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New York Times, Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Author:
Michael Dewey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael Dewey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQZ} Grid has repeated answers This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Dewey. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Michael Dewey notes:
This is my second NYT puzzle publication (the first was Jan. 9, 2012). As an educator, husband, and father, I have to credit my loved ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Fun reinterpretations of common military phrases, along with the bonus SIR / YES / SIR. There are very few puzzles in the Shortz era ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0219 ( 23,479 )
Across
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Crumples (up) : WADS
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Word of comparison : THAN
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Destroy, as hopes : DASH
13
Drop : OMIT
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Relatives of Yodels : HOHOS
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Object of ancient Egyptian veneration : IBIS
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Work written between "Typee" and "Mardi" : OMOO
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"Maria ___," 1941 #1 hit : ELENA
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Vivacious : PERT
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Overly bold member of the "Little Women" family? : FORWARDMARCH
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Salinger's "For ___ - With Love and Squalor" : ESME
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Granola bar ingredients : OATS
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"No seats left," in short : SRO
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Result of bankruptcy? : COMPANYHALT
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"Hungry hungry" game creatures : HIPPOS
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Schlep : LUG
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Siouan tribe : OTOE
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Turn away : AVERT
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See 11-Down : YES
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Jewish deli offering : KNISH
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Thinker Descartes : RENE
42
Intellectual range : KEN
43
Nod's meaning, maybe : IAGREE
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What blood donors do? : PRESENTARMS
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"___ fancy you consult, consult your purse": Franklin : ERE
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Some summer wine : ROSE
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Dueling implement : EPEE
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Motivational words for a boss at layoff time? : READYAIMFIRE
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"___ that sweet?" : ISNT
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Part of LED : DIODE
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One might run Lion or Leopard : IMAC
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Squeakers : MICE
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Bob of "Full House" : SAGET
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Metaphor for punishment : LASH
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Spur : PROD
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Actor Coleman or Oldman : GARY
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World's fair : EXPO
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Pound sound : WOOF
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What might go on a belt : AMMO
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Parisian house of design : DIOR
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Vermont winter destination : STOWE
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Lunchbox accessory : THERMOS
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Variety of poker : HOLDEM
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"Pardon the interruption ..." : AHEM
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Singer Hendryx : NONA
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"Oy" or "ow" : DIPHTHONG
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Japanese P.M. Shinzo ___ : ABE
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With 39-Across and 58-Down, response to a military command : SIR
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F.D.R.'s third veep : HST
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Tahitian garb : SARONG
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Fancy necktie : ASCOT
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Archipelago constituent, maybe : CAY
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Much of "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" : SATIRE
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Quick : SHARP
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"Cry me a ___" : RIVER
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First game of the season : OPENER
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Joint assemblies : PLENA
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Vienna's land: Abbr. : AUS
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Schlemiel : LOSER
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Titter : TEHEE
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Like much media mail : PRESORTED
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"And ___ it moves" (what Galileo allegedly said in reference to the earth) : YET
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Casey of "American Top 40" : KASEM
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Works, as dough : KNEADS
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Ungodly display : IMPIETY
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Suffix with many country names : ESE
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Kindle or Nook : READER
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I.R.S. submission : EFILE
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TV meas. : DIAG
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What might get you through a quiet stretch? : YOGA
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Kind of screen : IMAX
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Potential flu symptom : RASP
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Effect of a yodel, perhaps : ECHO
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Rapscallion : IMP
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See 11-Down : SIR
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Sgt., e.g. : NCO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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