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New York Times, Saturday, May 18, 2013

Author:
Martin Ashwood-Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Martin Ashwood-Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: {HXZ} Spans: 8, (2 quad stacks) This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Ashwood-Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0518 ( 23,202 )
Across
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What you may charge with : AVAILABLECREDIT
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Indicator of how accurate a numerical guess is : PERCENTAGEERROR
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Bringer of peace : ENTENTECORDIALE
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The look of love? : STARSINONESEYES
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One built for Broadway : SET
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Intel processor? : NSA
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Pliers part : JAW
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"The Chronicles of Clovis" author : SAKI
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Running dog : LACKEY
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Opposite of extremely : ATAD
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Curing stuff, symbolically : NACL
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Heffalump's creator : MILNE
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Title gambler in a 1943 Cary Grant film : MRLUCKY
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Northern game preceder : OCANADA
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Waits awhile : BIDES
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Eagles tight end Igwenagu : EMIL
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Make canning impossible? : QUIT
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Much commercial production : SPOTTV
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Flat : ONED
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Some holiday honorees: Abbr. : STS
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Start of a Vol. 1 heading : ATO
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Post-W.W. II fed. agcy. : AEC
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Tone poem that calls for four taxi horns, with "An" : AMERICANINPARIS
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Past pump preference : REGULARGASOLINE
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Packing it in : FEEDINGONESFACE
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Information information : STREETADDRESSES
Down
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Some of them have learned to sign : APES
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Blowout locale? : VENT
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"Thou ___ lady": King Lear : ARTA
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They might design roses : ICERS
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Visual aids : LENSES
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Like bazookas : ANTITANK
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1930s bomber : BTEN
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Not windy at all : LACONIC
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Painter Schiele and composer Wellesz : EGONS
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Life is one : CEREAL
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Their caps have a stylized "C" : REDS
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Language related to Wyandot : ERIE
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Transporter of beer barrels : DRAY
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Captive of Heracles : IOLE
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Quarter of doce : TRES
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Window parts : JAMBS
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Like some anchors and sails : ATRIP
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Not just another face in the crowd? : WALDO
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"The Inspector General" star, 1949 : KAYE
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Org. that publishes Advocacy Update : AMA
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Quarter of vingt : CINQ
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"Revolver" Grammy winner Voormann : KLAUS
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Split up : ENDIT
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"Deirdre" playwright : YEATS
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Certain recital piece : DUET
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Kind of chop : LOIN
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Chi setting : CST
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One of several Procter & Gamble products : CLEANSER
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Chandra, in Hindu belief : MOONGOD
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Like a lot without a lot : VACANT
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Boot : DEPOSE
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Porsche 911 model : TARGA
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___-foot jelly : CALFS
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Many masters respond to them : ARFS
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Cross : MEET
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Hohenberg's river : EGER
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Like line jumpers : RUDE
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First name in '70s tennis : ILIE
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Martin Buber's "___ Thou" : IAND
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Shore indentations : RIAS
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Thomas H. ___, the Father of the Western : INCE
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Calls on : SEES

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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