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New York Times, Saturday, January 30, 2016

Author:
Samuel A. Donaldson and Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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3410/2/20087/12/20209
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1.63130
Samuel A. Donaldson
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522/19/20056/10/201925
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011201434
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1.60001
Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Donaldson. This is puzzle # 47 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0130 ( 24,189 )
Across
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One of a trio in a children's story : MAMABEAR
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Bar order after a very hard day, maybe : DOUBLE
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Lacking any sides : ALACARTE
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Puffin relative : AUKLET
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Haggard : WORNDOWN
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Prize at the top of a maypole : WREATH
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Mixing and matching? : SPEEDDATING
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Start of many a dance routine : CHA
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Suffix with market : EER
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Large fern : BRACKEN
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Renegade and Renaissance, to the Secret Service : OBAMAS
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Things bench players need? : PIANOS
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Pandemonium : BABEL
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Sackers in the sack of Rome, A.D. 410 : VISIGOTHS
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Think tank, e.g.: Abbr. : INST
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Spent : WIPED
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Hotel amenity : POOL
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Treats as in "South Park" or "Doonesbury" : SATIRIZES
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Drift : TENOR
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During : AMIDST
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Viciously criticizes, informally : SHREDS
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Clothing company whose mail-order catalog debuted in 1905 : SPIEGEL
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It lacks letters on a telephone keypad : ONE
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___ cannon (sci-fi weapon) : ION
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Trattoria entree : VEALMARSALA
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Saggy and crinkled : CREPEY
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Following the beat? : ONPATROL
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Fidelity competitor : ETRADE
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Toddler's handful : SIPPYCUP
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Spy group : MOSSAD
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Green-light : SAYYESTO
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Traps and yaps : MAWS
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Like some rabbit ears : ALOP
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Certain dam : MARE
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Worrisome marks in high school? : ACNE
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Source of buyer's remorse : BADDEAL
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Whittles away : ERODES
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Battling : ATWAR
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Torn : RENT
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Huge stock purchase at the start of a day's trading : DAWNRAID
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Shorts popular in the 1920s and '30s : OURGANG
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It might be picked for a song : UKE
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"The Great" magician whose signature trick was the "floating light bulb" : BLACKSTONE
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River of myth where one drinks to forget : LETHE
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___ Edwards, John Wayne's role in "The Searchers," 1956 : ETHAN
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Birds in hieroglyphics : IBISES
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Cask maker : COOPER
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Eastern ties : OBIS
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Eric of "Hulk" : BANA
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Dry sorts : ABSTAINERS
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What isn't working? : METIME
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Lab vessel : PIPET
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Hungarian hunting dog : VIZSLA
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Tough : HOOD
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Some photog purchases : SLRS
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Innocent : WIDEEYED
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Ancient collection of Sanskrit hymns : RIGVEDA
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Rehabilitative effort : THERAPY
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Quick : SNAPPY
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Dog command : SICEM
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___-Novo (capital on the Gulf of Guinea) : PORTO
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"___ cum pretio" ("Everything has its price") : OMNIA
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Parenthetical figure, often : LOSS
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Hot compress target, perhaps : STYE
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Parenthetical figures? : ARCS
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Vulgarian : LOUT
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Brand with a Gravy Cravers line : ALPO
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Announcement carriers, for short : PAS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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