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New York Times, Friday, February 22, 2019

Author:
Daniel Nierenberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Daniel Nierenberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Nierenberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Daniel Nierenberg notes:
Happy Friday everyone! The seeds for this puzzle were BAHAMA MAMA, PROM DRESS, RED DRAGON, and ADDED SUGAR. My original submission had ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I enjoy when constructors can place related entries within the same stack. Having a BAHAMA MAMA at the ALOHA TOWER? I don't know ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0222 ( 25,308 )

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Across
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Rum drink popular at beach bars : BAHAMAMAMA
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Cold ___ : CASE
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Hawaii landmark featuring four seven-ton clocks : ALOHATOWER
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Modern entertainment device : HDTV
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It's no cause for alarm : IDLETHREAT
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Patent prerequisite : IDEA
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Cry after doing something impressive : TADA
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Bridge position : WEST
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Run : BLEED
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List maker : DEAN
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Hawk : PEDDLE
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Animal associated with Palm Sunday : ASS
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Wear for a queen : PROMDRESS
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"Knock that off!" : STOPIT
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Oratorio opener, often : OVERTURE
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Doesn't measure up : PALES
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Fill out : PAD
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A resident might carry one : PAGER
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Flip, as a top : SNAPOPEN
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In spite of : FORALL
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1981 novel that introduced the character Hannibal Lecter : REDDRAGON
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Loaf at a bakery : RYE
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Rid of some pests : DEFLEA
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Ship with a prophetic prow : ARGO
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Parts : ROLES
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"Grand" or "demi" ballet move : PLIE
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In prime condition : HALE
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Express letters? : ASAP
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Kosher restaurant's observance : DIETARYLAW
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Bog : MIRE
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Goal of meditation : INNERPEACE
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Over : ANEW
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Close shaves : NEARMISSES
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Chum, e.g. : BAIT
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"Manhattan Murder Mystery" actor, 1993 : ALDA
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A plan may be put on it : HOLD
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Leading : AHEAD
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Something to fall back on? : MAT
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From side to side : ATHWART
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Rita who was awarded a Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2004 : MORENO
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Floors : AWES
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Tenderizer target : MEAT
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"All ___ is a kind of confession, more or less oblique": James Baldwin : ART
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Temple, for one : CHILDSTAR
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Source of empty calories : ADDEDSUGAR
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Bessemer process output : STEEL
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Get by : EVADE
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Popular drinking game : BEERPONG
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Installments : EPISODES
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Season opener? : PRE
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Ophidian menaces : ASPS
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Getz who was nicknamed "The Sound" : STAN
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Phenomenon that emits X-rays : SOLARFLARE
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2016 hit animated film : MOANA
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It might have bonus features : DVD
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Cartoon Casanova : PEPELEPEW
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Hinge (on) : RELY
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First name in court fiction : ERLE
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In accordance with : PER
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Hand-held organizer, briefly : PDA
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The biblical cubit was based on its length : FOREARM
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Boot covering : GAITER
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Video store category : DRAMA
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Dye used in some ballpoint ink : EOSIN
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"Without a doubt!" : OHYES
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Derby car material : PINE
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River to the Arctic Ocean : LENA
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Interjection of dejection : ALAS
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Some curtain trim : LACE
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Gimmers are young ones : EWES
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Hubbub : DIN
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Oldest tech school in the U.S. : RPI

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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