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New York Times, Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Author:
Matthew E. Paronto and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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1.639292
Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Paronto. This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
MATTHEW: Inspiration for this puzzle came while engaging in one of my favorite activities: list-making. Actually, the list aspect came ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
And now for another installment of "JEFF VS. DAN", where I speed-solve against ACPT champ Dan Feyer on my own puzzles. Because he's ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0211 ( 23,471 )
Across
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"___ be my pleasure" : ITD
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Like some doughnuts : GLAZED
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Sweets : HON
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___ culpa : MEA
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Ford featured on "The Waltons" : MODELA
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Piano, on a music score : SOFT
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3, 4 or 5 on a golf hole, typically : PAR
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Say that neither side benefited : CALLITAWASH
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"___ stupid question ..." : ASKA
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Mai ___ : TAI
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Año starter : ENERO
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Strand : LEAVEHIGHANDDRY
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Playwright O'Neill : EUGENE
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Homer's father on "The Simpsons" : ABE
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Pilot's announcement, for short : ETA
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Exert, as energy : SPEND
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Monopoly square between Connecticut Avenue and St. Charles Place : JAIL
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Words of estimation : ORSO
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Start being printed : GOTOPRESS
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Early Ron Howard role : OPIE
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Hula dancers shake them : HIPS
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Edwards or Andrews: Abbr. : USAFB
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Coffee dispenser : URN
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___-X : GEN
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Autonomous part of Ukraine : CRIMEA
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Join a community again : RETURNTOTHEFOLD
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F.D.R.'s affliction : POLIO
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Bank offering with a pct. yield : IRA
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Season to drink 58-Across : YULE
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Extensive enumeration ... or what's formed by the ends of 17-, 23-, 34- and 48-Across : LAUNDRYLIST
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See 54-Across : NOG
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Shamu, for one : ORCA
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Be on the precipice : TEETER
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Pull (on) : TUG
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Book after Ezra: Abbr. : NEH
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Reason for an inquisition : HERESY
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Ave. crossers : STS
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Stabs : IMPALES
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Comb into a beehive, e.g. : TEASEUP
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Hardly a period of enlightenment : DARKAGE
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Maker of the Yukon S.U.V. : GMC
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More than dislike : LOATHE
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Two-time loser to Dwight : ADLAI
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1983 Woody Allen mockumentary : ZELIG
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Inventor Whitney : ELI
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Suited to be a suitor : DATEABLE
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More than a pack rat : HOARDER
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In a way : OFSORTS
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___ degree : NTH
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Nor. neighbor : SWED
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Hathaway of "Les Misérables" : ANNE
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Take an eye for an eye for : AVENGE
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Within: Prefix : ENDO
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Unpleasant discoveries in soup : HAIRS
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Ming of the N.B.A. : YAO
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31-Across, slangily : JOINT
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Form of many a modern game : APP
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Become inflexible : OSSIFY
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Civil War winning side : THENORTH
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"You bet!" : SURE
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Your and my : OUR
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Make, as a meal : PREPARE
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Connected with someone : INTOUCH
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Quantities : AMOUNTS
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Left a military formation : FELLOUT
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No-goodniks : BADEGGS
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Electrical system : GRID
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Goes after : CHASES
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Radius neighbor : ULNA
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Persian Gulf vessel : OILER
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Too-often repeated : TRITE
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Chaney of the silents : LON
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"___-haw!" : YEE
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Give it a go : TRY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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