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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 2013

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 115 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0125 ( 23,089 )
Across
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Automaker David Dunbar Buick, by birth : SCOT
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Apple quantities : PECKS
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Expression of despair : SOB
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A really good offer, say : THREEFORONE
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Chase Field team, on scoreboards : ARI
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Former New York City attraction with a revolving dance floor : RAINBOWROOM
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Track hostilely : DOG
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Tool time? : IRONAGE
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Cold comfort? : TISSUE
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It has pins at one end : ALLEY
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Football Hall-of-Famer Grimm : RUSS
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"The Last of the Mohicans" girl : CORA
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Rank : TIER
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Pumice feature : PORE
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There are eight in "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" : OINKS
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Some concerned with 5-Downs: Abbr. : EES
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+2 : DOUBLEBOGEY
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Serious offense against God : MORTALSIN
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Hit home : STRUCKANOTE
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Mil. authority : CMD
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Game with forks and pins : CHESS
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Goes out, in a card game : GINS
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James of "Elf" : CAAN
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Giant of legend : YETI
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___ Trophy (golf tourney) : SEVE
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Rather : SORTA
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Having a catch : TRICKY
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Skips : SITSOUT
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Dynasty after the Qin : HAN
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To come : INTHEFUTURE
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Abbr. in auto ads : EPA
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Challenges catchers, in a way : STEALSBASES
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Change a shade? : DYE
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___ life : SHELF
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Staff sign : REST
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Streaked : STRIATE
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Delta preceder : CHARLIE
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Brooks Robinson and Frank Robinson : ORIOLES
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Sawbuck : TENNER
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Candle-lighting occasion : POWEROUTAGE
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Say 1 + 1 = 3, say : ERR
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Cote call : COO
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Speed units : KNOTS
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Penultimate match : SEMI
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Number of tears? : SADSONG
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"Parliament of Whores" humorist : OROURKE
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Mardi Gras setting, with "the" : BIGEASY
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It may do your bidding : EBAY
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Horror film effect : FOG
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Offshoot : SCION
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Mid 13th-century pope : URBANIV
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Forgo modesty in a job interview : SELLONESELF
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Bill add-ons : PORK
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Drama honor : OBIE
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Creations in Word, informally : DOCS
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Shop quotes: Abbr. : ESTS
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Some strains : MUSIC
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Reaped, in a way : SCYTHED
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Couples may be in it : THERAPY
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Image receivers : RETINAE
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Hit the bars, say : CAROUSE
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Comes due : MATURES
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Fatherhood confirmer, maybe : DNATEST
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Bill splitter? : COSTAR
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___-pop : SYNTH
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Hit accidentally : STUB
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Give lip to? : KISS
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What-___ : IFS
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Top-Flite holder : TEE
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Cartoonist Foster : HAL

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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