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New York Times, Saturday, September 3, 2016

Four-time All-Star third baseman of the 1960s-'70s

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Gulczynski.
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© 2016, The New York Times9/3/16 ( No. 24,406 )
Across
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They get picked up at clubs : TABS
5
Engages in a bit of back-and-forth : CHATS
10
Bread and drink : RYES
14
First name in court fiction : ERLE
15
Goddesses guarding the gates of Olympus : HORAE
16
Mediterranean pizza topping : FETA
17
V feature : ACUTEANGLE
19
Charlie Bucket's creator : DAHL
20
Double-dipping, e.g. : PARTYFOUL
21
One on the Lee-ward side? : REB
22
Not working : ONTHEFRITZ
24
Political writer/blogger Klein : EZRA
25
Hits with a big charge : TASES
26
Name-dropper's word : NEE
27
Volunteer's place: Abbr. : TENN
28
Lib. arts major : SOC
30
Start to drift, say : GETBORED
32
Wacky morning radio team : ZOOCREW
36
Refuse : SAYNOTO
37
Like many roasted potatoes : UNPEELED
39
Pollen ___ : SAC
40
Secluded spot : GLEN
41
Up until, in poetry : ERE
42
"Dona ___ Pacem" (Latin hymn) : NOBIS
46
Man-to-man alternative : ZONE
47
Kind : BENEVOLENT
50
Blow away : WOW
51
Buddy from the block : HOMESLICE
52
Homologous : AKIN
54
Singer with the 1954 album "Frontier Ballads" : PETESEEGER
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Nascar Hall-of-Famer Jarrett and others : NEDS
56
Lack life : ARENT
57
Means of inheritance : GENE
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Waxed : GREW
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Hopper full of dirt? : HEDDA
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Latin word on Missouri's state seal : ESTO
Down
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Something to get a spot out of? : TEAPOT
2
Secrets : ARCANA
3
Utters unthinkingly : BLURTS
4
Give background information : SETTHESCENE
5
Refuse : CHAFF
6
Key to the city, e.g. : HONOR
7
Courtroom activity : ARGUING
8
Oversize hip-hop tops : TALLTEES
9
Witness : SEE
10
Old letters in the mail : RFD
11
Starting time? : YEARZERO
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Alternative to Wi-Fi : ETHERNET
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Four-time All-Star third baseman of the 1960s-'70s : SALBANDO
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Dump, e.g. : EYESORE
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Some sorority women : ZETAS
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Historic institution on the Jubilee River : ETONCOLLEGE
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One of Us? : CELEB
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Slightly : BYANOSE
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Chess situation in which any move is a bad move : ZUGZWANG
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Witness : ONLOOKER
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Directive that has some teeth to it? : OPENWIDE
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Visitors' announcement : WEREHERE
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Signaled : DENOTED
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Light shades : BEIGES
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Motivate : INCENT
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Not one-sided, in a way : STEREO
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Free from faults : EMEND
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Second-largest body in the asteroid belt : VESTA
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Neighbor of Victoria: Abbr. : NSW
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"Poppycock!" : PAH

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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