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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 2019

Top name in a Social Security Administration list every year from 2014 to 2017

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 31 Missing: {FJQX} This is puzzle # 59 for Ms. Burnikel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Fairly standard 72-word layout from C.C. today. I loved that wombo-combo of ICE SCRAPER / SENATE RACE / LETS PARTY in the SE — that's ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times1/25/19 ( No. 25,280 )
Across
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Warning about a racket : SCAMALERT
10
Stuff to collect and crunch : DATA
14
Not running small or large, in a clothing store : TRUETOSIZE
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Uplifting works : ODES
17
Neil Armstrong or Steven Spielberg, as a teen : EAGLESCOUT
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Possible reply to "Who's responsible?" : NOTI
19
Stern competitor, once : IMUS
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Play date participant : TOT
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Dummies : STUPES
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"Planet Money" producer : NPR
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Does nothing at all for : BORES
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"___ way!" (words of congratulation) : ATTA
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Covered some ground quickly? : RANTRACK
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Bill producer, for short : ATM
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Subject of several Spanish statues : ELCID
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Darling : SWEETPEA
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"I'm back" : MEAGAIN
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Upper crust : SOCIETY
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Language blooper : MALAPROP
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Opening round at a game table : ANTES
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Payroll service co. : ADP
44
Figures by a float : PARADERS
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Writer/illustrator Silverstein : SHEL
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Absurd : INANE
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Tokyo-based tech giant : NEC
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Held (off) : STAVED
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Alternative to "?," in some listings : TBA
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Short-sleeved shirt : POLO
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Pez flavor : COLA
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Windshield clearer : ICESCRAPER
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Longtime Yankee teammate of Sandman : AROD
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Sexennial event : SENATERACE
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Sandberg at second base : RYNE
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Reveler's cry : LETSPARTY
Down
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Draft pick : STEIN
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One might stop a marathoner : CRAMP
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Predict : AUGUR
4
Where TV's Flo waitressed : MELS
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Patronized 4-Down, say : ATE
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Not registering with : LOSTON
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Arms provider? : ESCORT
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Revolting group : RIOTERS
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Chinese philosopher Meng-___ : TZU
10
Ring in a coffee shop : DONUT
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Shelter initiative : ADOPTAPET
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"Just between us" talk : TETEATETE
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Sales caveat : ASIS
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Life on Mars? : ETS
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"Watch yourself out there" : TAKECARE
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Group spoiler : BADAPPLE
25
Parts of lumber mills : SAWS
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Northern Europe's Gulf of ___ : RIGA
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Org chart topper : CEO
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#24 in 24 All-Star Games : MAYS
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Top name in a Social Security Administration list every year from 2014 to 2017 : EMMA
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Start of a newscast : LEADSTORY
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Big name in cookware : CALPHALON
35
Mint holders : TINS
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Glass on the air : IRA
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Seaweed in a sushi restaurant : NORI
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Rival of L'Oréal : PANTENE
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Gently touches : DABSAT
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Passes : ENACTS
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Get by : EVADE
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Lacking face value : NOPAR
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Word after president or governor : ELECT
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1995 U.S. Open winner Pavin : COREY
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Lasting mark : SCAR
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Slight, informally : DIS
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Law firm aide, informally : PARA
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Film picture not shot with a camera : CEL
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Street cred : REP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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