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New York Times, Friday, January 31, 2014

"Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening" artist

Author:
Chris A. McGlothlin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Chris A. McGlothlin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. McGlothlin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Chris A. McGlothlin notes:
Obviously, LETS DO THIS THING was the seed for this themeless puzzle. For the best impact I felt it had to reside in the 1-Across ... read more
Will Shortz notes:

I accepted this puzzle by Chris only recently, but liked it so much that I moved it to the top of the pile. A gorgeous construction.

Jeff Chen notes:
Beautiful set of triple-stacks today. Typically I groan a little when I see 'em because of the tortured crossings that usually occur, ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times1/31/14 ( No. 23,460 )

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Across
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"No more wasting time!" : LETSDOTHISTHING
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Pixar, e.g. : ANIMATIONSTUDIO
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Was just getting started : HADALONGWAYTOGO
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Some foreign friends : AMICI
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Union ___: Abbr. : STA
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Breathers : LUNGS
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"Dawson's Creek" star James Van Der ___ : BEEK
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It's a state : BEING
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Unduplicated : SOLE
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___ Toy Barn ("Toy Story 2" setting) : ALS
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Parked cars : VALETED
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A Kennedy : TED
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Fix : NEUTER
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Makes a fuss over, with "on" : DOTES
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What Sports Illustrated's annual Swimsuit Issue has a lot of : ADPAGES
35
Marker's mark maker : FELTTIP
39
Bottom line? : XAXIS
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Cruise : VOYAGE
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Professional org. with a "healthy" balance sheet : AMA
45
Musical instrument for a geisha : SAMISEN
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MASH unit : COT
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Pioneering map publisher William : RAND
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1998 film in which Donny Osmond has a singing role : MULAN
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One on the staff? : NOTE
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Thin as ___ : ARAIL
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Romanian capital : LEU
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Albert's sitcom co-star : GABOR
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Numbats : BANDEDANTEATERS
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Washington report starter : ICANNOTTELLALIE
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Down
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Caribbean capital, to locals : LAHABANA
2
Cloisonné, e.g. : ENAMELED
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Sets things straight : TIDIESUP
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Trash talk : SMACK
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"Dream Caused by the Flight of a Bee Around a Pomegranate a Second Before Awakening" artist : DALI
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Tribe of Chief Shaumonekusse : OTO
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It hangs around trees : TINSEL
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Immobilized : HOGTIED
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Needing : INWANTOF
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Grp. that's got your number? : SSA
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Texting ta-ta : TTYL
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Many Rwandans : HUTUS
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Defensive reply : IDONOT
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Nitpick : NIGGLE
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Gave a boost : GOOSED
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Practice test? : BAREXAM
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Square things : GETEVEN
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Setting for "Ocean's 11" : VEGAS
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Actor Alain : DELON
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Strain : TAX
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Home for E. B. White's Wilbur : STY
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Pose as : SIMULATE
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"Live más" sloganeer : TACOBELL
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Classic song that begins "When my baby / When my baby smiles at me" : IGOTORIO
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"CSI" star William : PETERSEN
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Few of them were made after 1929 : SILENTS
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Source of the word "admiral" : ARABIC
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One of two in a rumba : MARACA
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Pineapples: Sp. : ANANAS
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Prepares, as some mushrooms : SAUTES
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"If I ___ Have You" (2001 Best Original Song Oscar winner) : DIDNT
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Kind of star : NATAL
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"Leading With My Chin" memoirist : LENO
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Air force? : GALE
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Slip into : DON
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Grp. with the 1971 gold album "Pictures at an Exhibition" : ELP

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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