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New York Times, Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQU} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0129 ( 23,093 )
Across
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Wines said to go well with meat : REDS
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White-bellied whales : ORCAS
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Musical Mama : CASS
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Each : APOP
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Bubkes : ZILCH
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Voting nay : ANTI
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*1952 Marlon Brando film : VIVAZAPATA
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It might hold the solution : VIAL
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Arctic fishing tool : ICESAW
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*2008 Meryl Streep film : MAMMAMIA
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Parent who can pass on an X or Y chromosome : DAD
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Orioles and Blue Jays, informally : ALERS
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From the start : ABOVO
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*1968 Mark Lester film : OLIVER
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Name on a plaque, maybe : DONOR
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French seas : MERS
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Part of fashion's YSL : YVES
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It follows the answer to each starred clue : EXCLAMATIONMARK
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Medvedev's denial : NYET
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Skew : BIAS
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Blue Cross competitor : AETNA
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*1972 Jack Lemmon film : AVANTI
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Atlas blowup : INSET
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Harvard Law Review editor who went on to become president : OBAMA
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Bubkes : NIL
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*1980 Robert Hays film : AIRPLANE
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Intense passion : FERVOR
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Tart fruit : SLOE
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*1969 Barbra Streisand film : HELLODOLLY
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Letter-shaped support : IBAR
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Lensman Adams : ANSEL
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Common feature in Roman statuary : TOGA
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Achy : SORE
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Emulated a lamb : BAAED
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Former New York archbishop : EGAN
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Shankar at Woodstock : RAVI
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Like some fails, in modern slang : EPIC
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Bird of peace : DOVE
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Baden-Baden and others : SPAS
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Seiji ___, longtime Boston Symphony maestro : OZAWA
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Dead letters? : RIP
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Tight-lipped sort : CLAM
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Court proceedings : ACTA
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Hoax : SHAM
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Chargers in "The Charge of the Light Brigade" : CAVALRYMEN
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Japanese cartoon art : ANIME
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Connector of stories : STAIR
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Fictional Marner : SILAS
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Actress Pia : ZADORA
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Daisy ___ : MAE
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Realm : DOMAIN
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Mideast oil port : ADEN
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Hardly aerodynamic : BOXY
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Formerly : ONCE
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Watt's equivalent : VOLTAMPERE
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Allow to attack : LETAT
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Silent film effect : IRISIN
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Letters on brandy : VSO
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Textile factory containers : VATS
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White-tailed raptor : ERNE
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Game similar to bridge : SKAT
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Many a C.E.O. has one : MBA
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Did perfectly : NAILED
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Batman portrayer Kilmer : VAL
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Desert stop-off : OASIS
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A ring bearer : BILBO
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Loud, as a crowd : AROAR
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Poker player's "Uncle" : IFOLD
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Melville captain : AHAB
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"99 Luftballons" singer : NENA
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"Lohengrin" heroine : ELSA
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Tedious learning method : ROTE
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Many a YouTube upload : VLOG
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Gymnast Korbut : OLGA
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Meg of "Sleepless in Seattle" : RYAN
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Big name in jeans : LEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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