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New York Times, Friday, February 3, 2017

Author:
Paolo Pasco
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paolo Pasco

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 29 Missing: {GQX} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Pasco. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Paolo Pasco notes:
The inspiration for this one came after watching the "Communication Studies" episode of "Community," where Britta leaves a drunk ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
My fascination with Paolo's "Seinfeld" fascination continues! Love that ENEMY clue, referencing Jerry and Newman's rivalry. It also ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0203 ( 24,559 )
Across
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Call from a bar, maybe : DRUNKDIAL
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Allied (with) : SIDED
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She played Odin's wife in "Thor" : RENERUSSO
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Key ingredient? : IVORY
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App with an envelope icon : YAHOOMAIL
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Warren with the 1978 platinum album "Excitable Boy" : ZEVON
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Onetime label for the Beatles : EMI
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Pickup line? : CABS
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Pre-euro money : PESETA
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Is no longer good : ROTS
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Wreck locale : SEABED
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Arm muscles, in bodybuilding lingo : BIS
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"Your Movie ___" (Roger Ebert book) : SUCKS
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Served whoppers? : LIED
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Lout's lack : TACT
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What's exited in Brexit : THEEU
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Sci-fi shocker : DEATHRAY
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Bastes, e.g. : WETS
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Penguin's perch : FLOE
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[I can't believe that just happened!] : FACEPALM
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Somewhat : SORTA
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Somewhat : ATAD
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Whole bunch : HEAP
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"Specifically ..." : TOWIT
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Ned's adoptive son on "Game of Thrones" : JON
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Town where "Parks and Recreation" is set : PAWNEE
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Roman-Parthian War figure : NERO
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1965 hit for the Yardbirds : IMAMAN
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Salad dressing brand : KENS
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Juan Perón's second wife : EVA
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Real shocker : TASER
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Features of some city streets : BIKELANES
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They come before deals : ANTES
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"Keep your pants on!" : INAMOMENT
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Put on the line : STAKE
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Crying for attention? : PITYPARTY
Down
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Tumbling equipment : DRYERS
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Tear into : REAMOUT
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Disconnect, as a trailer : UNHITCH
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Lead-in to Luddite : NEO
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Fast-food empire builder : KROC
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"The Black Tulip" novelist, 1850 : DUMAS
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Juan Perón's third wife : ISABEL
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"Since you weren't listening ..." : ASISAID
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Twitter titter : LOL
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Measured (up) : SIZED
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"Riders in the Sky" singer, 1949 : IVES
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Something cold from Mars : DOVEBAR
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Blue prints : EROTICA
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Power line? : DYNASTY
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Piano parts : PEDALS
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Not straight : SKEWED
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Grievance : BEEF
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Creep out? : SEEP
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Best Actress winner for "Monster" : THERON
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Jazz devotee, most likely : UTAHAN
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Road rage sound : TOOT
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Whole bunch : SLEW
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Alternatives to chimichangas : FAJITAS
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Superhero with the foe Professor Von Gimmick : ATOMANT
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Game in which jokers and twos are wild : CANASTA
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Guy's sling swimsuit : MANKINI
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Many a Taylor Swift fan : TWEENER
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Part of a circulatory system : AIRVENT
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Check out quickly : PEEKAT
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Warm and cozy : TOASTY
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Break down in school : PARSE
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Newman, to Seinfeld : ENEMY
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Easy to walk all over : MEEK
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Spill (over) : SLOP
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Marcel Marceau moniker : BIP
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Caregivers' org. : AMA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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