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New York Times, Friday, October 18, 2019

Author:
Jamey Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jamey Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {KQX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 1018 ( 25,546 )
Across
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Set off, say : INITALICS
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Giant in health and beauty products : AMWAY
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Rom-com, typically : DATEMOVIE
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Fabric for a wedding dress : VOILE
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Electioneer's reminder : EVERYVOTECOUNTS
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Avian mimic : MYNA
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Baileys, for one : IRISHCREAM
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Like fish that can be difficult to eat : BONY
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Goal of a vacation, informally : RANDR
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Word in many a promotional poster : COMING
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Diminish : ERODE
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___ bourgeoisie (gentry) : HAUTE
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Make fashionable : GLAMORIZE
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Yellowfin tuna : AHI
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Shepherd : GUIDE
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Pocketful or mouthful, say : WAD
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Symbol depicting a snake swallowing its tail : OUROBOROS
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Senescence : AGING
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Argue against : REBUT
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Current type of currency : EMONEY
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Bike : PEDAL
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Fruity liqueur base : SLOE
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Epithet for the uninformed : ILLITERATI
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It's a shore thing : SURF
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One committing a fare-ly minor offense? : TURNSTILEJUMPER
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Group unlikely to get much playing time : CTEAM
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It commemorates 1867's Constitution Act : CANADADAY
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Rules maven Edmond : HOYLE
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Receiving benefits : ONTHEDOLE
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The same, in legal citations : IDEM
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Shade of blue : NAVY
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Main lower artery, informally : ITEN
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Huge storage unit : TERABIT
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Minnesota senator Klobuchar : AMY
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2016 film about a 1967 Supreme Court case : LOVING
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Bygone artist's medium : IVORY
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New York's ___ Field : CITI
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Episcopates : SEES
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Dark yellow-green : AVOCADO
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A hired one is called a moirologist : MOURNER
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Plied with alcohol, in a way : WINED
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Hitching post? : ALTAR
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Deferential affirmative : YESM
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Auto accent : CHROME
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United : ONE
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Transportation secretary Elaine : CHAO
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Home of the all-vowel town Aiea : OAHU
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John who wrote "Our National Parks" : MUIR
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___ Rosewater, recurring character in Kurt Vonnegut novels : ELIOT
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Dosimeter units : RADS
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Maven : GURU
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"Checkmate!" : IWIN
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Novelist Grey : ZANE
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Pushing the bounds of propriety : EDGY
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Drinking vessel with a stem : GOBLET
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It's part of a series : ORDINAL
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"No idea" : BEATSME
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Te ___ : AMO
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Flips out : GOESMAD
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Biblical miracle worker : ELIJAH
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Underworld ruler : PLUTO
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"Viva ___!" : ELREY
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Need for some bypass surgery : STENT
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What pruritus means, to laypeople : ITCH
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Part of P.R. : RICO
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___ Thicke, onetime late-night host : ALAN
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Hairstyle that needs pins : UPDO
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100 centavos, in Brazil : REAL
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David ___, comedian famous for impersonating Richard Nixon : FRYE
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Ulan-___, Siberian capital : UDE

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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