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New York Times, Saturday, January 21, 2017

He wrote "Lust's passion will be served; it demands, it militates, it tyrannizes"

Author:
James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Mulhern

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 31 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Mulhern.
James Mulhern notes:
I made this puzzle way back in December 2014, so I don't remember too much about the construction process. I do remember building out ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
CATLIKE REFLEXES and I HOPE YOURE HAPPY anchor today's puzzle, both great entries. Interesting choice to have them running vertically ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times1/21/17 ( No. 24,546 )
Across
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Popular playground pastime : KICKBALL
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Pacific demonstrations : SITINS
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News source with a "For the Record" feature : USATODAY
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"Oh yeah!" : WOOHOO
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Remarkably rapid : METEORIC
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Overall : INTOTO
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Producer of boxing rings : BELL
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City in Central Macedonia : EDESSA
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Permanent marker : PEN
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Violinist Kavafian : ANI
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Looks down : POUTS
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Actress Campbell : NEVE
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"Dear ___" ("Double Fantasy" song) : YOKO
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Actress Thurman : UMA
29
Charles who starred in the 1938 drama "Algiers" : BOYER
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Slightly : AWEEBIT
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Prized game fish : TARPONS
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He played Ant-Man in 2015's "Ant-Man" : RUDD
36
Place : LIEU
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Come out on top : PREVAIL
40
Betraying extreme embarrassment : BEETRED
43
Prepare, as some Mexican food : REFRY
44
Movie-archiving org. : AFI
46
Bulbous perennial : SEGO
47
Women's issue? : ELLE
48
Series finale : OMEGA
50
Partner of 9-Down : HAM
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Downwind : LEE
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What small cranes may produce : CHEEPS
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Tourist haven with the capital Denpasar : BALI
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Home to the Zapotec people : OAXACA
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Politician's accessory : LAPELPIN
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Letter closing : ASEVER
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Share confidences with : OPENUPTO
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He wrote "Lust's passion will be served; it demands, it militates, it tyrannizes" : DESADE
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Warm, inviting facial feature : KINDEYES
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Camp classic : KUMBAYA
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Words of understanding : ISEENOW
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They result in very fast response times : CATLIKEREFLEXES
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"Superhits of the Superstars" label : KTEL
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Reaction from a tough crowd : BOO
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Seller of TV and magazine spots, informally : ADREP
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Knocked senseless : LAIDOUT
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Oration location : LYCEUM
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Partner of 50-Across : SWISS
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College just north of New York City : IONA
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Squirt : TOT
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"Nice going, jerk!" : IHOPEYOUREHAPPY
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"Far less than that" : NOTEVEN
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Longhorns' rivals : SOONERS
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Blocks, e.g. : STAT
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Common beach policy : NOPETS
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Works of a lifetime : OEUVRE
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Imported wheels? : BRIE
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Xmas, for Jimmy Buffett : BDAY
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First name in infamy : IDI
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It may be labeled "XXX" : ALE
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Install, as software before shipping : PRELOAD
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Software event : RELEASE
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Sorry : LAME
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2013 World Series M.V.P., to fans : BIGPAPI
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French motto part : EGALITE
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Restaurant with a "playful" name : DOMINOS
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"How ya holdin' up?" : FEELOK
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United base : OHARE
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"Dumb and Dumber" drive destination : ASPEN
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Looped in, in a way : CCED
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Midnight, e.g. : BLUE
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Seat of Missouri's Douglas County : AVA
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Appropriate answer for this clue : END

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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