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New York Times, Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Author:
Mark Bickham
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Bickham

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 38 Missing: {KQVZ} Spans: 2 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Bickham. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0605 ( 23,220 )
Across
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Sails fixed to bowsprits : JIBS
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Reform Party candidate of 1996 : PEROT
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What cats often do in the spring : SHED
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Grounded birds : EMUS
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Psychoanalyst Fromm : ERICH
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Designed for flight, for short : AERO
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"It just can't be predicted" : THERESNOTELLING
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Sermon subject : SIN
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Vintner's dregs : LEES
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Some farm machines : DEERES
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Puts forward as fact : POSITS
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Come-___ : ONS
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"False!" : THATSNOTTRUE
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2005 "Survivor" island nation : PALAU
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Guffaw syllable : HAR
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That certain something : AURA
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"I ___ the opinion ..." : AMOF
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Tumbler, e.g. : GLASS
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Rules' partners, briefly : REGS
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Massage deeply : ROLF
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An end to sex? : UAL
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Shake hands (on) : AGREE
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"Later" : TILLNEXTTIME
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Exclamations of tsuris : OYS
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How bettors may act : ONATIP
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Easy to prepare, in ads : NOFUSS
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Part of GTO : GRAN
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French possessive : SES
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Work containing 21 epistles : THENEWTESTAMENT
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Museum area : WING
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Tower of ___ (puzzle with pegs and rings) : HANOI
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Sister of Luke, in sci-fi : LEIA
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Muscular firmness : TONE
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Like "The Biggest Loser" contestants : OBESE
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Sound suggested by the first letters of the words in 17-, 26-, 44- and 58-Across : BANG
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Movie foes of the Sharks : JETS
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Beatnik's "Gotcha" : IMHIP
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Like a well-behaved niño : BUENO
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Abbr. retired after Gorbachev's resignation : SSR
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Pre-euro currency : PESETA
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One of the winemaking Gallos : ERNEST
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Kia subcompacts : RIOS
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N.L.C.S. mo. : OCT
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"L.A. Woman" band : THEDOORS
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Figure for a rep to achieve : SALESTARGET
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Whodunit suspect, perhaps : HEIR
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Predatory seabird : ERNE
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Follows relentlessly : DOGS
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Diplomat Root : ELIHU
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Post-Carnival period : LENT
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Hangout for teachers : STAFFLOUNGE
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Word on Moses' tablets : SHALT
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"Illmatic" rapper : NAS
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Sorry sort : RUER
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Wanderlust, e.g. : URGE
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Life of Riley : EASE
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Reader's goal : PART
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Mine, to Mimi : AMOI
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Hang loose : LOLL
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Question while covering someone's eyes : GUESSWHO
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Left Coast airport letters : LAX
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Brand owned by Whirlpool : AMANA
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Closing bell org. : NYSE
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Some sculptures : TORSOS
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Headed for sudden death, say : INATIE
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"___ bad moon rising" : ISEEA
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Surround on all sides : PENIN
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Packaging abbr. : NTWT
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Louisville's river : OHIO
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Sherilyn of "Twin Peaks" : FENN
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Blood type determinant : GENE
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Hartford insurance company symbol : STAG
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A patron may run one : TAB
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Org. for Tigers, but not Lions or Bears : MLB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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