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New York Times, Friday, November 23, 2018

Author:
Temple Brown
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 28 Missing: {X} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Brown. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Airer of "Orphan Black" and "Almost Royal" : BBCAMERICA
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Foreign dishes? : UFOS
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Dislikes intensely : ABOMINATES
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Stop : HALT
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Ginormous quantities : SQUILLIONS
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___ Reville, Alfred Hitchcock's wife and collaborator : ALMA
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Jocular response to "How did you know?!" : ESP
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Baby rabbit : KIT
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Presented in rows and columns : TABULAR
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Home of Colbert and Corden : CBSTV
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Cobbler's job : SOLING
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Craft for J.F.K. in W.W. II : PTBOAT
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Li'l : ITSY
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Org. behind the magazine America's 1st Freedom : NRA
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Fuel holder : OILER
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Science class for ambitious H.S. students : APBIO
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Lead role on TV's "30 Rock" : LIZ
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"Get your act together!" : CMON
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It covers the floor : CSPAN
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One to swear by? : JOVE
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___ Gardens : KEW
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Patch growth : BRIAR
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Tennis's only two-time Grand Slam winner : LAVER
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Sightings in 11-Across : ETS
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Some flashlight needs : AAAS
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Things drawn during the Napoleonic Era : SABERS
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Classless : TRASHY
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Urges : SPURS
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Site on the National Mall : CAPITOL
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1970 title lyric after "Simple as do re mi" : ABC
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State without words? : AWE
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Like some tracks : OVAL
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Number 2, for one : LEADPENCIL
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Old World blackbird : MERL
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Warner Bros. cartoon series presented by Steven Spielberg : ANIMANIACS
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Short orders to a short-order cook? : BLTS
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Raise : SALARYHIKE
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Core political support : BASE
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Some cookouts, informally : BBQS
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Major success : COUP
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Lead-in to right or wrong : AMI
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Relative of a malt shop : MILKBAR
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Win the help of : ENLIST
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Bonnie with five 1990s Top 40 hits : RAITT
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Four-time Japanese premier : ITO
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Word before sign or after red : CENT
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One making a killing : ASSASSIN
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Many a trailer : UHAUL
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Get hit by one of Cupid's arrows : FALLINLOVE
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Musical standard from "Show Boat" : OLMANRIVER
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Daydreamers : STARGAZERS
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Laddie : BOYO
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Family name of Hollywood brothers : COEN
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One might say "All access" : VIPPASS
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Important item for a '50s greaser : POCKETCOMB
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Not live in the present? : TIMETRAVEL
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Explodes : BLOWSAPART
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Way up a ski mountain : TBAR
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Where the Olympics were held for the first time in 1964 : ASIA
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Box of 64, maybe : CRAYOLAS
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Quick strikes : JABS
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Thai currency : BAHT
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Something "grand" that's not really so grand : LARCENY
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Poor : SUBPAR
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Places for small herb gardens : SILLS
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Lakshmi of "Top Chef" : PADMA
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Largest river to the Laptev Sea : LENA
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___ bowl (dish for the health-conscious) : ACAI
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Absorb, as body moisture : WICK
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If-then-___ (computer coding statement) : ELSE
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Feel ill : AIL
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Medical research org. : NIH

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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