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New York Times, Saturday, February 2, 2013

Author:
Gareth Bain
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gareth Bain

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Bain. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0202 ( 23,097 )
Across
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HanesBrands brand : PLAYTEX
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Exercise in a pool : DOLAPS
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General goal? : VICTORY
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Tribe whose name means "those with many tattoos" : ARAPAHO
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Feeler, of sorts : TENDRIL
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Title under which "The Lion Sleeps Tonight" originally charted, in 1952 : WIMOWEH
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Name for the T. rex at Chicago's Field Museum : SUE
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23-Across's target reader : TEEN
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Chaps : FELLAS
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Bygone 20-Across fashion magazine : COSMOGIRL
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Musical intensifier : ASSAI
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Mythical predator of elephants : ROC
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Numerical prefix : OCTA
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Stations : STOPS
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Highway sections : STRETCHES
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Skating gold medalist of 1928, 1932 and 1936 : HENIE
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Figure in a beret : CHE
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___ Derby, annual sporting event since 1866 : IRISH
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Grub sellers : BAITSHOPS
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___ Park : MENLO
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Geneva-based org. encouraging healthy living : YMCA
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One of 100 in un siglo : ANO
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Word appearing 39 times in the King James Version of Matthew 1 : BEGAT
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Composure : LEVELHEAD
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Genre of the double-platinum box set "Songs of Freedom" : REGGAE
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One going to court? : EARL
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Utmost : NTH
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Post, e.g. : AVIATOR
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Napping : UNAWARE
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Job-like : PATIENT
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City where Jonah preached : NINEVEH
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Cote d'Azur town : CANNES
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Nightwear : TEDDIES
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E-1s and E-2s, in the Army: Abbr. : PVTS
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Place : LIEU
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High-school spots? : ACNE
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Financial statement abbr. : YTD
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They bite but don't have teeth : TORTOISES
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Great Lakes natives : ERIES
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Upward-flowing plant vessels : XYLEM
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Black bird : DAW
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Pore, e.g. : ORIFICE
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Popular Debussy piece : LAMER
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Fictional boxer a k a The Count of Monte Fisto : APOLLOCREED
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Machine part connecting to a gearwheel : PAWL
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New York Jets home from 1964 to 1983 : SHEA
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Quizzical cries : OHS
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Top of the charts? : NORTHPOLE
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Amount of appreciation, maybe : CAPITALGAIN
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Is piercing : GORES
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"Shampoo" director : ASHBY
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Tick off : STEAM
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Sega mascot : SONIC
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"I ___" : CHING
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Unit of magnetic flux density : TESLA
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Have ___ at : ASHOT
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Latte go-with : SCONE
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Hip-hop producer for Jay-Z, LL Cool J and Missy Elliott : TIMBALAND
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"Try it!" : HAVEONE
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Not left over : EATEN
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Frequent : HAUNT
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"Journey to ___" (recurring "Sesame Street" segment) : ERNIE
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Criticize : RAP
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"M*A*S*H" maneuver, for short : EVAC
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Bhagavad ___ (Hindu scripture) : GITA
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Riders on Direhorses in "Avatar" : NAVI
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Certain diagram : TREE
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Little chortles : HEHS
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Some football linemen: Abbr. : RTS
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Jump the broom, so to speak : WED

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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