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New York Times, Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Each of this puzzle's long Across answers sounds like one

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 119 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times3/13/13 ( No. 23,136 )
Across
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Like the "i" in "like" : LONG
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De ___ (in practice) : FACTO
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Read digitally : SCAN
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Not quite closed : AJAR
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Home near the Arctic Circle : IGLOO
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___ stick : POGO
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Lady paid for one insect? : MADAMBOUGHTAFLY
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One of the Baldwins? : PIANO
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Old touring car : REO
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Charge to appear in a magazine : ADFEE
23
___ Minor : URSA
25
Groups of limos, e.g. : FLEETS
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Rodent that lets air out of balloons? : DEFLATERMOUSE
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Gene arising through mutation : ALLELE
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Written promises : IOUS
33
Kitten sound : MEW
36
Diagonal : BIAS
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Enticed : LEDON
39
Demanding sort : DIVA
40
Slump : SAG
41
Land O'Lakes product : OLEO
42
Sweet 'un : DARLIN
44
Spanish rum cake? : BABAOFSEVILLE
47
Help with a cover story, say : LIEFOR
49
Comics beagle : ODIE
50
Site of some Chicago touchdowns : OHARE
51
Hoedown partner : GAL
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BMI rival : ASCAP
57
Headline after one of Becker's Wimbledon wins? : BORISGOODENOUGH
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Grp. created at the Baghdad Conference, 1960 : OPEC
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Copier need : TONER
62
Abscond : FLEE
63
Blood fluids : SERA
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Each of this puzzle's long Across answers sounds like one : OPERA
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Zipped (by) : FLEW
Down
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Word after flood or floor : LAMP
2
City east of Santa Barbara : OJAI
3
Zip : NADA
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Bits of sugar : GRANULES
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Taradiddle : FIB
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Ancient markets : AGORAE
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Miss Scarlet's game : CLUE
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Pizza parlor option : TOGO
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"That's gotta hurt" : OOH
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Popular card game : SPADES
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Grinder of a sort : COFFEEMILL
12
Shoelace tip : AGLET
13
Poet best known for "The Highwayman" : NOYES
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Tale's end, sometimes : MORAL
19
Anklebone : TALUS
24
Really, really good : STELLAR
25
Like St. Augustine, in 1565 : FOUNDED
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Light touches : DABS
27
Kazan of Hollywood : ELIA
28
Certain marcher in a parade : FLAGBEARER
29
Finished with : RIDOF
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Stock answer? : MOO
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The dark side : EVIL
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Grow dim : WANE
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Job listing inits. : EEO
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Sits by a fire after a drenching, say : DRIESOFF
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Heckelphone cousins : OBOES
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Ornithology-related : AVIAN
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"Out of ___" : AFRICA
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Unite, in a way : SOLDER
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Rock group Los ___ : LOBOS
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"My fingers are crossed" : IHOPE
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Gunk : GOOP
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The best : AONE
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Choose the best of : CULL
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Critic James : AGEE
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"What a relief!" : PHEW
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Powerful old Pontiac : GTO
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Tide competitor : ERA

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle.

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