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New York Times, Friday, October 5, 2018

Roger ___, fifth chief justice of the Supreme Court

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Ms. Weintraub. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 1005 ( 25,168 )

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Across
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Exclamation appropriate for 1-Across : ANDWEREOFF
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It's where it's at : SITE
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Purple-blue shade or the flower it's named after : PERIWINKLE
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Series finale : ETAL
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You might use it in dressing : STALEBREAD
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Props for a Broadway play? : TONY
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Salinger title teen : ESME
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Heels : CADS
21
Bucks, e.g. : MALES
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Not quite keep up : LAG
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Salon supply : HAIRDYE
25
Cargo area : STOWAGE
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Time, proverbially : MONEY
30
U.S.'s first so-called "Public Enemy No. 1" : CAPONE
31
Krugerrand, e.g. : GOLDCOIN
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"Fore!," for one : ALERT
35
Dance move of the 2010s : DAB
36
Looney Tunes's Speedy Gonzales, e.g. : MOUSE
37
Fiddled (with) : TINKERED
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V.I.P. section? : PERSON
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King maker : SERTA
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Brewski : COLDONE
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Held in contempt : SCORNED
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Young 'un : LAD
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Dark suit : CLUBS
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Of the flock : LAIC
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Actress Jessica : ALBA
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"Take this ..." : HERE
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Crux of "The Crucible" : WITCHTRIAL
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Medieval weapon : MACE
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Waiting to come out : INTHEWINGS
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Get a lode of these! : ORES
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Military leader known for being chicken? : GENERALTSO
Down
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Place for a shrine : APSE
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Court equipment : NETS
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Perfumery measure : DRAM
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Craftiness : WILE
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Pecorino Romano source : EWE
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Protector of the heart : RIBCAGE
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Bring to the boiling point : ENRAGE
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Ratified : OKED
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Seemingly spontaneous gathering : FLASHMOB
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Supplied : FED
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More than just won : SETARECORD
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"See!" : ITOLDYOUSO
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Roger ___, fifth chief justice of the Supreme Court : TANEY
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"Family Ties" mother : ELYSE
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Vulcan telepathy technique : MINDMELD
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Some camping gear : LANTERNS
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Verizon acquisition of 2015 : AOL
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Jazzy style : SCAT
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Anklebones : TALI
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Like a code anyone can use : OPENSOURCE
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Honey bunch? : WORKERBEES
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Travel (about) : GAD
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Will go ahead as planned : ISON
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State bird whose name sounds like its call : NENE
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Newsroom concern : DEADLINE
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LAX to ORD or JFK: Abbr. : RTE
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One who's got game ... but shouldn't : POACHER
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Like a kid in a candy store, e.g. : CLICHE
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Sap : SCHMO
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Intelligible : CLEAR
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Start of a subj. line : ATTN
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Seed case : ARIL
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Kind of trap : LINT
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Captures : BAGS
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It may precede second thoughts : ALSO
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Lose it, with "out" : WIG
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Eastern rival : TWA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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