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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Many a character in Ann M. Martin's "The Baby-Sitters Club"

Author:
Queena Mewers and Alex Eaton-Salners
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Mewers. This is puzzle # 23 for Mr. Eaton-Salners.
Note: This was published as a uniclue puzzle in print. All the clues appear in a single list, combining Across and Down. When two answers share a number, they also share a clue.
Constructor notes:
The theme of this puzzle was largely hashed out over dinner at Red Robin. The most important decision was which pairs of words to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Uniclue! There have been enough of these, that the NYT production team seemed a bit blasé about it when I got pre-release notes. What ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

I'm so impressed with this puzzle, because of its bilingual novelty, and its relative smoothness despite significant constraints.

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Clues
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It emerges at dawn : SUN / SOL
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Sch. with a campus in Providence : URI
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Dainty eaters : NIBBLERS
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Prometheus' gift : FIRE / FUEGO
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N.Y.C. subway letters : IRT
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Rapping sound : RATATAT
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Runs off to a justice of the peace : ELOPES
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May honoree : MOTHER / MADRE
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"Awake and Sing!" playwright Clifford : ODETS
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Bygone Pan Am rival : TWA
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Call to the hounds : HALLOO
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Port up the lake from Cleveland, O. : ERIEPA
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Clarify, as butter : RENDER
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"Either you do it ___ will" : ORI
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Russia's ___ Mountains : URAL
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Source of some pop-ups : ADWARE
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Contribution of Gilbert, but not Sullivan : LIBRETTO
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Seminary subj. : REL
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Give a hand to : DEALIN
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Implore : BEG
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"___ from that ..." : APART
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Old person, in Oldenburg : ALTE
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Presided over : LED
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Word of greeting : HELLO / HOLA
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Notable stretches : ERAS
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Help for a star witness? : TELESCOPE
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Sadistic : CRUEL
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Underground rock : ORE
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Dawn's direction : EAST / ESTE
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Sound from a rowdy crowd : ROAR
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Like Ganymede among Jupiter's moons : LARGEST
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"Somebody That I Used to Know" singer, 2011 : GOTYE
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Byron's "before" : ERE
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Light beige : ECRU
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Alternative to a cup : CONE
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Dungeons & Dragons, for one, in brief : RPG
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Classify by type : ASSORT
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"Otello" and "Pagliacci" : OPERAS
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Carnival game with bottles : RINGTOSS
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Author Sholem : ASCH
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Drinking game penalty, perhaps : SHOT
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Many a character in Ann M. Martin's "The Baby-Sitters Club" : TEEN
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"Peter Pan" dog : NANA
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Language of the answers to this puzzle's uniclues : ENGLISH / ESPANOL
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Urban area : CITY / CIUDAD
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Good place to be during a blizzard : INSIDE
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It might be left holding the bag : TEAPOT
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British bottom : ARSE
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Annoy : RANKLE
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Cpl. or sgt. : NCO
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Comment made while yawning : INEEDANAP
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One practicing self-help, informally : DIYER
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Declares with confidence : AVERS
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Prime-time time : NIGHT / NOCHE
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___ factor : ICK
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Miley Cyrus's "Party in the ___" : USA
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One of Donald Trump Jr.'s parents : IVANA
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World Smile Day mo. : OCT
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Hair-coloring technique : DIPDYE
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Dr. of rap : DRE
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Fight finisher : KNOCKOUT
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Facility at Quantico, Va.: Abbr. : OCS
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News inits. since 1958 : UPI
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Line on a receipt : TAX
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Any of the Magi : ADORER
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Nessie's home : LOCH
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Where you might get into hot water : SPA
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Dissuades : DETERS
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"When all ___ fails ..." : ELSE
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How many feet are in a fathom : SIX

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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