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New York Times, Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Author:
Sam Trabucco
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Sam Trabucco

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QVZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Trabucco. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Sam Trabucco notes:
I thought of this concept while running, which marks the first time I've ever had a cogent thought while running. More specifically, I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Ha! Ian Livengood and I wrestled with this exact theme almost ten years ago, wanting it to end with BEARD TRIMMER [Device needed after ... read more
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 1114 ( 25,208 )
Across
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Mag for docs : JAMA
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Absorbs, with "up" : SOPS
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Attire that may include covering for the feet, in brief : PJS
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Old enough : OFAGE
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Cool, in dated slang : PHAT
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Boy's name that's an anagram of 18-Across : ALAN
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Key for five Mozart piano concertos : BFLATMAJOR
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Girl's name that's an anagram of 15-Across : LANA
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Its worship is condemned in the Bible : FALSEIDOL
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The ___ things in life : FINER
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Intentions : AIMS
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"Just act natural!" : BEYOURSELF
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Letter-shaped beam : IRAIL
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Waves may convey a message in this : BOTTLE
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Be an agent for, informally : REP
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Many-time Grammy-winning cellist : YOYOMA
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Struck (out) : EXED
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"The Golden Girls" actress : BEAARTHUR
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Initiation, e.g. : RITE
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Bad, bad boss : TYRANT
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Fairy queen in "Romeo and Juliet" : MAB
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"The party can finally start!" : IMHERE
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Muse featured in "Xanadu" : ERATO
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Worrisome sign around a campsite : BEARTRACKS
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Fitzgerald known as the Queen of Jazz : ELLA
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Get clean : BATHE
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Fighting words : THISISWAR
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Swenson of "Benson" : INGA
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Do the opposite of shave ... as suggested by the circled letters : GROWABEARD
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Letter-shaped fastener : TNUT
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User-edited web page : WIKI
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Mom on "The Simpsons" : MARGE
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___ milk : SOY
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Sweeties, in modern slang : BAES
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Angry, with "off" : TEED
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Event for college seniors : JOBFAIR
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___ de coeur (French romance) : AFFAIRE
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Plan for shoppers : MALLMAP
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Longtime Sampras rival : AGASSI
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Heart beater, in bridge : SPADE
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"How wonderful!," sarcastically : OHJOY
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Paul : U.S. :: ___ : Italy : PAOLO
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Orch. section : STR
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Hypothetical body in the solar system beyond Neptune : PLANETX
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"Hidden Figures" co-star Monáe : JANELLE
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Inhaled, as food : SNARFED
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Summer in Paris : ETE
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Much-sought-after celeb : ALISTER
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Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones film franchise, for short : MIB
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Big do : FRO
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German rapid transit system : UBAHN
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Ingredient in a drain declogger : LYE
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Western flick, in old parlance : OATER
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"That's terrific!" : YAY
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Bruins great Bobby : ORR
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Underground org. in N.Y.C. : MTA
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Drinker's party headgear : BEERHAT
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Sport-___ (vehicle) : UTE
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Sounds heard at night near a pond : RIBBITS
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Resolute refusal : IMEANNO
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Fellow you don't want to be, in a phrase : THATGUY
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It might require antiviral treatment to beat : MALWARE
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Still wanted by the police : ATLARGE
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Got on : BOARDED
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Highway: Abbr. : RTE
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Move into or from an exit row, perhaps : RESEAT
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Fancy hotel lobbies : ATRIA
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Strangle : CHOKE
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New Zealanders : KIWIS
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Govt. org. dating from the 1930s : SSA
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Big name in cloud computing : IBM
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Potus #43 : GWB

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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