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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 2014

European city whose airport is the world's largest chocolate-selling point

Author:
Daniel Raymon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Raymon. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Daniel Raymon notes:
This is my first Thursday puzzle so I'm very excited for everyone to see it. It's especially exciting to have my very own creation ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Rebus with a revealer; SOAPBOX describing the four different brands of SOAP crammed into individual BOXes. In today's age of ever ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times3/6/14 ( No. 23,494 )
Across
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Side pieces : JAMBS
6
Tenor in a barbershop quartet, e.g. : PART
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Lot : RAFT
14
Quick : ALERT
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Singer India.___ : ARIE
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Modern yogurt flavor : ACAI
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Strictness : RIGOR
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Pepsi-owned beverage brand : SOBE
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Cajun French, e.g. : DIALECT
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Ones little-known in their fields : NONAMES
22
TLC, e.g. : TRIO
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Doesn't waste an opportunity : SEIZESTHEDAY
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Agrees : JIBES
27
Quickly : INHASTE
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Qatari leader : EMIR
30
Ingredient in many Asian desserts : AGAR
31
Dallas-to-Amarillo dir. : WNW
33
Common situation near the start of an inning : ONEON
36
Many a shot in the arm, for short? : MED
37
Platform ... or something that appears four times in this puzzle? : SOAPBOX
39
Decks, in brief : KOS
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Management's counterpart : LABOR
43
Royal son of the comics : ARN
44
First word, maybe : MAMA
45
Seoul soldiers : ROKS
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Assumed : USURPED
49
24-___ : KARAT
52
Device that converts pressure into a rotating motion : PISTONENGINE
54
"Some Kind of ___" (Dick Van Dyke comedy) : ANUT
55
Double-___ : CROSSER
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Actress Andersson : BIBI
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"Come here often?," e.g. : LINE
58
Japanese watch : SEIKO
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Redding of R&B : OTIS
63
Blue hue : ANIL
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British poet laureate ___ Day-Lewis : CECIL
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Honey-soaked dessert : BAKLAVA
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Some fund-raising grps. : PTAS
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Upright : ONEND
Down
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Rattle : JAR
2
Athlete with the autobiography "The Soul of a Butterfly" : ALI
3
Computer storage unit, informally : MEG
4
Military decoration : BRONZESTAR
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German beer now owned by the Pabst Brewing Company : STROHS
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Annual parade locale : PASADENA
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Wine feature : AROMA
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Kind of steak : RIBEYE
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Casual wear : TEES
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Traction provider : RADIALTIRE
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Sharp : ACERB
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Prima ___ : FACIE
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Fuentes and Puente : TITOS
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Socialize professionally : NETWORK
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Land name before 1939 : SIAM
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Heavenly figure, in Hesse : ENGEL
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"___ lovely time" : IHADA
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Curse : JINX
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Opalescent gems : MOONSTONES
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New Deal inits. : WPA
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Relative of a giraffe : OKAPI
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"Tullius" in Marcus Tullius Cicero : NOMEN
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Pipe buildup : SOOT
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European city whose airport is the world's largest chocolate-selling point : BRUSSELS
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Singer with the 1986 #1 album "Promise" : SADE
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Capital on the Danube : BRATISLAVA
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Character in Clue : MRGREEN
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Nascar's ___ Cup Series : SPRINT
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Paris-based grp. since 1945 : UNESCO
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Item purchased at many a food cart : KABOB
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"West Side Story" woman : ANITA
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Cube creator : RUBIK
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Aegean region : IONIA
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Pat-a-cake element : CLAP
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Cube makeup : ICE
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It's all relatives : KIN
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Familiar : OLD

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

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