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New York Times, Saturday, February 27, 2016

It "hath put a spirit of youth in every thing," per Shakespeare

Author:
Julian Lim
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GQXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Standard layout of triple-stacked long answers in the four corners. Oddly enough, my favorite entry was a shortie — AIRBNB. A few ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times2/27/16 ( No. 24,217 )
Across
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Anchor line : THISJUSTIN
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Dinner serving in the Prodigal Son parable : CALF
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Be set : HAVEITMADE
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Stick in the refrigerator : OLEO
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Without stopping : ATALLTIMES
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Trade rights, say : SPAR
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Hunger : YEN
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Granted access : LETIN
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Up to the ___ : TASK
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Dwarf planet discovered in 2005 : ERIS
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Bit of vaquero gear : REATA
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Hunger : ACHE
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Gets back (to) : RSVPS
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Will with parts : SMITH
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Infant's attachment? : ILE
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Aural "OMG!" : EEK
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"Child's play!" : ITSASNAP
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Concoct : DREAMUP
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Shows aging, in a way : YELLOWS
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Many a Rolling Stone cover subject : ROCKIDOL
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Senate greeting : AVE
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Online qualification : IMO
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Set in motion : SOWED
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Expect : AWAIT
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Servings with tandoori chicken : NANS
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Did a farrier's work on : SHOED
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___ wave : SINE
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Tough problem : KNOT
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It "hath put a spirit of youth in every thing," per Shakespeare : APRIL
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Something a U.P.S. driver has: Abbr. : RTE
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___ Valley, Calif. : SIMI
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Book with profiles of many famous people? : STAMPALBUM
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Shadow : TAIL
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Coco Chanel, par exemple : PARISIENNE
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Historically : ONCE
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Words before crashing? : ANDSOTOBED
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"Casey at the Bat" writer : THAYER
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No fans : HATERS
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Czar known for his mental instability : IVANIV
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Frites seasoning : SEL
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Hill climber of note : JILL
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Say : UTTER
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Does in : SMITES
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Florida community with a portmanteau name : TAMIAMI
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What makes you you : IDENTITY
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Bomberman console, briefly : NES
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___ Brava (Spanish resort area) : COSTA
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"Ocean's Thirteen" co-star : ALPACINO
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Dog checker? : LEASHLAW
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Permanently : FORKEEPS
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Dog command : SPEAK
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Confounded : ATSEA
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Rigs : SEMIS
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Crumbly Mideastern dessert : HALVA
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"Mad props!" : KUDOS
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A host : SLEWS
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Toasts : DRINKSTO
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Language in which "hello" is "buna ziua" : ROMANIAN
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Like some forecasts : ECONOMIC
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Virginia tribe : POWHATAN
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One spotted in tall grass : LEOPARD
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Base of a follicle : DERMIS
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Website for budget travelers : AIRBNB
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Connected (with) : INTUNE
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Crawled (with) : TEEMED
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Metro entrance : STILE
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Sponge : DIPSO
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Product from une vache : LAIT
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Beautician employer : SPA
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"The Wolf of Wall Street" star, familiarly : LEO

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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