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New York Times, Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Author:
Michael J. Doran
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Michael J. Doran

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Doran. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Michael J. Doran notes:
This puzzle was accepted back in January 2013. I was pleasantly surprised last week when I got an email saying the puzzle would run ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
OPEN HOUSE used as a revealer today, indicating that both words in the theme entries can follow HOUSE: STATE BIRD = STATE HOUSE / BIRD ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 1108 ( 24,472 )

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Across
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First instrument heard in the Beatles' "She's Leaving Home" : HARP
5
Marathoner's concern : PACE
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Bulb units : WATTS
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Miscellany : OLIO
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1982 sci-fi film with a 2010 sequel : TRON
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One who's new on board : HIREE
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*Carolina wren, for South Carolina : STATEBIRD
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Places to buy furniture to assemble : IKEAS
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*Turnpike : TOLLROAD
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Has control of the wheel : STEERS
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Actress Thurman : UMA
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Queen of the Jungle, in comics : SHEENA
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Pumas and panthers : BIGCATS
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Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
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Collar : NAB
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Carefree adventure : LARK
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Tale of adventure : CONTE
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"___ had enough!" : IVE
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Kipling's "Follow Me ___" : OME
38
Asian body of water that's now largely dried up : ARALSEA
40
Sallie ___ : MAE
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Cent gent? : ABE
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Name repeated before "Wherefore art thou" : ROMEO
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Innocent sort : NAIF
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Gift on a 10th anniversary : TIN
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Something worth waiting for? : TIP
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How people with colds may speak : NASALLY
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Nielsen of "Airplane!" : LESLIE
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Rice or Curry : TIM
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High spirits : GAIETY
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*Force from a hiding place : SMOKEOUT
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___-Saxon : ANGLO
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Realtor's big day ... or what each word in the answers to the starred clues can do : OPENHOUSE
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Surgeon's supply in the old days : ETHER
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Wall Street inits. : NYSE
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Minuscule div. of a minute : NSEC
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Petrol unit : LITRE
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Winter Palace resident : TSAR
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SFO postings : ETDS
Down
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Deer, to a tick : HOST
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Member of a mixed quartet : ALTO
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Capital of Iran : RIAL
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Dinner at which everyone does the dishes? : POTLUCK
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W.W. II naval craft : PTBOAT
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Las Vegas casino with a musical name : ARIA
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Ribbed pants, informally : CORDS
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Adjourn : END
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*Highly antioxidant beverage : WHITETEA
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Pulitzer-winning poet Conrad : AIKEN
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*Sloth, for one : TREEANIMAL
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Sign of sadness : TEAR
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Meeting of Congress: Abbr. : SESS
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Humorist Bombeck : ERMA
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Number of hills in Roma : SETTE
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"MMMBop" band : HANSON
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Cause to swell : BLOAT
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"Whose woods these are I think I know" has four : IAMBI
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*Approve : GREENLIGHT
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Garlic lover's dish, maybe : SCAMPI
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Be of use : AVAIL
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Like many bar bouncers : BEEFY
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"Bravo!" : OLE
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*Place to buy paint : ARTSTORE
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Turbulent : ROILY
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"Give me an example" : NAMEONE
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Penitent person : ATONER
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Many a Punjabi : SIKH
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Conger catcher : EELER
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Annual sports prizes : ESPYS
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Erse speaker : GAEL
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Voting against : ANTI
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Grand Canyon sight : MESA
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Send packing : OUST
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Like many Craigslist items : USED
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Private eyes, in slang : TECS
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Neighbor of Mich. : ONT

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

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