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New York Times, Saturday, November 23, 2019

He wrote "All that we see or seem / Is but a dream within a dream"

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 62, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JVZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Charlson. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
Trenton Charlson notes:
This puzzle draws some inspiration from a classic grid pattern, one that caught my attention when Roland Huget used it back in 2017. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
It's rare that I do a week's worth of puzzles and one jumps out at me as an instant POW! winner. Today's fit that bill. Impressive ... read more
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© 2019, The New York Times11/23/19 ( No. 25,582 )
Across
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Temper, in a way : ASSUAGE
8
Experiment subjects : LABMICE
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Passed on : SKIPPED
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Founding member of the Justice League : AQUAMAN
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Boiling point? : WITSEND
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Rap group with six Grammys : OUTKAST
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Nail : ACE
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Rustic expanse : LEA
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Who's first? : SILENTW
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"Your call" : NAMEIT
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Predominant language in Darjeeling : NEPALI
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Places where drivers get tickets : PARKINGGARAGES
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Term of endearment : PRECIOUS
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Recharge, perhaps : REST
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Pounded paste : POI
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Pollen repositories : SACS
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Fruitarianism and others : FADDIETS
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What happens after a zany plot twist : HILARITYENSUES
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Appeared : ARISEN
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Toughens : STEELS
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"Madonna of the Pinks" artist : RAPHAEL
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Constrictive creature : BOA
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He wrote "All that we see or seem / Is but a dream within a dream" : POE
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Parent's peremptory "reason" : ISAIDSO
52
Combo component : ALTOSAX
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Least giving : FIRMEST
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Straightaway : BEELINE
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"Borat" and others : SATIRES
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Contemporaries of the Pharisees and Sadducees : ESSENES
Down
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City that's home to the Mausoleum of Aga Khan : ASWAN
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Bit of winter knitwear : SKICAP
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Online reference : SITEMAP
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The American Messenger Co., today : UPS
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Oafish : APELIKE
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Passed on, in a way : GENETIC
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13th-century literary work : EDDA
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Borderer of the Mekong : LAOS
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"Summa Theologica" philosopher : AQUINAS
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Usual suspect? : BUTLER
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What pros usually do : MAKEPAR
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"It all gets done somehow" : IMANAGE
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Moves two pieces at once, in a way : CASTLES
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Interweave : ENTWIST
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Slip : ERR
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Try to bite : NIPAT
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Small perk : GOODY
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Expedition hiree : GUIDE
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Muslim magistrates : SHARIFS
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Low-cost carrier based in Kuala Lumpur : AIRASIA
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Low-budget pictures? : CLIPART
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Dish often served with soy sauce : SASHIMI
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Soft touch : FINESSE
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Arch supports : INSOLES
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Willing subjects : ESTATES
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Calendar abbr. : TUE
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Enters gradually : SEEPSIN
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Anthology : READER
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She accompanied Ferris on his day off : SLOANE
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"The Battle of the ___" (D. W. Griffith film) : SEXES
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A ton : LOTS
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Term of endearment : BABE
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Jubilant cry : OLE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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