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New York Times, Saturday, February 6, 2016

"Apparently I snore so loudly that it scares everybody in the car I'm driving," e.g.

Author:
David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 49 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2016, The New York Times2/6/16 ( No. 24,196 )
Across
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Make look old, in a way : ACIDWASH
9
Whiz at multiplication? : RABBIT
15
Nail : DOTOATEE
16
Nail, e.g. : ATTACH
17
Subject of the 2015 film "Sicario" : DRUGWARS
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Relative of Rex : BOWSER
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Stopover point : INN
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So-called "Commander of the Faithful" : ALI
21
Net support : RIM
22
Text qualifier : IMO
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"Success is counted sweetest / By those who ___ succeed": Emily Dickinson : NEER
25
Duran Duran frontman Simon : LEBON
27
Fast-talking : GLIB
28
Five-time N.B.A. All-Star Pau ___ : GASOL
30
Top class: Abbr. : SRS
31
Clipper features : SAILS
32
It may be held at arm's length : SELFIESTICK
35
Ubiquitous label : MADEINCHINA
36
Couple of star-crossed lovers? : LONGINGEYES
37
Name of eight counties in the central and eastern U.S. : BOONE
38
What some pockets are filled with : AIR
39
W.W. I battle site at which the tank was introduced : SOMME
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Spots to hide? : ACNE
44
Fix : ALTER
46
Deicing formula : NACL
47
Pitch : TAR
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Big name in headphones : DRE
49
Pretentious query : MOI
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Battery device? : RAM
52
2004 film with the tagline "One man saw it coming" : IROBOT
54
Friendly query : HOWSLIFE
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Rises : KNOLLS
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"Apparently I snore so loudly that it scares everybody in the car I'm driving," e.g. : ONELINER
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Piano : SOFTLY
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Locale of the ancient kingdom of Navarre : PYRENEES
Down
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Summer job? : ADDING
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Lens cover : CORNEA
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Its icon contains a pair of quavers : ITUNES
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Follow closely : DOG
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About 60% of a tot's body, to a tot : WAWA
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Even a smidgen : ATALL
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Pilot's opposite : SERIESFINALE
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Drones and such : HES
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___ Square, center of Tel Aviv : RABIN
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Smidgen : ATOM
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Cousin of FYI : BTW
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Transept setting : BASILICA
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Low-fat dessert : ICEMILK
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Pounds : THROBS
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"The Bachelor" high point : ROSECEREMONY
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Cash in the music business : ROSANNE
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"You want to fight?!" : BRINGIT
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Prepares to pass, perhaps : GAINSON
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Natural projection : LEDGE
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Places to wallow : STIES
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Redolent ring : LEI
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Unlikely to make advances : SHY
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Clear auto option : MOONROOF
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Swiss treaty city : LOCARNO
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Dyes with wax : BATIKS
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Kind of biology : MARINE
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Big name in computer security : MCAFEE
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Kindergarten brand : ELMERS
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Like craft fairs : ARTSY
45
Shell occupant : ROWER
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Filmdom's Chucky, for one : DOLL
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Man, but not woman : ISLE
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Counter letters : BLT
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Small vault : HOP
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Mao colleague ___ Biao : LIN

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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