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New York Times, Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Author:
Richard and Judith Martin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Martin. This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Martin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0213 ( 23,108 )

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Across
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Blood bank supplies : PLASMAS
8
Foliage-viewing mo. : OCT
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Welcome sign for a B'way angel : SRO
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Dental deposits : CALCULI
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P, to Pythagoras : RHO
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Pricing word : PER
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Senior softballers, e.g.? : THEAGEDTEAM
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LAX monitor info : ETA
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"The Turner Diaries" conflict : RACEWAR
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___ Flux (Charlize Theron role) : AEON
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Star in Cygnus : DENEB
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K-9 Corps member? : BADGEDDOG
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Gooey camp fare : SMORES
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CNN's Barnett and others : ERROLS
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Counterpart of long. : LAT
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Had down cold : KNEW
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Descartes's "sum," translated : IAM
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Former first lady sporting a different outfit? : JACKIECHANGED
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El Al hub city : LOD
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Tries to win : WOOS
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Make "it" : TAG
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Greyhound lookalike : SALUKI
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Magician's hiding spot : SLEEVE
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Small-screen performance of "Hamlet," e.g.? : TVTRAGEDY
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Missed the mark : ERRED
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Thai currency : BAHT
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Broadway title character who sings "Tea for Two" : NANETTE
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Vacation time in Versailles : ETE
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King, queen or jack? : VISAGEDCARD
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Lineage-based women's org. : DAR
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Ore suffix : ITE
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Sparkly component of face paint : GLITTER
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'Fore : ERE
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Leftorium owner on "The Simpsons" : NED
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Teeter-totters : SEESAWS
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Fig. on an I.R.S. schedule : PCT
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"Well, ___-di-dah!" : LAH
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Barley wine, really : ALE
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Fun house worker, maybe : SCARER
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Zimbabwean strongman Robert : MUGABE
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Author Waugh : ALEC
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Lesser-played half of a 45 : SIDEB
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Nymph of Mount Ida, e.g. : OREAD
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Use plastic : CHARGE
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Certain turkey : TOM
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Dash component : SPEEDOMETER
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Prepare for next year's models, say : RETOOL
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Cousins of chimps : ORANGS
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Pan Am rival : TWA
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"What ___" ("Ho-hum") : ADRAG
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Cable alternative, for short : DSL
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Mus. key with four sharps : EMAJ
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A few bricks short of a load : NOTALLTHERE
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CNN's Burnett : ERIN
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One of a biathlete's pair : SKI
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Common packaging word : NEW
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"The Name of the Rose" author : ECO
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"___ knows?" : WHO
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Try to win : COURT
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Pittsburgh radio station since 1920, said to be the world's first : KDKA
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Fool : ASS
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Humorist Barry : DAVE
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Many a H.S. dropout's goal ... and what's added to 17-, 25-, 36-, 51- and 60-Across : GED
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"Venerable" monk of old England : STBEDE
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First movie to gross more than $2 billion (2009) : AVATAR
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Put a match to : IGNITE
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Allow to expire : LETDIE
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Puts up : ERECTS
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Relaxed : EASED
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Paternity suit evidence : DNA
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Safecrackers : YEGGS
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Prefix with cast : TELE
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Rouge or blanc selection : VIN
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___ crossroads : ATA
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FF's opposite, on a VCR : REW
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"ER" personnel : DRS

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

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