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New York Times, Friday, March 22, 2013

Author:
Tim Croce
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tim Croce

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 21 Missing: {BJQUX} Spans: 6, (2 triple stacks) This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Croce. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0322 ( 23,145 )
Across
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Speak carefully : CHOOSEONESWORDS
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One of Disneyland's original attractions : ROCKETTOTHEMOON
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Part of a modern address : EMAILDOMAINNAME
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Bloom who played Mary in "The Last Temptation of Christ" : VERNA
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Communicated without saying anything : MIMED
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"Not in eine Million Jahre!" : NIE
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"Gotcha" : IDIG
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Forest climbers : VINES
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"Hey-y-y-y!" sayer of sitcomdom, with "the" : FONZ
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The Big Red Machine, on scoreboards : CIN
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Maisons, across the Pyrenees : CASAS
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Alternative to gunpowder : PEKOE
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Charm : ENAMOR
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Urquhart Castle is on it : LOCHNESS
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One often duped: Abbr. : ORIG
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Reason for denying entry, maybe : NOID
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Attack as a cat might : SPRINGAT
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Actress Landi of "The Count of Monte Cristo," 1934 : ELISSA
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___ hammer (Mjolnir) : THORS
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Gets something off one's back, say : SHEDS
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Long, for short: Abbr. : OPP
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Quiet : EASE
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Swamp birds : SORAS
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Like some statues and book spines : GILT
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Lo-___ : RES
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Front-page New York Times addition of 1997 : COLOR
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Hoops Hall-of-Famer Baylor : ELGIN
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Slant in print : EDITORIALSTANCE
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Topiary figures : ORNAMENTALTREES
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Hoped for a miracle, maybe : SAIDONESPRAYERS
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Ice climbing hazard : CREVICE
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Bore down (on) : HOMEDIN
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Instrument whose name means "little goose" : OCARINA
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Clearing : OKING
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Actress Ward : SELA
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Wheels-up announcement, briefly : ETD
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Mexican Indians : OTOMIS
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Like some fees : NOMINAL
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Electrically neutral subatomic particle : ETAMESON
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Starts suddenly : SHIES
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Go along, as one's way : WEND
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Every, in an Rx : OMN
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The Star City of the South : ROANOKE
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It carries out many orders : DOMINOS
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Has a cold reaction? : SNEEZES
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Flier to Rio : VARIG
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Big name in handbags : FENDI
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Podiatric problems : CORNS
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N.L. East team, informally : PHILS
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Silk selection : MOIRE
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Future alumnae, quaintly : COEDS
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Substance used in fillings? : GASOLINE
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Rock collections may sit beside them : STEREOS
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Daughter of King Minos : PHAEDRA
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"La Cenerentola" composer : ROSSINI
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Distinctive parts of some hummingbirds : THROATS
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Elegantly attired : SOIGNEE
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Certain telecom technician : SPLICER
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Suitability : APTNESS
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It's turned down for extra warmth : EARLAP
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Existentialist Kierkegaard : SOREN
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Blazingly bright : GLARY
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"Till the End of Time" singer : COMO
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"___, Red-Hot & Live" (1982 blues album) : ETTA
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Jot : TAD
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Digital ___ (high-tech shooter) : SLR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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