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New York Times, Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Classic kitchen volume ... or a hint to 18-, 24-/53- and 62-Across

Author:
Jacob Stulberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jacob Stulberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 34 Missing: {QX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Stulberg.
Jacob Stulberg notes:
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© 2016, The New York Times11/29/16 ( No. 24,493 )
Across
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Croquet needs : PEGS
5
On : ATOP
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Sorority sisters, e.g., in old lingo : COEDS
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Skin cream component : ALOE
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Bird in a magician's hat : DOVE
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Muppet who co-hosted "The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland" : ERNIE
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Secure : BIND
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Marmalade ingredient : ORANGEZEST
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Stack of sheets : SHEAF
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Historian's Muse : CLIO
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Black-and-white swimmer : ORCA
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With 53-Across, a sugary treat : TURKISH
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Blacktop : TAR
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Figured out : GOT
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Snake for a charmer : ASP
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It might end with an early touchdown : REDEYE
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"Cherry Wine" rapper : NAS
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Purim villain : HAMAN
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Ones to go pubbing with : MATES
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Classic kitchen volume ... or a hint to 18-, 24-/53- and 62-Across : THEJOYOFCOOKING
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World capital that celebrated its 1,000th anniversary in 2010 : HANOI
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Surgeon's insertion : STENT
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Camp bed : COT
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Areas at rivers' ends : DELTAS
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Image of Homer, perhaps : CEL
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Bark deeper than a yip : ARF
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___ Lankan : SRI
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See 24-Across : DELIGHT
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"___ alive!" : LOOK
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Color of raw linen : ECRU
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Connecticut collegian : YALIE
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Sweet and tangy picnic side dish : CORNRELISH
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Where Beethoven was born : BONN
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Frequently : OFTEN
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Voice below soprano : ALTO
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Mother ___ : LODE
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Poker targets? : ASHES
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Sunset's direction : WEST
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Discharge : EMIT
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Milwaukee brewer : PABST
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Diplomat Root : ELIHU
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One with zero chance of success : GONER
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Neil who sang "Laughter in the Rain" : SEDAKA
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Stir : ADO
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Commit arson on : TORCH
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Like the Kia logo : OVAL
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Display of remorse : PENITENCE
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Middling grade : CEE
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Rice-shaped pasta : ORZO
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Peppy : ENERGETIC
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"Boogie Oogie Oogie" music genre : DISCO
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Attacked : SETAT
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Egg on : GOAD
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They're rich in omega-3 fatty acids : FISHOILS
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Neuter : SPAY
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How telecommuters work : REMOTELY
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Large amounts : RAFTS
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Himalayan grazer : YAK
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To the ___ degree : NTH
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"How brilliant!" : AHA
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Discharge : SENDFORTH
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Contents of the Torah : MOSAICLAW
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Musician Brian : ENO
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York, for one: Abbr. : SGT
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Morning beverage, slangily : JOE
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Fairy tale starter : ONCE
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Shade provider : TREE
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Apt (to) : LIABLE
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Major manufacturer of soda cans : ALCOA
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Landing spots for Santa : ROOFS
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Cleans, in a way : DUSTS
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What a rain cloud over a head may represent, in comics : GLOOM
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Language in Bollywood films : HINDI
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Words to live by : TENET
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Spot hit by a reflex hammer : KNEE
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Upset : RILE
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E.R. workers : RNS
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100° or more, say : HOT

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