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STOLEN PRODUCE

New York Times, Sunday, November 3, 2013

Author:
Andy Kravis and Victor Barocas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andy Kravis
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Victor Barocas

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 71 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Kravis. This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Barocas. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
Andy: Victor and I met at ACPT 2012, where he sat at the table behind me. We sat in the same seats at ACPT 2013, and he pitched the idea of this puzzle to me. I loved it, but he was still ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
A fresh theme, elegantly done. DATEBOOKS did give me pause, because I'm just barely familiar with the usage of "book" meaning "to leave" — but it's legitimate. You might be interested to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
What a perfect use for a Sunday-size grid today! Sometimes the bigger palette can feel like a weekday puzzle simply stretched out, but Andy and Victor use the extra space for a great ... read more
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 1103 ( 23,371 )
Across
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Winner of the 2005 and 2007 Grammys for Best Spoken Word Album : OBAMA
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Relief for the snowbound : THAW
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Seal words : MOTTO
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Put one's hands together : CLAP
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Setting for Henry James's "The American" : PARIS
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Actress Chaplin of "Game of Thrones" : OONA
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Company whose logo was, appropriately, crooked : ENRON
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Burrow, perhaps : LAIR
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Many service dogs, after 29-Across? : GERMANSHEPHERDS
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Roi's wife : REINE
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___ Stanley Gardner : ERLE
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French colony until 1953 : LAOS
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The Warrior Princess : XENA
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They get stuffed at Greek restaurants : GRAPELEAVES
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Rapper with the 2013 #1 album "Born Sinner" : JCOLE
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Sees red : BOILS
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Eighty-sixes : IXNAYS
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Foil user's words : ENGARDE
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Foreshadows : BODES
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A/C measures : BTUS
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Serious break, after 48-Across? : COMPOUNDFRACTURE
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Author John Dickson ___ : CARR
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Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Harvests : GLEANS
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"I don't know why ___ this way" : IACT
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Schedule planners : DATEBOOKS
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Years, for Cicero : ANNI
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On the q.t. : INSECRET
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Sail extender : SPRIT
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She, overseas : ELLE
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Greek goddess of witchcraft : HEKATE
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Salinger title girl : ESME
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Legendary Scottish swimmer, after 66-Across? : LOCHNESSMONSTER
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Tart treats : LEMONDROPS
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Potter's base : CLAY
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Painted crudely : DAUBED
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Gulf of ___ : ADEN
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Marx without much to say : HARPO
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Cruiser repair site : NAVYYARD
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List component : ITEM
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Circus founders, after 89-Across? : BARNUMANDBAILEY
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"The Lion King" lioness : NALA
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Overflowed : TEEMED
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Swelled head? : ESS
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Ice cream brand : EDYS
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Ice cream treats : BANANASPLITS
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Shield border : ORLE
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Mastodon features : TUSKS
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Clobber : SHELLAC
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Jet Ski competitor : SEADOO
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Forces from office : OUSTS
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Begins to wake : STIRS
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Where Margaret Thatcher studied chemistry, after 108-Across? : OXFORDUNIVERSITY
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Winglike : ALAR
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"The King and I" role : ANNA
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Ulrich of Metallica : LARS
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Obliterate : ERASE
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Short-lived pests ... or an alternative title for this puzzle : FRUITFLIES
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Prefix with -genarian : OCTO
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Money holders : TILLS
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Guam, e.g.: Abbr. : TERR
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Only inanimate zodiac sign : LIBRA
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Lee of Marvel Comics : STAN
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Beginning : ONSET
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Northeast vacation locale, with "the" : CAPE
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"The Lion's Share" author : AESOP
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Car with a lightning bolt in its logo : OPEL
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The Tide : BAMA
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River of Pisa : ARNO
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Tokyo beauty, maybe : MISSJAPAN
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Smokestack emission : ASH
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Poe poem : TOHELEN
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Tony winner Lena : HORNE
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All that ___ bag of chips : ANDA
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Second word of "A Tale of Two Cities" : WAS
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"The more the ___" : MERRIER
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N.B.A.'s Shaquille and Jermaine : ONEALS
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Psychedelic experiences : TRIPS
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Shape (up) : TONE
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Glenfiddich bottle size : ONELITRE
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Wipes off, say : CLEANS
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Caterpillar, for one : LARVA
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Dancer Alvin : AILEY
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Iron : PRESS
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Book in which Moses is born : EXODUS
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Split the check : GODUTCH
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They're way out : EXURBS
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Buds : CRONIES
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Ball game : BOCCE
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Med. test : ECG
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Saints' home, for short : NOLA
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Feds : GMEN
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Frederick's of Hollywood purchases : BRAS
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Flutter, as one's eyes : BAT
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Adjusts carefully : FINETUNES
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Twin-hulled vessel : CATAMARAN
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Many a broken statue : TORSO
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Tighten one's belt : SKIMP
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Politico Kefauver : ESTES
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Hockey fake : DEKE
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Phone button : OPER
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"Here's looking at you, kid" addressee : ILSA
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Mother, e.g.: Abbr. : REL
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Psychedelic drug : LSD
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Mary Lincoln, nee ___ : TODD
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Jackson-to-Birmingham dir. : ENE
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Earthy pigment : OCHRE
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Santa ___ : CLAUS
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Damages : HARMS
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"Law & Order: SVU" force : NYPD
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Many a collector's resource : EBAY
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Preacher, for short : REV
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Fourth-longest river of Europe : DNIEPER
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Powerful line : DYNASTY
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Puck's master : OBERON
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"Over There" soldiers : YANKS
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Word of woe : ALAS
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Does what George Washington couldn't? : TELLSALIE
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Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
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Lead-in for physics ... and pieman? : META
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Enthusiastic reply : IDLOVETO
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Grease dissolver : LYE
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Casual top : TSHIRT
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Medal awarded to MacArthur in W.W. I and W.W. II : DSC
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Superlative for Atlanta International Airport : BUSIEST
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"Holiday Inn" co-star : ASTAIRE
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Favored against the field : ODDSON
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Scrap : TUSSLE
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Performs unaccompanied : SOLOS
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Perfect : EXACT
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Vessel with an arch : AORTA
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Some exams : ORALS
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Drink loudly : SLURP
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Andrews of Fox Sports : ERIN
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Vicinity : AREA
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Penpoints : NIBS
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Great-grandson of Mark Antony : NERO
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Quickly, quickly : ASAP
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Org. "protecting America's consumers" : FTC
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Marco Rubio's home: Abbr. : FLA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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