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New York Times, Thursday, March 15, 2018

Date that provides a phonetic hint to four other answers in this puzzle

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQVZ} This is puzzle # 130 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
So unfortunate that THE IDES of March falls on a Thursday this year. I enjoyed Joe's theme — phrases starting with I'D — but wow, did ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times3/15/18 ( No. 24,964 )
Across
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Tail-shedding lizard : SKINK
6
General name on a dish : TSO
9
Yahoo : RUBE
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Not warranted : UNDUE
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Food item rich in antioxidants : ACAIBERRY
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___ mouth : POTTY
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One with a no-returns policy? : TAXDODGER
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Bibliographic catchall : ETALII
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Big nightlife environment : BARSCENE
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Sorts : KINDS
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Un domicilio : CASA
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Time's time span : WEEK
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Having trouble with : BADAT
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Abounding : RIFE
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Come before : ANTECEDE
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Where plays are discussed : HUDDLE
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With 40-Across, place for cinders : ASH
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Date that provides a phonetic hint to four other answers in this puzzle : THEIDES
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See 37-Across : BIN
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Dos y dos : CUATRO
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Locks : SUREBETS
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Green of Austin Powers movies : SETH
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Hebrew name meaning "he has given" : NATAN
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Online market for crafts : ETSY
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Black : EBON
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Yogurt choice, informally : LOFAT
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"Where all the cabaret shows are," in song : GAYPAREE
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Mother of Calcutta : TERESA
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"A New Leaf" actress/director, 1971 : ELAINEMAY
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When the N.B.A. regular season ends : APRIL
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Begins one's board game turn, perhaps : ROLLSDICE
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Arithmetic series symbol : SIGMA
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Ruminate : MULL
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___ moment : AHA
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Pseudo-convertibles : TTOPS
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Condo V.I.P. : SUPE
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Gut feeling? : KNOT
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"Sounds like a deal" : IDTAKETHAT
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Hard and crunchy, maybe : NUTLIKE
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Enter, as a password : KEYIN
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Pic on a pec, perhaps : TAT
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Union concern : SCAB
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State that borders Veracruz : OAXACA
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Soccer penalty indicator : REDCARD
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Advocate : URGE
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Air-cooled machine gun : BREN
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Literary governess : EYRE
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"Count me out" : IDRATHERNOT
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Director : BOSS
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"Yes, how nice of you to offer" : IDBEHONORED
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"Smooth Operator" singer, 1985 : SADE
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W.W. II females : WAACS
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Come after : ENSUE
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Voltaire, religiously : DEIST
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"It's getting late" : IDBETTERGO
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Moves like a butterfly : FLITS
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Itty : EENSY
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Hub: Abbr. : CTR
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See 39-Down : USE
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With 36-Down, suitable for two applications : DUAL
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Sponge alternative : THEPILL
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Frenzied trading floor, metaphorically : BEARPIT
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Weakness : ANEMIA
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Outlaws : BANS
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The Last Supper, e.g. : FEAST
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Wheat ___ : GERM
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Diamond family name : ALOU
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Group addressed in the South : YALL
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A head : EACH
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Dimwit : SIMP
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"Regrettably ..." : ALAS
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Support for a motion : YEA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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