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New York Times, Monday, November 7, 2016

Author:
Bruce Haight
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Bruce Haight

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QWX} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Haight. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Bruce Haight notes:
Considering my day job (ophthalmology) and the fact that "I SEE" is the tenth most common four letter entry in crosswords, it's a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Initialisms today, I SEE cluing us in to "two-word phrases that start with I and C." I thought Bruce did a nice job picking his five ... read more
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E
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T
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T
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A
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A
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T
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B
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A
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T
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E
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L
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L
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M
A
H
I
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V
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C
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O
P
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R
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C
H
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L
D
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J
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M
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C
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I
O
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A
S
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I
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K
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C
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I
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D
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S
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Y
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M
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O
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U
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T
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G
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U
A
R
D
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S
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A
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D
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I
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C
C
A
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E
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N
D
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R
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L
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N
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Y
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L
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A
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F
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A
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F
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R
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N
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C
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F
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S
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A
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T
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E
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K
A
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I
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C
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O
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T
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Z
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A
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A
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E
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G
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B
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 1107 ( 24,471 )
Across
1
Jazzy James : ETTA
5
Facing the pitcher : ATBAT
10
Fashion magazine founded in France : ELLE
14
When doubled, a Hawaiian fish : MAHI
15
Relative of a cello : VIOLA
16
Who asked "Am I my brother's keeper?" : CAIN
17
Milky gemstone : OPAL
18
What might make an adult jump in a pile of leaves : INNERCHILD
20
Rocker Bon Jovi : JON
21
Defensive spray : MACE
22
Greek vowels : IOTAS
23
Home office item that's surprisingly expensive to replace : INKCARTRIDGE
27
Tokyo-based electronics giant : SONY
28
Lose an opportunity : MISSOUT
32
Player most likely to shoot a three-pointer : GUARD
34
Lengthy narrative : SAGA
36
Genetic code carrier : DNA
37
What Ramadan is an annual feature of : ISLAMICCALENDAR
41
Sign before Virgo : LEO
42
Overly curious : NOSY
43
Something thrown by a cowboy : LASSO
44
Painting exhibition : ARTFAIR
47
Not yielding, as a mattress : FIRM
48
Obsolescent place to go online : INTERNETCAFE
53
Stuffed to the gills : SATED
56
Life of Riley : EASE
57
Carrier to Seoul, for short : KAL
58
West African country whose name is usually rendered in French : IVORYCOAST
61
Actress Polo of "Meet the Parents" : TERI
62
Next-to-last element alphabetically : ZINC
63
Santa ___ (California racetrack) : ANITA
64
Circle segments : ARCS
65
Fringe : EDGE
66
Green gemstone : BERYL
67
"Aha!" ... or a hint to 18-, 23-, 37-, 48- and 58-Across : ISEE
Down
1
Symbol like "prayer hands" or "heart eyes" : EMOJI
2
Strike lightly : TAPON
3
"Much appreciated" : THANKSALOT
4
Suffer : AIL
5
Monkey house : monkeys :: ___ : birds : AVIARY
6
Hint of color : TINCT
7
Screw-up : BONER
8
India pale ___ : ALE
9
Black goo : TAR
10
Repeats word for word : ECHOES
11
Café au ___ : LAIT
12
___ Kedrova, Oscar-winning actress for "Zorba the Greek" : LILA
13
Wraps up : ENDS
19
Marlboros, e.g., for short : CIGS
21
Candy item with plain and peanut varieties : MANDM
24
"Downton Abbey" countess : CORA
25
Coming-out phrase : IMGAY
26
"Don't touch that ___!" : DIAL
29
Bookies : ODDSMAKERS
30
Some, in Spain : UNAS
31
Poi source : TARO
32
___ monster (desert lizard) : GILA
33
Marketing target : USER
34
Put points on the board : SCORE
35
Coolers, briefly : ACS
38
Participating : INIT
39
Privileged few : ELITE
40
Many a police officer on "The Wire" : NARC
45
Ferocious : FIERCE
46
Artist Warhol : ANDY
47
Celebratory : FESTAL
49
Put on TV again : REAIR
50
Mean, mean, mean : NASTY
51
Many a Monty Python skit : FARCE
52
Beethoven honoree : ELISE
53
XL or XXL : SIZE
54
Enthusiastic : AVID
55
Half of a fireplace tool : TONG
59
Taxi : CAB
60
Word repeated in "It takes ___ to know ___" : ONE
61
Mai ___ : TAI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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