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New York Times, Monday, October 8, 2018

Rap rock band with the 7x platinum album "Significant Other"

Author:
Jacob Stulberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQUX} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Stulberg.
Jacob Stulberg notes:
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© 2018, The New York Times10/8/18 ( No. 25,171 )
Across
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Something up one's sleeve? : ELBOW
6
To's opposite : FROM
10
Fool : TWIT
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Fashion designer Geoffrey : BEENE
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Four-star review : RAVE
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"Lovely" Beatles girl : RITA
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Anode or cathode : BATTERYTERMINAL
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Onetime leader of Iran : SHAH
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Former Disney C.E.O. Michael : EISNER
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Antlered animal : ELK
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Land for O'Connor or O'Casey : ERIN
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Unspoken but understood : TACIT
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Iconic San Francisco bridge : GOLDENGATE
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Chanel of perfume fame : COCO
34
Response to "Who wants to go?" : IWILL
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In order that one might : SOASTO
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Jewel : GEM
38
Where to find the ends of 17-, 27-, 50- and 65-Across : AIRPORT
41
Vinyl records, for short : LPS
44
Hester of "The Scarlet Letter" : PRYNNE
46
"Water Under the Bridge" singer, 2016 : ADELE
48
Frozen dessert franchise : TCBY
50
Steinbeck novel set in Monterey : CANNERYROW
53
Admission of perjury : ILIED
55
Daytime store window sign : OPEN
56
Candy from a dispenser : PEZ
57
Urbana-Champaign students : ILLINI
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Rock music boosters : AMPS
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Letting others occupy the spotlight : TAKINGABACKSEAT
68
Roman poet who wrote "Ars Amatoria" : OVID
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Hat's edge : BRIM
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Pioneering name in video games : ATARI
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Garfield and Odie, for two : PETS
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Subdue through electric shock : TASE
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1800s president nicknamed "His Accidency" : TYLER
Down
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___ and flows : EBBS
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Jacob's first wife, in the Bible : LEAH
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Software version for testing : BETA
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Discreetly, informally : ONTHEDL
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Tiny : WEE
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Cooking in a pan with oil : FRYING
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"Confound it!" : RATS
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Place to cook a turkey : OVEN
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Only : MERE
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The first "T" of TNT : TRI
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Relative of alcopop : WINECOOLER
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Like tilted type : ITALIC
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Address, as a listener : TALKTO
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Bridle strap : REIN
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Action star originally known as Laurence Tureaud : MRT
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Team race : RELAY
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Make a scene? : ACT
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Band's booking : GIG
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"You ___ me one" : OWE
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Rap rock band with the 7x platinum album "Significant Other" : LIMPBIZKIT
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"Quaking" tree : ASPEN
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Excessively : TOO
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Distinctive feature of Mr. Spock : EAR
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Look that might "shoot daggers" : STARE
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Abbr. ending a company name : INC
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Genetic stuff : RNA
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West Bank-based grp. : PLO
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Make clothing : SEW
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Ingredient in a manhattan : RYE
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China's Ming or Manchu : DYNASTY
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Pinnacle : TIPTOP
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Synonym for both "adhere" and "split" : CLEAVE
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Undistinguished : NONAME
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"Beowulf," e.g. : EPIC
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Loud noise : DIN
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Pride parade inits. : LGBT
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Actress ___ Flynn Boyle : LARA
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Long-legged wader : IBIS
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Offering now discontinued by most discount carriers : MEAL
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Cut (down) : PARE
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Keep the sauce from congealing, say : STIR
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Passports et al. : IDS
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Kit ___ bar : KAT

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

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