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New York Times, Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Actor George with over 10 million Facebook followers

Author:
Joel Fagliano and Sam Ezersky
Editor:
Will Shortz
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
6810/22/20097/30/20206
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17912911325
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1.64351
Joel Fagliano
TotalDebutLatestCollabs
447/28/20125/21/20219
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511347149
ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.70211
Sam Ezersky

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 56 for Mr. Fagliano. This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Ezersky. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
SAM: I ride the train to and from Will's house with Joel twice a week, and it's not uncommon for us to be building grids individually ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Loved this theme. I've seen a lot of reparsing ideas, but to get MARKINGS changed to M A R KINGS, clued as [Midas, Agamemnon, ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times11/8/17 ( No. 24,837 )
Across
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Rotten : BAD
4
Like kiwis and mangos : TANGY
9
Member of la famille : PERE
13
The Depression or the Cold War : ERA
14
Dean Martin's "That's ___" : AMORE
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Writer Edgar ___ Poe : ALLAN
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TV screen inits. : LCD
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Element next to iodine on the periodic table : XENON
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Make an identification digitally? : POINT
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Midas, Agamemnon, Richard : MARKINGS
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Pursuer in a chase scene : COPCAR
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Have too much of, briefly : ODON
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Products that gradually dull : RAZORS
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"I believe," on the internet : IMO
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Something much-wished-for for people : NICEDAY
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Rest on : SITATOP
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Actor George with over 10 million Facebook followers : TAKEI
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Feature of a 26-Across, maybe : CLEARSKY
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Polo, archery, soccer : PASSPORTS
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The U.S. Women's Open is part of it : LPGATOUR
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Ewoks' home moon : ENDOR
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Body part that vibrates : EARDRUM
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Simple choice : YESORNO
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"Chances ___ ..." : ARE
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Equiangular shape : ISOGON
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Competes (for) : VIES
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Terse response to "I'm sorry" : DONTBE
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Heart, U2, Slayer : HUSBANDS
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Many a jukebox tune : OLDIE
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World capital where Pashto is spoken : KABUL
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Some U.F.C. victories : KOS
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Senses : FEELS
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Not moving : INERT
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Flock member : EWE
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Cut down : FELL
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Chess finishes : MATES
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Retrovirus molecule : RNA
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Triple Crown venue : BELMONT
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Domain of Pan, in Greek myth : ARCADIA
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Genre for Dire Straits and Steely Dan, facetiously : DADROCK
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Leave from the gate : TAXI
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Supreme Egyptian god : AMENRA
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Hetero, say : NONGAY
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1/100 of a Polish zloty : GROSZ
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Desire : YEN
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Sound preceding a ripple : PLOP
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Draws out : ELICITS
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Rampaged : RANAMOK
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Measure of disorder, in thermodynamics : ENTROPY
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Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Ohio : APOSTATES
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Patella protector : KNEEPAD
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Town ___ (bygone official) : CRIER
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World capital on a fjord : OSLO
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Dakota, Iroquois, Arapaho : DIATRIBES
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Classical music style whose name means "new art" : ARSNOVA
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Lifeguard's skill, for short : CPR
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Heavy 39-Down : SOUSE
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Heavy competition? : SUMO
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Bat first : LEADOFF
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Joint release? : PAROLEE
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Foe of Beowulf : GRENDEL
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Bar patron : DRINKER
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In this puzzle it starts B-E-L : ONEDOWN
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Body of water next to Antarctica : ROSSSEA
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"Absolutely!" : YOUBET
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Guarantee : ENSURE
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African soccer powerhouse : GHANA
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Cash holder : TILL
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Crunchy diner orders : BLTS
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One of the Kardashians : KIM

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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