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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 2013

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 25 Missing: {JV} This is puzzle # 68 for Mr. Walden. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0713 ( 23,258 )

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Across
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Back order? : REMAND
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Main means of defense? : SQUIDINK
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First city bombed in W.W. II's Baedeker Blitz : EXETER
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Opted to duck : PUNTEDON
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1954 Audie Murphy western : DESTRY
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Prom amenity : LIMORIDE
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It comes with lots of extras : CROWDSCENE
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"Every hero becomes a ___ at last": Emerson : BORE
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W's is 74 : ATNO
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Not hunched over : ERECT
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Biased writing?: Abbr. : ITAL
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Pounded side : POI
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Scrooge's portrayer in "The Muppet Christmas Carol" : CAINE
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Soul : ANIMA
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Pens : ENCLOSES
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Jaguar, for one : BIGCAT
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Classic brand in men's apparel : IZOD
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Occur : FALL
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Occur : HAPPEN
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Christ the ___ (Rio de Janeiro landmark) : REDEEMER
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Grace : ADORN
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Small, round and shiny : BEADY
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Letters on some overseas packages : APO
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Person taking drugs : MULE
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Dark green? : LUCRE
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Automotive plural selected in a 2011 promotion : PRII
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Court position : PLEA
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They're off on casual Fridays : DRESSSUITS
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___ chicken : TANDOORI
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Indignant denial : IAMNOT
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Frozen treat with Alexander the Grape as one of its flavors : OTTERPOP
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2010 U.S. Open winner McDowell : GRAEME
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Setting of the Levant : NEAREAST
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Tito's successor as head of the Non-Aligned Movement : NASSER
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Superman accessory : REDCAPE
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Apply to : EXERTON
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Of pions and kaons : MESONIC
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When clocks are set back for the end of daylight saving time : ATTWO
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Pi Day celebrant, perhaps : NERD
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Late October to March, in West Africa : DRYSEASON
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Malaria enlarges them : SPLEENS
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It might be in a jam : QUINCE
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Not satisfied : UNMET
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Midori on ice : ITO
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"White Christmas" singer, informally : DERBINGLE
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Beyond silly : IDIOTIC
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Obama descriptor : NODRAMA
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Show reverence to, in a way : KNEELAT
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Called out : CRIED
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Deceive : COZEN
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"Revelations" choreographer : AILEY
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Expert in facial recognition? : LIPREADER
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Recall reason : BADDESIGN
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They may be stoked : FEARS
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Jazz legend who turned the Benny Goodman Trio into the Benny Goodman Quartet : HAMPTON
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Worship : ADULATE
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Cornmeal mush : POLENTA
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It often comes with a "Thank You" : RECEIPT
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Devil dogs : MARINES
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Height : EPITOME
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Whoop it up : ROISTER
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Unpaid mine workers : BURROS
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One of two components of the drug Sinemet : LDOPA
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Some athletic shoes : PUMAS
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Manhattan's ___ D. Roosevelt Park : SARA
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A heavy metal band may have it : ORE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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