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New York Times, Saturday, February 1, 2014

Member of the German Expressionist group Die Brücke

Author:
Will Nediger
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Nediger. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Will Nediger notes:
I wrote this puzzle a long time ago, and looking back, there are some things I don't like about it — all the you-know-it-or-you-don't ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
This puzzle by Canadian Will Nediger has a lot of fine vocabulary. My favorite entries, besides BARBARA BUSH at 1A, are YOUR MAJESTY, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Fun workout today. And written BY A CANADIAN! *ducking from hockey stick thrown by Jeffrey Krasnick* No need to get rough, eh? Nice ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times2/1/14 ( No. 23,461 )
Across
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Her 1994 memoir has the chapter "Desert Storm" : BARBARABUSH
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Plant visitor : BEE
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What watts and volt-amperes have : EQUIVALENCE
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Elementary education, briefly : RRR
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High interest? : FASCINATION
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Choice for a portrait : OIL
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U.K. honours : OBES
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What you may open the door for : DRAFT
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Aftermath : WAKE
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Fun time : GAS
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Toddler coddler : MOMMY
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Display options, briefly : LEDS
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Serpent with a Zulu name : MAMBA
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Zany : MADCAP
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On track to win : AHEAD
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Use pumice on, perhaps : EXFOLIATE
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He wrote of a "vorpal blade" : CARROLL
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Gets to a seat, say : LEADSIN
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Member of the German Expressionist group Die Brücke : EMILNOLDE
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Sky boxes? : KITES
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Exhibit explainer : DOCENT
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Strawberry, for one : EXMET
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Tom Clancy's "Every ___ Tiger" : MANA
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Polaris or Procyon : FSTAR
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Persian language unit? : MEW
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"The Wizard of Oz" farmhand : ZEKE
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Psychoanalyst Melanie : KLEIN
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Hometown of the mathematician Fibonacci : PISA
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Much like : ALA
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Words accompanying a low bow : YOURMAJESTY
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X or Y lead-in : GEN
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Uno's alternative : OLIVEGARDEN
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Suzanne, e.g.: Abbr. : STE
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Light insufficiently : UNDEREXPOSE
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Muddle : BEFOG
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Great Rift Valley port : AQABA
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Dodges : RUSES
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Some 27-Down : BICS
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Prefix with culture : AVI
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Like some inspections : RANDOM
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Danger dinger : ALARMBELL
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Old Sony format : BETAMAX
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Come together : UNIFY
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Cock-a-leekie eater : SCOT
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Incubator : HEN
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Sent out in waves? : BROADCAST
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Composer of several "Gnossiennes" : ERIKSATIE
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Man's name that sounds noble : ERLE
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Cooperation exclamation : WEDIDIT
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"___ With the Long Neck" (Parmigianino painting) : MADONNA
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Pro athlete in purple and gold : LALAKER
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Cary's "Blonde Venus" co-star : MARLENE
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Dispenser of Duff Beer : MOE
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Desk set : PENS
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Made no mistakes on : ACED
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No breakfast for a vegan : HAMOMELET
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TV antiheroine for 41 years : ERICAKANE
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One whose shifts shift : FLEXTIMER
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Development site : LOT
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Warrant : DESERVE
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Handle : MANAGE
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Subject to change : FLUID
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Screw up : MISDO
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Business fraudster Billie Sol ___ : ESTES
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General who won 1794's Battle of Fallen Timbers : WAYNE
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Navigates a switchback, in part : ZAGS
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Severinsbrücke's city : KOLN
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One may be fingered : PERP
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"Revolution" or "Hound Dog" starter : YOU
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Port named after a U.S. president, informally : JAX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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