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New York Times, Thursday, December 8, 2016

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JKQV} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Gulczynski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Damon J. Gulczynski notes:
My entire reason for making this puzzle was to use the entry MAGNUM PI — "Champagne bottle that holds 3.14159… liters?" But as I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Two-letter wordplay, with initials reinterpreted as whole words. The results amused me as a whole, LA DODGERS the best of the bunch. ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 1208 ( 24,502 )
Across
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Bend out of shape : WARP
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"Downton Abbey" maid : EDNA
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Rains lightly : MISTS
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Like some accounts : ORAL
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Part of a gauge : DIAL
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Not knot? : UNTIE
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Singers who go from "sol" straight to "ti"? : LADODGERS
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So yesterday, say : STALE
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Clarice's org. in "The Silence of the Lambs" : FBI
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"Let's not get too excited now" : EASY
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Not so stuffy : AIRIER
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Midwest hub : OHARE
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Comedians who do material on the Freudian psyche? : IDCARDS
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Yearned : ACHED
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Dharma teachers : LAMAS
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Wunderkind : PHENOM
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Old shirt, perhaps : RAG
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Birthplace of Galileo : PISA
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"Young 'uns, yer cuzzins are here" and others? : PAANNOUNCEMENTS
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Shipshape : TIDY
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Prefix with -sect : TRI
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Octave's follower, in some poetry : SESTET
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Groundbreaking 1990s ABC sitcom : ELLEN
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Jerk : SCHMO
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Shipping containers on Italy's longest river? : POBOXES
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Pitcher of milk? : ELSIE
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Dawn-to-dusk : ALLDAY
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Jesus, for one : ALOU
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One of a dozen? : ZEE
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Carrier name until 1997 : USAIR
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What Stephen King's editor provided for a 1986 novel? : ITSUPPORT
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MASH supply : SERUM
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Dope : POOP
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Getting the job done : ONIT
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"There is no greater evil than making light of the ___": Lao-tzu : ENEMY
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Last monarch of the House of Stuart : ANNE
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Course list : MENU
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Villain in some fairy tales : WOLF
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Spirited horse : ARAB
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Band that used a pay-what-you-want model to sell their 2007 album : RADIOHEAD
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Mahmoud Abbas's grp. : PLO
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Annual mystery-writing award : EDGAR
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Engine type : DIESEL
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Old-timey "not" : NARY
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Lou Gehrig's Disease, for short : ALS
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"When the ___ Over" (1967 Doors song) : MUSICS
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Prefix with squad : INTRA
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Flight part : STAIR
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Like many mosaics : TILED
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Oracles : SEERS
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Perfectly precise : DEADON
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"Poor Richard's Almanack" collection : ADAGES
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Funny Youngman : HENNY
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Apple offering : IMAC
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Datebook abbr. : APPT
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___ latte : CHAI
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Schwarzenegger, informally : ARNIE
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Assorted : MOTLEY
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"Casino" actor Joe : PESCI
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Hot, as a basketball shooter : INTHEZONE
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Subj. group with a noted gender imbalance : STEM
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Concerning : ASTO
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They may be bookmarked : URLS
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Goof : MESSUP
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Out of service? : EXARMY
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Admiral killed at the Battle of Trafalgar : NELSON
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Button with two vertical lines : PAUSE
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Either twin actress on "Full House" : OLSEN
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Play loudly : BLARE
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Intense dislike : ODIUM
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Jeweler's eyepiece : LOUPE
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Loads : ATON
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"Dancing With the Stars" co-host Andrews : ERIN
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Rebuke to a traitor : ETTU
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Hoppy quaff, for short : IPA
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Small dog, informally : POM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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