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New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Jesse who pitched in a record 1,252 major-league games

Author:
Kurt Krauss
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Krauss.
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N
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O
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M
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A
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A
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M
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P
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U
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M
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V
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O
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R
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N
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R
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F
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B
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M
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R
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G
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E
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C
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A
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P
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A
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N
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G
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E
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A
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S
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T
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R
O
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S
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M
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D
D
L
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E
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N
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A
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L
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T
O
O
W
N
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L
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N
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B
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S
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S
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O
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M
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N
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R
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R
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T
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A
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O
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J
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C
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K
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L
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O
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R
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N
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© 2013, The New York Times7/9/13 ( No. 23,254 )
Across
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Polite turndown : NOMAAM
7
Magnum ___ : OPUS
11
Dallas N.B.A.'er : MAV
14
Jesse who pitched in a record 1,252 major-league games : OROSCO
15
Strike a chord (with) : RESONATE
17
Famous person with "B" as a 38-Across : RUTHERFORDHAYES
19
Songwriter Jacques : BREL
20
Big blood vessels : AORTAS
21
... "J" as a 38-Across : MARYBLIGE
26
Big beer buy : CASE
27
Org. that encourages flossing : ADA
28
Texas' state tree : PECAN
31
Do goo : GEL
32
Word processing command : SAVEAS
36
Bullfight bulls : TOROS
38
See 17-, 21-, 53- and 61-Across : MIDDLEINITIAL
42
Rent-___ (purchasing option) : TOOWN
43
Westernmost capital in Continental Europe : LISBON
45
Six-pack muscles : ABS
48
Take care of : SEETO
50
Genesis woman : EVE
51
Chow ___ : MEIN
53
... "E" as a 38-Across : ROBERTLEE
57
Texas A&M team : AGGIES
60
Promise product : OLEO
61
... "D" as a 38-Across : JOHNROCKEFELLER
67
Two-player basketball game : ONEONONE
68
Archipelago part : ISLAND
69
Like some eyes and skies : RED
70
Blast maker of 2002 : ETNA
71
Tetley competitor : NESTEA
Down
1
Neither's partner : NOR
2
Tulsa sch. : ORU
3
Witty remark : MOT
4
"Being There" director Hal : ASHBY
5
Sharp-tasting : ACERB
6
Gourmet mushroom : MOREL
7
Spanish gold : ORO
8
The "p" of r.p.m. : PER
9
Meat quality rater, for short : USDA
10
Artsy Manhattan neighborhood : SOHO
11
2006 Whirlpool acquisition : MAYTAG
12
Relaxed : ATEASE
13
Jug or tug : VESSEL
16
Bust maker : NARC
18
Gymnast's move : FLIP
21
Pas' mates : MAS
22
Genesis man : ADAM
23
Sitarist Shankar : RAVI
24
Take up seriously, as a hobby : GETINTO
25
M.B.A. subj. : ECON
29
Seed covering : ARIL
30
Claim of innocence : NOTI
33
Summer hrs. in Somerset, N.J. : EDT
34
Hubbubs : ADOS
35
Sharp-tasting fruit : SLOE
37
Certain sib : SIS
39
Big-mouthed pitcher : EWER
40
Genesis son : ABEL
41
"A temporary insanity," per Ambrose Bierce : LOVE
44
At birth : NEE
45
Key of Beethoven's Symphony No. 7 : AMAJOR
46
"Out with you!" : BEGONE
47
Exhaled wistfully : SIGHED
49
O, in a phonetic alphabet : OBOE
52
Spanish boy : NINO
54
Like a leprechaun : ELFIN
55
Eponym for a peanut butter cup : REESE
56
Rings, as a church bell : TOLLS
58
Sea eagle : ERNE
59
Chimney sweep's target : SOOT
62
Wolf Blitzer's channel : CNN
63
Mauna ___ : KEA
64
Counterpart of long. : LAT
65
Baltimore-to-Phila. direction : ENE
66
Abbr. for the health-conscious : RDA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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