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New York Times, Thursday, January 29, 2015

Author:
John Farmer
Editor:
Will Shortz
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John Farmer

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Farmer. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
John Farmer notes:
Unlike some themes, which take plenty of fiddling with before coming into focus, the idea for this one came at once. I remember ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Sometimes I miss the cleverness a puzzle brings. Today, I wondered why AGUA was a Latin American capital — perhaps it was a currency ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0129 ( 23,823 )
Across
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María's "those" : ESAS
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General who became a secretary of state : HAIG
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Bird that's the lead character in "Rio" : MACAW
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It might contain a sandwich and an apple : SACKLUNCH
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Bula : Fiji :: ___ : Hawaii : ALOHA
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With 58-Across, buy or sell direct ... or what to do in this puzzle three times? : CUTOUTTHE
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Upright type : ROMAN
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Trims : ADORNS
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Best Picture between "The Last Emperor" and "Driving Miss Daisy" : RAINMAN
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Part of a historic trio : PINTA
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Archaeological discovery of the 1920s whose fossils have been missing since 1941 : PEKINGMAN
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Suffix with official : ESE
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Service break at Wimbledon? : TEATIME
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Like : ALA
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Offer? : HITMAN
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Onetime Road Runner rivals : GTOS
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With 37-Across, drama set in New York's Last Chance Saloon : THEICEMAN
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See 34-Across : COMETH
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Butler, e.g. : HELP
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Procrastinator's time : MANANA
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Span of attention? : ERA
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Where Forrest Gump attended college : ALABAMA
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Twit : ASS
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Faithful servant : MANFRIDAY
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Certain dressing : RANCH
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Central American capital : MANAGUA
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Vintage Ford : MODELA
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"Homeland" actor Patinkin : MANDY
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See 17-Across : MIDDLEMAN
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Stand out : EXCEL
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Aid for a club secretary nowadays : EMAILLIST
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Piece in a rockhound's collection : GEODE
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Certain dress : SARI
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"___ now" : EASY
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Caribbean vacation, e.g. : ESCAPE
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Gulf War ally : SAUDIS
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2014 Broadway play based on Moss Hart's autobiography : ACTONE
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Women's hybrid attire : SKORT
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"Survivor" quarters : HUTS
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Queen's pawn? : ANT
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"___ liebe dich" : ICH
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Vlasic classic : GHERKIN
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___ One (president's helicopter) : MARINE
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"Move ___" : ALONG
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End of many addresses : COM
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"So it was you!" : AHA
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Whitish : WAN
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Nut : LUNATIC
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Target : AIM
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"Jackie Brown" actress Grier : PAM
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Chapter seven? : ETA
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Bud : MATE
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Loads : ALOT
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Longtime Crosby partner : NASH
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Tour de France season : ETE
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Like ripped jeans in the '90s : HIP
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TV debut of 1975, briefly : GMA
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Us competitor : THEM
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Goddess who competed for the apple of discord : HERA
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Dash : ELAN
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Skyping device : CAM
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Hot : ONAROLL
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Butterfly and others : MADAMES
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Judicial ratings grp. : ABA
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"Permission denied" : NAY
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Common pattern for golf attire : ARGYLE
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Brooklyn-based sch. : LIU
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Iron supplements may treat it : ANEMIA
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Mercedes-Benz luxury line : SCLASS
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Makeshift dwelling : SHANTY
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Nearly forgotten : FADED
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Grammy winner for "21" : ADELE
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Year Columbus began his last voyage : MDII
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Memory unit, informally : MEG
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Grooming brand for "helping guys get the girl" : AXE
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Sgt., e.g. : NCO
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"Well, ___ monkey's uncle!" : IMA
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___ es Salaam : DAR

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

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