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New York Times, Saturday, November 2, 2013

They were labeled "Breakfast," "Dinner" and "Supper"

Author:
Tom Heilman
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Thomas Heilman

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Heilman.
Thomas Heilman notes:
I don't often work on themeless grids that contain blocks of 8 and 7 letter entries. I usually like to drop in rows of 9s or 10s and ... read more
Will Shortz notes:
Some of the entries I like here are SQUABBLE, JAMCAM, TIP SHEET, KIDULT, WUNDERBAR, EXQUISITE, K RATIONS, UTTER ROT, NOOGIE, EAT IT ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
You had me at "Result of knuckling down" = NOOGIE. As a writer of middle grade fiction (for ages 8-12), any reference including but ... read more
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© 2013, The New York Times11/2/13 ( No. 23,370 )
Across
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Insignificant row : SQUABBLE
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Traffic reporter's aid : JAMCAM
15
Big rush, maybe : EUPHORIA
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Twin's rival : ORIOLE
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Offerer of stock advice : TIPSHEET
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Grown-up who's not quite grown up : KIDULT
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No big shot? : BBS
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Nasty intentions : MALICE
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Threatening word : ELSE
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Overseas rebellion cry : ABAS
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One may be played by a geisha : KOTO
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Wasn't given a choice : HADTO
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"You Be ___" (1986 hip-hop hit) : ILLIN
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Super German? : WUNDERBAR
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Pressure : LEANON
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Launch site : PIER
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Where many airways are cleared, briefly : ERS
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Antithesis of 32-Down : SOUP
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Common sound in Amish country : CLOP
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Large amount : SEA
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Classics with 389 engines : GTOS
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Scrammed : LITOUT
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Like Fabergé eggs : EXQUISITE
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Schoolyard retort : CANSO
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Carry ___ : ATUNE
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So great : SUCH
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Paving block : SETT
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Golf lesson topic : GRIP
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Goes downhill : DECAYS
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Troubling post-engagement status, briefly : MIA
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Doctor : REVISE
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They were labeled "Breakfast," "Dinner" and "Supper" : KRATIONS
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2002 César winner for Best Film : AMELIE
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Real rubbish : UTTERROT
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Least significant : MEREST
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It really gets under your skin : PETPEEVE
Down
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Determine the value of freedom? : SETBAIL
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Carp : QUIBBLE
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Scandinavia's oldest university : UPPSALA
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Sneeze lead-ins : AHS
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Austrian conductor Karl : BOHM
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Recess : BREAK
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Be quiet, say : LIELOW
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Savor the flattery : EATITUP
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It's bad when nobody gets it : JOKE
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"The Guilt Trip" actress Graynor : ARI
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Like some cartilage piercings : MIDEAR
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"Possibly" : COULDBE
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Dream team member : ALLSTAR
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Planet threateners : METEORS
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Like a top : CONIC
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Stain producers : SINS
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Gallant : HEROIC
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Result of knuckling down? : NOOGIE
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Hollow : DELL
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Antithesis of 35-Across : NUTS
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Pageant judging criterion : POISE
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Ed supporters : PTAS
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Park Avenue's ___ Building : SEAGRAM
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Radical : EXTREME
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Shaking : AQUIVER
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Sniffing a lot : STUCKUP
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What a slightly shy person may request : ONEMORE
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1967 Emmy winner for playing Socrates : USTINOV
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"As you like it" phrase : TOTASTE
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What a bunch of footballers might do : UNPILE
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Game in which the lowest card is 7 : ECARTE
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Marriott rival : HYATT
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Preventer of many bites : DEET
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Bit of action : STEP
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Household name? : SIS
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Soreness : IRE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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