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New York Times, Friday, February 22, 2013

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} Spans: 4, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 66 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0222 ( 23,117 )
Across
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B.M.O.C., typically : JOCK
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Aids in keeping up with the daily grind? : DISPOSALS
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Biblical figure believed to be buried near Basra : EZRA
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Yucca named by Mormon settlers : JOSHUATREE
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Handel work featuring David : SAUL
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Poorly educated : UNLETTERED
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Pleasant surprise for a buyer : SWEETDEAL
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Cretan peak : MTIDA
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Have chops, say : EAT
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Its purpose is in sight : EYE
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Papuan port : LAE
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Phishing string: Abbr. : SSN
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Lee in Hollywood : ANG
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One of Steinbeck's twins : CAL
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Coiner of the phrase "global village" : MARSHALLMCLUHAN
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Group that might perform 16-Across : ORATORIOSOCIETY
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Indians may participate in it : MAJORLEAGUEGAME
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Frequent American flier? : STARSANDSTRIPES
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Hill person: Abbr. : SEN
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Pros in power: Abbr. : EES
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Texting qualifier : IMO
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W. Coast setting, more often than not : PDT
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Now, in Italy : ORA
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"Live at the Apollo" airer : BBC
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Key name : LARGO
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All-day sucker? : APRILFOOL
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He played Casey Kelso on "That '70s Show" : LUKEWILSON
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Linchpin locale : AXLE
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Fading out : EVANESCING
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Sixth in a series : ZETA
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"Tin Cup" co-star : RENERUSSO
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Aforetime : ERST
Down
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General Reno for whom Reno, Nev., is named : JESSE
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1994 Emmy winner for "Dvorák in Prague" : OZAWA
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Oil vessel : CRUET
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Moola : KALE
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Gifted person? : DONEE
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Creta, e.g. : ISLA
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Beach house? : SHELL
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Apply : PUT
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Quaker offering : OATMEALCEREAL
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Keep in order? : STET
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"Mrs." in a Paul Gallico novel title : ARRIS
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City called "Knightsbridge of the North" : LEEDS
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Auto suggestion? : SEDAN
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"Judgment at Nuremberg" Oscar nominee : JUDYGARLAND
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Like some outboard motors : TENHORSEPOWER
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Getting in gear : ACCOUTERING
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Noted Titanic couple : ASTORS
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Nintendo's ___ Mansion : LUIGIS
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Delivery people? : MOMS
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"How now! ___?": Hamlet : ARAT
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Delhi cheese? : RAJA
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It may be on the house : LIEN
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Bridge designer's concern : LOAD
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E-mail, e.g.: Abbr. : MSGS
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Mountain : HEAP
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"Look ___ now" : ATME
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Bill ___ Climate Lab (Oakland science exhibit) : NYES
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Cooler, in the 'hood : ILLER
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Violet relative : MAUVE
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Like Mork : ORKAN
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Puts soft rock on? : TALCS
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Black Bears' home : ORONO
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Lord of the ring? : BOXER
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They get nuts : BOLTS
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Grip improver : CLEAT
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Characteristic dictator : GENE
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Electric flux symbols : PSIS
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Throw for a loop : FAZE
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Cyclones' sch. : ISU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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