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New York Times, Friday, November 7, 2014

Girl's name that begins the lyrics of Neil Diamond's "Solitary Man"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Patrick Berry

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 190 for Mr. Berry.
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© 2014, The New York Times11/7/14 ( No. 23,740 )
Across
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Kierkegaardian concept : ANGST
6
Discharge from the R.A.F. : DEMOB
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Org. that regulates tobacco products : FDA
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Archibald ___, birth name of Cary Grant : LEACH
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Commercial blockers? : EMBARGOES
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Title film character whose last name is Patel : KUMAR
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Observances of the law : STAKEOUTS
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Car door feature : ARMREST
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Rancho ___ (famed fossil site) : LABREA
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Very flexible : LOOSELIMBED
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Like some humor : DRY
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Place to stay : INN
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Into very small pieces : FINELY
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Essence : CORE
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Horn of Africa native : SOMALI
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Was bossy? : MOOED
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It might be beneath your notice : BULLETINBOARD
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Really tired : WIPED
35
Put right on paper : INDENT
36
"That was unexpected!" : EGAD
37
So far : TODATE
38
1970s fad items : CBS
41
English channel : BBC
42
Two-person matchup on ice : PENALTYSHOT
44
University dubbed "The Country Club of the South" : FURMAN
46
Talking-to : LECTURE
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California city whose name describes its location : OCEANSIDE
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TV producer Michaels : LORNE
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"Will do!" : OKEYDOKEY
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Word with city or circle : INNER
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Brief reproach : TSK
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Regions : AREAS
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Mariachi's earnings : PESOS
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Basic thing : ALKALI
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Electrical cell : NEURON
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Decisive board game victory : GAMMON
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Warrior's collection : SCARS
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Again and again? : THREEFOLD
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Ticket info : DESTINATION
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Stretcher carrier, for short : EMT
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Wharton deg. : MBA
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Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show performer : OAKLEY
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Gluten-rich food : BREAD
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Typical sedan : FOURDOOR
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Checked : DETERRED
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Put to trial : ASSAYED
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Mouth, slangily : GOB
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Viscous stuff : SLIME
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Girl's name that begins the lyrics of Neil Diamond's "Solitary Man" : MELINDA
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Lines of reasoning that go nowhere : BLINDALLEYS
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Mackinaw or Norfolk : COAT
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Malamute's burden : SLED
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Green keeper : MONEYCLIP
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Amount in six figures, say : BIGBUCKS
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In dire straits : UPACREEK
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Davis of "Of Human Bondage" : BETTE
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Penguin part : WEBFOOT
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Muscle type : TENSOR
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Rustic agitators : CHURNS
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World's third-largest island : BORNEO
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Changes directions, say : STEERS
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The San Diego Zoo's Gao Gao or Zhen Zhen : PANDA
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Hearth material : STONE
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Are allowed to : MAY
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"Alibi ___" (Ring Lardner story) : IKE
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D.O.J. division : DEA

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

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