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New York Times, Friday, June 14, 2013

His death prompted Georges Pompidou to say "France is a widow"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQX} Spans: 4, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 175 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York Times6/14/13 ( No. 23,229 )

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Across
1
Low interest indicator : YAWN
5
Stick : STAB
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"Debts and ___ are generally mixed together": Rabelais : LIES
13
Give a second hearing? : ECHO
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Go places : TOUR
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Buffet table utensil : LADLE
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His death prompted Georges Pompidou to say "France is a widow" : CHARLESDEGAULLE
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Show stopper : COMMERCIALBREAK
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Church cry : HOSANNA
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Spoke lovingly : COOED
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Vegas casino that hosts the World Series of Poker, with "the" : RIO
23
Celebrated racehorse nicknamed "The Red Terror" : PHARLAP
25
Furniture usually with pillows : DIVAN
28
Hangs on : WAITS
29
Surfing area? : WEB
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Light weapon : EPEE
32
Uppercut targets : CHINS
33
Pier 1 furniture material : CANE
34
Not looking 100% well : WAN
35
Bad, for good : SLANG
36
Singer Taylor : DAYNE
37
Notwithstanding : DESPITE
39
Soft lens's makeup : GEL
40
Jewelry chain : ZALES
41
Ultimate problem solver : PANACEA
45
Words after "Oh well" : YOUCANTWINEMALL
48
Loaded roll : EVERYTHINGBAGEL
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They rate high on the Beaufort scale : GALES
50
Pot addition : ANTE
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Terminus of the old Virginia and Truckee Railroad : RENO
52
Ziploc competitor : GLAD
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They're often bagged : TEAS
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"This is quite a surprise!" : ISAY
Down
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Less polite way of saying "no thanks" to offered food : YECCH
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Evidence of an allergic reaction : ACHOO
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Collides with noisily : WHAMS
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1979 film based on the life of Crystal Lee Sutton : NORMARAE
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Pink fuel : STERNO
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Opera with the aria "Recondita armonia" : TOSCA
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Volkswagen subsidiary : AUDI
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Getting through : BREACHING
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Daphne, after her mythical transformation : LAUREL
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Wasted, as time : IDLEDAWAY
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"Phantom Lady" co-star Raines : ELLA
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Go for : SEEK
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Exerts oneself : LABORS
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Survivor of two 1918 assassination attempts : LENIN
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Rejoices tactlessly : GLOATS
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"The American Crisis" pamphleteer : PAINE
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One of the Colonial Colleges, informally : PENN
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Ground water? : DEW
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Paperless way to read the paper : IPAD
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Only founding member of OPEC not located in the Mideast : VENEZUELA
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"Come again?" : WHATSTHAT
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Wax worker : BEE
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Ad agency acquisition : CLIENT
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Fried appetizer : CALAMARI
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Flares : SPLAYS
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Summer Triangle star : DENEB
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Not to be disrespected : SACRED
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River mentioned in the Rig Veda : GANGES
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Historic caravel : PINTA
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Bar rooms? : CAGES
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Tennis's Dementieva : ELENA
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Many a filling material : ALLOY
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One with a job opening? : YEGG
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Like the leaves of a trailing arbutus : OVAL
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Robert Louis Stevenson described it as "bottled poetry" : WINE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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