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New York Times, Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Joel Fagliano notes:
One of my constructing idols is Patrick Merrell. When I was first solving and making crosswords, I admired how he was able to bend and ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
DNA! I often feel ambivalent about "a single word hidden in phrases," because once you've found one or two of them, the rest is ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Back in 2002, Elizabeth Gorski had a different twist on the famous double helix.

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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0106 ( 23,800 )
Across
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Wine store purchase : BOTTLE
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Sound investments? : AMPS
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Business with monthly memberships : GYM
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Neighbor of a Hoosier : OHIOAN
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Ham or lamb : MEAT
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Winning tic-tac-toe row : OOO
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Traveling, as a band : ONTOUR
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Exercise with a cobra pose : YOGA
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Possess : OWN
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Lab research assistant, maybe : POSTDOC
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"Hooray for us!" : WEDIDIT
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Word on a red-and-white name tag : HELLO
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"Frozen" studio : DISNEY
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Like a case before the court : ATBAR
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Mont Blanc, e.g. : ALP
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___ mode : ALA
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Place for a hoedown : BARN
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Passion : ARDOR
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Somewhat : ATAD
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Modern cash register device : IPAD
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Like many mouthwashes : MINTY
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Beige shade : NUDE
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Where Graceland is: Abbr. : TENN
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1-10, e.g. : SCALE
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Result of a king vs. king endgame : DRAW
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Pat : DAB
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Biblical partner of 37-Down : EVE
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"The best is the ___ of the good": Voltaire : ENEMY
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Einstein : GENIUS
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1945 conference site : YALTA
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House tour giver : REALTOR
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Like loamy soil : FERTILE
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Spot for a shot : ARM
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Walked : TROD
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Start to catch up to : GAINON
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Thanksgiving dessert : PIE
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School attended by Lord Grantham on "Downton Abbey" : ETON
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"Same here" : IDOTOO
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"___ Your Dog, Charlie Brown" (1968 TV special) : HES
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Spreadsheet contents : DATA
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Mortise inserts : TENONS
Down
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Betty who appeared in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" : BOOP
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"It's all gone wrong!" : OHNO
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Small songbirds : TITS
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Fierce way to fight : TOOTHANDNAIL
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Estée of fragrances : LAUDER
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Sign up, to Brits : ENROL
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"Little Women" woman : AMY
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Speak Persian? : MEOW
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Contacted via beeper : PAGED
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Sporting arenas : STADIA
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Cheerful disposition : GOODNATURE
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"Ouch!" : YOWIE
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Hall of fame : MONTY
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___ Starling, "The Silence of the Lambs" protagonist : CLARICE
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Comoros or Barbados : ISLANDNATION
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Gap subsidiary : OLDNAVY
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Somewhat : ABIT
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"Roll the ___" : TAPE
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Wilson and Hoover, but not Eisenhower : BRANDNAMES
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Image often accompanying the phrase "Legalize it" : POTLEAF
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Pro-___ : AMS
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Deli loaf : RYE
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Biblical partner of 47-Across : ADAM
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Like morning grass : DEWY
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Rammed like a ram : BUTTED
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Charles Schwab competitor : ETRADE
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It has axes : GRAPH
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Spine-tingling : EERIE
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Somewhat, informally : SORTA
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O.K. : LEGIT
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What fans do : ROOT
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Really liking : INTO
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Nut job : LOON
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Grandson of 47-Across and 37-Down : ENOS
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Molecule hidden in 4-, 11-, 23-, 25- and 29-Down : DNA

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

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