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New York Times, Tuesday, October 30, 2018

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

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 14 Words: 73, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Markey. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jules P. Markey notes:
This puzzle and another one published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on 1/10/14, are the direct results of solving one ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Funny that Jules should mention Joel's puzzle! That was the first time I ever saw this type of theme; a trigram moving ... read more
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 1030 ( 25,193 )
Across
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Riding on : ATOP
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Place to get pampered : SPA
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Summoned on an intercom, say : PAGED
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Witty comebacks : RIPOSTES
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University town named for an Indian chief : ORONO
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Picture often used as an altarpiece : TRIPTYCH
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Combs (through) : SIFTS
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Oozing : SEEPY
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Word before status or studies : SOCIAL
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Golfer Ernie : ELS
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Corruption from deep inside : ROT
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Puppy's cry : YIP
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"Talented" title character portrayed by Matt Damon : MRRIPLEY
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Lady of Spain : DAMA
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Assent at sea : AYE
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Veer the other way : ZAG
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Swell : AOKAY
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Late night for a working stiff ... or a hint to the shaded squares : GRAVEYARDSHIFT
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Came to the rescue : AIDED
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Help in finding buried treasure : MAP
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"The ___ of Pooh," 1982 best seller : TAO
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It's prologue, they say : PAST
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Put on a windowsill to mature, say : SUNRIPEN
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Author LeShan : EDA
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Samovar, e.g. : URN
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Schubert's "The ___ King" : ERL
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Delaware Valley tribe : LENAPE
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Too, in Toulouse : AUSSI
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Like a river at its mouth, not at its head : BROAD
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Narcissists' excursions? : EGOTRIPS
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Coming in handy : OFUSE
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Care about something, in slang : GIVEARIP
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More curious : ODDER
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Government org. for retirees : SSA
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Microscope part : LENS
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Theater, dance, etc. : ARTS
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Firestone product : TIRE
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Member of the Sons of Anarchy on FX's "Sons of Anarchy" : OPIE
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Device used with corn kernels : POPPER
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Hog heaven? : STY
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Bench presser's pride, informally : PECS
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Off the main : ASHORE
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Put forth : POSIT
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Met solo : ARIA
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"Get lost!" : GOFLYAKITE
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"The Lord of the Rings" creature : ENT
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First of two lists in fashion advice : DOS
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Like the artists' names P!nk and Ke$ha : STYLIZED
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Playing hard to get, say : COY
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Neuter : SPAY
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"Your work is awesome!" : IMAFAN
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Words before a name on a check : PAYTO
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Big number : MYRIAD
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Says the words on the page : READSALOUD
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JFK alternative : LGA
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"Stupid me!" : DOH
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Slack-jawed : AGAPE
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Say the "h" in "historical," say : ASPIRATE
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Dog doc : VET
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J.F.K. alternative in 1960 : RMN
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Venture : DARE
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Lady of Spain: Abbr. : SRA
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Removes, as from a fixed rate : UNPEGS
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Like ghosts and goblins? : PLURAL
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Six feet ___ : UNDER
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Relaxation : EASE
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Protection: Var. : EGIS
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Beget : SIRE
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What a pool shark puts on a ball : SPIN
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Comcast Xfinity and others, in brief : ISPS
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Halloween cry : BOO
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Old postal letters : RFD
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In vitro fertility needs : OVA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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