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New York Times, Tuesday, January 21, 2014

With 72-Across, what the answers on this puzzle's perimeter form

Author:
Todd Gross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Todd Gross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Gross.
Todd Gross notes:
Pardon my crucinerdism, but I'm totally psyched to have my 10th NYT crossword, which means I get to be on those awesome XWordInfo ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
Todd's grid ended up with a lot more crossword-y stuff than I like — especially WILE E, OBER, OR ME, ORNE, UP AS, AGRO, A-WEE, ISE, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Clever idea today. Word ladders, which connect a starting word to an ending word using intermediates where only letter has changed, ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times1/21/14 ( No. 23,450 )
Across
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With 72-Across, what the answers on this puzzle's perimeter form : WORD
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Beech and birch : WOOD
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"Yay!," in a text message : WOOT
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Drink served either hot or cold : CIDER
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Qualified : ABLE
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Iberian river : EBRO
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Any hit by the Everly Brothers, e.g. : OLDIE
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Swarm (with) : TEEM
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Brief reminder : MEMO
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Performs, as historical scenes : REENACTS
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Turkish hospice : IMARET
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Taunt : DERIDE
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Moved smoothly : EASED
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Fictional Flanders and Plimpton : NEDS
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Not worthy of : BENEATH
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Hack's vehicle : CAB
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Nancy Reagan's maiden name : DAVIS
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2007 documentary about the health care system : SICKO
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Wilson of "The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou" : OWEN
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Put back to zero, say : RESET
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Latin musician Puente : TITO
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Celebrate noisily : REVEL
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Inspiration for Old Major of "Animal Farm" : LENIN
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Summer clock observance: Abbr. : DST
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Florida home for Hemingway : KEYWEST
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Caddie's pocketful : TEES
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Brew, as tea : STEEP
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Indonesian currency : RUPIAH
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Certain paint protector : CARWAX
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Heed : LISTENTO
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Curve in a crown molding : OGEE
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Dress ___ (impersonate) : UPAS
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Nostalgic style : RETRO
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Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Ski resort in Salt Lake County : ALTA
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Leaking, as a faucet : ADRIP
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Nutcase : KOOK
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Take a gander : LOOK
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See 1-Across : LOOP
Down
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___ Coyote (toon) : WILEE
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More bizarre : ODDER
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Control, as costs : REININ
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Like calls from bill collectors, typically : DREADED
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Unit of power : WATT
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Way overweight : OBESE
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Cheer in Chihuahua : OLE
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Death : DEMISE
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Cry upon arrival : WEMADEIT
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High, in German names : OBER
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"Coffee, Tea ___?" (1960s best seller) : ORME
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Beep : TOOT
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Telephone attachment : CORD
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Chest material : CEDAR
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___ Health magazine : MENS
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Part of AWOL : ABSENT
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Gracefully thin : SVELTE
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___ wash jeans : ACID
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Times Square booth sign : TKTS
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Knee-slapper : HOOT
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One may pop on New Year's Eve : CORK
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Bide-___ : AWEE
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Group of beauties : BEVY
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Ending with advert : ISE
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Magazine launch of 1933 with a hyphen in its name : NEWSWEEK
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Wedding cake parts : TIERS
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"___ thousand flowers bloom" : LETA
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Car gear : NEUTRAL
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___ relations : SEXUAL
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Suit company founded in Australia : SPEEDO
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Student of Socrates : PLATO
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Emcee's delivery : INTRO
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Take ___ (travel) : ATRIP
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Basketball target : HOOP
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Diner employee : COOK
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Farming: Prefix : AGRO
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City NNE of Tahoe : RENO
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"Babette's Feast" author Dinesen : ISAK
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Mideast grp. : PLO

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