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New York Times, Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Author:
Emily Carroll
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Emily Carroll

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Carroll. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Emily Carroll notes:
The idea for this puzzle came to me this past summer after seeing banana split on the menu while taking my wife on her first ever trip ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I likely would have made this the POW! if I had understood it. Sadly, I convinced myself that the theme was "items with a fruit in ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0130 ( 25,285 )

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Across
1
"Aladdin" prince : ALI
4
Sandal feature : TSTRAP
10
Flat-bottomed boat : SCOW
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Scoundrel : CAD
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Beekeeper's locale : APIARY
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Sharpen, as one's skills : HONE
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N.Y. engineering sch. : RPI
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*They get stuffed at Greek restaurants : GRAPELEAVES
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Enemies from way back : OLDFOES
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Consider carefully : PONDER
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*With 50-Across, classic ice cream treats : BANANA
24
Judge's seat : BANC
25
Louis, par exemple : ROI
27
Something divided in W.W. II : ATOM
28
Stand for a speaker : DAIS
30
*With 44-Across, sour candies : LEMON
32
Body image, briefly : TAT
33
Ages and ages : EONS
34
Tribal emblems : TOTEMS
35
Unproductive ... or, literally, a hint to the answers to this puzzle's starred clues : FRUITLESS
37
Not yet bankrupt : AFLOAT
40
Goal for an actor : ROLE
41
Maidenform garment : BRA
44
*See 30-Across : DROPS
45
Noted 1970s-'80s Gang leader? : KOOL
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Revolutions can divide them : ERAS
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Dallas hoopster, for short : MAV
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Wedding gown designer Di Santo : INES
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*See 23-Across : SPLITS
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___ Beanies (bygone toys) : TEENIE
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Super conductor? : MAESTRO
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*Garnishes for old-fashioneds : ORANGEPEELS
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Subway unit : CAR
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Cargo's place : HOLD
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Keep tabs on tabbies, say : CATSIT
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Breast Cancer Awareness mo. : OCT
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Murder : crows :: parliament : ___ : OWLS
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Carves : ETCHES
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French possessive : MES
Down
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One going head over heels? : ACROBAT
2
Seaport near Buenos Aires : LAPLATA
3
Emphatic denial : IDIDNOT
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Add, as an extra : TAGON
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Dispersed : SPREADOUT
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Madres' sisters : TIAS
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Kendrick Lamar's genre : RAP
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South American corn cakes : AREPAS
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Air race marker : PYLON
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Roe source : SHAD
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Soldier's request before entering a firefight : COVERME
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Like quaint schoolhouses : ONEROOM
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Anderson who directed "Isle of Dogs" : WES
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Wall off : ENCLOSE
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Relatives, casually : FAM
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Paris eateries : BISTROS
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Connections : INS
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Indie artist DiFranco : ANI
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U.F.O. occupants : ETS
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Blackboard chore : ERASING
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Emulates Pinocchio : TELLSALIE
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One dressed to impress : FOP
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British bathroom : LOO
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Naval bigwig: Abbr. : ADM
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Home to many Greeks, informally : FRATROW
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Score at the start of a set : LOVEALL
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The original "The Office," e.g. : BRITCOM
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Wearying routine : RATRACE
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Puts in order : ASSORTS
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Not give up on : KEEPAT
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They loop the Loop : ELS
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One crying "Uncle!," perhaps : NIECE
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Raid targets : PESTS
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Partner of odds : ENDS
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Fit together well : MESH
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"What have we here?!" : OHO
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Abbr. sometimes written twice in a row : ETC

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

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