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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FQXZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0206 ( 23,101 )

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Across
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Espousing crime? : BIGAMY
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Custard need : EGG
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Michigan college or its town : ALMA
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Baby attire with crotch snaps : ONESIE
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Pistol PAC-ers? : NRA
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Luau handouts : LEIS
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Respiratory woe : ASTHMA
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1/sec, in trig : COS
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Green sci. : ECOL
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Graduation requirement, perhaps : SENIORPROJECT
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Some 'Vette roofs : TTOPS
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"The Wiz" director : LUMET
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Org. that negotiates with G.M. : UAW
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Matures : AGES
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Athlete Jim whose Native American name was Wa-Tho-Huk : THORPE
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High-pitched cry from an ump? : BALL
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Scarf down : EAT
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Signs to heed : OMENS
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Cooked, as Swiss steak : BRAISED
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Fiancée of Napoleon : DESIREE
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Singer Eydie : GORME
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___ Lanka : SRI
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Anastasia's father was one : TSAR
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Hullabaloo : UPROAR
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Island off the coast of Scotland : IONA
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Napoleonic marshal Michel : NEY
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Dance for two : TANGO
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Big shot : NABOB
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Result of not following through (of which there are four examples in this puzzle's grid) : BROKENPROMISE
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Part of 39-Down : ASIA
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"___ had it!" : IVE
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"Für Elise" key : AMINOR
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Sportscaster Albert : MARV
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Finalized : SET
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Model Bündchen : GISELE
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Portend : BODE
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Shop window posting: Abbr. : HRS
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Sonnet's finish : SESTET
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Toot one's horn : BOAST
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Cartographer's blowup : INSET
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"I don't ___ respect!" : GETNO
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"I saw ___ a-sailing ..." : ASHIP
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Brunch libation : MIMOSA
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Classic car datum : YEAR
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Coat, in a way : ENCRUST
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"I do" sayer : GROOM
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Pilot light, e.g. : GASJET
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Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
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Some college staff : LECTURERS
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See 55-Down : MIO
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Nonverbal communication syst. : ASL
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Seek mercy, say : PLEAD
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Guiding beliefs : ETHOS
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Sleep problem : APNEA
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"The Pied Piper of Hamelin" river : WESER
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"I didn't know that!" : GEE
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Exclude : OMIT
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Toy you can "put somebody's eye out" with : BBGUN
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Soap-on-___ (bath buy) : AROPE
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Last Celtic to wear #33 : LARRYBIRD
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Bride's ride : LIMO
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1954-77 defense grp. : SEATO
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Lose tautness : DROOP
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Austrian "a" : EIN
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Official seals : SIGNETS
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Jaunty in appearance : RAKISH
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Societal breakdown : ANOMIE
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"Over my dead body!" : NEVER
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Out of kilter : AMISS
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I.Q. test pioneer : BINET
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With 12-Down, classic Neapolitan tune : OSOLE
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Army Ranger's topper : BERET
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All-night bash : RAVE
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Threadbare threads : RAGS
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U.N. figure: Abbr. : AMB
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Saint, in Rio : SAO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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