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New York Times, Thursday, November 8, 2018

Horace Greeley's advice, as followed by 17-, 25-, 50- and 60-Across?

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Sam Ezersky
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 29 for Mr. Ezersky.
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© 2018, The New York Times11/8/18 ( No. 25,202 )
Across
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Put at sea : ADDLE
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"As a result ..." : ANDSO
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Birthed : HAD
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Ira who wrote "The Stepford Wives" : LEVIN
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South American forest dweller : COATI
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Hoarfrost : RIME
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Many a hit by Def Leppard : POWERBALLAD
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Grp. that's well-financed? : OPEC
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N.F.C. North team, to fans : VIKES
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Bit of crab house attire : BIB
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"You've got to be kidding me!" : OHNO
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Stored away : LAIDIN
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Like medieval knights : ARMORCLAD
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Screwy : ODD
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Response to oversharing : TMI
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Hang tight : SITPAT
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Religiousness : PIETY
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A shore thing to happen : EBBTIDE
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Horace Greeley's advice, as followed by 17-, 25-, 50- and 60-Across? : GOWESTYOUNGMAN
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Working harmoniously (with) : INPHASE
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Home of Spaceship Earth : EPCOT
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Baja blast : FIESTA
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Sound of a leak : SSS
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#Me___ : TOO
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Meal served in an edible bowl : TACOSALAD
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Follow, as a moral code : LIVEBY
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Tag line? : IMIT
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Ending with polypropyl- : ENE
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Lacking joie de vivre : JADED
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Montenegro joined it in 2017 : NATO
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Famously expensive commercial : SUPERBOWLAD
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Mushy mass : GLOP
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"Sounds good," in informal pronunciation : AIGHT
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Part of the unconscious : ANIMA
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Military term of address : SIR
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N.F.L. quarterback Drew : BREES
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Long-limbed : LEGGY
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Nothing but : ALL
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Arm for taking needles, for short? : DEA
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Format that preceded Blu-ray : DVDVIDEO
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Fatty compound : LIPID
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Japanese mushroom : ENOKI
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Air Medal recipients : ACES
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Negative operation in computing logic : NOR
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"Yabba ___ doo!" : DABBA
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Unadventurous : STAID
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Notable feature of North Dakota and Texas : OILBASIN
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Kendrick Lamar's genre : HIPHOP
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Egyptian "king of the gods" : AMENRA
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Boil down : DECOCT
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Around 70°F, informally : ROOMTEMP
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Took one's turn : WENT
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Cut : LOP
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Take ___ at (insult) : ADIG
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Benghazi's land : LIBYA
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Feature of a forehead or fingerprint : RIDGE
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Crystal ___ : METH
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Bottle cap type : TWISTTOP
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Gossip : YENTA
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___ nova : BOSSA
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A school yr. often begins on one : TUES
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Site of zero-gravity experiments : SPACELAB
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Played the tough guy : ACTEDBIG
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Beginner, in video game lingo : NOOB
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Item in a claw machine : TOY
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One-night stands, say : FLINGS
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2014 boxing documentary : IAMALI
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Person at a desk : EDITOR
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Swat : SLAP
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Live in a studio : ONAIR
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Marsh plant : SEDGE
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It doesn't get any better than this : IDEAL
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Actor Troyer of the "Austin Powers" movies : VERNE
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Protrudes : JUTS
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Spanish : ella :: English : ___ : SHE
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Texter's "No 63-Down!" : OMG
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See 62-Down : WAY

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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