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New York Times, Thursday, November 15, 2018

Money to start small businesses ... or a hint to five squares in this puzzle

Author:
Mary Lou Guizzo and Jeff Chen
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 This is puzzle # 22 for Ms. Guizzo. This is puzzle # 91 for Mr. Chen. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
Mary Lou: This puzzle was originally submitted in March 2017. I heard back from Joel in June that Will liked the puzzle theme but felt ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I've been interested in MICROLOANS for a while now, and I still think that it's an interesting concept even though the research ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times11/15/18 ( No. 25,209 )
Across
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Real lifesaver : HERO
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Cloned machine of old : IBMPC
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Something to hold near a skunk : NOSE
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Matty who once had a National League batting title : ALOU
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Bit of regalia : TIARA
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Repulsive : ODIOUS
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Making a "Top Party Schools" list, e.g. : DUBIOUSHONOR
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Precisely : TOAT
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"Outrageous Acts and Everyday Rebellions" author : STEINEM
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Iconographic image in Catholic art : MADONNA
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One of the Kennedys : TED
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Zeno's birthplace : ELEA
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___ anglais (English horn) : COR
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Bounce : PEP
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"Heavens to Betsy!" : GRACIOUSME
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Comic strip reporter Brenda : STARR
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Retainers, e.g. : FEES
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Collar stiffener : STAY
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Strike zones? : LANES
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When credits roll : END
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Invective, e.g. : ABUSE
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Choice of juice? : ACDC
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Rude dudes : CADS
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Photo filters : TINTS
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Catchphrase for Moe Howard : WHYIOUGHTA
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1990s game disk : POG
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Plethora : SEA
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Reindeer in "Frozen" : SVEN
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Texting qualifier : IMO
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Comments from quick wits : ZINGERS
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Hit 1992 film with a 2019 live-action remake : ALADDIN
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Wind in a pit : OBOE
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Money to start small businesses ... or a hint to five squares in this puzzle : MICROLOANS
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Bawl (out) : REAM
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Going green? : ENVIOUS
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What you might call a Friend : THEE
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$$$ holders : ATMS
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Martini & ___ (vermouth) : ROSSI
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Word processing function : SORT
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Possessed, biblically : HADST
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Wash out with a solvent : ELUTE
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Like Druids : ROBED
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"Certainement!" : OUIOUI
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What the Genius Bar provides : ITHELP
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Wetland or rain forest : BIOME
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"Holy Toledo!" : MAN
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Party that often has an after-party : PROM
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Santiago de León de ___ (formal name of a world capital) : CARACAS
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Noted artist on Bad Boy Records, with "the" : NOTORIOUSBIG
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Take too much of, in brief : ODON
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Winnebago, for one : SIOUAN
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"Cómo ___ usted?" : ESTA
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Shows of contempt : SNEERS
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E.N.T., e.g. : DOC
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Well-run meetings have them : AGENDAS
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Contents of a treasure chest : PRECIOUSGEMS
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1970s N.L. powerhouse : REDS
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Dumbfound : STUN
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It may be rigged : MAST
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Surveys : EYES
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Deli dish : SLAW
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Instrument with a needle, for short : TACH
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First name in pop art : ANDY
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Bowling a 300, e.g. : FEAT
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Keyless : ATONAL
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Many a con artist : CHARMER
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"Is that so ..." : GEE
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House speaker after Hastert : PELOSI
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Sundry : VARIOUS
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Home of Shoshone Falls : IDAHO
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One who's gone underground? : MINER
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It's a start : ONSET
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Author ___ Neale Hurston : ZORA
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"Likely story!" : IBET
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Linguist Chomsky : NOAM
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___-Japanese War : SINO
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Parts of colons : DOTS
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___ Health (corporate giant) : CVS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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