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New York Times, Friday, May 13, 2016

Author:
David Phillips and David Steinberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Steinberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 31 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Phillips. This is puzzle # 50 for Mr. Steinberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
DAVID S.: Dave and I met at the now-defunct Silicon Valley Puzzle Fest back in 2012, which feels like just a few months ago to me! ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Two young guns teaming up! Fun to see David and David work on something together. Also fun to see some nice stacking work — really ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Congratulations to Mr. Steinberg on his 50th NYT crossword.

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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0513 ( 24,293 )

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Across
1
Bedroom set piece? : PAJAMABOTTOMS
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Band with the 2012 double-platinum album "Night Visions" : IMAGINEDRAGONS
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Celebrity with the fashion line "V." : VANESSAWILLIAMS
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Internet issue : EZINE
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Hacking it : ABLE
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One tailed in the sewers : RAT
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Want : NEED
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Flares : SPLAYS
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"___ on my bed my limbs I lay" (line from Coleridge) : ERE
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Fill with horror : APPALL
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It has a good resolution : HDTV
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Lose energy : SAG
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"Di quella pira," e.g. : ARIA
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Tigerlike : FIERCE
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"___ life belongs to those who live in the present": Wittgenstein : ETERNAL
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Chinese province where a spicy cuisine originated : SICHUAN
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Swear : ATTEST
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Fitness center? : CORE
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Half of a couple : MRS
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Doesn't shut up : GABS
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Targets of President Taft : TRUSTS
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Big maker of 27-Acrosses : RCA
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Souvenir item : TSHIRT
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Unlikely swinger : PRIG
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Org. with a name registration : AKC
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Captain ___ (DC Comics superhero) : ATOM
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Lacking subtlety, say : CRUDE
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Extra sauce order? : MAKEMINEADOUBLE
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Match.com competitors : DATINGAGENCIES
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Jibber-jabbers : TALKSNONSENSE
Down
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Jeremy of "Entourage" : PIVEN
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Leave speechless : AMAZE
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Girl with a gun in an Aerosmith hit : JANIE
4
What a chair covers : AGENDA
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___ en scène : MISE
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Puzzle hunt?: Abbr. : ANS
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"___ dear ..." : BEA
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Big name in energy bars and smoothies : ODWALLA
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Like some councils : TRIBAL
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It may be running : TALLY
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Checks out : OGLES
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"J'accuse!" reply : MOI
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Punch line instrument : SNAREDRUM
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Little something for the road? : SMARTCAR
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Piano-playing Cat : STEVENS
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Sardine relative : SPRAT
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Beach mold : PAIL
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Slams : PANS
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Snarky syllable : HEH
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Distillery eponym Joseph : SEAGRAM
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Mud spot? : ATTACKAD
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Wreak vengeance on : GETBACKAT
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"That's a ___!" : FIRST
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Celebrity whose name sounds like a drink : ICET
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Thing, at bar : RES
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Bad way to turn : SOUR
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___ Peninsula (2014 crisis site) : CRIMEAN
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Some beachwear : THONGS
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Neat : SPRUCE
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Source of the words "curry" and "pariah" : TAMIL
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Perform poorly : STINK
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Apply, as Bengay : RUBIN
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Lies around : IDLES
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Chuckleheads : GEESE
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Takes in : CONS
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H : ETA
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Opposite of hence : AGO
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Place of corruption : DEN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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