splits : PEELED
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Like the upper half of Haiti's flag : BLUE
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Cockamamie : HAREBRAINED
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Free from : RIDOF
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See 29-Across : RIDE
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"Wowser!" : MAN
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Topper for Chaplin's Tramp : DERBY
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Parcel portion : ACRE
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Org. concerned with some labs : DEA
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Thrill during an excavation : RAREFIND
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Bond seen in "Wayne's World" : BROMANCE
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Obviously Catholic person, in a snarky rhetorical question : THEPOPE
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Ending with gun or mud : SLINGER
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Manure byproduct : BIOGAS
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Coulomb per second : AMPERE
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What coastlines may do : RECEDE
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Perfectly : TOATEE
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N.B.A. coach Van Gundy : STAN
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Was lousy : STANK
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Put one over on : SNOW
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Instead : ELSE
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Blood group? : KIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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