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New York Times, Friday, July 12, 2013

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Matt Ginsberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FQ} This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0712 ( 23,257 )
Across
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"Not much at all for me, please" : JUSTADROP
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Bare : STARK
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Director Michelangelo : ANTONIONI
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Big name in movie theaters : REGAL
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What gets the shaft? : CRANKCASE
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Struck, as by God : SMOTE
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*Basketball area : KEY
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Unlike Iago : HONEST
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*100% : PURE
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Not run, maybe : PASS
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Co. that introduced Dungeons & Dragons : TSR
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Cane material : RATTAN
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Abhorrent : ODIOUS
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Symbol of modesty : VEIL
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*Water cooler : ICE
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British critic Kenneth who created "Oh! Calcutta!" : TYNAN
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Women, old-fashionedly : GENTLESEX
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Bit of flimflam : RUSE
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Third-place candidate in the 1920 presidential election who ran his campaign from jail : DEBS
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Skiing mecca : SWISSALPS
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*Submerged : UNDER
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Outwits : HAS
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Alternative indicator : ELSE
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Ageless, in an earlier age : ETERNE
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Portmanteau food brand : OREIDA
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Microscopic messenger : RNA
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Sets (on) : SICS
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*Had charges : OWED
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Pizarro contemporary : DESOTO
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Cousin of a cistern : VAT
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Messed (with) : TOYED
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Many British mathematicians : MODELLERS
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Came (from) : AROSE
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So that one might : INORDERTO
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Wood fasteners : TNUTS
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Revolutionary invention for restaurants? : LAZYSUSAN
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Something good to hit : JACKPOT
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Asleep, say : UNREADY
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What an agoraphobe does : STAYSIN
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Big load : TON
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Symbol of life : ANKH
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Daisies and the like, botanically : DICOTS
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Stable colors : ROANS
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Even or close to even, in a tennis set : ONSERVE
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Circlegraph shapes : PIES
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'14s in '14, e.g. : SRS
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Lead on : TEMPT
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Relatives of guinea pigs : AGOUTIS
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Grind : RATRACE
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Product that might be used with a blessing : KLEENEX
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Like "Have a nice day," for example : TRITE
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Takes off : SOARS
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Nearly : ALLBUT
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Left over : UNUSED
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___ of the earth : ENDS
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Gets set : GELS
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Feudal thralls : ESNES
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Table leaves? : SALAD
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Target, in a way : SHOOTAT
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Like Europe in 1945 : WARWORN
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Cry in hide-and-seek : ISEEYOU
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Image : PERSONA
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Those who should follow the advice in the sounded-out answers to the five starred clues : DRIVERS
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Wikipedia precursor : ENCARTA
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Uses for support : RESTSON
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Grill, e.g. : EATERY
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Words of explanation : IDEST
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Cramming aid : NODOZ
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___ Zátopek, four-time Olympic track gold medalist : EMIL
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Delta 88, e.g., informally : OLDS
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Paris's Avenue ___ Champs-Élysées : DES
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Money of Romania : LEU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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