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I HEARD YOU THE FIRST TIME

New York Times, Sunday, February 10, 2013

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 172 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0210 ( 23,105 )
Across
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Wallop : SMITE
6
Gray piece : POEM
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Cricket club : BAT
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Fair-minded : JUST
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"Funeral Blues" writer : AUDEN
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"Pity is for the living, ___ is for the dead": Twain : ENVY
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Kaplan of "Welcome Back, Kotter" : GABE
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Info from a debriefing : INTEL
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Somewhat redundant 1965 country song? : GREENGREENGRASSOFHOME
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Journalist Couric : KATIE
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___ Lang, Superboy's love : LANA
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1951 Cooperstown inductee : OTT
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Increases, with "up" : AMPS
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Somewhat redundant Milton Bradley game? : HUNGRYHUNGRYHIPPOS
35
Show featuring the L.V.P.D. : CSI
38
Oktoberfest collectibles : STEINS
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Cotillion attendee : DEB
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Power in sci-fi : ESP
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Kneeler's offering : RING
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Ambient musician Brian : ENO
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Org. that fines polluters : EPA
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Chicken bred for its meat : BROILER
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Somewhat redundant size? : EXTRAEXTRALARGE
54
Roof projection : EAVE
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Constitutional : STROLL
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Bedtime preyer? : OWL
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"Nick News" host Linda : ELLERBEE
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Song featured in "Animal House" : SHOUT
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Bakery array : PIES
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Reacted to a bad call : BOOED
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Mr. Bill appeared on it: Abbr. : SNL
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Somewhat redundant 1960s spy series? : THEWILDWILDWEST
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Sound of heartbreak : SOB
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Picks up : EARNS
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Cartoon beagle : ODIE
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Hit the roof : ERUPT
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Like some passages in a symphony : THEMATIC
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Elton John nickname : REG
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Deli appliance : SLICER
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O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
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Somewhat redundant literary genre? : SHORTSHORTSTORY
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Scrammed : GOTLOST
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Brief laugh : HEH
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Flamboyant stole : BOA
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Machiavellian concerns : ENDS
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John of Salisbury : LOO
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Pink lady ingredient : GIN
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"The things I put up with!" : SHEESH
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Buff : NUT
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Somewhat redundant theater production? : OFFOFFBROADWAYSHOW
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Glinda's creator : BAUM
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Clock face number : III
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Repo justification : LIEN
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Core philosophy : ETHOS
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Extremely redundant 1963 caper film? : ITSAMADMADMADMADWORLD
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"Ta-da!" : THERE
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Patron saint of sailors : ELMO
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Cut and collect : REAP
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128-character set : ASCII
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Job title abbr. : ASST
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Cooper Union's location, briefly : NYC
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Haute cuisine it's not : SLOP
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Chews (out) : REAMS
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Not look perky, say : SAG
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Visibility reducer : MURK
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Skull session result : IDEA
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Comb row : TEETH
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Ancient Roman author Quintus ___ : ENNIUS
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In accordance with : PER
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Goalie's jersey number, often : ONE
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A Waugh : EVELYN
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Human speech mimickers : MYNAHS
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Shearing shed sound : BAA
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Swallow, as costs : ABSORB
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Clearly low on patience : TESTY
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Peter Pan rival : JIF
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Not as content : UNHAPPIER
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Percussive dance troupe : STOMP
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Musician's rate : TEMPO
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Will Geer's role on "The Waltons" : GRANDPA
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Minus : LESS
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Refined : GENTEEL
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Animal whose head doesn't make a sound? : GNU
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Common check box on surveys : OTHER
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MTV's earliest viewers, mostly : GENX
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With 33-Down, plastic shields and such : RIOT
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See 32-Down : GEAR
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Equal: Prefix : ISO
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Tangy salad leaves : CRESS
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Amendment guaranteeing a speedy trial : SIXTH
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Part of the front matter : INTRO
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Mosaicist's supply : GROUT
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South Dakota Air Force base : ELLSWORTH
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Not on deck, maybe : BELOW
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R&D sites : LABS
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Unchanging : EVEN
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Walk while dizzy : REEL
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Wimbledon champ Gibson : ALTHEA
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Shakes up : ROILS
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Very impressed : AWED
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Crystal Cave is one : GEODE
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Common middle name : LEE
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E Day debuts : EDSELS
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Emergency : PINCH
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Captain who says "Well, gentlemen, between ourselves and home are 27,000 sea miles" : BLIGH
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Fill up on : EAT
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Perfume sampling spot : WRIST
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Roman calendar day : IDES
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Overused : TRITE
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One way to go to a party : STAG
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"What a calamity!" : OHNO
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Inclination : BENT
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Big East sch. : UCONN
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Proust's "À la Recherche du Temps ___" : PERDU
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Sweet meet? : TRYST
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Nabisco treats sold only seasonally : MALLOMARS
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Hidden : STASHED
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Athens's home : OHIO
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1950s TV star Duncan : RENALDO
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Do as expected : OBEY
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Old World deer : ROES
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Body blow reaction : OOF
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World capital situated in what was once ancient Thrace : SOFIA
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How bad news is often received : GRIMLY
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Attests : SWEARS
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"Music for the Royal Fireworks" composer : HANDEL
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Open conflict : HOTWAR
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End note? : OBIT
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Nickname of jazz's Earl Hines : FATHA
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Joins : FUSES
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Cheney's follower : BIDEN
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Slow on the uptake : DIM
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"___ Body?" (first Lord Peter Wimsey novel) : WHOSE
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Marine threat : ORCA
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Skinny : SLIM
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Satisfied : MET
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"Breaking Bad" network : AMC
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Great Leap Forward overseer : MAO
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BlackBerry buy : APP
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Slam : DIS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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