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New York Times, Friday, November 25, 2016

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JKQZ} This is puzzle # 217 for Mr. Berry. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Beautiful puzzle; quintessential Patrick Berry. Here a few identifying factors that I identify with PB's themelesses: A wide-open, ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 1125 ( 24,489 )
Across
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Strongly disparage : BASH
5
4x4, e.g. : BEAM
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College building : HALL
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Sore muscle treatment : ALCOHOLRUB
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Pentathlete's need : EPEE
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Special fondness : PARTIALITY
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Class with a flexible schedule? : YOGA
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Drag out of a bed? : TRAWL
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Versed : ADEPT
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Nursery purchase : SOD
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1958 Chevrolet debut : IMPALA
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Take stock? : RUSTLE
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Future reporter : SEER
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Teacher's homework : LESSONPLAN
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Ward healers, for short : MDS
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Gunpowder containers : TEACADDIES
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Prepared statement : TAXRETURN
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Pax ___ (century preceding W.W. I) : BRITANNICA
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Sewer's edge : HEM
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Arriving at just the right moment : HEAVENSENT
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Make it : COME
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Mutual understanding : ACCORD
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"Genghis Khan" star, 1965 : SHARIF
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"___ West Lips Sofa" (Dalí piece) : MAE
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Car buyer's option : SEDAN
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Early Nintendo competitor : ATARI
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Archaeological find of 1974 : LUCY
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Person who's getting bigger : RISINGSTAR
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Hairy one in a Bible story : ESAU
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Landing gear? : SPACESUITS
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Contract stipulation : TERM
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Expel : SPEW
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Meter user : POET
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Immersive experience : BAPTISM
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Like many an emergency door : ALARMED
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Difficult situations : SCRAPES
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Open hostilities : HOTWAR
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Showgirl prop : BOA
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Actress Raines of "Tall in the Saddle" : ELLA
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Like most of Mauritania : ARID
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Cello attachment near the bridge : MUTE
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Affronted shout : HEY
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Paul or Simon : APOSTLE
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Orlando Bloom's "The Lord of the Rings" role : LEGOLAS
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Spiritless : LEADEN
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Marathon runner's bane : HILL
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Unlooked-for results : BYPRODUCTS
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Land beyond the tree line : TUNDRA
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Creamy cocktails : ALEXANDERS
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Top motion : SPIN
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Has every right to do : EARNS
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Show piece? : SCENE
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Necktie material : SATIN
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Thanksgiving side dish, informally : TATERS
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It lets you see what you missed : TIVO
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Unconvincing response to "Why?" : BECAUSE
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Numbered vehicle : RACECAR
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Speaker of the line in 40-Down : HORATIO
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Dubai, for one : EMIRATE
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Selfishly eager cry : MEFIRST
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Play containing the line "Good night, sweet prince" : HAMLET
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Stuff sold in squeeze bottles : CATSUP
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Fairy tale cacklers : HAGS
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Dramatic dance moves : DIPS
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Straightaway : ASAP
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"I'm impressed!" : NICE
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"Dee-lish!" : YUM
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In need of orientation, say : NEW

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

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