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New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 2012

Star of the motivational video "Be Somebody ... or Be Somebody's Fool"

Author:
Joe DiPietro
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe DiPietro

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {X} This is puzzle # 114 for Mr. DiPietro. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York Times9/29/12 ( No. 22,971 )

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Across
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Lead : STAR
5
Intestines, e.g. : TRACT
10
Dealers in books and records : CPAS
14
"___ it down!" : TONE
15
Jenna Bush ___, former first daughter : HAGER
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Workers' place : HIVE
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Crush, e.g. : ORANGESODA
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"The Gondoliers" nurse : INEZ
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Stiff : POTENT
21
Like George Bush's promised nation : GENTLER
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Summer mountain feature : SNOWCAP
25
"That's enough!" : QUITIT
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Bill producers : ATMS
28
Kind of woman : KEPT
31
Explorer Amundsen : ROALD
32
Spirograph, e.g. : TOY
33
Lovers of all things Barbie, say : GIRLIEGIRLS
35
Filter target : JUNKEMAIL
36
Odd one : STRANGEBIRD
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Noted rock site: Abbr. : GIB
42
Buck for a tune? : OWENS
43
Cause of a car rental surcharge : DENT
44
He was traded between Chicago teams in 1992 : SOSA
45
Add as a bonus : TOSSIN
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Some blight : GHETTOS
49
Thick vegetable soup : POTTAGE
52
It's a wrap : SERAPE
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Like some plugs : MALE
54
Needs from : REQUIRESOF
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Tear : RIVE
57
Litter, e.g. : YOUNG
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Go off-shore, maybe : WADE
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Autobús alternative : TREN
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Like some elephants : ASIAN
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CNBC subj. : NYSE
Down
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Visits : STOPSAT
2
City originally known as the Town of York : TORONTO
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An arm and a leg and then some : ANATOMY
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Keeps it coming, maybe : RENEWS
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What leftovers may be for : THETAKING
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Univ. aides : RAS
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In a swivet : AGOG
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Grant : CEDE
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Anxiolytic, e.g., for short : TRANQ
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Sichuan cooking ingredient : CHILIOIL
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It may help you get a grip : PINETAR
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Earl in the Baseball Hall of Fame : AVERILL
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"___ me!" : SEZ
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Health products co. : GNC
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Distended : TURGID
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Livened (up) : PERKED
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Cardinal pts.? : TDS
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Object of some hazing : PLEBE
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It's everything, it's said : TIMING
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Hits the gas : GUNSIT
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Taurus, for one : EARTHSIGN
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Dutch Golden Age painter : JANSTEEN
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One who's usually gone : SOT
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Kings and queens, say : TWOPAIR
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Work out : RESOLVE
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Was given the right to vote : GOTASAY
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Wood lice and pill bugs : ISOPODS
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Starting figure on a utility bill : BASEFEE
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Scattered : STREWN
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___ one (nobody) : NARYA
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Market add-on : EER
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Storms and others : GEOS
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What can open laterally? : EQUI
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Star of the motivational video "Be Somebody ... or Be Somebody's Fool" : MRT
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"Por ___ Cabeza" (tango standard) : UNA

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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