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New York Times, Saturday, September 14, 2013

Author:
Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
Info about a person's education and work history
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Jeff Chen

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 33 Missing: {QX} Puzzle has duplicate clues. This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Chen. Saturday freshness: 27%
Will Shortz notes:
In retrospect, I'm not sure why I accepted this puzzle. Jeff can't construct worth a damn... oh, hi Jeff! Just kidding, of course. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Everyone's a comedian. Crossword construction covers five major areas: early-week, mid-week, out-of-the-box Thursdays, themeless, ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times9/14/13 ( No. 23,321 )
Across
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Where a lot of dough gets thrown around : PIZZAJOINT
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See 51-Across : WIFE
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Fuel for a warp drive engine on "Star Trek" : ANTIMATTER
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Resignation exclamation : ALAS
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Sleep aid, for some : WHITENOISE
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BMW of North America and others: Abbr. : LLCS
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Zip around a field? : NIL
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Makes happen : SEESTO
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Assistant played by Bruce Lee : KATO
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Wanting for nothing : SET
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"Celebrity Jeopardy!" show, briefly : SNL
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Took revenge on : GOT
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Broadview ___, O. : HTS
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Become stiff : TIEONEON
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Get by force of will? : INHERIT
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Punk's cousin : NEWWAVE
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Info about a person's education and work history : BIODATA
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Smooths : GREASES
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Follows a military order : ATTACKS
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Their habits give them away : SISTERS
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Follows a military order : RETREATS
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Time of long journées : ETE
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Lets go through : OKS
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Brief albums, in brief : EPS
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Needing hand cream, maybe : RAW
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With 11-Across, biblical woman who met a bad end : LOTS
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Board : STEPON
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"That gives me an idea ..." : SAY
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First spaceman's first name : YURI
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Setting for "The Misfits" : RENONEVADA
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Polo competitor : IZOD
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"My bad" : ISCREWEDUP
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Musical production : NOTE
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Symbols of sharpness : STEELTRAPS
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One with promotional potential : PAWN
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"___ Steps" (Christian best seller) : INHIS
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"10" is inscribed on it : ZTILE
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Temple imperfection : ZIT
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Subject of the 2012 book "Circle of Treason" : AMES
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Porter created by Burroughs : JANE
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Winnebago relatives : OTOES
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"Incorrect!" : ITISNT
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Babes in the woods? : NESTLINGS
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Smartphone preceded by the Pre : TREO
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Do the impossible, metaphorically : WALKONWATER
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Anxious : ILLATEASE
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It's never wrong : FACT
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Standard breakup creation : ESSO
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Temptation for Luke Skywalker : THEDARKSIDE
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Follow the sun? : GOWEST
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Sniffs out : TRACES
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First capital of the Last Frontier : SITKA
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Like some fogs : EERIE
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Ham's handoff : OVER
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Name associated with a mobster or a monster : NESS
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Skyscraper component : IBAR
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Brief period of darkness? : NITE
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Eager : HOTTOTROT
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Event with unmarked choices : TASTETEST
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Trial lawyer who wrote "O.J.: The Last Word" : SPENCE
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Basidium-borne body : SPORE
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Adjective on taco truck menus : ASADA
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Crumple : WADUP
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"Can't Believe Your ___" (1988 Neil Young song) : LYIN
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Drink said to have originated on Lesbos : OUZO
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Titles for distinguished Indians : SRIS
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Main character in "The Paper Chase," e.g. : ONEL
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Cousin of a congo eel : NEWT
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Blabbers : YAPS
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See, in Santiago : VER

Answer summary:
2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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