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New York Times, Friday, January 18, 2013

Author:
Tim Croce
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tim Croce

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {V} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0118 ( 23,082 )

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Across
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"Hold on, why am I being dragged into this?" : WHATDOYOUMEANWE
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Last single blasts? : BACHELORPARTIES
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Unlikely to develop clothing lines? : CREASERESISTANT
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Filched : TOOK
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2007 Oscar winner Swinton : TILDA
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Wildlife : BEASTS
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Twin or triplet : SIB
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San Francisco's ___ Tower : COIT
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Bear in "The Jungle Book" : BALOO
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Resign : DEMIT
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Salem-to-Portland dir. : NNE
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Classic brand with a bunny mascot : QUIK
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Choices for poachers : GRADEAEGGS
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Crop-killing caterpillars : ARMYWORMS
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Rock icon for whom a Manhattan block is named : JOEYRAMONE
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Key target of resolution : CRUX
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Massachusetts' Cape ___ : ANN
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Filched : STOLE
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It's lighter than mustard : MAIZE
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It has its limits, briefly : CALC
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Burn prevention meas. : SPF
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Like some debts : REPAID
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"I'm gone!" : ADIOS
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It's bound to leave the field : BALE
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Does some flattering : MASSAGESONESEGO
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Poke on Facebook, say : ATTENTIONGETTER
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Relaxes : RESTSONONESOARS
Down
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Ring grp. : WBC
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Part of a crack response? : HAR
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One in a pack : ACE
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"No worries" : THATSOKAY
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First European to cross the Mississippi : DESOTO
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Some spreads : OLEOS
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Pennsylvania city or its county : YORK
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What to take the lead from : ORE
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Brown letters? : UPS
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When many fleurs bloom : MAI
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"... which ___ from heat did canopy the herd": Shak. : ERST
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Top web developer? : ATTIC
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"Big Momma's House" co-star, 2000 : NIALONG
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Going along : WENDING
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Willing subjects : ESTATES
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Grilling subject, informally : BBQ
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What bateaux move across : EAU
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"The Soul of a Butterfly" autobiographer : ALI
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Pirate : SEAWOLF
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Line to wrap things up with : IMDONE
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Brasserie offering : BIERE
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Certain duster : DRYMOP
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Floppy lid : TAM
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Some univ. entrance exams : GMATS
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Reaches, as a vacation resort : ESCAPESTO
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They have end-to-end cars: Abbr. : RRS
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Iridescent green bird of tropical America : JACAMAR
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Like many new couples : ONADATE
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Eschews the draft? : ENLISTS
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Relative of a fjord : RIA
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Its 49-Down is about 200 meters : UZI
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Chose, perhaps : XED
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Riots : MELEES
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"Left" or "right" group, in math : COSET
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Shooting statistic : RANGE
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Lacking : SANS
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Old 58-Down capital : BONN
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It's "really lookin' fine" in a 1964 hit : GTO
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58-Down article : EIN
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Jack of "The Green Berets," 1968 : SOO
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Touchdown stat : ETA
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Eur. land : GER
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Places with vital monitors, in brief : ORS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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