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New York Times, Friday, February 13, 2015

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 194 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0213 ( 23,838 )
Across
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Seethe : STEW
5
Campaign : PUSH
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Single-price auction purchase, informally : TBILL
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Leave the gate, say : TAXI
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Supposedly, but not really : INNAMEONLY
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Strummed instruments, for short : UKES
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Not-so-big wheels? : ECONOMYCAR
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Kayo : DECK
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One taking things up with the crew : CARGOPLANE
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Appreciably : FAR
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Didn't stop : KEPTON
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Biblical figure said to have married his sister Noam : ENOS
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"You Learn" singer Morissette : ALANIS
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Fact-check : VET
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Monastic wear : ROBES
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Physician you might need to see? : EYEDOCTOR
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Unlawful partners : MOLLS
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British Empire honoree : SIR
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Queendom in I Kings : SHEBA
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Ones hanging around med school? : SKELETONS
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Namby-pamby sort : SISSY
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Chinese zodiac animal : RAT
42
Maker of markers : PENTEL
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Number for two : DUET
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Faculties : SENSES
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Unit of pressure: Abbr. : PSI
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Wipe out : OBLITERATE
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Soup flavoring : MISO
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First United States Volunteer Cavalry member : ROUGHRIDER
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Came down : ALIT
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Fought in public : MADEASCENE
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Symbol of baldness : COOT
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Resistant to compromise : STERN
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Biogenesis scandal figure of '13 : AROD
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Zeus trapped Typhon under it : ETNA
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Breeding grounds : STUDFARMS
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"See for yourself!" : TAKEALOOK
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No good at all : EXECRABLE
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Oxi Complete detergent : WISK
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Smashing result : PIECES
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Open, as a tube : UNCAP
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Wordless "Yeah, right" : SNORT
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Party followers, perhaps : HANGOVERS
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Sub : TEMP
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Philosopher Robert who wrote "The Sceptical Chymist" : BOYLE
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Like the sun god Inti : INCAN
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Vast prairie : LLANO
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Strummed instruments : LYRES
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Shown one's seat : MOONED
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Face or mouth, informally : KISSER
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Dickens heroine Trent : NELL
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Doesn't find a comfortable position in bed, say : TOSSES
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Specialized knowledge : ESOTERICA
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Dark side : YIN
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Uppercut target : CHIN
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Former job of each member of the Mercury Seven : TESTPILOT
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A lot of thought goes into it : OBSESSION
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Shoeless Joe Jackson's portrayer in "Field of Dreams" : RAYLIOTTA
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Police armory supply : TASERS
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Studied, with "at" : PEERED
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Freshmen assignments : DORMS
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Battle of the Atlantic craft : UBOAT
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Dodge : ELUDE
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Chinese zodiac animal : TIGER
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Critical Mass Energy Project founder : NADER
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Old-style office job : STENO
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Comparative word : THAN
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Irritating stuff : MACE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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