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New York Times, Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Author:
Jean O'Conor
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jean O'Conor

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 35 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. O'Conor. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Verizon FiOS and EarthLink, briefly : ISPS
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Feet, in slang : DOGS
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Leadership positions : HELMS
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Face on a coin of A.D. 64 : NERO
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"Git!" : SHOO
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Online outlay : ECASH
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*Abrupt reversals of opinion : FLIPFLOPS
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Get stuck (in) : LODGE
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Madagascar mammal : LEMUR
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Grits, essentially : HOMINY
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*Uninjured, after "in" : ONEPIECE
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*Hoosegow : COOLER
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Card game for two : WAR
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Red and white stoppers? : CORKS
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Doozy : LULU
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Singer Julius of early TV : LAROSA
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Styptic pencil targets : NICKS
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*Scandal damage control : COVERUP
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*Across-the-board : BLANKET
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Les ___-Unis : ETATS
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Overprivileged 6-year-old of children's lit : ELOISE
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Ship records : LOGS
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Virginia Woolf's "___ of One's Own" : AROOM
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Play charades : ACT
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*Ghostly figures : SHADES
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*Kind of insurance policy : UMBRELLA
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Blowouts : BASHES
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What steam coming out of the ears may signify in a cartoon : ANGER
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Lineup on a computer screen : ICONS
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One packing up the answers to the seven starred clues, maybe : BEACHGOER
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Chop to bits : MINCE
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Sunbathe too long : BURN
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Language spoken around Loch Ness : ERSE
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U.P.S. alternative : FEDEX
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Whirl : SPIN
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Creepy look : LEER
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Amount received, as of cash : INFLOW
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Actress Gomez : SELENA
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First layer of furniture protection : PRIMER
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Absorb : SOPUP
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Web access inits. : DSL
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Jolly exclamation : OHO
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Tunneling rodents : GOPHERS
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Garnering a "meh," say : SOSO
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Prefix with -tropic : HELIO
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Bygone Ford van : ECONOLINE
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Figure invoked in casinos : LADYLUCK
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E-mail or letter: Abbr. : MSG
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"Ain't ___ Sweet" (song classic) : SHE
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It's "Black" once a year: Abbr. : FRI
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Ed Sullivan and others, informally : MCS
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Beige-ish : ECRU
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Mini ___ : COOPER
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Hollywood's Sommer : ELKE
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Sign of industrial decay : RUST
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Explosion sound : KABOOM
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1983 David Bowie #1 hit : LETSDANCE
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Ovid's "___ Amatoria" : ARS
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"Daughters" rapper : NAS
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Cartoon frames : CELS
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Texter's "Then again ..." : OTOH
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Wayfarer : VAGABOND
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Arm or leg : LIMB
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Make a mess of : LOUSEUP
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Volcanic spew : ASH
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Losing side in a 2000 Supreme Court ruling : ALGORE
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"Monty Python" comic John : CLEESE
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Roof worker, of a sort : TARRER
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County NE of London : ESSEX
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Pep rally cry : RAH
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NBC newsman Richard : ENGEL
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Recedes : EBBS
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Global economic oversight org. : IMF
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Inc., in France : CIE
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D-backs, on scoreboards : ARI
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Home of "The Situation Room" : CNN

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

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