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New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 2017

32-Across : Like a doctor's penmanship, stereotypically

Author:
Steven E. Atwood
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {GJQVXZ} This is puzzle # 5 for Mr. Atwood.
Steven E. Atwood notes:
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BRITISHISMS! Having just finished the latest season of "The Great British Bake-off," having all these American words Britishized ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times11/15/17 ( No. 24,844 )
Across
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Man's name that means "king" : ROY
4
Taxpayers' IDs : SSNS
8
Verbal digs : BARBS
13
Palindromic farm animal : EWE
14
St. Patrick, for the Irish : ICON
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Is a first-stringer : STARTS
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*Monthly charge for a London apartment? : FLATRATE
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Garb : ATTIRE
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Targets : AIMSAT
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Follower of the first intermission : ACTII
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Mineral in bath powder : TALC
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*French fries on a London card table? : POKERCHIPS
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Mushroom used in sukiyaki : ENOKI
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Arrives on time for : MAKES
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90° from ENE : NNW
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Like a doctor's penmanship, stereotypically : SLOPPY
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Sign of spring : THAW
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First X, say : TIC
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*Catalog from a London raincoat designer? : MACBOOK
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Spot in la mer : ILE
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Herd unit : HEAD
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Learjet competitor : CESSNA
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Cardinal ___ : SIN
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What like-pole magnets do : REPEL
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Johnny Appleseed, e.g. : NOMAD
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*Part of a London police officer's uniform? : BOBBYSOCKS
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Furtive "Hey, you!" : PSST
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Home of the Ewoks : ENDOR
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Perfectly : TOATEE
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Add, per a recipe : STIRIN
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*Conveyance in a multilevel London store? : SHOPLIFT
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Place for a sword : SHEATH
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Dagwood's bratty neighbor : ELMO
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Message on an offstage card : CUE
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Lucy's sitcom pal : ETHEL
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Beat people? : COPS
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What curtains may signify : END
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TKO caller : REF
2
Harry Potter's Hedwig, e.g. : OWL
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Roll-call call : YEA
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Familiar voice since 2011 : SIRI
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Rascal : SCAMP
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"I beg to differ" : NOTSO
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Weaselly sort : SNEAK
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Character-building youth org. : BSA
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What follows a cry of "Char-r-rge!" : ATTACK
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Mechanism in a unidirectional wrench : RATCHET
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Words found in the answers to this puzzle's starred clues : BRITISHISMS
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Remove with a sandblaster, say : STRIP
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Dos y cuatro : SEIS
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Bulletin board item : TACK
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Conductors set them : TEMPOS
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Final frame in bowling : TENTH
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Lennox of Eurythmics : ANNIE
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Atkins plan, e.g. : LOWCARBDIET
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Synthetic alternative to silk : RAYON
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Suffix with sex : ISM
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Gets ready to play basketball, say, with "up" : LACES
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Cat once prized for its fur : OCELOT
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Airer of Ken Burns documentaries : PBS
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Many a rapper's name : ALIAS
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George who played Norm on "Cheers" : WENDT
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Ike's home state: Abbr. : KAN
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___ Harry, vocalist for the band Blondie : DEBORAH
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Fool's gold : PYRITE
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German automaker : OPEL
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First lady after Eleanor : BESS
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Words before double or take : ONTHE
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Sine's reciprocal, briefly : COSEC
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Frida who was portrayed in film by Salma Hayek : KAHLO
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Crush, in a way, with "on" : STOMP
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Some narrative writing : EPOS
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Org. with the Original Six teams : NHL
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What 61-Down teams play on : ICE
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Amusement : FUN
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Sen. Cruz : TED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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