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New York Times, Saturday, November 9, 2013

Vice president after whom a U.S. city is thought to have been named

Author:
Michael Ashley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Ashley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {HJQWXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Ashley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Michael Ashley notes:
I read a story online about a guy who was playing loud rap music in his car one day while driving home from work, when he somehow ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
I've known Michael for almost 35 years, ever since my days at Games magazine, where he created the double-crostics. He still does, in ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Strong puzzle today, expertly created. Because of the extra crossings that must be accounted for, stacks of 10s are generally harder ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times11/9/13 ( No. 23,377 )
Across
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Made a seat-of-the-pants error? : BUTTDIALED
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"Your mama wears army boots," e.g. : GIBE
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Rioting : ONARAMPAGE
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Popular pizza place, informally : UNOS
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Washington, D.C., has a famous one : TIDALBASIN
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Greets enthusiastically, in a way : MOBS
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One working in a corner in an office? : STAPLER
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Eastern Woodlands native : SAC
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Noted eavesdropper, for short : NSA
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Covenants : PACTS
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Splendiferous : LOVELY
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Bar supply : ICE
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___ Valley : SIMI
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Sulky : INAPET
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Tandoori-baked fare : NANS
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"Yes" to an invitation : LETS
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One way to stand : ASIDE
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They may result when you run into people : BRIEFENCOUNTERS
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Hognose snake : ADDER
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Of two minds : TORN
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___ work : SCUT
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Lender, legally speaking : DEBTEE
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Lo ___ : MEIN
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50% nonunion? : ENS
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"Gunsmoke" setting : SALOON
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Marina sight : SLOOP
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Classic Northwest brewski : OLY
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Charlie's land : NAM
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Like a tennis match without a break? : ONSERVE
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Like many a gen. : RETD
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Mother of Andromeda : CASSIOPEIA
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"Iliad" locale : TROY
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Settles in, say : TAKESASEAT
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Job application info, for short : SSNS
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Nootropics, more familiarly : SMARTPILLS
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Internet prowlers : BOTS
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Hand or foot : UNIT
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Cry frequently made with jazz hands : TADA
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Georg von ___ : TRAPP
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Vice president after whom a U.S. city is thought to have been named : DALLAS
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Ninny : IMBECILE
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Best Picture of 1960, with "The" : APARTMENT
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___ Palmas : LAS
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Breastplate of Athena : EGIS
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"The High One" : DENALI
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Where a canine sits? : GUM
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Whole : INONEPIECE
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Winter Olympics sight : BOBSLEDRUN
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They use blue books : ESSAYTESTS
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TV show headed by a former writer for "S.N.L." : CONAN
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"Mom" and "Mama's Family" : SITCOMS
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Poetic expanses : VASTS
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Grumpy : INBADSORTS
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They use Blue Books : CARDEALERS
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"The Wishing-Chair" series creator : ENIDBLYTON
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Manage : SEETO
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Whiner, of a sort : SORELOSER
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Kind of compressor : FREON
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Yankee, once : UNIONIST
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Passes : ENACTS
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"Uh-uh!" : NOSOAP
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#2 pop : PEPSI
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Title with an apostrophe : MAAM
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Appear stunned : REEL
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Apothecary item : VIAL
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Din-din : EATS
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Prefix with peptic : DYS
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2 Tone influence : SKA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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