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New York Times, Monday, June 10, 2013

Casino cry ... or a hint for 16-, 23-, 37- and 45-Across

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FQVXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Burnikel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times6/10/13 ( No. 23,225 )
Across
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Pleasant : NICE
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Pretentious : ARTY
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Old PC monitors : CRTS
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Radio's "___ in the Morning" : IMUS
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Lerner's partner in musicals : LOEWE
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Meat cut that may be "tender" : LOIN
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Comedian with a mock 1968 presidential campaign : PATPAULSEN
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Detroit product : AUTO
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Printing units: Abbr. : PGS
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Villain's look : SNEER
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Puff piece? : CIGAR
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"Absolutely!" : YES
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Money that doesn't completely satisfy a debt : PARTPAYMENT
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___ and hers : HIS
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Bob Schieffer's network : CBS
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Roman god of love : AMOR
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Manufacture : CREATE
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Cut off, as a branch : LOP
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Tricky task in a driver's test : PARALLELPARKING
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Kindergartner, e.g. : TOT
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Gents' counterparts : LADIES
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Furniture chain founded in Sweden : IKEA
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Floppy feature of a dachshund : EAR
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Co. in a 2000 merger that became Verizon : GTE
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Event that might have a pillow fight : PAJAMAPARTY
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Stock market debut, for short : IPO
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"La Bohème" or "La Traviata" : OPERA
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Psychologist Alfred : ADLER
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Wrigley Field player : CUB
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The "I" in M.I.T.: Abbr. : INST
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Casino cry ... or a hint for 16-, 23-, 37- and 45-Across : COMETOPAPA
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Actor Rogen : SETH
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Beethoven dedicatee : ELISE
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Job for a barber : TRIM
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"___ does it!" : EASY
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A great deal : LOTS
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Ward of "CSI: NY" : SELA
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A bit cold, as weather : NIPPY
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Spitting ___ : IMAGE
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Truncates : CUTSSHORT
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Mentalist's skill, briefly : ESP
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Certain IM user : AOLER
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Put back to zero, as a tripmeter : RESET
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Insignificant punk : TWERP
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Kyoto currency : YEN
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Alleges : CLAIMS
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Noir's counterpart in roulette : ROUGE
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Giant in Greek myth : TITAN
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Angry bull's sound : SNORT
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Moon goddess : LUNA
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Snakes along the Nile : ASPS
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Modern lead-in to cafe : CYBER
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Represent : ACTAS
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Long-term bank offering, briefly : IRA
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Residence like 2-B or 7-J: Abbr. : APT
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___ Zedong : MAO
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Santa ___, Calif. : CLARA
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Stoplight color : RED
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Yale grad : ELI
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King Kong, notably : APE
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"Whatever!" : LIKEICARE
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Number dialed before an area code : ONE
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Augusta National org. : PGA
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Andes animal : LLAMA
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Do-it-yourselfer's purchase : KIT
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Coarse, as humor : EARTHY
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Greek street food : GYRO
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Sang-froid : POISE
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Sleep problem : APNEA
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Remarks not to be taken seriously : JESTS
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Renaissance painter Veronese : PAOLO
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Own up (to) : ADMIT
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Like non-oyster months : RLESS
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Head: Fr. : TETE
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Eliza, to Henry Higgins : PUPIL
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Illinois senator-turned-president : OBAMA
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Collectible frame : CEL
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A touchdown is worth six: Abbr. : PTS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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