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New York Times, Monday, July 22, 2013

Author:
Ian Livengood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ian Livengood

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 28 for Mr. Livengood. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Green gem used in Chinese carvings : JADE
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Noisy bird : MACAW
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Mimicked : APED
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Mountain goat : IBEX
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Actor Davis of "Grumpy Old Men" : OSSIE
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Enclosure for a pet bird : CAGE
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Expensive neighborhood in 43-Across : BEACONHILL
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Istanbul resident : TURK
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Acts of the Apostles writer : STLUKE
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Co-creator of Spider-Man : STANLEE
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Doctor's request before a throat examination : SAYAH
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Some gym wear : SHORTS
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The Beatles' "___ Road" : ABBEY
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Understand : GET
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Impress and then some : AWE
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"Just the facts, ___" : MAAM
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Nickname for 43-Across : THEHUB
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Chill out : VEG
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Boxer Tyson : MIKE
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More robust : HALER
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Self-referential, in modern lingo : META
42
Cheer at a bullfight : OLE
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Theme of this puzzle : BOSTON
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___ hygiene : ORAL
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Joe Biden's state: Abbr. : DEL
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Oozy road material : TAR
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Gas and coal : FUELS
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Rub elbows (with) : HOBNOB
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Firebugs : PYROS
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Boxing combos : ONETWOS
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Applies, as influence : EXERTS
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Backside : REAR
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43-Across stadium : FENWAYPARK
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Not wacko : SANE
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Emancipated : FREED
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Song for a diva : ARIA
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"So what ___ is new?" : ELSE
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Orchestra woodwinds : OBOES
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Amount owed : DEBT
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Triangular sails : JIBS
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Drive the getaway car for, say : ABET
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Hand out cards : DEAL
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"I beg your pardon" : EXCUSEME
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$$$ : MONEY
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Cigar remnant : ASH
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"___: NY" (cop show spinoff) : CSI
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Is sick : AILS
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Whip marks : WELTS
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"Hurry or you'll miss out!" : ACTNOW
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43-Across patriot who went on a "midnight ride" : PAULREVERE
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Snowy ___ (marsh bird) : EGRET
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Hockey feints : DEKES
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"Fine by me" : OKAY
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Fictional captain who said "Thou damned whale!" : AHAB
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Horrified : AGHAST
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Shoe lift : HEELTAP
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Bullets and such : AMMO
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What some bondsmen offer : BAIL
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Popular food in 43-Across : BAKEDBEANS
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Big Bang ___ : THEORY
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Nonetheless, briefly : THO
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Vase : URN
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And others: Abbr. : ETAL
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Dames : GALS
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Rubber item next to a computer : MOUSEPAD
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Squander : BLOW
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Course between appetizer and dessert : ENTREE
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Devious : FOXY
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Basketball game that involves spelling : HORSE
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Shaquille of the N.B.A. : ONEAL
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Highly successful, in Varietyese : BOFFO
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Peruses : READS
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Belgrade native : SERB
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Opposite of well done : RARE
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Windy City daily, with "the" : TRIB
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Trick-taking game played with 32 cards : SKAT
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Prefix with natal : NEO
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Tiny : WEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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