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New York Times, Friday, May 3, 2013

Author:
David Kwong
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David Kwong

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 4 This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Kwong. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0503 ( 23,187 )
Across
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Singer's tongue : YIDDISH
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Fast delivery : AIRMAIL
15
First name in online news : ARIANNA
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Detox, say : CLEANSE
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Autobiographical book by Carrie Fisher : WISHFULDRINKING
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As one : ENBLOC
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D.M.V. offerings : EYETESTS
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Peace Nobelist Kim ___-jung : DAE
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Crispy Twister offerer : KFC
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Peace Nobelist Hammarskjöld : DAG
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Papua New Guinea port in W.W. II news : LAE
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"That's nice" : AAH
30
Dept. of Labor division : OSHA
34
Unit of online popularity : TWITTERFOLLOWER
39
"Almost there!" : ONETOGO
40
Nice thing to hit : PAYDIRT
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First card played in the game parliament : SEVENOFDIAMONDS
43
British submachine gun : STEN
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Bog : FEN
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Grade sch. class : ENG
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Badge holder: Abbr. : DET
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Back : AGO
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Ermine, e.g. : FUR
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Kind of cable in TV production : TRIAXIAL
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Actress Ryder : WINONA
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Oscar-nominated Woody Allen film : MIDNIGHTINPARIS
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Mythological sister of 66-Across : ELECTRA
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Regardless of : DESPITE
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Formidable foes : NEMESES
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Mythological brother of 63-Across : ORESTES
Down
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Went off course, as a ship : YAWED
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One of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" : IRINA
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Not accept : DISBELIEVE
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Children's author who created Miss Trunchbull : DAHL
5
Scoop contents : INFO
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Approached slyly, with "up" : SNUCK
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1968 space movie villain : HAL
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D. W. Griffith's "___ for Help" : ACRY
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"Yeah, you got me" : ILIED
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___-car : RENTA
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Fulfill : MAKEGOODON
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Spanish liqueur : ANIS
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"___ it?" : ISNT
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Staying power : LEGS
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Cappuccino choice : DECAF
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Not soon at all : FAROFF
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Who's there : ATTENDANCE
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___ blue (color named for a school) : ETON
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___ for the best : HOPING
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Be hanged after a crime : SWINGFORIT
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Throng : HERD
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Fine things? : ARTS
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Chuck : TOSS
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N.Y.C.'s PBS station : WNET
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Big head : EGO
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A.L. West team, on scoreboards : LAA
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___ disease : LYME
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Passed out : DEALT
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Stage directions : EXITS
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Feline in un jardin zoologique : TIGRE
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Major League Baseball V.I.P. : OWNER
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Merge : UNITE
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Demolishes, in Devon : RASES
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Govt. gangbusters : TMEN
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Put out : RILE
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Ditto, in footnotes : IDEM
57
Pupil reactions : AHAS
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___ dixit : IPSE
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Short breaks, of a sort : NAPS
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It may be said with a raised hand : IDO

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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