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New York Times, Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 166 for Mr. Kahn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
David J. Kahn notes:
I was trying to get as many HEADS in the Down answers as possible and, at the same time, keep answers consistent with a Tuesday ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
HEADS UP! David uses words that can precede HEAD, running upward within grid entries. Very nice find in STOP ORDER (pothead, redhead), ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0419 ( 24,269 )
Across
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Practice boxing : SPAR
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Dr. who's done 19-Down for Dr Pepper : DRE
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Tree houses? : NESTS
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Auricle's site : OUTEREAR
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Produced, as coins : MINTED
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Breadwinner : PROVIDER
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Kitchen covers : APRONS
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Former House leader Nancy : PELOSI
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"The Fox and the Crow" storyteller : AESOP
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Cheerleader's cheer : YELL
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2011 World Series champs, informally : CARDS
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Office V.I.P. : BOSS
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Pageant winners' wear : TIARAS
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Alternative to Enterprise : HERTZ
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Call letters? : ATT
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Tizzy : STEW
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Navy student, informally : MIDDIE
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Be rough with, in a way : PAW
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Warning appropriate for this puzzle? : HEADSUP
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90° turn : ELL
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Moon of Mars : PHOBOS
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Tombstone lawman : EARP
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Father's study: Abbr. : REL
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Go ___ for (defend) : TOBAT
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Agreed : SAIDOK
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Circus performer with a ball : SEAL
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Veil material : TULLE
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Jodie Foster and Meryl Streep, collegiately : ELIS
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Reason to use a visor : GLARE
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Opera's Tebaldi : RENATA
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Name repeatedly sung in Rossini's "Largo al factotum" : FIGARO
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One of the "E's" in E.E.C. : ECONOMIC
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Stranded due to frigid weather : ICEDIN
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Shoal : SANDBANK
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Anatomical pouch : BURSA
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Christmas ___ : EVE
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Some savings, for short : IRAS
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Too sentimental : SOPPY
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Food processor setting : PUREE
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Bikini, for one : ATOLL
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Not take it anymore : REVOLT
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Names in someone's honor : DEDICATES
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Girl's name that's a homophone for a boy's name : RAE
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Make a goof : ERR
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Barely beats : NIPS
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Attired, as a judge : ENROBED
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"Buy" or "sell" directive at a specified price : STOPORDER
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Start of a countdown : TEN
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1960s protest grp. : SDS
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Sue Grafton's "___ for Ricochet" : RIS
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Fannie ___ (securities) : MAES
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Commercials : ADS
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Locality : AREA
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Unfair treatment : RAWDEAL
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Arena entrance feature : STILE
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George ___, longtime maestro of the Cleveland Orchestra : SZELL
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"___ the Sheriff" (1974 #1 hit) : ISHOT
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Land animal whose closest living relatives include whales : HIPPO
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Data in a daily planner: Abbr. : APPTS
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North America's largest alpine lake : TAHOE
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Double, in baseball lingo : TWOBAGGER
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Certain homicide, in police lingo : MURDERONE
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Something that may be trimmed or rigged : SAIL
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"Oh! Susanna" and others : BALLADS
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Take to court : SUE
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Obi-Wan ___ : KENOBI
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High-tech 1982 Disney movie : TRON
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Tennessee senator ___ Alexander : LAMAR
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Turner autobiography : ITINA
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Fires : SACKS
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Rossini's "Largo al factotum," e.g. : ARIA
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Not continue : END
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Lie a little : FIB
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Hosp. locale : ICU
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Suffix with Japan : ESE
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Cleveland cager, for short : CAV

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

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