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New York Times, Monday, March 25, 2019

Author:
Kevin Christian and Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Will Shortz
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115/22/201312/16/20195
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1.65011
Kevin Christian
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1.63237
Andrea Carla Michaels

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Christian. This is puzzle # 65 for Ms. Michaels. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
ACME: Every now and then, Kevin sends me a ton of creative ideas to see if anything strikes me. We have radically different styles, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
The colorful LEOPARD PRINT makes its second appearance this month! I'm sorely tempted to expand my wardrobe, much to my wife's ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0325 ( 25,339 )
Across
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After-bath powder : TALC
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Mexican "dollar" : PESO
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"Holy moly!" : YOWZA
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"Young Frankenstein" assistant : IGOR
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___ and crafts : ARTS
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Corporate giant in a 2001 bankruptcy : ENRON
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Tito Puente's specialty : LATINPERCUSSION
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China's Mao ___-tung : TSE
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Fleming who created James Bond : IAN
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"Wishing won't make ___" : ITSO
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Material that's spotted at a fashion show? : LEOPARDPRINT
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Matterhorn or Mont Blanc : ALP
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Golfer's goal : PAR
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Slippery fishes : EELS
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"___ favor, señor" : POR
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Mothers, informally : MAMMAS
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___ Lingus (carrier to Dublin) : AER
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Big name in newswires : UPI
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Area of a basketball court near the basket : LOWPOST
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Lead-in to "la-la" : TRA
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Candy that's not in-dispensable? : PEZ
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Like the hooves of wild horses : UNSHOD
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Kind of tide : EBB
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What children should be (but not heard), they say : SEEN
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Dove's sound : COO
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12 on a grandfather clock : XII
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Rocket's takeoff point : LAUNCHINGPAD
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"Right away!" : ASAP
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So-so : MEH
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Sound from a goat : MAA
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Court case, e.g. : LEGALPROCEEDING
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Get a grip on : GRASP
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What you might use to get a grip on something : VISE
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Prime draft category : ONEA
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"Hair" dos : AFROS
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Composer Satie : ERIK
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Corvette Stingray feature : TTOP
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"Shop ___ You Drop" (old game show) : TIL
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Turkish title : AGA
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Mega Millions jackpot : LOTTOPRIZE
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Invigorating, as autumn air : CRISP
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Mushy baby food : PAP
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Before, in poetry : ERE
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Take it all off : STRIP
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Felix's partner on "The Odd Couple" : OSCAR
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"Affirmative" : YES
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Kind of inspection : ONSITE
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Habeas corpus, e.g. : WRIT
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Arboretums : trees :: ___ : animals : ZOOS
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The "A" in A.D. : ANNO
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Kind of tide : NEAP
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Prefix with cycle : UNI
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Drink, like a cat or dog : LAPUP
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Gets hitched in haste : ELOPES
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San ___ (San Francisco suburb) : RAMON
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Sketches : DRAWS
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Bird's home : NEST
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Wall covering that's washable with soap and water : LATEXPAINT
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Neighbor of Croatia : SERBIA
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Speed abbr. : MPH
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Person who sponges : MOOCH
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"Same here" : ASDOI
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Like a dangerous raccoon : RABID
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Roman moon goddess : LUNA
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Texas city on the Rio Grande : ELPASO
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"I guess the joke's ___" : ONME
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Diamond head? : UMP
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Chutzpah : NERVE
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Group singing hymns : CHOIR
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Gal of "Wonder Woman" : GADOT
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Bit of pond growth : ALGA
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Medieval drudge : SERF
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Food thickener : AGAR
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Old records ... or a hint for this puzzle's seven longest answers : LPS
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Long-running CBS forensic series : CSI
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Hair-raising cry : EEK
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Prefix with conservative : NEO
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Dental problem that braces can fix : GAP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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