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New York Times, Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Author:
Joel Fagliano
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joel Fagliano

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Fagliano. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Students & seniors
Across
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Musical genre for Ladysmith Black Mambazo : AFROPOP
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Erik of "CHiPs" : ESTRADA
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Scrubbers used in a 9-Down : LOOFAHS
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Riot squad defenses : SHIELDS
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Claim openly : PROFESS
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Claim openly : CONFESS
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Movie filming spot : SET
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Bar member: Abbr. : ATT
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Has debts : OWES
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Kid-friendly card game : UNO
23
Fury : IRE
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Chug's opposite : SIP
27
Washington baseball team, for short : NATS
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One might be seen around a construction site : PROTRACTOR
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Quadrennial athlete : OLYMPIAN
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Temperamental : MOODY
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"The spice of life" : VARIETY
38
Ohio college that was the first in the U.S. to award degrees to women : OBERLIN
40
Silly : INANE
41
Oscar winner for "Mystic River" and "Milk" : SEANPENN
42
One might be seen around a construction site : CONTRACTOR
45
Snick and ___ : SNEE
46
Forest creature in "The Lord of the Rings" : ENT
47
Like the N.B.A.'s Jason Collins, notably : GAY
48
'50s White House nickname : IKE
50
Practice for a prizefight : SPAR
52
RR stop : STA
53
Greek consonants : MUS
56
Fight back against : PROTEST
59
Fight back against : CONTEST
61
Smoke in a church : INCENSE
62
"Who wants to try?" : ANYBODY
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Marsh plant : CATTAIL
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Business, slangily : BEESWAX
Down
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Swiss peaks : ALPS
2
Cry after a bad swing : FORE
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Carrot, radish or parsnip : ROOT
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Out of whack : OFF
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Song of praise : PAEAN
6
"You're flattering me too much!" : OHSTOPIT
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Sibilant "Hey!" : PSST
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Debutante's date : ESCORT
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Locker room feature : SHOWER
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Fork part : TINE
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Makes calls on a basketball court : REFS
12
Ginger ___ : ALE
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Tooth filler, for short : DDS
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Idiot : ASS
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Big money maker in Phila. : USMINT
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Charged particle : ION
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Like some bases or glances : STOLEN
25
I, in chemistry : IODINE
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Hester of "The Scarlet Letter" : PRYNNE
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Beginner : NOVICE
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Support group that deals with codependency : ALANON
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Tough boss to work for : TYRANT
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Blu-___ Disc : RAY
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"You've got that right!" : AMEN
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Body of work for Agatha Christie? : CORPSE
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Use binoculars, say : PEER
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Antipoverty agcy. : OEO
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Bing Crosby or Frank Sinatra, voicewise : BARITONE
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Place that needs some serious cleaning : STY
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Tennis's Andre : AGASSI
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OPEC is one : CARTEL
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"Gold Digger" rapper West : KANYE
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Copy editor's mark : STET
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1980s All-Star catcher Tony : PENA
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Fill-in for a striking worker : SCAB
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Cat call : MEOW
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Letters on meat packaging : USDA
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River of Hades : STYX
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Instagram upload, informally : PIC
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Genetic material : RNA
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Halloween mo. : OCT
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Conan O'Brien's network : TBS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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