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New York Times, Tuesday, February 9, 2016

With 43-Down, Apple C.E.O. beginning in 2011

Author:
Lynn Lempel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Lynn Lempel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 73 for Ms. Lempel.
Jeff Chen notes:
Another fun early-week puzzle from Lynn. She takes single-word entries and interprets them as double words for kooky results. Really ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times2/9/16 ( No. 24,199 )
Across
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Soapy powder mineral : TALC
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Vague : HAZY
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Ohno on skates : APOLO
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Valhalla's ruling god : ODIN
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Malarial fever : AGUE
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Gore who wrote "Lincoln" : VIDAL
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Detonates a weapon in the underworld? : BOMBSHELL
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Came about : AROSE
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Construct : ERECT
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Raises the price of some pastries? : UPSTARTS
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"By all means!" : YES
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Pep rally shout : RAH
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Candidate's quest : SEAT
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Adjust, as a watch : RESET
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Junkyard jalopies : WRECKS
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Clocks trainees for a fabled race rematch? : TIMESHARES
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Branch of Islam : SHIA
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They all lead to Rome, it's said : ROADS
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With 43-Down, Apple C.E.O. beginning in 2011 : TIM
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Where some athletes need guards : SHINS
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Something calamine lotion alleviates : ITCH
43
Cuts up little bloodsuckers? : CHOPSTICKS
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Get along : MAKEDO
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Camera attachment, often : STRAP
48
Landing spot for Santa : ROOF
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Over there, quaintly : YON
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Poke : JAB
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Puts up with one's family? : BEARSKIN
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Vulgar : CRUDE
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Parts of hearts : ATRIA
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Scrutinizes the underworld? : EYESHADES
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Cops' crook-catching hoax : STING
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Beringer Vineyards' county : NAPA
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Saved for later : KEPT
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Equivocate : HEDGE
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W.W. II turning point : DDAY
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Vittles : EATS
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Maguire of "The Great Gatsby" : TOBEY
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Be nuts about : ADORE
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Citrus supply at a bar : LIMES
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Network for market monitors : CNBC
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"I told ya!" : HAH
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Wine or cheese concern : AGE
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Bantu speaker of southern Africa : ZULU
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Sounds from pounds : YELPS
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James Cameron megahit of 2009 : AVATAR
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Transport for William Kidd or Jack Sparrow : PIRATESHIP
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Skunk's defense : ODOR
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Hold out : LAST
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Exuberant flamenco cries : OLES
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Emphasize : STRESS
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Takes part in a bee : SEWS
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Mount Etna emission : ASH
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Moor : HEATH
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Purposeful misdirection : REDHERRING
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Musketeers and blind mice : TRIOS
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Stylish : CHIC
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Glitch : KINK
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Bratty retort : SASS
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Clip or snip : TRIM
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Teeny bit : IOTA
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Big name in trucks : MACK
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Unoccupied : EMPTY
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Stop the flow of : STANCH
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See 40-Across : COOK
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Unwelcome sign for latecomers : SRO
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Proper medicine amount : DOSAGE
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Diabolical sort : FIEND
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Southern region of ancient Palestine : JUDEA
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Skilled : ADEPT
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One-ups : BESTS
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Shindig : BASH
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Diminutive suffix : ETTE
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Unlikely to get rain : ARID
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Long-distance swimmer Diana : NYAD
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Tool with teeth : RAKE
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U.S. asbestos regulator : EPA
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"You don't ___!" : SAY

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

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