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New York Times, Friday, January 11, 2019

Character in "All's Well That Ends Well" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream"

Author:
Jim Horne and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JX} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Horne. This is puzzle # 93 for Mr. Chen.
Jeff Chen notes:
I love working with Jim. He's thoughtful, brilliant, talented in so many arenas (check out his Hamilton cover band!), and best of all, ... read more
Jim Horne notes:
Will Shortz or one of his minions came up with the clue [Contents of some childproof containers, for short] for MEDS. This is clever ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times1/11/19 ( No. 25,266 )
Across
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Afraid of getting shot : CAMERASHY
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Send a bunch of messages to, say : SPAM
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Sob stories : TALESOFWOE
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Keep in check : CURB
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Slanted writing : OPEDCOLUMN
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Creature with a 17-month gestation period : ORCA
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Eject : TOSS
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"The way I see it ..." : TOME
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Many P.S.A.T. takers, for short : SOPHS
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That's a wrap! : BOA
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Drew attention to : SPOTLIT
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Aloof : DISTANT
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Something shared by churchgoers : PEW
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Layer of dark green eggs : EMU
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It gets typed : INPUT
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Rapidly cooled, as metal : QUENCHED
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One quick to pass judgment : SNOB
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Music style associated with George Clinton, informally : PFUNK
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Put on : LADE
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"There is no literature and art without ___": Thomas Pynchon : PARANOIA
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Dirty or daily follower : DOZEN
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Checker of vitals, for short : EMT
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___ Lady (Virgin Mary's title) : OUR
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23andMe service : DNATEST
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Breather : RESPITE
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Like Chianti : RED
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Clearheaded : SOBER
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Works toward one's passion? : ODES
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Effuse : GUSH
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About : INRE
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Character in "All's Well That Ends Well" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" : APOSTROPHE
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Viking king of note : OLAV
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NASA's InSight probe, for one : MARSLANDER
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Org. that rings a bell : NYSE
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Acted omnipotent : PLAYEDGOD
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Crime boss : CAPO
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Public house options : ALES
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Contents of some childproof containers, for short : MEDS
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"Exit full screen" button : ESC
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Cheer for : ROOTON
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Financially O.K. : AFLOAT
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Like some Olympic races : SWUM
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Folksy : HOMESPUN
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Kyoto cash : YEN
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Skedaddle : SCOOT
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#2 on Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time" : PURPLEHAZE
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Pioneer in hydrostatics : ARCHIMEDES
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Many an aspiring exec, academically : MBASTUDENT
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Young 'un : TOT
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Planted : SOWN
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Card holding? : BAT
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Something you shouldn't do around Christmas : PEEK
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Scattering of things : DISPERSION
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Theoretically, but not actually : INNAMEONLY
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Supports for some athletes : SPORTSBRAS
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Big brass : TUBA
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Acting as : QUA
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Curdle : CLOT
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Something you shouldn't do around Christmas : POUT
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Brilliantly colored gemstone : FIREOPAL
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Film ___ : NOIR
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Stereotypical teller of a groan-worthy joke : DAD
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Black-tie : DRESSY
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Company that makes Coffee-mate : NESTLE
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Cause of irritation : PEEVE
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Cartoon pal of the monkey Boots : DORA
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Bit of percussion : GONG
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Prom coif : UPDO
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Take off : SHED
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"I'm with ___" : HER
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Product from Fender : AMP
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"Sick, dude!" : RAD

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle.

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