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New York Times, Thursday, February 7, 2013

Author:
David Levinson Wilk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Levinson Wilk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Wilk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0207 ( 23,102 )
Across
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Suitable company? : ARMANI
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Model behavior : POSING
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Veteran : SEASONED
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Those created equal, per Jefferson : ALLMEN
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Regular in Judd Apatow comedies : SETHROGEN
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Sheer, informally : SEETHRU
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"Cómo ___?" : ESTAS
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State that is home to the Natl. Teachers Hall of Fame : KAN
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Promises to pay : IOUS
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Came across as : SEEMED
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It can be raised or folded : FLAG
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Flimsy, as stitching : SINGLETHREAD
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Tinseltown terrier : ASTA
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"Sprechen ___ Deutsch?" : SIE
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Keys on a keyboard : ALICIA
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"Geez!" : DARN
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Home of the Azadi Tower : TEHRAN
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Rice quarters : DORM
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Composer Shostakovich : DMITRI
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Extreme soreness : IRE
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Alternatively : ELSE
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Kidney doctor : NEPHROLOGIST
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Some pokers : AWLS
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Gently pulls : TUGSON
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Tiny fraction of time: Abbr. : NSEC
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"Little" name in 1960s pop : EVA
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Divine dish : MANNA
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Bacteriologist Paul who coined the word "chemotherapy" : EHRLICH
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Subject of the Final Jeopardy! question that knocked out Ken Jennings after a record 74 wins ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : H&RBLOCK
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Borrower : DEBTOR
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Like Ziploc bags : SEALABLE
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Clay targets, informally : SKEETS
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Fouled (up) : MESSED
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Boobs : ASSES
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Teammate of Robinson of the 1940s-'50s Dodgers : REESE
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Dull : MATTE
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Religious retreat : ASHRAM
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Props used in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" : NOOSES
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Gerund's end : ING
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Pops : PAS
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"Hip, hip, Jorge!"? : OLE
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Winter jaunt : SLEIGHRIDE
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"If ___ believe ..." : IMTO
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Prime minister who gave his name to an article of clothing : NEHRU
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Lion prey : GNUS
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Cartoonish cry : EEK
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Test subj. : DNA
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Texans are part of it, for short : NFL
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Concentrate : DISTILL
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Lowest in fat : LEANEST
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N.L. East team : ATL
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Never, to Nietzsche : NIE
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Baseball's Iron Horse : GEHRIG
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Global warming subj. : ECOL
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Pretense : AIRS
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Julie Andrews, for one : DAME
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Wing: Abbr. : ADDN
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Equal : SAME
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Spill : TRIP
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Mineral with high carbon content : ANTHRACITE
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N.L. West team : ARI
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Ticket info : ROW
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Verb ending? : OSE
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Spill : TUMBLE
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Big bashes : GALAS
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Ones who may annoy hoi polloi : SNOBS
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Tante's husband : ONCLE
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In the flesh? : NAKED
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Flanders and Kelly : NEDS
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William Steig book on which a hit 2001 film was based : SHREK
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North Sea feeder : ELBE
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Kind of tape : VHS
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Big source of reality TV : A&E
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Barracks bed : COT
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Smash hits: Abbr. : HRS
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Butt : RAM

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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