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New York Times, Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Belgian city sometimes mispronounced as "wipers"

Author:
Clive Probert
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JKQ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 4 for Mr. Probert.
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© 2013, The New York Times4/24/13 ( No. 23,178 )
Across
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Summit conference goal : PACT
5
Word before tight or loose : HANG
9
Asian nation suffix : STAN
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At full speed : AMAIN
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Bow-toting deity : AMOR
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Jared of "Mr. Nobody" : LETO
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___ diem : CARPE
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Some cruise ships, informally : LOVEBOATS
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Repetitive French greeting : ALLOALLO
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Put aside for later : TABLE
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Start of a song with the cry "Yo-ho-ho" : FIFTEENMEN
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Möbius strip's lack : END
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Gather, logically : INFER
28
Dessert menu phrase : ALAMODE
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Russian city, host of the 2014 Winter Olympics : SOCHI
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Nameless, briefly : ANON
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Ken Olin series about baby boomers : THIRTYSOMETHING
40
Activision's Guitar ___ : HERO
41
___ Motors (electric car company) : TESLA
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State where bolo ties are common : ARIZONA
45
Live : EXIST
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Lake Michigan borderer: Abbr. : WIS
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One who hoped things would pan out? : FORTYNINER
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Dull tapping sound : THRUM
55
Food critics, often : EPICURES
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"You lose!" : GAMESOVER
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Place to play or fight : ARENA
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Like fine whiskeys : AGED
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Painter Magritte : RENE
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Second-stringers : BENCH
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Monocle part : LENS
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LAX postings : ETAS
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Willy Wonka's creator : DAHL
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Spotted rodent : PACA
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Tourist town of Salerno : AMALFI
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Comedian with the 1972 album "Class Clown" : CARLIN
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Beginning in basketball : TIPOFF
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Berry of "Die Another Day" : HALLE
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"___ for the Misbegotten" : AMOON
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Election mo. : NOV
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Fairy-tale escapee from a witch : GRETEL
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One whose work is not picking up? : SLOB
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"Spanglish" actress : TEALEONI
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Serve, as a maid would a lady : ATTENDON
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KenKen entries: Abbr. : NOS
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Least like a 9-Down : NEATEST
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Eric of "Troy" : BANA
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Sports artist Neiman : LEROY
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Injures severely : MAIMS
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China's ___ Xiaoping : DENG
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___-jongg : MAH
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Astronomical red giant : CSTAR
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Weed whacker : HOE
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Midwinter event, often : THAW
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Ethnic background : HERITAGE
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Partiers at a hooley : IRISHMEN
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"Frasier" role : ROZ
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Nicholas Gage memoir : ELENI
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Airport queue unit : TAXICAB
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"Just the Two ___" : OFUS
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"Enough already!" : NOMORE
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Hardened (to) : INURED
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Sister (and occasional rival) of Venus : SERENA
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Mariana ___ (world's deepest ocean point) : TRENCH
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"Lovergirl" singer ___ Marie : TEENA
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Belgian city sometimes mispronounced as "wipers" : YPRES
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Sommeliers' suggestions : REDS
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Witty Mort : SAHL
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Guy's partner : GAL
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Rookie's mentor, maybe : VET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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