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New York Times, Saturday, June 1, 2013

Author:
Barry C. Silk
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Barry C. Silk

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 77 for Mr. Silk. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0601 ( 23,216 )
Across
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Stephen King horror anthology : CREEPSHOW
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Yoke attachment : OXBOW
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Great depression? : HURRICANE
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Egg choice : LARGE
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They're available in alleys : OPENLANES
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Wholly : INALL
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Short play? : REC
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The King's followers? : ANDI
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Like some taxes and questions : EVADED
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Considered revolting : DETESTED
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Struck : XED
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Pick : OPT
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Home of the Aggies of the 37-Down : LASCRUCES
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Below the surface : BURIED
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Québec map abbr. : STE
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Arena support? : OLE
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Remove, as a 45-Across : UNSCREW
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Grand alternative : UPRIGHT
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Trip option: Abbr. : RTE
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She plagues ladies' lips with blisters, per Mercutio : MAB
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Game of falling popularity? : TETRIS
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It fits around a mouth : BOTTLECAP
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Bangladesh export : TEA
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Using : VIA
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Aviation safety statistic : NEARMISS
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What's often blowing in the wind : POLLEN
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Show piece : DEMO
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Floral arrangement : LEI
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Floor plan data : AREAS
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Painful spa treatment : BIKINIWAX
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Had an inclination : LEANT
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Nevertheless : ATANYRATE
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Roman world : MONDO
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Justice from the Bronx : SOTOMAYOR
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What a speaker may strike : CHORD
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Nepalese bread : RUPEE
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Classic Meccano toy : ERECTORSET
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Midwest trailer? : ERN
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Embedded column : PILASTER
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Hardly any : SCANT
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Haydn's "master of us all" : HANDEL
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Upstate New York natives : ONEIDAS
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Unseld of the Bullets : WES
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Twist in fiction : OLIVER
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Hit soundtrack album of 1980 : XANADU
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Stationery securer : BRAD
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Look while delivering a line : OGLE
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Metalworker's union? : WELD
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Leaving out : EXCEPT
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Grand : EPIC
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Good name for a brooder? : STU
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How many reach the top of Pikes Peak : COGRAILWAY
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Not grade-specific : ELHI
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Loses liquidity : SETS
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Bellflower or Bell Gardens, vis-à-vis L.A. : BURB
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Quaint preposition : UNTO
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Put down : DEMEAN
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New Mexico State sports grp. : WAC
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"Cloth diaper" or "film camera" : RETRONYM
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Bullet follower : ITEM
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Frito ___ (old ad symbol) : BANDITO
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Cable channel with the slogan "Laugh More" : TVLAND
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Doesn't level with : LIESTO
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Check out for a second : PEEKAT
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Certain building block, informally : AMINO
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Former defense grp. : SEATO
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Knick foe : SIXER
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One with hot dates, maybe : PALM
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___ Biscuit (1912 debut) : OREO
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Spare : LEAN
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Low, in Lyon : BAS
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Portfolio part, for short : IRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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