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New York Times, Saturday, July 12, 2014

Author:
Tim Croce and Alex Vratsanos
Editor:
Will Shortz
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333/12/20106/27/20151
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1.56001
Tim Croce
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176/13/20115/23/20193
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1.60040
Alex Vratsanos

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQXY} Spans: 6, (2 double stacks) This is puzzle # 30 for Mr. Croce. This is puzzle # 9 for Mr. Vratsanos. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2014, The New York TimesNo. 0712 ( 23,622 )
Across
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Army equivalent of a leading seaman: Abbr. : CPL
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Lowered : SCOWLED
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Man on the street? : BRO
14
New England state sch. : URI
15
Football helmet feature : EARHOLE
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Preposition with three homophones : OER
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Span since 1955 : TAPPANZEEBRIDGE
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Middle of an Aeschylus trilogy, with "The" : LIBATIONBEARERS
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Classic label in classical music : ERATO
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Try to pull off, say : TUGAT
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Camera movement : TILT
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Unwelcome neighbor : SNOOP
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Get on board : LADE
30
Gouda and Muenster : SEMISOFTCHEESES
33
Greeting at the head of a procession : ALLHAIL
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Selfish response to a request : IDONTFEELLIKEIT
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River that passes by the Hermitage : NEVA
43
Wall hanging : ARRAS
44
Saint who is one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers : ELMO
45
Squarely, informally : SPANG
47
First name in late-night TV : CRAIG
48
Monumental : EARTHSHATTERING
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Pro athlete in a red-and-white uniform : ARIZONACARDINAL
55
Subway inits. : MTA
56
Bright spots : SOLARIA
57
One being shepherded, say : EWE
58
It's double-hyphenated: Abbr. : SSN
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Like many a sports car : TWODOOR
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Brutus' "but" : SED
Down
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Schnitzels, e.g. : CUTLETS
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Plain variety : PRAIRIE
3
Stick in a purse? : LIPBALM
4
1950s-'70s defense acronym : SEATO
5
Request often accompanied by "please" : CANI
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Pasta eaten with a spoon : ORZO
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"That's enough," to a server : WHEN
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Banker/philanthropist Solomon : LOEB
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River into which the Vltava flows : ELBE
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Clear of vermin : DERAT
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Some corner shops : BODEGAS
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Move from A to B, say : REGRADE
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Hero of 20-Across : ORESTES
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Stanger a.k.a. Bravo's "Millionaire Matchmaker" : PATTI
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"You can't beat me!" : IRULE
24
Sight-singing technique : SOLFA
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54-Across, e.g., for short : NFLER
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Gender option on modern forms : OTHER
27
Onetime center for the distribution of oranges : OCALA
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2008 World Series winners, to fans : PHILS
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Didn't get snapped up, say : SAT
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Laura Nyro album "___ and the Thirteenth Confession" : ELI
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They run up legs : INSEAMS
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Skips : DEPARTS
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Reproductive, in a way : OVARIAN
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Sportscaster Jim : NANTZ
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Olympic gymnast Strug : KERRI
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Manhattan eatery referenced in Billy Joel's "Big Shot" : ELAINES
40
"Wow!" : IMINAWE
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Turned off and on : TOGGLED
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Shade : GHOST
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Ohio's ___ Point, home of the Top Thrill Dragster and Millennium Force roller coasters : CEDAR
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Kind of day or job : SNOW
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Headlight? : HALO
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Part of A.M.P.A.S.: Abbr. : ACAD
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Arum family member : TARO
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TLC, e.g. : TRIO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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