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New York Times, Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Author:
Ethan Cooper
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ethan Cooper

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Cooper. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 1002 ( 22,974 )
Across
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Like the people on the Forbes 400 list : RICH
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Mountains out of molehills : TODOS
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___ facto : IPSO
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Restatement? : ECHO
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First group to get invites : ALIST
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Like an "Open 24 hours" sign, perhaps : NEON
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It's impressive : FEAT
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Former French first lady ___ Bruni-Sarkozy : CARLA
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"Surely you ___" : JEST
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"The Tsar's Bride" composer : RIMSKYKORSAKOV
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N.Y.S.E. debut : IPO
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Prefix with -logue : EPI
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It has its own Grammy category : SPOKENWORDALBUM
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Taken into account in terms of a container's weight : TARED
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Crosswise, at sea : ABEAM
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Some genetic coding, for short : RNA
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Dramatic cry : ALAS
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Sneaked : CREPT
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Do some post office work : SORT
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Crony : PAL
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Wipe the board clean : ERASE
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Possible result of doing questionable accounting : AUDIT
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NASA launch of 1990 : HUBBLETELESCOPE
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Untreated : RAW
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Cricket World Cup powerhouse: Abbr. : PAK
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Beginning of 20-, 25- or 43-Across : WHEELCOMPONENT
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Minimal resistance : EASE
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Coupling : UNION
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Spanish-speaking explorer : DORA
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Airhead : DITZ
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Programme shower : TELLY
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Operating system since 1969 : UNIX
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Leave rolling in the aisles : SLAY
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Witchcraft trials city : SALEM
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John, Paul or John Paul : POPE
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One who knows what it means to travel : REF
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Cake decorator : ICER
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Spiced Indian tea : CHAI
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Feedback producers : HOTMIKES
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Add for good measure : TACKON
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Oil of ___ : OLAY
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Straight-bladed dagger : DIRK
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Home for Ibsen : OSLO
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Observed intently : STAREDAT
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Locked up : INJAIL
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Furtive look : PEEK
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Nothing to write home about : SOSO
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Airing : ONTV
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Went 80 or 90, say : SPED
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___ folder : SPAM
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Kind of infection : STAPH
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Pacific island nation : PALAU
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Toothbrush brand : ORALB
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"The ___ Home," 1996 Emilio Estevez film : WARAT
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Carrying a lot? : OBESE
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Push away : REPEL
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Tortellini in ___ (Italian dish) : BRODO
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Tear open : UNRIP
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Not glossy, as a photo : MATTE
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Army barber's specialties : CREWCUTS
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Was obsequious, informally : SUCKEDUP
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Israeli carrier : ELAL
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___ example : ASAN
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Light, as a conversation : BREEZY
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Louis Braille or Louis Chevrolet : EPONYM
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Joins as a couple : WEDS
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Word repeated before "the gang's all here" : HAIL
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTA
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Most eligible for service : ONEA
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Grinding place : MILL
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Firehouse fixture : POLE
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"What were you thinking?!" : NONO
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Common game show prize : TRIP
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Guitar, slangily : AXE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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