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New York Times, Thursday, January 30, 2014

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dan Schoenholz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Schoenholz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Dan Schoenholz notes:
I remember when I saw "Wordplay" how blown away I was by the genius of the famous BOB DOLE/CLINTON ELECTED crossword featured in the ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
This is only the seventh Times crossword I've published that has two different "correct" solutions (these are the other six). This ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Great use of the Schrodinger convention today, resulting in an amusing theme. This is the only puzzle in the NYT Shortz era with a ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0130 ( 23,459 )
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___ Beach, city near San Luis Obispo : PISMO
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Hide : BURY
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"It follows that ..." : ERGO
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Totally stoked : AMPED
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Metro ___ : AREA
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Naughty look, maybe : PEEK
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With 27-Across, an old riddle : WHATSBLACKWHITE
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U.S. city known to some locals as Siqnazuaq : NOME
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Girl's name that sounds like French for "she has it" : ELLA
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Microscopic, informally : EENSY
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Starting words at many a sporting event? : OSAY
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Rich soil : LOAM
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See 17-Across : ANDREADALLOVER
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"To Kill a Mockingbird" author : LEE
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One on probation, maybe : TYRO
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In this matter : HERETO
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Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7: Abbr. : AMAJ
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Flop : DUD
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What lemon adds to a dish, in food lingo : ACID
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"I won't miss it" : NOLOSS
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Take off : SOAR
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Kerfuffle : ADO
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Answer to one spelling of the riddle : THISNEWSPAPER
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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Similar : AKIN
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Author of the quote "I am not what you call a civilized man!" : VERNE
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All the ___ : RAGE
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Capital in 2004-05's Orange Revolution : KIEV
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Answer to another spelling of the riddle : ASUNBURNEDPANDA
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Locks in the stable? : MANE
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Dark genre : NOIR
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Where Rosalind becomes Ganymede, in Shakespeare : ARDEN
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Plunks (down) : PUTS
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Head-turning night fliers : OWLS
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Detroit's county : WAYNE
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Hostage : PAWN
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Modern "methinks" : IMHO
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Filter target : SPAM
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Luminary in a late-night show? : METEOR
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Has more than enough, briefly : ODS
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Home is one corner in it : BALLYARD
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Russian river : URAL
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Special election : RECALL
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Gab : YAK
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Time-sensitive items : EPHEMERA
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Santa's deer leader? : REIN
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Savvies : GETS
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___-dokey : OKEY
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Like a rat's eyes : BEADY
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Drive drunkenly, say : WEAVE
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Box ___ : SEAT
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"Wow!" : OOH
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One of the men on "Two and a Half Men" : ALAN
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Fictional character who says "I am not what you call a civilized man!" : NEMO
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Handled, with "with" : DEALT
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No-goodnik : LOUSE
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Sports segment that often includes highlights : RECAP
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'Bama, with "the" : TIDE
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Cleaner's target : ODOR
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Artist Vermeer : JOHANNES
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Violet Crawley of "Downton Abbey," and others : DOWAGERS
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Elvis's "Viva Las Vegas," recordwise : SIDEB
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Fed. stipend : SSI
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Established the price of : ASKED
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Sch. near Albany, N.Y. : RPI
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Constrained : NARROW
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Site of the Museum of Anatolian Civilizations : ANKARA
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Seductress : VAMP
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Genesis man : ESAU
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Little sucker? : RUNT
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Blue dye source : ANIL
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May race, informally : INDY
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Genesis place : EDEN
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Weather indicator : VANE
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Start for a Spanish count : UNO
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Manhandle : PAW

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