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New York Times, Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Assortments ... or what you'll find in 17-, 25-, 30-, 44- and 50-Across?

Author:
Pete Muller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJQ} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Muller.
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© 2013, The New York Times6/11/13 ( No. 23,226 )
Across
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It has a balance: Abbr. : ACCT
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Reverberation : ECHO
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___ lazuli : LAPIS
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Superdome locale, informally : NOLA
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___ Hubbard, Scientology founder : LRON
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Party or parade : EVENT
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Reason for rehab : DRUGABUSE
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Hardly rambling : TERSE
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Give a new title : RENAME
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Cheese with red wrapping : EDAM
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Six-sided randomizer : DIE
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Two under par : EAGLE
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Trail : LAGBEHIND
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New York theater award : OBIE
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Plant fungus : ERGOT
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Darts and snooker : PUBGAMES
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Separate into charged particles : IONIZE
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Braun who married Hitler : EVA
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Took to the slopes : SKIED
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Ref. work that took 70 years to complete : OED
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Grow fond of : WARMTO
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Sinatra backers, sometimes : BIGBANDS
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Judgment on a book's cover? : BLURB
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"Super!" : NEAT
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Groundskeeper's bane : CRABGRASS
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Pong purveyor : ATARI
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"___ out!" (ump's cry) : YER
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One-billionth of a gig : BYTE
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Wild-eyed sort : ZEALOT
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World capital whose name means "victorious" : CAIRO
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Assortments ... or what you'll find in 17-, 25-, 30-, 44- and 50-Across? : MIXEDBAGS
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Forest vine : LIANA
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Similar : AKIN
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Cat or clock preceder : ONEO
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Young's partner in accounting : ERNST
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Something to avoid : NONO
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Story that can't completely be believed : YARN
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Tennis's Agassi : ANDRE
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Jazz's Chick : COREA
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Adhered (to) : CLUNG
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Philippine tongue : TAGALOG
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Czech Republic river : ELBE
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Grand ___ (vineyard designation) : CRU
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First book of the 12 Minor Prophets : HOSEA
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Antsy : ONEDGE
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Prisoner's plaint : LETMEGO
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N.Y.C.'s Columbus ___ : AVE
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Hell : PERDITION
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Living ___ : INSIN
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Fiery horse : STEED
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Organism that splits : AMEBA
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Condense : ABRIDGE
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Onion relative used in soups : LEEK
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Babydoll : HON
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1960 #1 Brenda Lee hit : IMSORRY
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Place to congregate? : PEW
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Thos. Jefferson founded it : UVA
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Conan, for one : BARBARIAN
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Close relation, informally : SIB
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Final section of the 40-Across : ZED
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Actors Harris and Helms : EDS
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___, zwei, drei ... : EINS
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World Series org. : MLB
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Maritime rescuer : TUGBOAT
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Bleated : BAAED
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"Good going!" : ATTABOY
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Repeated role for Christian Bale : BATMAN
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Rinse or spin : CYCLE
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Show once more : REAIR
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Watch with the old slogan "Modern Masters of Time" : SEIKO
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Singer/songwriter Davis : ALANA
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"Got it," in radio lingo : ROGER
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"Challenge accepted!" : ITSON
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Paradoxical Greek : ZENO
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Some pulse takers, for short : RNS
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Mark, as a ballot : XIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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