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New York Times, Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wall Street reformer's urging ... or a hint to this puzzle's shaded squares

Author:
Jules P. Markey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jules P. Markey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQZ} Spans: 3 This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Markey. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jules P. Markey notes:
The idea for this puzzle came during the election season of 2016, the revealer was heard and seen quite often at many campaign ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Such a horrible time, back in 2008 during the financial crisis. I only vaguely remember the BREAK UP THE BANKS movement, but I do ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times10/25/17 ( No. 24,823 )

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Scotland's ___ Lomond : LOCH
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Well-put : APT
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Eggs on : GOADS
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Bollywood attire : SARIS
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MGM roarer : LEO
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Canvas supporter : EASEL
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Weave or tailgate, say : DRIVERECKLESSLY
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Old TV's ___ Griffin Productions : MERV
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Response to "All in favor" : AYE
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Constitution, in D.C. : AVE
23
Grammy-winning "Dr." : DRE
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"I'm not at all surprised" : ITSNOWONDER
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Big to-do : ROW
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Jimi Hendrix do, for short : FRO
31
The Eurythmics were one : DUO
32
Annual checkup, e.g. : EXAM
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Pelvic bones : ILIA
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Biathlete's need : RIFLE
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Take care of : SEETO
45
Tattooist's canvas : SKIN
46
Baroque and Romantic, for classical music : ERAS
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Organ on a crustacean's stalk : EYE
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Org. concerned with Common Core : NEA
51
Bird raised on a ranch, perhaps : EMU
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Bailed out on some stock, say : SOLDATALOSS
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Batiking need : DYE
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Actuarial table datum : AGE
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Air marshal's org. : TSA
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Most Iranian Muslims : SHIA
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Wall Street reformer's urging ... or a hint to this puzzle's shaded squares : BREAKUPTHEBANKS
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Urban pigeon's perch : LEDGE
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Barely manage, with "out" : EKE
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Some rec centers : YMCAS
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Many a Slate article : ESSAY
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Still learning the ropes : NEW
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Like a pole-vaulter's pole mid-vault : BENT
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Drug referenced in "The Joyous Cosmology" : LSD
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Crew implement : OAR
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Reason to summon Batman : CRIMEWAVE
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Bustling place : HIVE
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Many a draft selection : ALE
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Nut on a sticky bun : PECAN
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2020 Olympics host : TOKYO
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"I didn't know that!" : GEE
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Western Hemisphere grp. : OAS
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Syria's Bashar al-___ : ASSAD
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Dig deeply : DELVE
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More artful : SLYER
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Feature of a letter in the Times Roman typeface : SERIF
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Vacation in a Winnebago, say : RVTRIP
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Like the lyrics to Lil Wayne's "Lollipop" or 50 Cent's "Candy Shop" : LEWD
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Bottom of the barrel : DREGS
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"Chicago" murderess : ROXIE
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Cobbler's supply : SOLES
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What we share : OURS
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Some urban pollution : NOISE
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Apportioned, with "out" : METED
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Bug : IRK
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Essential ___ acids : AMINO
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Burning Man performance : FIREDANCE
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Like good farm soil : LOAMY
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Follow as a result : ENSUE
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Source of protein in veggie burgers : SOYA
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Existing, to a lawyer : INESSE
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Ides of March rebuke : ETTU
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Hal who directed "Shampoo" : ASHBY
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Dark brown fur : SABLE
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Meanies : OGRES
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City of Yorkshire : LEEDS
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___ Institute (nonpartisan D.C. think tank) : ASPEN
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Something eaten during Hanukkah : LATKE
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Two-syllable poetic foot : IAMB
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Ottoman honorific : AGA
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Hotel desk handout : KEY
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Take an ax to : HEW
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"The Wizard of Oz" state: Abbr. : KAN
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Air travel option until '03 : SST

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

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