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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 2018

Subject of the documentary "Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of W.W. II"

Author:
Byron Walden
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Byron Walden

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 27 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Walden.
Byron Walden notes:
When I started the puzzle with SCHLUBBY, I had in mind cluing it as [Like many sitcom dads], but SITCOMMY precluded that. SITCOMMY was ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Continuing with my analogy from yesterday, today brings us a daunting dive of deathly difficulty. This 64-word, wide-open grid is not ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times10/27/18 ( No. 25,190 )

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Across
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Overweight and untidy : SCHLUBBY
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Fertilizer ingredient : POTASH
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Sybaritic pursuit : PLEASURE
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City on the Douro River : OPORTO
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Bro-ey shout-out : YOUDAMAN
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1973 Best Actor winner for "Save the Tiger" : LEMMON
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Knotty tree growth : BURL
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Took sick leave, say : MISSEDWORK
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Slobbery toon : ODIE
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Subject of the documentary "Top Secret Rosies: The Female Computers of W.W. II" : ENIAC
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Torah vessels : ARKS
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"Happy Days" hangout, informally : ALS
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Waiting for a delivery : PREGNANT
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Miss, e.g. : TITLE
30
23andMe services : DNATESTS
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Ones going on runs : SKIERS
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Got on the board : SCORED
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Like oil spills and clearing of rain forests : ECOCIDAL
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Jack's other name : KNAVE
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Certain Febreze targets : PETODORS
44
Paragon : GEM
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Played with the bow, in music : ARCO
48
"Say Anything ..." director : CROWE
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Embroil : MIRE
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Ads that get lots of traffic? : BILLBOARDS
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Confident self-assessment : ICAN
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Tarzan's realm : APEDOM
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What a hack has : NOTALENT
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Do a double take? : REFILM
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Progressive competitor : ESURANCE
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Being : ENTITY
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Hinged : DEPENDED
Down
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Some disguised fishing trawlers : SPYBOATS
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Nebulous : CLOUDLIKE
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Method of solving : HEURISTIC
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Transferrer of stock? : LADLE
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Today preceder : USA
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"That's lousy" : BUMMER
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Clocked : BRAINED
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"Y" with a bar : YENSIGN
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Skunks : POLECATS
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Take in the paper : OPED
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Winner of five British Opens between 1975 and 1983 : TOMWATSON
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Hardwear? : ARMOR
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One with a frog in its throat? : STORK
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Signs of rush hour : HONKS
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Capital across the Red Sea from Asmara : SANA
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Idaho's Nez ___ County : PERCE
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Makes out : NECKS
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Belgium's longest-reigning monarch (44 years) : LEOPOLDII
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Macbeth met one at Dunsinane Hill : TRAGICEND
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Cabbage for canning? : SEVERANCE
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Formulaically humorous : SITCOMMY
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Mad : DEMENTED
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Woman's name meaning "gift" : DORA
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Decked out : ADORNED
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Like some aspirin regimens : LOWDOSE
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Prepare for a long day ahead : RESTUP
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At ___ minimum : ABARE
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Turn yellow or red, say : RIPEN
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Fissure : CLEFT
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Where "The Last Supper" is located : MILAN
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Fabric purchase : BOLT
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Add up to : ARE

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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