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NY Times, Sun, Mar 13, 2016 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Rosalie Moscovitch (1942-2015)
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 32, Blocks: 65, Across Lite, PDF
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© 2016, The New York Times
Across
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What did you say to criticize laid-back Mafia boss? (6) : PARDON
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Their end alternative is owing money (2,3,3) : INTHERED
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Ingredients in gyro astonished cook (5) : ROAST
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Greek wine put back into empty cups and kitchen containers (9) : CANISTERS
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After twirling rope, Carol is taking a rest (8) : REPOSING
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Heard someone removing foul material from heat detector (6) : SENSOR
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Vote for Republican in 12 months (4) : YEAR
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Excitedly fly at her like an affectionate parent (8) : FATHERLY
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Red bass I put out for puffins and boobies (8) : SEABIRDS
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Thin muck that never ends (4) : SLIM
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Indeed, our group returns to bank (6) : SURELY
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Rod loves bananas and peddled too many (8) : OVERSOLD
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Dorothy's aunt crazy about hot cheese (9) : EMMENTHAL
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Remove top of toy gun (5) : RIFLE
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War protester snarled "Can I peek?" (8) : PEACENIK
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Checks difficult tricks (6) : STUNTS
Down
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Paints "Harbor Lights" (8) : PORTRAYS
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Comes back with fruit after harvest (9) : REAPPEARS
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Pocahontas kept somewhat focused at work (2,4) : ONTASK
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Greek characters embracing Newton sisters (4) : NUNS
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Shortly cycling around English inn (8) : HOSTELRY
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Walks unsteadily with fishing gear (5) : REELS
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Run out on desolate area (6) : DESERT
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Mary Jane May is under arrest (8) : CANNABIS
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He's lived miserably with spiteful woman (3-5) : SHEDEVIL
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Shout "1/3 off now! $5 for tuna!" (9) : YELLOWFIN
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Speech: "Improved Care Plan" (8) : PARLANCE
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Traces of small flies around mid-morning (8) : SMIDGENS
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Not alert, Confederate general is constricted by snake (6) : ASLEEP
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Most of ark duplicated at mountain (6) : ARARAT
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Dance and drink with couple of babes (5) : RUMBA
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Said "Draw someone from Bangkok" (4) : THAI
Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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