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USA Today Feb 12 2017

"Boxcars" pair, in craps SIXES
"Don't ___ and drive" TEXT
"If all ___ fails . . ." ELSE
"Pardon," slangily SCUSE
2011 U.S. Open winner McIlroy RORY
All Hallows' ___ (Oct. 31) EVE
Archie or Jughead TEEN
Bishop's topper MITER
Bocelli delivery ARIA
Centers of activity FOCI
Chaucer pilgrim REEVE
Cherry centers STONES
Directions-seeker's words IMLOST
Director Preminger OTTO
End of an Italian sonnet SESTET
Expose, at a costume party UNMASK
Fall bloomer ASTER
Fill with rapture ELATE
Four-song records, perhaps EPS
From Jan. 1 until now YTD
Geek Squad member TECHIE
Gets ripe AGES
Grab by the collar, say ACCOST
Greeted the day AROSE
Group in charge (Abbr.) MGMT
Grove unit TREE
Hellenic H's ETAS
Higher in rank than ABOVE
Home on a farm STY
Ill-bred sorts CADS
Insertion mark CARET
Israel's Netanyahu, informally BIBI
Like a Black Sabbath concert LOUD
Like an engaged couple INLOVE
Like billiard balls, pre-break RACKED
Like-minded voting group BLOC
Marlee with a 1986 Oscar MATLIN
Mason's surveying partner DIXON
Member of a rural kick line? COUNTRYROCKETTE
Merit badge holder SASH
Metal-stamping tools DIES
Moat beast, for short CROC
Modernist's prefix NEO
Move stealthily EDGE
Movie exec's veal dinner? DIRECTORSCUTLET
Mowing or raking, e.g CHORE
Much all-you-can-eat fare SALAD
Much interoffice mail MEMOS
Not very much ABIT
Otis Redding's label STAX
Ovine utterance BAA
Parcel out ALLOT
Place to build SITE
Pub round ALES
Rod-shaped bacterium ECOLI
Rooney of "Carol" MARA
Sandusky's lake ERIE
Sauce made with basil PESTO
Scene of a 1979 overthrow IRAN
Schedule opening SLOT
Shock jock Don IMUS
Shortly, to poets ANON
Silent performers MIMES
Skin-and-bones sort SCRAG
Start of a bray HEE
Symbol before a key signature CLEF
Syringe, for short HYPO
U-shaped stringed instruments LYRES
UCLA athletes BRUINS
W.C. Fields persona SOT
Walked nervously PACED
Where "the buck stops" HERE
Woodwind with a conical bore OBOE
Words given under oath IDO
Y-sporting collegian ELI
Young bird minding little brother? SITTINGDUCKLING
___ hall (campus hangout) REC
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