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New York Times, Monday, June 24, 2013

Boxer who floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee

Author:
Robert Seminara
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 44 Missing: {FJQVXYZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Seminara.
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© 2013, The New York Times6/24/13 ( No. 23,239 )
Across
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In ___ (existing) : ESSE
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Amorphous mass : BLOB
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One of the Three B's of classical music : BACH
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Fox series set in William McKinley High School : GLEE
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Tibia or fibula : BONE
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Singer Abdul : PAULA
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Original maker of a 38-Across : GIRLSCOUT
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Moving about : ASTIR
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Huge hit : SMASH
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Light horse-drawn carriage with one seat : STANHOPE
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Boxer who floated like a butterfly, stung like a bee : ALI
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Japanese sash : OBI
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Ingredients in a 38-Across : GRAHAMCRACKERS
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Weight-loss program : DIET
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Amigo : PAL
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Ranee's wrap : SAREE
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___ of Capri : ISLE
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Sweet treat : SMORE
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Deadly poison : BANE
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Mascara problem : SMEAR
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Dress (up) : TOG
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Lone Star State sch. near the Rio Grande : UTEP
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Ingredient in a 38-Across : HOTMARSHMALLOW
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Steve Martin's "King ___" : TUT
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Hullabaloo : ADO
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Joke you've heard many times before : CHESTNUT
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Fragrant wood : CEDAR
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Acoustic : AURAL
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Ingredient in a 38-Across : CHOCOLATE
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Haggard with 38 #1 country hits : MERLE
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Sea creature with pincers : CRAB
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Boutique : SHOP
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"Hey ... over here!" : PSST
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Sharer's word : OURS
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Classic trees on shady streets : ELMS
Down
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They're bought by the dozen : EGGS
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Thin : SLIM
3
Song word repeated after "Que" : SERA
4
Fish caught in pots : EELS
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Original "Monty Python" airer : BBC
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Brit's toilet : LOO
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Burden : ONUS
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Gambler : BETTOR
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Big party : BASH
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Volvo or VW : AUTO
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Video segment : CLIP
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Tortoise racer : HARE
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Freaks out in fear : PANICS
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Bygone head of Iran : SHAH
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Attorney's org. : ABA
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200 in the Indianapolis 500 : LAPS
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Muslim leader : IMAM
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Gadget : GISMO
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Found a new tenant for : RELET
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Mr. T's TV group : ATEAM
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Draper's material : CLOTH
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Afghani capital : KABUL
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Muse of poetry : ERATO
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Extend, as a lease : RENEW
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Ooze : SEEP
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Gossip, slangily : DISH
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Capital of Italia : ROMA
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"Heavens to Betsy!" : EGAD
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Worrisome engine noise : RATTLE
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Try for a political office : RUN
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Building material applied with a trowel : STUCCO
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Bananas : LOCO
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Place to eat a 38-Across : CAMP
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Tints : HUES
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Blunders : ERRS
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NaCl : SALT
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Drive-___ : THRU
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"... or ___!" : ELSE
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Author Roald : DAHL
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Isotope, e.g. : ATOM
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Sales force, informally : REPS
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Blade in a boat : OAR
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David Letterman's network : CBS

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