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New York Times, Monday, October 5, 2015

Lightest coins ever minted by the U.S., used in the late 19th century

Author:
Mike Buckley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {BJX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Buckley.
Mike Buckley notes:
Inspiration can strike anywhere. I was in the parking lot at Save-On-Foods when I noticed something different about the 1973 quarter I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
PENNY DREADFUL, what a colorful term! Along with common phrases NICKEL AND DIMING and QUARTERHORSES, the puzzle nicely covers the ... read more
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© 2015, The New York Times10/5/15 ( No. 24,072 )
Across
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Top of a wave : CREST
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Heed a red light : STOP
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Tanginess : ZEST
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Do-it-yourselfer's book genre : HOWTO
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Norse deity with a hammer : THOR
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Part of the eye : UVEA
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Chris who sang "Wicked Game," 1991 : ISAAK
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Guthrie of Rising Son Records : ARLO
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Word repeated before "pants on fire!" : LIAR
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Showtime series named after an old fiction genre : PENNYDREADFUL
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Proverbial madhouse : ZOO
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"When all ___ fails, read the instructions" : ELSE
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Young-sounding wildebeest : GNU
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Spydom's ___ Hari : MATA
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___-Cola : COCA
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Cousins of ostriches : RHEAS
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Early afternoon hour : ONE
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Cheese off : RILE
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Supreme Egyptian god : AMENRA
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Charging for every little extra : NICKELANDDIMING
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Cry after "Hi, honey!" : IMHOME
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Mexican uncles : TIOS
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180° turn, informally : UIE
44
"I'll handle it!" : CANDO
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European G.M. division : OPEL
46
MADD ads, e.g. : PSAS
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Three-time foe for Frazier : ALI
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Quaker Oats's Rice-A-___ : RONI
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Trident-shaped Greek letter : PSI
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Mounts for cowboys : QUARTERHORSES
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Late afternoon hour : FOUR
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Shoestring : LACE
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Mario with the 1951 #1 hit "Be My Love" : LANZA
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Yemeni port city : ADEN
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Store sign between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. : OPEN
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Company that made Pong : ATARI
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Loch ___ monster : NESS
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Where eggs hatch : NEST
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Befitting a monarch : REGAL
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Part of a casino stack : CHIP
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By any other name it would smell as sweet, per Juliet : ROSE
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McGregor who played a young Obi-Wan : EWAN
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Section of a poem : STANZA
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City destroyed by Godzilla : TOKYO
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Polaris, for one : STAR
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Lightest coins ever minted by the U.S., used in the late 19th century : THREECENTPIECES
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"C'est merveilleux!" : OOLALA
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Nudges : PRODS
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Letter after X-ray and Yankee in the NATO alphabet : ZULU
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Lex Luthor, for example : EVILGENIUS
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Ocean : SEA
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La Brea stuff : TAR
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Tame, as a pet : DOCILE
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Units named for physicist Enrico : FERMIS
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Land chronicled by C. S. Lewis : NARNIA
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Grammar Nazis' concerns : USAGES
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Santa ___ (city next to Los Angeles) : MONICA
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Alternative to vegetable and mineral : ANIMAL
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Ways to do things : TECHNIQUES
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Greeting in Rio : OLA
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Skirt's edge : HEM
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Fish that can attach itself to a boat : REMORA
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Ochs of New York Times history : ADOLPH
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Floored, as a boxer : KOD
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Six-sided roller : DIE
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Prerecorded, in a way : ONTAPE
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Jack Sparrow or Captain Hook : PIRATE
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DuPont acrylic fiber : ORLON
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Kind of energy with panels : SOLAR
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Vases : URNS
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$2, for Mediterranean Avenue : RENT
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Slight hitch in one's plans : SNAG
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Poet Pound : EZRA
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Mast's attachment : SAIL
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Pre-air-conditioning cooler : FAN
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Poem of praise : ODE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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