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New York Times, Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Author:
Scott Yut
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Yut. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Scott Yut notes:
This being my very first published crossword puzzle, I'm quite pleased about seeing it in print. I started constructing a few years ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Debut! I had the hardest time figuring out what was going on, but it was ultimately a fun discovery. SHOW SOME LEG hinted at three leg ... read more
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Places for hosp. scrubs : ORS
4
Arab Spring country : LIBYA
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Overcaffeinated : WIRED
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Bring home : NET
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"Too rich for me" : IMOUT
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Month after diciembre : ENERO
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Blacktop material : TAR
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Source of start-up cash, perhaps : BANKLENDING
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___ Cup : AMERICAS
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Makes up (for) : ATONES
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Prefix with science or intellectual : PSEUDO
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Hot 17-Across, e.g. : GOO
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Guava or papaya : TROPICALFRUIT
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Certain pool sites, for short : YMCAS
34
Robin Hood, notably : THIEF
35
Verbal zinger : MOT
36
Countess's man : EARL
37
Basic spreadsheet function : SUM
38
Like much Gene Wilder humor : ZANY
39
Roll call vote : AYE
40
Port of Iraq : BASRA
42
Like cobra/mongoose encounters, to cobras : FATAL
43
"Fast Times" school : RIDGEMONTHIGH
46
Indian bread : NAN
47
Running by itself : ONAUTO
50
Low-altitude clouds : STRATI
53
Certain Indonesian : SUMATRAN
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Not dress overmodestly ... or what 18-, 25- and 43-Across each do? : SHOWSOMELEG
57
G.I. fare : MRE
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Figure head? : TOTEM
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"Meet the Press" feature : PANEL
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___ rule : ASA
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Glove material : SUEDE
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It's a blessing : GRACE
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Zippo : NIL
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Ready to pour : ONTAP
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Enlarges, as a hole : REAMS
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Good rep : STREETCRED
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Sexual appetites : LIBIDOS
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Sgt. Friday catchphrase : IMACOP
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___ fide : BONA
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Big laughs : YUKS
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NATO part: Abbr. : ATL
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Exploded : WENTOFF
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Like winter soccer, most likely : INDOOR
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Rider's handful : REIN
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Fish-eating raptor : ERNE
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Feet, slangily : DOGS
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Sea ___ (12-Down) : EAGLE
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Like Mayberry : RURAL
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"For real!" : ITSSO
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Butter maker : CHURN
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Shoot for : AIMAT
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"Kill Bill" co-star : UMATHURMAN
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Inner Hebrides isle : IONA
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Texter's "ciao" : TTYL
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Wine bottle datum : YEAR
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"Please?" : MAYI
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Restaurant guide name since 1979 : ZAGAT
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"No clue" : BEATSME
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Prenatal test, for short : AMNIO
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Acquire by deceit : FINAGLE
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Chewed like a chipmunk : GNAWED
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Onetime for-girls-only course, for short : HOMEEC
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Sets of foot bones : TARSI
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Tatum who won an Oscar at 10 : ONEAL
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J.F.K. landers until 2003 : SSTS
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G : THOU
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Tedious way to learn : ROTE
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Blacken on a grill : SEAR
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Neighbor of the funny bone : ULNA
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High fig. for a hybrid car : MPG

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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