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New York Times, Friday, December 26, 2014

"It makes a man mistake words for thoughts," per Samuel Johnson

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 192 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2014, The New York Times12/26/14 ( No. 23,789 )
Across
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Take measures : ACT
4
Deeply offended : STUNG
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Did a little housekeeping : SWEPT
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One who gets upset twice? : SORELOSER
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Thick smoke : CIGAR
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Ladylove : INAMORATA
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Love ballad from the 1973 album "Goats Head Soup" : ANGIE
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Way to bear arms : AKIMBO
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Frank Capra title character : MRDEEDS
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Oscar nominee Rowlands : GENA
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They're often underfoot : SHOES
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Bobs, e.g. : DOS
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Some slurry stuff : ORE
27
Vessels of the Napoleonic Wars : SLOOPS
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Silent "ick" : MOUE
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Based on instinct and guesswork : SEATOFTHEPANTS
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Letter's capital? : RENTMONEY
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Page with many views : OPED
40
Most treacherous for driving, maybe : ICIEST
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Trendy : NOW
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Fitting : APT
44
Hides : VEILS
45
Maximum on a hurricane wind scale : FIVE
46
Detail-oriented : PRECISE
48
Caduceus carrier : HERMES
50
Soft white mineral : BORAX
51
Operation Neptune Spear group : NAVYSEALS
54
Like aspen leaves : OVATE
55
Stand-up guy Dave : CHAPPELLE
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First inert gas made into a compound : XENON
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In the pit of one's stomach? : EATEN
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Instrument in Glenn Miller's "Pennsylvania 6-5000" : SAX
Down
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Often-grated cheese : ASIAGO
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Game played by British schoolkids : CONKERS
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Recent staff addition : TRAINEE
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Home wrecker? : SLOB
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John Deere rival : TORO
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Ryder Cup side : USA
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URL ending : NET
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Record holders of old : GRAMOPHONES
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A whole bunch : SCADS
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"It makes a man mistake words for thoughts," per Samuel Johnson : WINE
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Given encouragement : EGGEDON
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Disbursed : PAIDOUT
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Head set? : TRESSES
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Miss Woodhouse of Highbury : EMMA
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Forwards : RESENDS
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Psychology or sociology : SOFTSCIENCE
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Web-based service succeeded by Outlook in 2013 : HOTMAIL
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Acronymic weapon name : STEN
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Winter underwear, informally : LONGIES
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Ingredient in Marie Rose sauce : MAYO
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Uninteresting : ARID
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Hide : PELT
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Something to express views on : SOAPBOX
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O.K. : APPROVE
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Longtime : VETERAN
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Fabled characters? : ANIMALS
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Steinbeck's "Of Mice and Men," e.g. : NOVELLA
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Alfred the Great's kingdom : WESSEX
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Yuletide team member : VIXEN
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Not occupied : FREE
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Punic War agitator : CATO
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Talk up : HYPE
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"Outside the Lines" broadcaster : ESPN
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Sound of a light going on? : AHA
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Tanyard sight : VAT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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