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New York Times, Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Author:
Sarah Keller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sarah Keller

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {KQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 50 for Ms. Keller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jim Horne notes:

This is Sarah Keller's 50th NYT crossword.

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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0814 ( 23,290 )
Across
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___ Mesa, Calif. : COSTA
6
Legs on an insect or strings on a guitar : HEXAD
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Decryption org. : NSA
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Square dance group, e.g. : OCTET
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___ curiae (friends of the court) : AMICI
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Done, to Donne : OER
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Author Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
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Sells in the stands : VENDS
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Insult, slangily : DIS
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Norwegian import in the dairy case : JARLSBERGCHEESE
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Windsor's locale: Abbr. : ONT
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Bit of ink, for short : TAT
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"Aw, hell!" : DAMN
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Some book jacket blurbs : BIOS
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Links : GOLFCOURSE
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Not so risky : SAFER
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Youngest 600-homer man, informally : AROD
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You can hardly believe it : FLIMSYALIBI
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Oscar winner Jannings : EMIL
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Inappropriate for the easily offended, say : NONPC
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Bit of equipment for an outdoor kids' game : WIFFLEBALL
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Help (out) : BAIL
52
Electronically scored duel : EPEE
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Western treaty grp. : OAS
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___-Blo fuse : SLO
56
What 20-, 28-, 36- and 45-Across are : THINGSWITHHOLES
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Cranberry locale : BOG
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Carlos Danger, e.g. : ALIAS
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Lavatory sign : INUSE
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___ Taylor (clothier) : ANN
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Beatnik's percussion : BONGO
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Ring-tailed primate : LEMUR
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___ judicata : RES
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"S.N.L." bit : SPOOF
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Northern Scandinavians : LAPPS
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Scams : CONJOBS
2
Where Polynesia is : OCEANIA
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Go from square one : STARTOFF
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Blow the whistle, so to speak : TELL
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"This is only ___" : ATEST
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Can't help but : HAVETO
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E.M.T. part: Abbr. : EMER
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Ped ___ : XING
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Aussie rockers with a knickers-clad lead guitarist : ACDC
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Potluck choice : DISH
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Spouse's refusal : NODEAR
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Earth movers? : SEISMS
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Literary sleuth ___ Lupin : ARSENE
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Do a supermarket task : BAG
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Ending of many an e-mail address : EDU
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French seasoning : SEL
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Grammy-winning Eric Clapton tune : LAYLA
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___ diavolo : FRA
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Potter or Klink: Abbr. : COL
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Valhalla ruler : ODIN
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Cambodian currency : RIEL
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Marseilles Mrs. : MME
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Bro, for one : SIB
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Flapper's do : BOB
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Struggling at the plate, say : INASLUMP
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Amasses, as debt : PILESUP
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Sales pros : CLOSERS
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Party room fixture : WETBAR
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"The Internet in your pocket" sloganeer, once : IPHONE
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Fakes : FEIGNS
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Sedge locale : FEN
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Many : LOTSOF
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"Well, ___-di-dah" : LAH
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Participant in 1-Down : SHILL
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Chews the rag : GABS
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Zero-star fare : SLOP
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Rotgut buyer, perhaps : WINO
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To whom Brabantio says "Thou art a villain" : IAGO
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Fit for drafting : ONEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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