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New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 2014

Shakespeare character who says "Unhappy that I am, I cannot heave / My heart into my mouth"

Author:
Alex Vratsanos
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JQWZ} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Vratsanos.
Alex Vratsanos notes:
I don't quite remember exactly when this theme came to me, but according to my files, my original draft dates back to March 2013. That ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Heavily constrained construction today, with a very neat revealer: COLOR BY NUMBER. Alex, a young constructor still in school, had ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

"I'm walking here! I'm walking here!" Midnight Cowboy is the only Best Picture in Academy Award history to be RATED X.

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© 2014, The New York Times3/13/14 ( No. 23,501 )
Across
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Swine : BOARS
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"Giant" novelist, 1952 : FERBER
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Country that calls itself the "Abode of Peace" : BRUNEI
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Shakespeare character who says "Unhappy that I am, I cannot heave / My heart into my mouth" : CORDELIA
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Like only one Best Picture in Academy Award history (1969) : RATEDX
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Essay locale : OPEDPAGE
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Stylish 1960s luxury coupe : AVANTI
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Louis Malle's "___ Amants" : LES
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Scottish exclamation : OCH
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Fruit juice : NECTAR
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Like much music, starting in the late 1980s : ONCD
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Gold units: Abbr. : KTS
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2000 Richard Gere title role : DRT
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D : POOR
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Mycobacterium, e.g. : AEROBE
30
One of the vertices of the Summer Triangle : DENEB
31
Start to break up a fight, say : STEPIN
32
Boston legend Phil, to fans : ESPO
35
Rembrandt van ___ : RYN
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Foundation stone abbr. : ESTD
38
Dirty dog : MEANIE
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Conrad of the silents : NAGEL
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Noted part of a book? : MARGIN
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Eye part : UVEA
46
Diamond stats : DPS
49
Operative: Abbr. : AGT
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Subj. of 1991's Start treaty : ICBM
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Women's shoe style : TSTRAP
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Line score inits. : RHE
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Highball? : LOB
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Approval of an order : AYEAYE
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Play to the balcony? : SERENADE
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Lassitude : TORPOR
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Faint : KEELOVER
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11th-century founder of Scholasticism : ANSELM
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Not hypothetical : INESSE
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"___ lift?" : NEEDA
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Like the Cowardly Lion at the end of "The Wizard of Oz" : BRAVER
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Best on stage, say : OUTACT
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Re : ANENT
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Bureaucracy : REDTAPE
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Mashie niblick : SIXIRON
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Some diet drinks : FRESCAS
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Teacher's advanced deg. : EDD
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"___ Man" : REPO
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2010 installment in the Call of Duty series : BLACKOPS
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Like some primitive game graphics : EIGHTBIT
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"The Facts of Life" actress : RAE
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Leave a lasting mark on : BRAND
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Kid's art activity ... or something seen four times in this puzzle's solution? : COLORBYNUMBER
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Public : OPEN
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SFO opponent in the 2012 World Series : DET
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Elate : SEND
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Key preposition? : OER
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Line holder : REEL
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Vietnamese currency : DONG
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Title character from the village of Highbury, 1815 : EMMA
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Teal relative : SEAGREEN
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Not too hard a golf hole : PARTHREE
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Part of U.S.N.A.: Abbr. : NAV
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Certain grandson : III
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Vatican City vis-à-vis Rome : ENCLAVE
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Sunbathe : GETATAN
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"Piece of cake!" : EASYONE
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Hung : DRAPED
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Radio activity? : PAYOLA
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___ whale : SPERM
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Foreshadow : BODE
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Breviloquent : TERSE
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Reef dwellers : EELS
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Kind of trail : SKI
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Rejections : NOS

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

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