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New York Times, Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 79, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQVX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0625 ( 23,240 )
Across
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Lose one's amateur status : GOPRO
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Prohibit : BAR
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Mountain top? : SKICAP
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Suss out : INFER
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What may be under a mountaintop : ORE
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Boehner's predecessor as House speaker : PELOSI
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Being an online creep, in a way : FACEBOOKSTALKING
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Tupperware piece : LID
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Garage occupier : CAR
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Like the rarer blood types, typically: Abbr. : NEG
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Oscars category : BESTDOCUMENTARY
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Port of Spain : CADIZ
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Test taken by a sr. : GRE
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Ratchet (up) : RAMP
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Black cat running across one's path, say : OMEN
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Psychedelic experience : TRIP
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Violinist Perlman : ITZHAK
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Son of, in Arabic names : IBN
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Tito Puente specialty : THEMAMBO
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Many a football play : RUN
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Proceed quietly : TIPTOE
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Lover of Psyche : EROS
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Shakespearean manipulator : IAGO
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___ avis : RARA
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Intl. commerce group : WTO
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Miniature map, maybe : INSET
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Square root of -1, e.g. : IMAGINARYNUMBER
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Parisian pronoun : TOI
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Asian title of respect : SRI
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It's south of Eur. : AFR
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Popular app ... or a hint to the starts of 18-, 24- and 49-Across : WORDSWITHFRIENDS
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Melodic : ARIOSE
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It's found near a temple : EAR
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Gets close to : NEARS
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Folk singer Pete : SEEGER
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Density symbol, in physics : RHO
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Trimming tool : EDGER
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Internet picture file : GIF
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"Leaving ___ Jet Plane" : ONA
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Army one-striper: Abbr. : PFC
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Lands, as a fish : REELSIN
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Expedia rival : ORBITZ
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"Bad call, ref!" : BOO
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Ship that was double-booked? : ARK
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Lifesavers, of a sort : RESCUEPARTY
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Messy barbecue dish : SPARERIBS
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Kenan's Nickelodeon pal : KEL
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Sort : ILK
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Be inventive with language : COINAPHRASE
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Ed of "Up" : ASNER
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Word with bank or back : PIGGY
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"Hmm, that's unexpected" : ODD
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Scotsman's cap : TAM
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Disney deer : BAMBI
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Minnesota city SW of Minneapolis so named for its fertile soil : EDENPRAIRIE
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The giant in "Jack and the Beanstalk," e.g. : OGRE
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Person whose books make a killing? : CRIMEWRITER
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Grp. with peacekeeping forces : NATO
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Celebrity gossip Web site : TMZ
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San Francisco's ___ Tower : COIT
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Nickname of basketball's Allen Iverson : THEANSWER
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Boring tool : AUGER
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Muscle problem : KNOT
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"A Sorta Fairytale" singer Amos : TORI
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Apollo 11 goal : MOON
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Kids' game : TAG
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Keep it in the family? : INBREED
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"Don't worry about me" : IMFINE
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Opening words of "A Tale of Two Cities" : ITWAS
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Alan who wrote "V for Vendetta" : MOORE
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Man's name that sounds like two letters of the alphabet : ARI
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Old Mideast grp. : UAR
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Labrador, e.g. : DOG
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St. Paul-to-St. Louis dir. : SSE
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"Told you so!" : HAH
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Slangy hairdo : FRO
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Constant faultfinder : NAG
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Rap's Dr. ___ : DRE
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Belarus, once: Abbr. : SSR

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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