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New York Times, Monday, October 14, 2013

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel and D. Scott Nichols
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel
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1.43000
D. Scott Nichols

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Ms. Burnikel. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Nichols. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 1014 ( 23,351 )

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Across
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Scotch ___ : TAPE
5
Stare dumbfoundedly : GAPE
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Simba's best friend in "The Lion King" : NALA
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Nyet : Russian :: ___ : German : NEIN
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More than some : ALOT
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Engine : MOTOR
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Jamaican sprinter nicknamed "The Fastest Man on Earth" : USAINBOLT
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Story for storage : ATTIC
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Polynesian kingdom : TONGA
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Nothing daring in terms of offerings : USUALFARE
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Ostentatious displays : POMPS
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Sounded like a horn : BLARED
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Washtub : BASIN
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Indian dress : SARI
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Mediterranean and Caribbean : SEAS
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Winter pear : BOSC
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Having painterish pretensions : ARTSY
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Golf course target : PAR
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PC outlet : USBPORT
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Had supper : ATE
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Firebug's crime : ARSON
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Lovett of country music : LYLE
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Title beekeeper in a 1997 film : ULEE
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"Dies ___" (hymn) : IRAE
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Brand of dinnerware with a Scandinavian design : DANSK
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Bandleader Glenn : MILLER
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Roger who played 007 : MOORE
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Service charges : USERSFEES
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Apple tablets : IPADS
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"Dig?" : GETIT
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Heralded, as a new era : USHEREDIN
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Rum drinks for British sailors : GROGS
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Subway support : RAIL
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Companion of the Pinta and Santa Maria : NINA
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Cravings : YENS
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Pig's grunt : OINK
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"General Hospital," e.g. : SOAP
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Letter-shaped fastener : TNUT
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Fable writer : AESOP
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Nightspots for cocktails and easy listening : PIANOBARS
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Mysteries : ENIGMAS
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Yak : GAB
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Baseball's Matty or Jesus : ALOU
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D.C. types : POLS
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"___, Brute?" : ETTU
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Sore loser's cry : NOTFAIR
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Fragrance of roses : ATTAR
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France's longest river : LOIRE
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Shaped like a rainbow : ARCED
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Teen hanging out among shoppers : MALLRAT
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Dozes : NAPS
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"The ___ Daba Honeymoon" : ABA
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Brothers and sisters, for short : SIBS
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Aristocratic : NOBLE
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Bawl out : SCOLD
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Place that might offer mud baths : SPA
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Pointy part of Mr. Spock : EAR
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007, for one : SPY
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Rush Limbaugh medium : TALKRADIO
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Sault ___ Marie, Mich. : STE
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"___-haw!" : YEE
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Turmoils : UNRESTS
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500 sheets : REAM
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Structures in the Gulf of Mexico : OILRIGS
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Annual tournaments ... or a description of the starts of 16-, 20-, 37-, 53- and 60-Across? : USOPENS
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Terrier's sound : ARF
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Roulette bet that's not rouge : NOIR
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Hot and humid : MUGGY
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River of Grenoble, France : ISERE
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Divulge : LETON
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Minneapolis suburb : EDINA
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It replaced the franc and mark : EURO
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Actor Morales : ESAI
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Body part that's often bumped : SHIN
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Partner of Crackle and Pop : SNAP
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"Benevolent" club member : ELK

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

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