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New York Times, Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Burnikel. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Today's puzzle gives us a SINKING / FEELING — four of them, actually. Fun to have four different feelings "sinking," i.e. positioned ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 1006 ( 24,073 )
Across
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"For more ___ ..." : INFO
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Print collectors, for short : CSIS
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Lady and the Tramp, e.g. : DOGS
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Catherine who married Henry VIII : PARR
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All too familiar : TRITE
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Punjabi princess : RANI
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___ page : OPED
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Overreached : WENTTOOFAR
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Comedian with the double-platinum album "Retaliation" : DANECOOK
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"All right, you beat me" : ILOST
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Weep : CRY
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Soccer superstar Messi : LIONEL
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"Go team!" : RAH
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Incessantly : NOEND
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L.A. locale : SOCAL
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Outfielder's shout : IGOTIT
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WhiteHouse.___ : GOV
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Bouquet holder : VASE
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Massachusetts vacation destination : CAPECOD
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Flack who sang "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" : ROBERTA
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Deadlocked : EVEN
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Mogul with a Bunny : HEF
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Put in rollers : CURLED
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Ships out : SENDS
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"The World on Time" courier : FEDEX
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Scrubs areas, briefly : ORS
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Celebration with a bunny : EASTER
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Approves of : OKS
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Walk to impress : STRUT
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"Hmm ..." : LETMESEE
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Smack unexpectedly? : STEALAKISS
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Croat or Serb : SLAV
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Twinge : PANG
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Kind of knife once touted in infomercials : GINSU
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Bring on board : HIRE
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Pot grower? : ANTE
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Envelope-pushing : EDGY
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Stack at a rock concert : AMPS
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Device with earbuds : IPOD
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Big car-care chain : NAPA
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Tennis tournament played on red clay : FRENCHOPEN
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"Burger, medium, with fries," e.g. : ORDER
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Louisiana language : CREOLE
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With 44-Down, an "uh-oh" sensation ... or an apt title for this puzzle : SINKING
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"Ooky" family cousin : ITT
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Become established : SETIN
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Find incredibly desirable : DROOLOVER
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Stumblebums : OAFS
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Tiny nuisance : GNAT
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Knight's title : SIR
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Number of times the Twins have won the World Series, appropriately : TWO
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Flamenco cheers : OLES
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"Yeah, right" speaker : CYNIC
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Stink : ODOR
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Reduces to granules : RICES
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Desert bloomer : AGAVE
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Conversely, in texts : OTOH
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Mexican once ranked as the world's richest man : CARLOSSLIM
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Traditional flower for a 20th wedding anniversary : ASTER
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Shows the way : LEADS
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What 15, say, would be for leaving home : TENDERAGE
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Viva ___ (orally) : VOCE
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Nimble-fingered : DEFT
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Like women in Rubens paintings : BUXOM
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See 6-Down : FEELING
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First king of Israel : SAUL
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Like clothes at formal occasions : DRESSY
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Old West transport : STAGE
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One-named singer whose name used to be spelled with a dollar sign : KESHA
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Ending of several central Asian country names : STAN
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Carnival cover : TENT
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Houston sch. : TSU
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Wyatt of the Old West : EARP
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Nervous nights, maybe : EVES
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Luxury resort amenity : SPA
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Baby goat : KID

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

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