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New York Times, Saturday, March 2, 2013

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 75 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0302 ( 23,125 )
Across
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White-whiskered sort : OLDGEEZER
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Symbol of Einstein's gravitational constant : KAPPA
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Eager : RARINTOGO
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Tons : ALOAD
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Time of one's life : CHILDHOOD
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Youngest of five famous brothers : ZEPPO
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Ernst associate : ARP
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Things worth waiting for? : TIPS
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What head shots are used in : SOCCER
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People pick pockets in it : POOL
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Eddie's partner in musical comedy : FLO
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Burial option : URN
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Cut out for it : ABLE
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Intentionally flooded field : PADDY
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Short order? : BLT
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One working with magnetite : IRONMINER
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Minor, legally : PETIT
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"Ha! Good one!" : DONTMAKEMELAUGH
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"Bummer" : AWGEE
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Word below a signature on a bill : TREASURER
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Zero, in 21-Across : NIL
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They often have good rhythm : POEMS
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Mr. T's real last name : TERO
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Julia Child worked for it during W.W. II: Abbr. : OSS
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Lav : CAN
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Escalator pioneer : OTIS
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Fox on Fox : MULDER
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Blast alternative? : DRAT
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Traffic court letters : DWI
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Facilitators of cultural growth : AGARS
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Toxicodendron diversilobum : POISONOAK
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Yogi Bear co-creator : HANNA
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Off-roading option : TRAILBIKE
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Fire : ARDOR
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Grocery product with green leaves in its logo : SALADATEA
Down
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400-pound calf, perhaps : ORCA
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Player of a big scaredy-cat? : LAHR
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No Mr. Personality : DRIP
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Drug czar Kerlikowske : GIL
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Put an ___ : ENDTO
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Where the Blue Nile rises : ETHIOPIA
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Jellyfish and krill : ZOOPLANKTON
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Some are fragile : EGOS
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Bygone means of corporal punishment : ROD
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Buzz generator : KAZOO
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"I'll Be Around" songwriter Wilder : ALEC
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TV Guide crossword focus : POPCULTURE
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Something that shouldn't scare you : PAPERTIGER
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Garnish : ADORN
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Arch : SLY
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Marker maker : PENTEL
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It features a statue of a Scottie next to his master : FDRMEMORIAL
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Title slave of the stage : AIDA
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First cut on the album "Sticky Fingers" : BROWNSUGAR
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Home of the Ducks of baseball's Atlantic League : LONGISLAND
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Handle on farm equipment? : DEERE
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Humdingers : BEAUTS
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Fr. address : MME
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Texting counterpart of "TY" : PLS
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Sno-___ (winter blower brand) : THRO
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Orwellian superstate : EASTASIA
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One of nine numbers on a card : PAR
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Clarkson College locale : OMAHA
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Alpo alternative : CESAR
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"___ you!" : ITOLD
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1958 spy novel set in Jamaica : DRNO
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"Cannery Row" brothel owner : DORA
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"Get busy!" : DOIT
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Boat trailer? : WAKE
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Pottery Barn competitor : IKEA
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54-Down tally: Abbr. : PTS
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See 53-Down: Abbr. : NBA

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

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