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New York Times, Thursday, November 1, 2018

McGillin's ___ Ale House (historic Philadelphia tavern)

Author:
Matt Ginsberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 This is puzzle # 48 for Mr. Ginsberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2018, The New York Times11/1/18 ( No. 25,195 )
Across
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Something you must be willing to leave? : ESTATE
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Them's the breaks! : ADS
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River past Orsk and Orenburg : URAL
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Add to in haste : SLAPON
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Snake genus, or one of its members : BOA
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Pet form of José : PEPE
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*Sound of little feet : PITTERPATTER
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Shade of deep purple : EGGPLANT
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Custom-fit : TAILOR
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*Tycho Brahe contemporary : GALILEOGALILEI
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Bridge player's combo : TENACE
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Deprive of courage : UNMAN
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3.3, give or take : BPLUS
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Without a downside : NORISK
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A lot : LOADS
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Solidarity leader Walesa : LECH
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*Mr. Moneybags : FATCAT
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McGillin's ___ Ale House (historic Philadelphia tavern) : OLDE
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*Branded candy with multicolored beans : JELLYBELLY
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Close follower of a team? : PLOW
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*Woman's young lover, in slang : BOYTOY
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Actress Campbell : NEVE
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Staple of ragtime music : PIANO
43
Corrects, as an ID on Facebook : RETAGS
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Cary of "The Princess Bride" : ELWES
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Neighbor of Tonga : SAMOA
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Dr. Seuss' real surname : GEISEL
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*Small talk : CHITTERCHATTER
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Leapt : SPRANG
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Bossed around : HECTORED
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*Idiom meaning "guaranteed" : ASGOODASGOLD
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Sea of Tranquillity, e.g. : MARE
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Chief agricultural export of Kenya : TEA
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Part of a steering system : TIEROD
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Something commonly found in a laundry bag : ODOR
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Remnant : END
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Wholly absorbed : ENRAPT
Down
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Picking up things? : ESP
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Louver feature : SLIT/SLAT
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"See ya!" : TATA
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Ability : APTITUDE
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Like sandals : TOELESS
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___ Field, former home to the Houston Astros : ENRON
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Figure seen on the National Mall, informally : ABE
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Writing on many a greeting card : DOGGEREL
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Frank Herbert's "Dune" series, e.g. : SAGA
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What you need to talk to a satellite : UPLINK
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Sphere : REALM
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Nocturnal affliction : APNEA
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Admitted : LETON/LETIN
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Richly luxurious : PLUSH
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Did one leg of a triathlon : RAN
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What's helpful to a degree? : COLLEGE
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Ink stain, e.g. : BLOB/BLOT
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Explorer whose name is a sport : POLO
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Word in many Catholic church names : LADY
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Frigid : ICY
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Scratch, say : FLAW/CLAW
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Tops : AONE
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Groups on Noah's Ark : TWOS
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Take a flier : JET/BET
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Bond girl in 2006's "Casino Royale" : EVAGREEN
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Visigoth vis-à-vis Rome : PILLAGER
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"Cool beans!" : NEATO
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Uses a keyhole, perhaps : PEERSIN
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Scoundrel, in Britain : ROTTER
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Girl in the fam : SIS
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Loser : SCHMO
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Up : AHEAD
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Prefix with economics : MICRO/MACRO
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Rush : SPATE
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One-named French designer : ERTE
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"The Thin Man" role : NORA
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Sticky stuff : GOOP/GLOP
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One who might explain the birds and the bees : DAD
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Debugging aid? : DDT

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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