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New York Times, Friday, October 7, 2016

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Robyn Weintraub

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 9 for Ms. Weintraub. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Robyn Weintraub notes:
One day I got bored with my usual conventional grid layouts, so I decided to experiment with something a little funkier. I began ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
What a northwest corner! I know it's not going to play as well for everyone — just us awesome dorks who know every line of "Star Wars" ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 1007 ( 24,440 )
Across
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Yoda, e.g. : JEDIMASTER
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Communication problem? : SPAM
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Last of a series of nicknames : ALOHASTATE
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Zero : NONE
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Billy Crystal's role in "The Princess Bride" : MIRACLEMAX
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Enigma machine decoder Turing : ALAN
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It's not a welcome sign : EXIT
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Facebook and others : APPS
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Primary funding sources, briefly : PACS
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Facebook, for one : SITE
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Org. whose symbol is an eagle atop a key : NSA
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How garden vegetables may be planted : INAROW
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Upset : ROIL
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Manicure destroyer : ACETONE
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Hot Wheels garages? : TOYBOXES
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Rhoda's TV mom : IDA
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Emerald ___ borer : ASH
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Expert savers : GOALIES
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Constitution Hall grp. : DAR
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Marathon champ Pippig : UTA
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Mesozoic Era period : JURASSIC
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Home of Queen Margrethe II : DENMARK
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Rank below marquis : EARL
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"Let's do it!" : IMGAME
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Sch. whose first building was Dallas Hall : SMU
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Matches, at a table : SEES
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"Caravan of Courage: An ___ Adventure" (1984 "Star Wars" spinoff) : EWOK
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Some Siouans : OTOS
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Bayh of Indiana politics : EVAN
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Flock gathering place : NAVE
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Group getting its kicks? : CHORUSLINE
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Rep : CRED
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"I could use some help here ..." : DOMEAFAVOR
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First name in architecture : EERO
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Place to test the water : SHALLOWEND
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Harry Potter's father : JAMES
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Alchemist's concoction : ELIXIR
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Frito-Lay chip : DORITO
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"Bleah!" : IHATEIT
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El Capitan platform : MAC
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Literary hero whose name is Turkish for "lion" : ASLAN
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Parts of a flight : STEPS
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2012 Republican National Convention host : TAMPA
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Connection concerns, for short : ETAS
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"Toy Story" dino : REX
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Show impatience with : SNAPAT
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Developing company? : POLAROID
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Wrapper that's hard to remove? : ANACONDA
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It's tailored to guys : MENSWEAR
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Drinks with domed lids : ICEES
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Interest for a cryptozoologist : NESSIE
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Impasse : LOGJAM
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Quadrant separator : AXIS
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"___ serious?" : YOURE
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Lab report? : BARK
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Pay termination? : OLA
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Nielsens measure : AUDIENCE
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Fancy glasses : STEMWARE
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Malady with many "remedies" : HANGOVER
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Legal precedents : CASELAW
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Get by : MAKEDO
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Awaken : REVIVE
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Get support from : LEANON
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Photosynthesis opening : STOMA
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Interest of a mycologist : MOREL
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Quotidian : USUAL
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Old dummy : SNERD
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"Wait, I know that!" : OHOH
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Some savers' assets : CDS
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Main hub for Virgin America, for short : SFO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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