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New York Times, Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Where "you'll drink the night away and forget about everything," per Gerry Rafferty (1978)

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Cee.
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© 2013, The New York Times2/26/13 ( No. 23,121 )
Across
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Sporty car introduced in '55 : TBIRD
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Italian lawn bowling : BOCCI
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Urgent dispatch : SOS
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Alaska's ___ Peninsula : KENAI
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Hank with the retired #44 : AARON
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Tax season busy bee, for short : CPA
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Where "we can make it if we run," per Bruce Springsteen (1975) : THUNDERROAD
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Spanish king : REY
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Grabbed a chair : SAT
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Take captive : NAB
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Tennessee ___ : TITANS
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Where "the nights are stronger than moonshine," per America (1972) : VENTURAHIGHWAY
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Before, to Kipling : ERE
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Pass perfectly : ACE
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"For real!" : NOLIE
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Dry Italian wine : SOAVE
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Bit of Indian music : RAGA
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The class of '13 in '13, e.g. : SRS
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Where "all the people that come and go stop and say hello," per the Beatles (1967) : PENNYLANE
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N.F.L. scores : TDS
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Finish line : GOAL
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Doesn't budge : STAYS
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Figure in the tale of Jason and the Argonauts : HELLE
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Pep : VIM
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Corruption : ROT
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Where "we gonna rock down to," per Eddy Grant (1983) : ELECTRICAVENUE
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Dessert that may include a banana : SUNDAE
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One of the Bobbsey twins : NAN
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Campers' campers, for short : RVS
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Stashed away : HID
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Where "you'll drink the night away and forget about everything," per Gerry Rafferty (1978) : BAKERSTREET
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"Peer Gynt" widow : ASE
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Anti-Parkinson's prescription : LDOPA
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Dark wood : EBONY
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"Hannah and ___ Sisters" : HER
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Homework assignment : ESSAY
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Lightly wash : RINSE
Down
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Times Square sign shown in lowercase letters : TKTS
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Doesn't act up : BEHAVES
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Unborn : INUTERO
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Bolted : RAN
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Failed to : DIDNT
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Singer Streisand : BARBRA
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Trireme implement : OAR
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___-Magnon man : CRO
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Raccoon relative : COATI
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Huffy : INDIGNANT
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Doctors' signatures, stereotypically : SCRAWLS
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Lacking a roof : OPENAIR
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Agrees : SAYSYES
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Liquide clair : EAU
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Yet, informally : THO
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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Plexiglas, e.g. : ACRYLIC
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Recover from a break, say : HEAL
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20 Questions category : VEGETABLE
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Musician Brian : ENO
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Petrol : GAS
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"Avatar" people : NAVI
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Merit : EARN
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Overthrown ruler of 1979 : THESHAH
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Comic actor Dom : DELUISE
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Fat's opposite : SLENDER
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"It's a deal!" : YOUREON
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Former Supreme Court justice often seen in a bow tie : STEVENS
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Calculator screen abbr. : LCD
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American avant-gardist : MANRAY
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Enjoys literature : READS
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___ deferens : VAS
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Step inside : ENTER
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Eye irritation : STYE
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Ring wallops, informally : KOS
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Org. that monitors oil spills : EPA
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Baseball stat : RBI

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

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