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New York Times, Saturday, April 13, 2013

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 16, Columns: 15 Words: 71, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KXZ} Spans: 8, (1 quad stack) This is puzzle # 67 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0413 ( 23,167 )
Across
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"Spin the Black Circle" Grammy winner of 1995 : PEARLJAM
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Sort who needs to button up : GASBAG
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Buttoned up : ASQUIETASAMOUSE
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Not have a hunch? : STANDUPSTRAIGHT
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What shy people often have : DEBTS
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Trendy tuna : AHI
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With 22-Across, runner's woe : LEG
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Prohibition, e.g. : ERA
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See 20-Across : CRAMP
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City near Pyramid Lake : RENO
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Uglify : MAR
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"Superman II" villainess : URSA
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Atlas offerings : AUTOMOBILETIRES
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Ivory tower setting : GROVESOFACADEME
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Some expressions of false humility : UNDERSTATEMENTS
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Large wire : ASSOCIATEDPRESS
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"Boxing Helena" star Sherilyn : FENN
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Squad leader? : ESS
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Comic response, in Variety : LAFF
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Greek restaurant menu subheading : GYROS
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Realization vocalization : AHA
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Plumber's union? : ELL
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Catcher of the rye? : BIB
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Dipsticks : ASSES
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Part of the Ring of Fire : ALEUTIANISLANDS
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Light alternative : FOURWAYSTOPSIGN
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Modern resident of ancient Ebla : SYRIAN
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Many gallerygoers : ESTHETES
Down
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___-Calais (French department) : PASDE
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Imparter of fruity overtones : ESTER
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Hub for Jordan Aviation : AQABA
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Half-pint : RUNT
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Eyeshades? : LIDS
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Vingt-et-un, e.g. : JEU
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How some instruments are sold : ATPAR
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Gessen who wrote the 2012 Putin biography "The Man Without a Face" : MASHA
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Bayou predator : GAR
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Cold war grp.? : AMA
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"___ gather" : SOI
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Military brass : BUGLE
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Horror-struck, apparently : ASHEN
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First moment : GETGO
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Goose : STIMULATE
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Ferry ride, say : CROSSING
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Ushers in : PRECEDES
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Assault team : RAIDERS
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Depart from : MOVEOFF
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Punish by fine : AMERCE
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They get stuck in corners : STAMPS
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Arizona's ___ Fria River : AGUA
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Some of a caterer's inventory : URNS
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Upscale Italian shoe brand : TODS
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Where Captain Cook landed in 1770 : BOTANYBAY
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"___ first ..." : IFAT
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Conductor Leibowitz : RENE
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Crew at a pileup : EMTS
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Short term? : SESS
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Toronto team, briefly : LEAFS
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Dental gold, e.g. : ALLOY
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Jacinthe or jonquille : FLEUR
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Salon service : RINSE
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Late notices? : OBITS
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Peeved, after "in" : ASNIT
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Play both sides, in a way : HEDGE
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Pro grps. : ASSNS
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Xanadu's river : ALPH
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It may have a row of 28-Down, briefly : SASE
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William Tell territory : URI
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Old Eastern alternative : TWA
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Rankin who created Inspector Rebus : IAN
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Juice fiend : SOT

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

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