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New York Times, Monday, March 25, 2013

Author:
Adam Prince
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {XZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Prince. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 23,148 )
Across
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"Saturday Night Live" segment : SKIT
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On vacation : AWAY
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Skirts for Scots : KILTS
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Goals : AIMS
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Valentine's Day flower : ROSE
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Pricey car from Honda : ACURA
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Recipe holders : COOKBOOKS
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Father, biblically : BEGET
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Govt.-issued ID : SSN
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"___ a man with seven wives" : IMET
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Epoch when mammals arose : EOCENE
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Irregular trial venue : KANGAROOCOURT
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Liquors for pirates : RUMS
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Barber's implement : COMB
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Required amount : QUOTA
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Autobahn auto : OPEL
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"My word!" : EGAD
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Kilmer of "Top Gun" : VAL
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Title that can precede the starts of 17-, 23-, 49- and 59-Across : CAPTAIN
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Take advantage of : USE
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Cartoon collectibles : CELS
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"South Park" boy : STAN
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Nebraska's largest city : OMAHA
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Colombian cartel city : CALI
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Like-minded group of voters : BLOC
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"The Shawshank Redemption" actor : MORGANFREEMAN
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Rule : GOVERN
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Mythical birds : ROCS
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Swab the decks, say : MOP
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Frederick who composed "My Fair Lady" : LOEWE
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Basketball scoring attempts that are difficult to block : HOOKSHOTS
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Bert's "Sesame Street" pal : ERNIE
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___ time (never) : ATNO
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Bar brews : ALES
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Egg containers : NESTS
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Not now : THEN
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Many a true word is spoken in this : JEST
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Egg containers : SACS
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Stand around the mall? : KIOSK
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Craps player's boast : IMONAROLL
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"Shame on you!" : TSK
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Good smells : AROMAS
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Romantic hopeful : WOOER
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Invite for : ASKTO
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"Of course!" : YES
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Big bang : KABOOM
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Rapper in the film "21 Jump Street" : ICECUBE
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Olympian sledder : LUGER
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Former senator Lott : TRENT
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Fill totally : SATE
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Rival of the Whopper : BIGMAC
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Food-spoiling bacteria : ECOLI
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Fanatic : NUT
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Atlantic or Pacific : OCEAN
28
Home shopper's channel : QVC
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Dubai's land: Abbr. : UAE
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Decide to take part : OPTIN
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After-hours school org. : PTA
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Super Bowl bowlful : GUACAMOLE
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Volcanic output : ASH
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Trafficker tracking org. : DEA
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Lion in "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" : ASLAN
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At a minimum : NOLESS
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"Ugh, who cares?!" : SCREWIT
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May honoree : MOM
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Doesn't dissent : AGREES
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Signal "Come here," say : BECKON
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Demi or Roger : MOORE
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Bakery fixtures : OVENS
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Foam : FROTH
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Longtime ABC exec Arledge : ROONE
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Post-its, e.g. : NOTES
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Secluded valley : GLEN
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"Hey! Over here!" : PSST
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Bowler or sombrero : HAT
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Once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage : HAJ

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

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