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New York Times, Tuesday, January 2, 2018

White House press secretary ___ Huckabee Sanders

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 51 for Ms. Burnikel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Plays on "___ orders" today, TAKE IT SLOW disobeying a rush order, MOVE AHEAD disobeying a stop order (a stock trading term), etc. My ... read more
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Across
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Food ___ (Thanksgiving drowsiness) : COMA
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Ocean predators : ORCAS
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Get ready, casually : PREP
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Insult : SLAM
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Writer Zora ___ Hurston : NEALE
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"Follow me!" : COME
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Disobey a rush order? : TAKEITSLOW
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What prices do during hyperinflation : SOAR
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Longest river in Europe : VOLGA
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Cataract site : LENS
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Word after drum or press : KIT
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How some solve crosswords : INPEN
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Vessel for Jack and Jill : PAIL
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Red Sea peninsula : SINAI
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Disobey a stop order? : MOVEAHEAD
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"Now I get it!" : AHA
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Where Ang Lee was born : TAIWAN
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Singer Lovett : LYLE
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Genre for 21 Savage and 50 Cent : RAP
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Frittata ingredient : EGG
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The Mormons, for short : LDS
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Fish with more than 100 vertebrae in its spine : EEL
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First lady's man : ADAM
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Author Hemingway : ERNEST
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Sculptures, e.g. : ART
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Disobey a standing order? : HAVEASEAT
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Large artery : AORTA
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Cave residents : BATS
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Amazon IDs : ISBNS
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Nothing but : ALL
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Ukraine's capital : KIEV
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Maestro Seiji : OZAWA
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Like a person who might be called "chrome dome" : BALD
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Disobey a pecking order? : STEALAKISS
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Plays with : USES
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Setting for an outdoor party : PATIO
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Vegas hotel with a musical name : ARIA
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"Gotta run," in a text : TTYL
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Downhill rides : SLEDS
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Like a half-moon tide : NEAP
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Winter hrs. in Lake Wobegon : CST
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Patron saint of Norway : OLAV
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Fast-swimming shark : MAKO
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2009 aviatrix biopic : AMELIA
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Alternative to bottled : ONTAP
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High-___ monitor : RES
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Exhortation after "Supplies are limited!" : CALLNOW
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Salve ingredient : ALOE
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In stitches : SEWN
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Some Toshiba products : PCS
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2003, for LeBron James and Dwyane Wade : ROOKIEYEAR
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Smartphone notification : EMAILALERT
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Jaunty : PERT
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Light : IGNITE
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Mud wrap site : SPA
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New citizenship seeker : EMIGRE
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Calder Cup org. : AHL
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White House press secretary ___ Huckabee Sanders : SARAH
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"Wow, that was fun!" : IHADABLAST
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Locale for a West Coast wine tour : NAPAVALLEY
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"Key" hotel personnel : VALETS
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Wraps up : ENDS
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Airline whose in-flight magazine is Sky : DELTA
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A long, long time : AGES
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One of four for "The Star-Spangled Banner" : STANZA
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Bumped into : MET
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Wide-eyedness : NAIVETE
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Make inquiries : ASK
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Native of Japan's "second city" : OSAKAN
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Cowboys' ties : BOLOS
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Touch : ABUT
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AOL and MSN, for two : ISPS
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Abbr. after a list : ETAL
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Police informant's wear : WIRE
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Where most Buddhists reside : ASIA
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Broadband letters : DSL
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A helping hand : AID
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Maple product : SAP

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