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New York Times, Saturday, October 14, 2017

15-Across : Hit TV series based on a Colombian telenovela

Author:
Sam Ezersky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {V} Scrabble average: 1.87 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Ezersky.
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© 2017, The New York Times10/14/17 ( No. 24,812 )
Across
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Place where analysis is done : LEFTBRAIN
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Impolite sound : SLURP
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Hit TV series based on a Colombian telenovela : UGLYBETTY
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Source of the line "They have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind" : HOSEA
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2015 #2 hit for rapper Fetty Wap : TRAPQUEEN
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Over : AGAIN
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Farmhand in "The Wizard of Oz" : ZEKE
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They're not generic : NAMEBRANDS
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China assembly : TEASET
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What you're solving, informally : XWORD
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Eponym of a North Carolina city : ASHE
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With 33-Across, husky-voiced singer known as the Jezebel of Jazz : ANITA
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Unnerving boom, of sorts : ATEST
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See 27-Across : ODAY
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Tough : THUG
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Sorcerer : MAGUS
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Crossed : MET
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With 39-Down, question after an interruption : WHERE
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Senior moment? : PROM
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Like a paper clip : BENT
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World capital once known as Philadelphia : AMMAN
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Onetime competitor of Gulf : AMOCO
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Some kin : SIBS
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Knock over : AMAZE
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Shins : CLIMBS
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Tropical bar offering : PINACOLADA
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One of 70 in a Shakespearean sonnet : IAMB
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Mrs. Woodrow Wilson : EDITH
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Many a B-school applicant : ECONMAJOR
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"See ya!" : PEACE
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Crunchy Klondike product : CHOCOTACO
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Samuel ___, investment banking firm co-founder : SACHS
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Model who popularized the term "smizing" : TYRABANKS
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Spin out on the ice? : LUTZ
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Symbol of the National Audubon Society : EGRET
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Abandon plans, in modern slang : FLAKE
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Ambitious and high-energy : TYPEA
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Pit-y party? : BBQ
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Gets together after 10 or 20 years, say : REUNES
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Didn't go out to dinner : ATEATHOME
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Hot ___ : ITEM
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Half of a 1997 telecom merger : NYNEX
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P.M. between Barak and Olmert : SHARON
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What turns 1,000 into 3, in base 10 : LOGARITHM
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Longest song on Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon" : USANDTHEM
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Britt ___, real name of the Green Hornet : REID
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Slams : PANS
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Tony's place, for short? : BWAY
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Topics for Kaplan : SATS
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Blissful locales : EDENS
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Atmosphere : AURA
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Fire (up) : AMP
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Neighbor of Twelve Oaks, in fiction : TARA
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Emperor Nero, by all accounts : EGOMANIAC
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Popular Tokyo entertainment : SUMOMATCH
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One way to the top : ATTICDOOR
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Next ___ (emerging group of young leaders, informally) : GEN
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See 39-Across : WASI
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Dum-dum : BOZO
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Browsers' aids : CACHES
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Like snow en Argentina : BLANCA
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Give a seat : ELECT
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Spider alternative : MIATA
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Person from Barbados, informally : BAJAN
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Lab wear : SMOCK
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Fires (up) : PEPS
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It's just in your head : IDEA
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Fluish, perhaps : ACHY
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Warner ___ : BROS
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Idol group : MOB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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