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New York Times, Friday, December 30, 2016

Player with the most seasons (10) on a World Series-winning team

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 26 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 218 for Mr. Berry.
Jeff Chen notes:
Exceedingly smoothly themeless, as per usual for PB. There weren't any feature entries that I *squeed!* over, but there were several ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times12/30/16 ( No. 24,524 )
Across
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It's soft and sweet : CREAMSODA
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Turpentine source : RESIN
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Possible rap sheet entry : HOLDUPJOB
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Empty-headed : INANE
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Pressing : IMMEDIATE
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Has a rough time? : CAMPS
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Buttonless garment : TEE
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Appliance in a fast-food restaurant : FRYER
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Sears buyer of 2005 : KMART
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Military movements : SORTIES
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Like some passcodes : NUMERIC
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Dumbbell : ASS
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"Goodness gracious!" : MANALIVE
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Defeat by playing mental games, with "out" : PSYCH
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Lingerie fabric : SATIN
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Make use of : TAP
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Dread line? : UHOH
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Too small, possibly : TIGHT
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Spreadsheet filler : DATA
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Disreputable periodical : RAG
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Richard who won a Tony for playing Don Quixote : KILEY
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Ticket prices? : FINES
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Man and others : PRIMATES
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"Zero Dark Thirty" org. : CIA
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Site of the Cedar Revolution : LEBANON
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Shep Smith's channel : FOXNEWS
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Fancy wine vessels : EWERS
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Source of riches : TROVE
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___ Bete (honor society member, informally) : PHI
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Thomas who is known as the Queen of Memphis Soul : CARLA
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Big Apple power supplier : CONEDISON
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Hatch in the Capitol : ORRIN
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Stadium whose first home run was hit by Mickey Mantle : ASTRODOME
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Disengages : WEANS
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Families share them : LASTNAMES
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Vouchers : CHITS
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"O, I am fortune's fool!" speaker : ROMEO
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Bovine product mascot : ELMER
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Sports drink suffix : ADE
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Swimmer in cloudy water : MUDFISH
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Skyline points : SPIRES
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R&B group with a series of 1970s hits, with "the" : OJAYS
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Show adoration : DOTE
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King's collaborator : ABERNATHY
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Alan who played the title role in "Rasputin" : RICKMAN
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Smooth finish : ENAMEL
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Good person in a parable : SAMARITAN
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Confidentially : INPRIVATE
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"Isn't that so?," to Rousseau : NESTCEPAS
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Dash gauge : TACH
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Infantry division : UNIT
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Wand wielders : MAGES
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Fountain drink containing grape juice and vanilla ice cream : PURPLECOW
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"Try now, pay later" products : SHAREWARE
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Player with the most seasons (10) on a World Series-winning team : YOGIBERRA
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Nickname for U.S. president #30 : SILENTCAL
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Post-W.W. II rival of Stalin : TITO
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"Gorillas in the Mist" writer Fossey : DIAN
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Dorothy and Auntie Em, for two : KANSANS
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Obsessed with : FIXEDON
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Fish in "The Old Man and the Sea" : MARLIN
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Like cloak-and-dagger operations : COVERT
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Lots of characters? : FONTS
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Market town in Surrey : EPSOM
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Mock-innocent question : WHOME
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Right triangle ratios : SINES
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Sub ___ (confidentially) : ROSA
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Gilbert and Sullivan's "Princess ___" : IDA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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