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New York Times, Friday, March 15, 2019

Author:
Jamey Smith
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jamey Smith

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 33 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Smith. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jamey Smith notes:
Hi there. I'm absolutely over the moon to be making my first appearance in the NYT today. Beware the Ides of March? Don't think so! ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Jim Horne and I often have conflicting viewpoints on entries. He's more educated, cultured, intelligent, and smells better than me, so ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0315 ( 25,329 )
Across
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Contented sort : HAPPYCAMPER
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Check a box (for) : OPT
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Green land : EMERALDISLE
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Quick turnaround : UIE
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Youngest French president before Macron : NAPOLEONIII
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Onetime sister channel of CMT : TNN
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Stadium ticket price factor : TIER
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Cooper's output : CASKS
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"Finest beer I ever tasted!" in old ads : SCHAEFER
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Period for self-indulgence : METIME
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Perrier and Évian : EAUX
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Source of a motel discount, in brief : AAA
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Some prosecutors, for short : ADAS
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Bygone days, in days gone by : ELD
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Many a Jules Verne protagonist : ADVENTURER
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"Absolutely not" : NOSIREE
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N.B.A. stat : ASSISTS
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Regatta host : ROWINGCLUB
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Cool : HIP
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Article in Die Welt : EINE
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Leader of ancient Troy? : TAU
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___ fide : BONA
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___ Olde England : MERRIE
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EBay ashtray, e.g. : PIGLATIN
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Awards presentation first hosted by Shelley Winters : OBIES
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Artist colony in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains : TAOS
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Personal take, for short : POV
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The world's largest one straddles the border of France and Switzerland : ATOMSMASHER
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Suffix in biology : OME
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Mnemonic device : AIDEMEMOIRE
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Inexpensive beer, informally : PBR
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Social hierarchy that rejects individualism : CASTESYSTEM
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Motherly sort : HEN
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"I ___ Camera" (1950s play and film) : AMA
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Life : PEP
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Unlike libertarians, say : PROTAX
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Crimson opponent : YALIE
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Western actor Lee Van ___ : CLEEF
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Just love : ADORE
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Two drinks at a comedy club, e.g.: Abbr. : MIN
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Penultimate letter : PSI
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Another name for a 5-Down : ELI
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Continue to treat, as a sprain : REICE
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Low-percentage chance to win : OUTSIDESHOT
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Cocktail with gin and grapefruit : PINKMARTINI
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Will might change them : TENSES
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Success story out of Sunnyvale, Calif. : ATARI
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Spotted : SEEN
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Double cheeseburger with extra bacon, e.g. : CALORIEBOMB
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One end of the Erie Canal : HUDSONRIVER
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Issa of HBO's "Insecure" : RAE
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___ Islands, archipelago in the East China Sea : MATSU
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Highly persnickety : ANAL
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MSNBC host Melber : ARI
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Al ___ : DENTE
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Star in the Summer Triangle : VEGA
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Kind of charger : USB
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"If ___ you ..." : IWERE
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Reach : SPAN
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Hold in one's hands : CUP
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Hybrid music genre : EMOPOP
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Players of Fiorello and Dr. Bartolo in "The Barber of Seville" : BASSOS
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Singer of sewing machine fame : ISAAC
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Caller ID? : ITSME
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Manipulates, in a way : GAMES
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Like a fertile plot of land : LOAMY
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Su padre's hermana : TIA
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Some E.R. cases : ODS
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Crossed : MET
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Chart topper : HIT
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"___, little darlin', don't shed no tears" (lyric in Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry") : ERE
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Kind of sleep : REM

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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