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NY Times, Sun, Feb 10, 2019 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
John Forbes
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65, Across Lite, PDF
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Across
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Debut of oven with things for cooking fruit (7) : ORANGES
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"Weld together houses," I grunt (7) : SOLDIER
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Stop bug going around North America (9) : TERMINATE
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Some keep an elaborate kind of truck (5) : PANEL
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Minimal tips from lawyer even after successful trial (5) : LEAST
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Most pleasant relatives listed in new order (9) : KINDLIEST
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Wanted 52-week study to be over (7) : YEARNED
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Unusually precise instructions (7) : RECIPES
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Many Scandinavian women 007 has left with directions (7) : BLONDES
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Picture that explains weight after help rejected (7) : DIAGRAM
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U.N. teaches eccentric singer (9) : CHANTEUSE
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Support popular seat of knowledge (5) : BRAIN
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State drops rule (5) : REIGN
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Power failures don't have to interrupt fights (9) : BLACKOUTS
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Keep track of large lizard (7) : MONITOR
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Pie or ice cream to leave in the mouth (7) : DESSERT
Down
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Perform better than Trump finally cutting expense (7) : OUTPLAY
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Bloodline found in Kenya or Tanzania? (5) : AORTA
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Guard paid attention, was brilliant (9) : GLISTENED
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Engineer takes CD, having fixed the deck? (7) : STACKED
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More serious renters having repairs done (7) : STERNER
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Friend returns before the Spanish spot where one's name may be seen (5) : LAPEL
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Hotelier near the center has a quick look the other way (9) : INNKEEPER
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Tells story about Starbucks products -- not true (7) : RELATES
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Love what is shared after a party (9) : ADORATION
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Gets hard to control pet gatherings by the sea (9) : CLAMBAKES
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N.B.A. and N.F.L. players combined material for a book (7) : BUCKRAM
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Initially skipper logs rest (7) : SLUMBER
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Very determined defense I heard collapsed (3-4) : DIEHARD
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It mends poor attitude (4-3) : MINDSET
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Principle whichever way you look at it (5) : TENET
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Mistreat us when entering Lincoln (5) : ABUSE
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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