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New York Times, Monday, November 6, 2017

Author:
Max Lauring and Benjamin Lauring
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Benjamin Lauring

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQVWXZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lauring. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Lauring. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
We're excited to be debuting our puzzle in the New York Times! We thought of the idea for this puzzle on a car ride one day over the ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Debut! Max and Benjamin give us PART ANIMAL themers today, a nice assortment of colorful phrases such as RAT TAIL, DOG EARS, SNAKE ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Benjamin Lauring is the latest addition to our Teenage Constructors list.

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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 1106 ( 24,835 )
Across
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Deals with a problem : COPES
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What X equals in Roman numerals : TEN
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Mature, as wine : AGE
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Polite plea to a parent : COULDI
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Yale student, informally : ELI
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Sea, to Debussy : MER
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*Out-of-vogue hairstyle akin to a mullet : RATTAIL
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What "compares 2 U" in a 1990 #1 Sinead O'Connor hit : NOTHING
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Ctrl-___-Del : ALT
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When doubled, an African fly : TSE
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Diatribe : TIRADE
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Thick piece of concrete : SLAB
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Like a G.I. cleaning up after a meal, maybe : ONKP
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Speak grandly : ORATE
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*Condition with feet turned inward : PIGEONTOES
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Nobel laureate Wiesel : ELIE
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Almost vertical, as a slope : STEEP
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*How a tot rides on someone's shoulders : PIGGYBACK
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Nurse, as a drink : SIP
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Gooey road cover : TAR
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*Two ones, in dice : SNAKEEYES
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Monsoon events : RAINS
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Nashville's home: Abbr. : TENN
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Like a centaur or faun ... or a hint to the answer to each of this puzzle's starred clues : PARTANIMAL
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Washington's ___ Sound : PUGET
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Drug cop : NARC
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Transoceanic alliance since 1949 : NATO
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Nike competitor : REEBOK
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Western tribe member : UTE
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Acorn, for one : NUT
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On the market, as a house : FORSALE
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*Signs of a much-used book : DOGEARS
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Suffix with nectar or elephant : INE
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Fib : LIE
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Have the attention of : ENGAGE
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Psychedelic drug, briefly : LSD
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The "L" of L.A.P.D. : LOS
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Sierra ___ (African land) : LEONE
Down
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Summer vacation lodging : COTTAGE
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Result of three strikes : OUT
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City planner's map : PLAT
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Inventor dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park" : EDISON
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Feature of the word "psalm" or "pterodactyl" : SILENTP
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Camping stake : TENTPEG
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Race of people in "The Time Machine" : ELOI
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The "N" of TNT : NITRO
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"Star Wars" queen : AMIDALA
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Hereditary : GENETIC
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Unit of work : ERG
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"Heads or tails!" : CALLIT
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Speaks with a hoarse voice : RASPS
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*Foolish sort : HAREBRAIN
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*Really something, with "the" : BEESKNEES
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Japanese pond swimmer : KOI
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"There's a mouse!" : EEK
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Andy's boy on "The Andy Griffith Show" : OPIE
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Driller in R.O.T.C., maybe: Abbr. : SGT
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Knitting material : YARN
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Dynamism : PEP
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Fuel additive brand : STP
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Those getting excited when thinking? : NEURONS
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Made irate : ANGERED
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Team with the most World Series victories (27) : YANKEES
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Historical period : ERA
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Layered Austrian pastry : STRUDEL
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Humble response to "How do you do it all?" : IMANAGE
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It is "full of genius, full of the divinity," per Henry David Thoreau : NATURE
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Vegas machines : SLOTS
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Start of a play : ACTONE
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Kids' batting game : TBALL
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Miscellany : OLIO
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Frozen waffle brand : EGGO
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Chick-___-A : FIL
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Suffix with Caesar : EAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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