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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 2019

Five-time N.B.A. championship-winning coach with the Lakers and the Heat

Author:
Andrew Kingsley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Kingsley.
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© 2019, The New York Times1/7/19 ( No. 25,262 )
Across
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___ San Lucas (Baja resort city) : CABO
5
Chew the fat : GAB
8
Maze runner in an experiment : LABRAT
14
Brewery products : ALES
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Pitcher's stat : ERA
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"Uncle!" : ENOUGH
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Five-time N.B.A. championship-winning coach with the Lakers and the Heat : PATRILEY
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Cable channel with many science shows, familiarly : NATGEO
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"Ready, ___, fire!" : AIM
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Ballad, e.g. : SONG
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Circus enclosure : TENT
24
Garfield, to Jon Arbuckle : PETCAT
27
Notable statistic for Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates : NETWORTH
29
Opening number? : ONE
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Prosciutto, e.g. : CUREDHAM
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Physicians, for short : MDS
33
Obtain : GET
34
Mountain overlooking Tokyo : FUJI
37
Casino floor V.I.P. : PITBOSS
40
Make tiny criticisms : NITPICK
43
Ruler of old Russia : TSAR
44
Broadcast : AIR
45
___ tai (cocktail) : MAI
46
Bygone monthly for the 12-to-20 set : TEENBEAT
50
"The A-Team" actor with a mohawk : MRT
51
Road hazards that need filling : POTHOLES
54
"Be patient!" : NOTYET
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"Your turn," on a walkie-talkie : OVER
57
Appear to be : SEEM
59
Surface of a sty : MUD
60
Peeved : PUTOUT
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Dessert loaf : NUTBREAD
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Cheap cigar, slangily : ELROPO
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CBS forensics franchise : CSI
68
Midwife's delivery : BABY
69
Sailor : SEAMAN
70
"I know what you're thinking" feeling, for short : ESP
71
First word in a fairy tale : ONCE
Down
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Salary limit : CAP
2
___ carte : ALA
3
Software trial runs : BETATESTS
4
Duel overseer in "Hamlet" : OSRIC
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Do stuff? : GEL
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Warlike Greek god : ARES
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Musket attachment : BAYONET
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Width's counterpart : LENGTH
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Santa ___ winds : ANA
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Proceeding from low to high : BOTTOMUP
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America's largest firearm manufacturer : RUGER
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Secret ___ (007, for one) : AGENT
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Egyptian god usually pictured with the head of an ibis : THOTH
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Apple computer : IMAC
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Neighbor of Homer on "The Simpsons" : NED
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"___ and Circumstance" : POMP
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Break off a relationship : ENDIT
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Yanks (on) : TUGS
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Drift, as an aroma : WAFT
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Hi-___ screen : RES
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Singer with the 1961 hit "Big Bad John" : JIMMYDEAN
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Comforting words : ICARE
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Place to shower and brush one's teeth : BATHROOM
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Cookie with creme in the middle : OREO
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Never, in Nuremberg : NIE
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Tehran's land : IRAN
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Eartha who sang "C'est Si Bon" : KITT
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Perfect attendance spoiler : ABSENCE
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Yankees legend ___ Howard : ELSTON
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Originally named : NEE
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Egyptian pyramid, e.g. : TOMB
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John, Paul and John Paul : POPES
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Undeveloped seed : OVULE
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Four: Prefix : TETRA
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High-performance engine : TURBO
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Dishevel, as the hair : MUSS
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Work ___ sweat : UPA
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Extra 15% or so for a waiter : TIP
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Simple as ___ : ABC
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Henna, for one : DYE

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

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