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New York Times, Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Author:
Mike Buckley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mike Buckley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Buckley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0319 ( 23,142 )
Across
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Wing it : ADLIB
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It may dangle from a dog collar : IDTAG
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San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
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Pioneer in 35mm cameras : LEICA
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Food strainer : SIEVE
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It flows in the Seine : EAU
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Kind of mint : AFTERDINNER
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Electee of '48 : HST
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Indeterminate ordinal : NTH
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Eric who played the villain in 2009's "Star Trek" : BANA
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Lively wit : ESPRIT
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"Just you wait, ___ 'iggins ..." : ENRY
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Chicken coop : HENHOUSE
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It's known as the Ship With the Mighty Stinger : USSWASP
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Heading for half of crossword clues : DOWN
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Plunder : LOOT
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"So that's done!" : PHEW
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How mosquitoes can leave you : ITCHY
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Game with matchsticks : NIM
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Repeated "Wayne's World" cry ... or a hint to each half of 17-, 26-, 51- and 63-Across : PARTYON
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Letters on a motel sign : AAA
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First Hebrew letter : ALEPH
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Oxy 10 target : ACNE
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Env. within an env., perhaps : ENCL
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Highland girl : LASS
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Baked dessert with a little crunch : NUTCAKE
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Traditional Chinese beverage : GREENTEA
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Instrument played with a bow : VIOL
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"I can ___" : RELATE
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Old schoolmistress : MARM
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Unyielding Dr. Seuss character : ZAX
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"Honest" prez : ABE
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Multiple-company building, to Brits : OFFICEBLOCK
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Implore : BEG
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One of the Simpsons : MARGE
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"___ Meenie" (2010 hit) : EENIE
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Done with a wink : SLY
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Hair net : SNOOD
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Oboes and saxes : REEDS
Down
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Simpson of the Simpson-Bowles commission : ALAN
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Adroit : DEFT
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Like ballerinas : LITHESOME
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Motel machine sign : ICE
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Singer Streisand : BARBRA
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"Love ___ the air" : ISIN
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Someone who's "in the kitchen" in "I've Been Working on the Railroad" : DINAH
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Easy-to-multiply number : TEN
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Skin-care brand : AVEENO
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"They All Laughed" composer : GERSHWIN
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___ jacket : NEHRU
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Camel's rest stop : OASIS
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Montana mining city : BUTTE
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Locale for some brief R&R : DAYSPA
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France's ___ d'Avignon : PONT
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It's above Alta. and Sask. : NWT
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Comic who sang "I Love to Laugh" in "Mary Poppins" : EDWYNN
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Radius neighbor : ULNA
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Earth : SOIL
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"Wheel of Fortune" category : PHRASE
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List shortener: Abbr. : ETC
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Former U.S. territory : CANALZONE
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Break into, as a computer : HACK
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New Haven school : YALE
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Ghostly figures : PHANTOMS
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Hors d'___ : OEUVRE
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"Have mercy!," e.g. : PLEA
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Earth Day prefix : ECO
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Tennis's Edberg : STEFAN
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Cry in a forest : TIMBER
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Snaps up : GRABS
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Maverick : REBEL
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Words of passing interest? : ELEGY
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Compañero : AMIGO
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Served a ball past : ACED
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Nitric ___ : ACID
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Vintage Jags : XKES
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Frizzy do, informally : FRO
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Peggy of "Lady and the Tramp" : LEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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