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New York Times, Thursday, April 25, 2013

Author:
Jeffrey Wechsler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeffrey Wechsler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Wechsler. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0425 ( 23,179 )
Across
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It has everything : COSMOS
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Troublemaker, perhaps : MISFIT
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France : château :: Spain : ___ : CASTILLO
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Individually : APIECE
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Birthday, e.g. : OCCASION
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Put on : DONNED
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Classic cartoon in which "Kill da wabbit" is sung to a Wagner tune : WHATSOPERADOC
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Dried out : SERE
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Haw's partner : HEM
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Hosp. adjunct : EMS
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Onetime presidential candidate on the Forbes 400 list : HROSSPEROT
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Yukon XL maker, for short : GMC
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Compote ingredient : PEAR
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Child actress Patten of "Song of the South" : LUANA
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Travel hassle : AIRPORTSECURITY
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Spills the beans : BLABS
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Checkup : EXAM
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Fleur-de-___ : LYS
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Trap in Penobscot Bay : LOBSTERPOT
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What's that to José? : ESA
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Terra warmer : SOL
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Hanukkah largesse : GELT
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Magician's phrase ... or a hint to part of 18-, 25-, 34- and 41-Across : PRESTOCHANGEO
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Springer on African grasslands : IMPALA
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"So what?" : WHOCARES
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Best way to defuse a bomb : CALMLY
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Doesn't rush, say : SAUNTERS
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Brunch dish : CREPES
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Seizes : WRESTS
Down
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Squirrel's nuts, maybe : CACHE
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When said three times, frequent line on "The Odd Couple" : OSCAR
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Condition : STATE
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Be errant, say : MISS
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Diverse grouping : OLIO
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Haute cuisine by no means : SLOP
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Ladies : MADAMS
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___ Touch : IPOD
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___-Japanese War : SINO
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Product of Abe Lincoln's wood splitting : FENCERAIL
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Put away : ICE
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___ talks, offerers of "ideas worth spreading" : TED
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Intimidates : COWS
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Primitive farming equipment : ONEHORSEPLOWS
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High-___ : RES
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Hall of fame : MONTY
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Some court orders : STAYS
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"I'm with ___" (T-shirt phrase) : HER
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Possible prey of a 37-Down : RAT
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Desirable, as a job : PLUM
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Lux.'s place : EUR
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Exterior house feature : GABLE
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Director Forman : MILOS
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Small sour fruit : CRABAPPLE
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Guarded place : POST
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It has lots of pledges : PBS
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Prefix with biology : EXO
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Possible predator of a 26-Down : CAT
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Some collegiate output : ESSAYS
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Crazy talk : ROT
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Annoying buzzers : GNATS
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Wetland denizen : EGRET
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Body scans? : LEERS
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Pitch : TOSS
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Intensify, with "up" : RAMP
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25-Down, en français : ELLE
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Something placed in the mouth of a pitcher? : CHAW
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Time : HOUR
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Some minor eruptions : ACNE
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Org. meting out justice at The Hague : ICC
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Chip, maybe : MAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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