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New York Times, Friday, August 9, 2013

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVYZ} This is puzzle # 178 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0809 ( 23,285 )
Across
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Where Union Pacific is headquartered : OMAHA
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Chinese ___ (popular bonsai trees) : ELMS
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Medieval drudge : SERF
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Sister of Castor and Pollux : HELEN
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Fighter getting a leg up? : KICKBOXER
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Site of Tiberius' Villa Jovis : CAPRI
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Page on the stage : GERALDINE
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Comfortable : ATHOME
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Taking place (in) : SITUATED
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One-point throws : LEANERS
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Appliance sound : BEEP
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Checkers, for instance : CABS
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Play critic? : REF
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Hype : BOOST
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Onetime Arapaho foe : UTE
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Grooming tool : NAILCLIPPER
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Vietnamese holiday : TET
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O-shaped : ANNULAR
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Priest in I Samuel : ELI
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Dread Zeppelin or the Fab Faux : TRIBUTEBAND
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Sports div. that awards the George Halas Trophy : NFC
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Gold Cup venue : ASCOT
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Quote qualification : SIC
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Coin of many countries : PESO
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Pretension : AIRS
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Get more inventory : REORDER
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Country whose flag is known as the Saltire : SCOTLAND
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Bubble handler? : THEFED
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Foundation devoted to good works? : ARTMUSEUM
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Uniform : ALIKE
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Bag lady? : KATESPADE
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Less often seen : RARER
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Deep black : EBON
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Twist : SKEW
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America's Cup trophies, e.g. : EWERS
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Broadway musical with two exclamation points in its name : OHCALCUTTA
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They might have bones to pick : MEATEATERS
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Like characters in a script : ALPHABETIC
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Some wetlands wildlife : HERONS
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Miyazaki film genre : ANIME
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Hosp. record : EKG
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Creates an account? : LIES
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Fast-food debut of 1981 : MCRIB
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Go along effortlessly : SKATE
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Vending machine drink : SODAPOP
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What to do when you have nothing left to say? : EXIT
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Peace Nobelist Cassin : RENE
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Dance-pop trio Right Said ___ : FRED
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Symbol of happiness : BLUEBIRD
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Off the mark : ERRANT
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English Channel feeder : SEINE
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Bad line readings : FLUBS
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Launched the first round : OPENEDFIRE
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Narcissistic one : SELFSEEKER
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Hand-held "Star Trek" devices : TRICORDERS
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Sea creature whose name means "sailor" : NAUTILUS
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Huxtable family mom : CLAIR
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Surgical cutter : LANCET
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Gondoliers, e.g. : BOATMEN
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Like a poli sci major, maybe : PRELAW
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Woodworking tools : RASPS
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Underhanded schemer : SNEAK
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American Airlines hub : OHARE
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Drink served in a masu : SAKE
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Zodiac symbol : CRAB
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Palindromic man : OTTO
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"My man!" : DUDE
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Plaintive pet sound : MEW

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

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