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New York Times, Saturday, March 12, 2016

Author:
Josh Knapp
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Josh Knapp

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Knapp. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Josh is one of my favorite themeless makers. It was really fun to see him use JIMMY FALLON in an earlier puzzle (he works on the ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0312 ( 24,231 )

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Across
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Spreads : BROADENS
9
Shipping quantity : GROSS
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Old-fashioned affair à la "Oklahoma!" : BOXSOCIAL
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Big scrap : MELEE
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"Tonight Show" bandleader with a signature 'fro : QUESTLOVE
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Ancient manuscript : CODEX
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Jimmy : PRY
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Something a mother wears : HABIT
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Works on the strip? : INKS
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The world's largest one is in South Korea, the second-largest in Sweden : IKEA
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See to : TEND
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Sound of moving water : SLOSH
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Pushes to the limit : TESTS
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Joint issue : GOUT
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Bush junior? : ROO
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"Hell, yeah!" : THATSWHATSUP
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Kind of : FAIRLY
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"Hang on, hang on" : NOTYET
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Office drudge : PENCILPUSHER
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Something off the wall? : ART
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Oakland's Bill ___ Climate Lab : NYES
42
Dummies : DODOS
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Up : RAISE
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Not be free : COST
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Grateful Dead bassist Phil : LESH
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Robert of "The Girl Who Knew Too Much" : ALDA
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One of the 12 tribes of Israel : ASHER
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Big inits. in podcasting : NPR
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Termagant : SCOLD
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Once-popular free computer download : SHAREWARE
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Sagal of "Married ... With Children" : KATEY
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#1 going in : TOPSEEDED
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Twos in the news : ITEMS
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All but the outer columns, typically : WEEKDAYS
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Where dogs may be put in the backyard : BBQPIT
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Golden Globe winner for "The Wrestler" : ROURKE
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Bright yellow bouquet : OXEYES
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Jerk : ASS
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"The fool ___ think he is wise": Shak. : DOTH
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Acclaim : ECLAT
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Personification of Turkey's Weeping Rock : NIOBE
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Piggy bank contents : SAVINGS
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Canyon maker : GMC
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Keep lubed, say : REOIL
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Source of the word "saga" : OLDNORSE
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Targets on a hunt : SEEKSOUT
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Once-common Times Square establishment : SEXSHOP
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Bummers : LETDOWNS
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Horror movie locale : ATTIC
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Aforementioned : STATED
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Dome of the Rock, e.g. : SHRINE
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"Eeep!" : UHOH
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Get together : ALLY
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Not having many different parts? : TYPECAST
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Alpine region : TYROL
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Target of a trap-neuter-return program : FERALCAT
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Vial that a villain might withhold : ANTIDOTE
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Make a flying jump in the winter : PARASKI
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Morale booster on base : USOSHOW
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"No problemo" : DENADA
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Keen-eyed fisher : OSPREY
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Does a virtuoso guitar solo, slangily : SHREDS
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Home of the real-life House of the Seven Gables : SALEM
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Condition : SHAPE
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Like the answer "No." : TERSE
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Fetor : REEK
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Start to function? : DYS
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One of the 63-Across: Abbr. : WED

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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