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NY Times, Sun, Mar 02, 2014 CRYPTIC CROSSWORD

Author:
Fraser Simpson
Editor:
Will Shortz
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 30, Blocks: 69
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© 2014, The New York Times

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Across
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Dope lined up (11) : INFORMATION
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A turkey's mites (5) : ATOMS
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Playful friends occupied by half-hearted game (9) : KITTENISH
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A grandmother fills sailor's wig out (2,7) : GOBANANAS
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Famous Red Square retrospective after end of festival (5) : LENIN
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Shoot top performer from behind (4) : RATS
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Cop curses rudely, having left bits of blood (10) : CORPUSCLES
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Thinking downfall bites him in the rear (10) : RUMINATION
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Sound made by the exasperated fraternity character over the radio (4) : SIGH
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U.S. spies keeping cola around (5) : CIRCA
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Old gun TV lawyer's put outside church (9) : MATCHLOCK
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Criticize a snitch with a long cigar (10) : PANATELLA
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Kid influenced by sound (5) : SUEDE
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Unseen rodeo rope missing the first horse (11) : SECRETARIAT
Down
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Earning bucks furiously (2,5) : INANGER
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Swear Facebook stirred up mob (1-4) : FBOMB
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Object to put in the mail again (6) : RESENT
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Attempting to see a large organ with painful inflammation (6,3) : ASKINGOUT
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Letters were still nothing I recalled (5) : IOTAS
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Expendable bugs squashed at the beginning (8) : NEEDLESS
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Singer/actress, unknown in subterranean workplace, turned sick (8) : MINNELLI
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Gregorian songs happen to be vocalized (6) : CHANTS
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College aide and mother peel fruit (8) : TAMARIND
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Flat writing describes pastry rising (9) : PROSTRATE
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Spanish princesses in unfulfilled daydream (8) : INFANTAS
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Clumsily pierce cookbook page (6) : RECIPE
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Hot temperature limiting 1930s migrants having the most corn (7) : HOKIEST
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Peak speed isn't quite achieved in South America (6) : SHASTA
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Reducing bad blood, like apple acid (5) : MALIC
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Xenophobe likely carries daggers (5) : OBELI
Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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