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New York Times, Sunday, July 28, 2013

Author:
Andrew Reynolds
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrew Reynolds

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 20 Words: 137, Blocks: 68 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Reynolds. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0728 ( 23,273 )
Across
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Holiday cheer : HOHOHO
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Early round : PRELIM
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"30 Rock" or "3rd Rock From the Sun" : SITCOM
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P.G.A. event played on Father's Day : USOPEN
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Company in a 2001 merger with Chevron : TEXACO
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Old TV component : TRIODE
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See 36-Across : MOMENT
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Tickles : AMUSES
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Corrects : EMENDS
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Bobble : ERROR
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Wordsworth's "___ to Duty" : ODE
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Short race? : DWARVES
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___ Peninsula : MALAY
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Opposite of eternally : NEVERMORE
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Suffix with green or bean : ERY
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With 22-Across, shortly : INA
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Accident marker : FLARE
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Subject of many a war : BOUNDARY
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Cobra's foe : MONGOOSE
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Melee : SETTO
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Whole ___ : FOODS
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Stamp, perhaps : ENDORSE
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Express : STATE
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GMC truck : SIERRA
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GPS lines: Abbr. : RDS
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Texas athletic site : ALAMODOME
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Dive, maybe : BAR
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Molding material : CLAY
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Robed ruler : EMIR
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Seminary subj. : REL
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New newt : EFT
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Cons : HAS
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Like the 116-Across : MASSPRODUCED
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Common pg. size : LTR
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"___ magic" : ITS
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Auto safety feature, for short : ABS
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Dead-end jobs, perhaps : RUTS
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Eye affliction : STYE
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Pizza order : PIE
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A computer may be in it : SLEEPMODE
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Seventh letter : ETA
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Con : INMATE
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Narrow valleys : GLENS
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Strong-smelling cheese : STILTON
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Lord or lady : NOBLE
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"Nifty!" : NEATO
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How many Playboy bunnies dress : SCANTILY
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Generosity : LARGESSE
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Rise : KNOLL
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"No ___!" : MAS
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Furtive : SLY
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N.F.L. owner who moved the Cleveland Browns to Baltimore in 1996 : ARTMODELL
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She outwitted Sherlock : IRENE
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___ greens : COLLARD
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Versailles resident : ROI
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Is a poor night watchman, say : DOZES
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Polo ground? : ORIENT
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Gargoyle features, often : SPOUTS
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Showy shrub : AZALEA
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Showy : ORNATE
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Greets the day : ARISES
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"Feeling Good" chanteuse : SIMONE
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Hide-and-seek cheater : PEEKER
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5-Down unit : MODELT
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Consumer Reports employee : TESTER
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Run smoothly : HUM
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Bear, in Baja : OSO
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2012 Emmy winner for Outstanding Drama Series : HOMELAND
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"L'Africaine," e.g. : OPERA
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Business titan born July 30, 1863 : HENRYFORD
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Not conned by : ONTO
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Grp. that rarely meets during the summer : PTA
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Take off : REMOVE
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Give off : EXUDE
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Light show light : LASERBEAM
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Put away : ICE
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Hip-hop's ___ Def : MOS
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Blasted : STEWED
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"Garfield" waitress : IRMA
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Balcony, e.g. : TIER
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Feature of a 57-Down : CONVEYORBELT
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More curious : ODDER
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Unkempt : MESSY
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Genetic enzyme : RNASE
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Fictional character with steel pincers for hands : DRNO
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Give the silent treatment? : MIME
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Before long, poetically : ANON
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Before, poetically : ERE
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Words to live by : MOTTO
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Exposed : OUTED
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Failed investment : LOSS
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Off course : AFIELD
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Tobiko, in Japanese cuisine : ROE
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Bloody : GORY
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A Beatle : STARR
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Poorly insulated, say : DRAFTY
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He wrote "I exist, that is all, and I find it nauseating" : SARTRE
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Bobble : SLIP
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Hook's hand : SMEE
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Wake-up times, for short : AMS
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Tolkien creatures : ORCS
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Impressive golf shot : CHIPIN
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Many a Dream Act beneficiary : LATINO
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5-Down innovation : ASSEMBLYLINE
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Latin 101 verb : ESSE
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Get down pat : MASTER
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Up to the task : ABLE
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Northeast university town : ORONO
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Getup : DUDS
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Pac-12 player : UTE
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Winter sprinkle : SALT
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Discharge : EGEST
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Ending with cyto- : PLASM
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Space rock, maybe : METEOROID
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List ender : ETAL
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116-Across, colloquially : TINLIZZIE
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Like : ALA
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Shrew : SCOLD
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Bit of TV real estate : TIMESLOT
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Pearl Buck heroine : OLAN
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Where 5-Down's company gets an "F"? : NYSE
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Bookworm, maybe : NERD
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Casting source for some H'wood comedies : SNL
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Hose holder : GARTER
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Harvey of "Taxi Driver" : KEITEL
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Cone filler : SCOOP
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"The Big Bang Theory" co-creator Chuck : LORRE
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Extinguish : DOUSE
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Lots : REAMS
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Tip for a reporter, maybe : LEAK
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Status quo ___ : ANTE
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Brewery fixture : OAST
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Cooke of soul : SAM
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For : PRO
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Bygone flier : SST
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Phoenix-to-Albuquerque dir. : ENE
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___ Lingus : AER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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