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New York Times, Saturday, February 16, 2013

Author:
Michael Ashley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Ashley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVWY} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Ashley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0216 ( 23,111 )
Across
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Help for someone just browsing? : FIREFOX
8
1-Across source : MOZILLA
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Raving : ONARANT
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Buds : CRONIES
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Stimulant : EXCITER
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"The Consul" composer : MENOTTI
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What a screen may block : SKEETER
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Submitted : SENTIN
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Noggins : DOMES
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Mouth filler : SILT
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Zulu's counterpart : ALFA
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"___ Arizona Skies" (early John Wayne film) : NEATH
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Giveaway : TELL
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Stimulate : GOOSE
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Shadows : GLOOM
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Creature whose genus name and English name are the same : BOA
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Dare to put in one's two cents : HAZARDANOPINION
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Tool shed tool : ADZ
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Flip : GOMAD
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Clipped : TERSE
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Number of strings on a Spanish guitar : SEIS
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Tourney round : SEMIS
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Some homages : ODES
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Bush whackers? : DEMS
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Actress Berger : SENTA
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Not strictly adhering to tempo : RUBATO
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Part of an ice pack? : SLEDDOG
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Simian : APELIKE
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Series begun in 2007 : IPHONES
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Bet everything : GOALLIN
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Midday appointments : NOONERS
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Like some director's cuts : UNRATED
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Wraps : ENCASES
Down
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Goliath, e.g. : FOE
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"Suicide Blonde" band : INXS
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Torment : RACK
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___ Railroad, 1832-1960 : ERIE
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Like a lot? : FATED
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Shipping weight : ONETON
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They might include BMX and wakeboarding, informally : XTREMEGAMES
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Year "Tosca" premiered : MCM
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Sources of iron and manganese : ORES
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Defensive strategies : ZONES
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Part of a plot : INONIT
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Source of a secret, in a phrase : LITTLEBIRD
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Triple-platinum Gloria Estefan album with "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You" : LETITLOOSE
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Alphabet book phrase : ASIN
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Spies often don't use them : REALNAMES
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Queued : STOODINLINE
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Eastern generals : AGHAS
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Stockpiled : LOADEDUPON
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Orange children's character : FOZZIEBEAR
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Actor Butterfield of "Hugo" : ASA
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Fielder's challenge : HOP
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Pool parts : LANES
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Bit of work : ERG
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Alma mater for McDonnell and Douglas of McDonnell Douglas : MIT
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Bashes : DOS
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Prefix with realism : NEO
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Part of an "@" symbol : SMALLA
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Board : STEPON
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Supporting post : STILT
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Temporarily formed : ADHOC
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___ Bolognese : RAGU
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Sooner alternative : OKIE
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Spanish title : DONA
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"Your" alternative : ONES
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"Days of Heaven" co-star, 1978 : GERE
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Wideout, in football : END
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Stovetop sound : SSS

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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