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New York Times, Friday, September 6, 2013

Author:
Brad Wilber and Doug Peterson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber
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Doug Peterson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Wilber. This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Peterson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Will Shortz notes:

This is another lovely, clean construction from Brad and Doug. Most of the clues are theirs, too.

Constructor notes:
Brad: Doug and I usually achieve something close to a 50/50 split on the fill in our themeless puzzles. The kind of balance we're ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
A sustained professional duo, working together to produce exponentially more than the sum of its parts, is a rare and beautiful thing. ... read more
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© 2013, The New York TimesNo. 0906 ( 23,313 )
Across
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Old Hollywood low-budget studios, collectively : POVERTYROW
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"Oh, God!" actress : GARR
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Wine bottle contents in Hitchcock's "Notorious" : URANIUMORE
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Only event in which Venezuela medaled at the 2012 Olympics : EPEE
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Dessert often with cream cheese icing : CARROTCAKE
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Ironwoman org.? : LPGA
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Singer born Eithne Ní Bhraonáin : ENYA
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Map inits. created in the wake of the Suez Crisis : UAR
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Now-rare connection method : DIALUP
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Blather : GAS
25
Big name in markers : PENTEL
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Nitroglycerin, for one : ESTER
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Director's alternative to a dolly : STEADICAM
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It was dissolved in 1991 : WARSAWPACT
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Time in TV ads : NITE
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Fused : ONE
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Fortify : BOLSTER
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Domingo, e.g. : DIA
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Onetime TV music vendor : KTEL
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Kind of community : RETIREMENT
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Avocado relative : SAGEGREEN
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Ross Sea sights : BERGS
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Interrupts : CUTSIN
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Strike out : FAN
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Excoriates : BLASTS
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"Revolution 9" collaborator : ONO
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It may slip in the back : DISK
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L.B.J. biographer Robert ___ : CARO
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One-third of a triangle, maybe : OTHERWOMAN
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Hindi relative : URDU
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The goddess Kali appeared on its first cover : MSMAGAZINE
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Bygone : PAST
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New Jersey childhood home of Whitney Houston and Queen Latifah : EASTORANGE
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Brownish purple : PUCE
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Port where Camus set "The Plague" : ORAN
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Fluctuate : VARY
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Brings to a boil : ENRAGES
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Rock in ___ (major music festival) : RIO
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"Coppélia" attire : TUTUS
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Hit from the 1978 disco album "Cruisin'" : YMCA
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More than chuckle : ROAR
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Planet first mentioned on "Happy Days" : ORK
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It's used to define a border : WEEDEATER
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Colorful dessert : GELATIN
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Press production : APPLECIDER
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Doing a government agency's job : REGULATING
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Garner : REAP
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Not the party type?: Abbr. : IND
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Part of 20-Across : ARAB
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Substance that citrus peels are rich in : PECTIN
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Endor natives : EWOKS
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Site of the last battle of the Cuban Revolution : SANTACLARA
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Barriers used in urban renewal projects : TREEGUARDS
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Ire : SPLEEN
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Get a hint of : TASTE
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Party tray array : MEATS
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Vexing : WORRISOME
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Country name : REBA
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Releases : LETSOUT
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Baseball's ___ Line (.200 batting average) : MENDOZA
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Prime meridian std. : GST
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Skip : FORGO
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Smallish lingerie spec : BCUP
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Electrical units : OHMS
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Ordered : NEAT
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"You can count on me" : IMIN
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Provided backup, in a way : SANG
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Deep or high lead-in : KNEE
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Org. with inspectors : TSA
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"A defeat for humanity," per Pope John Paul II : WAR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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