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New York Times, Friday, July 11, 2014

Author:
Sam Ezersky and Victor Fleming
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
387/28/20127/26/20209
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411336128
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1.71211
Sam Ezersky
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
463/29/20055/12/201724
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75106666
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.55023
Victor Fleming

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {QX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Ezersky. This is puzzle # 40 for Mr. Fleming. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
Sam: So, Vic, do you recall how we came up with this ANAKIN SKYWALKER puzzle? Vic: Uh ... Anakin was a classmate of yours. He friended ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Fun to see another one from a strong pair, wizened Judge Vic and the young Skywalker padawan. Er, Ezersky. If history tells us ... read more
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0711 ( 23,621 )
Across
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Displeases one's buds? : TASTESBAD
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Dart maker ... or dart : DODGE
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R.V. park hookup option : SEWERLINE
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When New York's Central Park closes : ONEAM
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Snack in a gym bag : ENERGYBAR
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Clog : GUMUP
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Phrase cooed en español : TEAMO
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Opposite of miniature : KINGSIZE
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Uses a 49-Down : SITS
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People thank God when it comes : FRIDAY
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What Kramer often called Seinfeld : JER
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Joseph of ice cream : EDY
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Art ___, Steelers owner for 55 years : ROONEY
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Cops, in slang : POPO
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Moon views? : BUTTS
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"Wiener Frauen" composer : LEHAR
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They might like your comments : FACEBOOKFRIENDS
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N.F.L. team that went 0-16 in 2008 : LIONS
37
Have an itch : YEARN
38
Duncan of Obama's cabinet : ARNE
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Impound lot charge : TOWAGE
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Jump start? : JAY
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Gomer Pyle, e.g.: Abbr. : PFC
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Trees used to make shoe trees : CEDARS
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Enfant bearer : MERE
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Ad mascot in sunglasses : JOECAMEL
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Spanish soccer club, for short : BARCA
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Spirit : ARDOR
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Outerwear for moguls? : SKIPARKAS
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Battery for many a toy : CCELL
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Like a 1938 Andrew Jackson stamp : SEVENCENT
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Writer featured in "The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test" : KESEY
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409 and 410, but not 411 : AREACODES
Down
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Scary little sucker : TSETSE
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12-book classic : AENEID
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Like many exercisers : SWEATY
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The "2x" and "5" in 2x + 5, e.g. : TERMS
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Accordingly : ERGO
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Designing : SLY
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Restaurant accessory : BIB
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Knight who fell to the dark side : ANAKINSKYWALKER
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Knock sharply : DERIDE
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Spot, to a tot : DOGGY
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Large charge : ONUS
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Cousin of a carafe : DEMIJOHN
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It may cover a tear : GAUZEPAD
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Power line? : EMPERORS
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Unfavorable reply : NAY
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Shot, informally : FOTO
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Tiller attachment? : ROTO
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Coats put on at barbecues : RUBS
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Part for a whack job? : PEEN
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Well, in Rome : BENE
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Old change in the Vatican : LIRE
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Hotcake : FLAPJACK
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Jet pack? : AIRFORCE
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Cries uncle : CONCEDES
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What chickens have : FEAR
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Clothing, colloquially : RAGS
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Pro ___ : TEM
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Seat of Ector County, Tex. : ODESSA
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Moved like a whiptail : JERKED
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Apprehended by a small group : ARCANE
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Brewers' supplies : YEASTS
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Pop singer ___ Rae Jepsen : CARLY
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Cry in a swimming pool game : MARCO
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He had a 1948 #1 hit with "Nature Boy" : COLE
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Judge's perch : BANC
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"___ no idea" : IVE
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Kind of gravel : PEA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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