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New York Times, Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Author:
Alan Southworth and Yacob Yonas
Editor:
Will Shortz
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21/18/201811/6/20182
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.56000
Alan Southworth
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511/6/20187/2/20204
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1.52000
Yacob Yonas

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 83, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Southworth. This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Yonas. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
One of the first theme answers we thought of was 16-letters, so you'll notice that the grid is not square today (16x15). Given that we didn't ... read more
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 1106 ( 25,200 )
Across
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Like many internships : UNPAID
7
Place for a massage : SPA
10
Hybrid citrus fruits : UGLIS
15
"Just my luck!" : POORME
16
Ripken with a record 2,632 consecutive games played : CAL
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Identify someone without speaking : POINT
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Superman's fist? : DUKEOFKENT
20
Wee : EENSY
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Forever and a day : AGES
22
Yang's opposite : YIN
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Forever and a day : EONS
25
Fortuneteller's deck : TAROT
27
Iron Man without any clothes? : STARKNAKED
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U.F.O. pilots : ETS
33
Sounds at doctors' checkups : AHS
35
Shape of a plunging neckline : VEE
36
Symbol of saintliness : HALO
37
Finish, as a cake : ICE
38
Profoundly wise : SAGE
39
List-ending abbr. : ETAL
40
Batman's water springs? : FOUNTAINSOFWAYNE
45
Lead-in to girl : ATTA
46
Fastener named for its shape : TNUT
47
Placed coins in, as a parking meter : FED
48
Carolina ___ (state bird) : WREN
49
Bub : MAC
50
Something an apiphobe fears : BEE
51
Faux ___ : PAS
54
Spider-Man not minding his own business? : NOSYPARKER
57
"The Lord is my Shepherd" begins the 23rd one : PSALM
59
Famed N.Y.C. nightclub, with "the" : COPA
60
Untrustworthy sort : RAT
62
Sailing : ASEA
63
What a low-carb diet may ban : BREAD
66
When the Hulk was born? : BANNERYEAR
69
Indian yogurt drink : LASSI
70
Things requested by bouncers : IDS
71
Partner on a talk show : COHOST
72
Highly competitive, say : TYPEA
73
No-frills bed : COT
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Raises, as a flag : HOISTS
Down
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New edition of software : UPDATE
2
Snickers bar filling : NOUGAT
3
Hot rods? : POKERS
4
"Am not!" reply : ARESO
5
Text message qualifier : IMO
6
Go against : DEFY
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Aroma : SCENT
8
Scathing review : PAN
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Secondary identity ... or what can be found in 18-, 27-, 40-, 54- and 66-Across : ALTEREGO
10
Wharton's school, familiarly : UPENN
11
Proceeds : GOESAHEAD
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Broadway's ___-Manuel Miranda : LIN
13
Networkers' goals : INS
14
Digs for pigs : STY
19
Meet face to face? : KISS
24
"Cow's Skull: Red, White and Blue" artist : OKEEFFE
26
Phrasing so as not to offend, say : TACT
28
Nautical "Stop!" : AVAST
29
Perry with the 2010 hit "Firework" : KATY
30
Flair : ELAN
31
Loser to Clinton in 1996 : DOLE
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Colorful image in a weather report : HEATMAP
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No matter what : INANYCASE
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Crept (out), informally : SNUCK
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Baby deer : FAWN
41
Spanish "other" : OTRO
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Pac-12 team about 625 miles from the Pacific : UTES
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How the Quran is written : INARABIC
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Cry : WEEP
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Kellogg's Raisin ___ : BRAN
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Leisurely strolls : PASEOS
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Yankees' division, in brief : ALEAST
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Savviness : SMARTS
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Lecterns : PODIA
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Young's partner in accounting : ERNST
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Greet someone cordially : SAYHI
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Silicon Valley specialty : TECH
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Lunch order that might be grilled : BLT
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Title role for which Jamie Foxx won an Oscar for Best Actor : RAY
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Paranormal ability, for short : ESP
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Hoopla : ADO
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Aussie animal : ROO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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