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New York Times, Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {KQZ} This is puzzle # 87 for Ms. Gamache. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0501 ( 23,185 )
Across
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Trek ending in Mecca : HADJ
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Boat with a flat bottom : SCOW
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Word heard on 39-/41-Across : ALOHA
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Et ___ : ALIA
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"Well, I don't think so" : UHNO
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Metallic veins : LODES
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Bath, e.g. : ROOM
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Jessica of "Hitchcock" : BIEL
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Hand game choice : EVENS
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Hand sanitizer brand : PURELL
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Halves of sawbucks : FIVERS
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Tends to : SEESAFTER
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Made sacred : ANOINTED
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Treater's declaration : ILLPAY
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Member of the cat family : FELID
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Coat color : ROAN
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"Egad!" : YIPE
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Gray head? : LEE
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With 41-Across, annual May 1 celebration : LEI
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See 39-Across : DAY
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"Do Ya" grp. : ELO
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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Appear : SEEM
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Running, poetically : AFLOW
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Bikes : CYCLES
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Pragmatic sorts : REALISTS
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Behave perfectly : BEANANGEL
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Charlotte ___, Virgin Islands : AMALIE
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Clodhopper : LUMMOX
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Public spat : SCENE
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"Star Wars" sister : LEIA
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Frat house alternative : DORM
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Debussy's "___ de Lune" : CLAIR
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Look like a creep : LEER
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Chekhovian sister of Masha and Irina : OLGA
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Performances on 39-/41-Across : HULAS
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Long ago : YORE
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Fool (with) : MESS
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Plucked instrument : HARP
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Baseball family name : ALOU
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J'adore fragrance maker : DIOR
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King replaced by William and Mary : JAMESII
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Temporary residence, maybe : SUBLET
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Feng shui "energy" : CHI
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Only partner? : ONE
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Author Tobias : WOLFF
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British academic exam : ALEVEL
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"Wouldn't It Be ___?" ("My Fair Lady" song) : LOVERLY
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River to the Baltic : ODER
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Female fowl : HENS
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Blockhead : ASS
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Tennis great Ivan : LENDL
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Turner autobiography : ITINA
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Something watched on télévision : SERIE
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Hoopla : ADO
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Company with a duck in its logo : AFLAC
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Poor : NEEDY
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Kind of acid used in making soap : OLEIC
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Beer brand owned by Pabst : PIELS
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Hatch ___ (conspire) : APLOT
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Shrieks of pain : YEOWS
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Pitching professionals : ADMEN
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Montaigne work : ESSAI
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Bulldog's place, in brief : YALEU
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Land on the Adriatic : ALBANIA
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Pitching stat : ERA
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The cinema : FILMDOM
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Fishers with pots : EELERS
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Shining : AGLARE
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Nice ___ (prude) : NELLY
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Free speech supporter: Abbr. : ACLU
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Coarse powder : MEAL
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Subversive one : MOLE
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56-Down and others: Abbr. : ORGS
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Short winter holiday? : XMAS
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Institute, e.g.: Abbr. : SCH
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Want ad inits. : EEO
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Suffix with hotel : IER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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