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New York Times, Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Author:
Joe Deeney
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Deeney

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 40 Missing: {FJZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Deeney. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Joe Deeney notes:
Thanks for solving! It's very exciting to have a puzzle run in the New York Times again. In the original submission, the wording of ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I enjoy the lateral thinking required to dream up these types of themes. SPOTs can be found in PARKING LOTs, on LEOPARD PRINT, during ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0305 ( 25,319 )
Across
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Allow in : ADMIT
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Cause for cake and candles, in brief : BDAY
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Figs. that average 100 : IQS
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Sam played one in "Casablanca" : PIANO
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Skye of "Say Anything ..." : IONE
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Border : ABUT
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It has spots : PARKINGLOT
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"___ #1!" : WERE
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Like a fox : SLY
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Fertile soil : LOAM
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Jackson of country music : ALAN
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It has spots : LEOPARDPRINT
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Title song on the Beatles' final studio album : LETITBE
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Mob : HORDE
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Vicinity : AREA
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Potential new job requirement, informally : RELO
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Nov. 11 honoree : VET
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It has spots : COMMERCIALBREAK
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Lengua de Mex. : ESP
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Juiceless, as a battery : DEAD
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What ":" means in an analogy : ISTO
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Congressional hirees : AIDES
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Totally stumped : ATALOSS
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It has Spots : DOGGYDAYCARE
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Jump with a turn on ice : AXEL
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Jazz's James : ETTA
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"Forget ___" (advice after a breakup) : HIM
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Where Johnny Cash shot a man, in song : RENO
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It has spots : TEASERVICE
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Onetime maker of Matchbox cars : TYCO
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Ingredient in gumbo : OKRA
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Throbbed : ACHED
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"Listen here!" : HEY
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Products from Parker and Cross : PENS
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Scampers : TROTS
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Google Play purchases : APPS
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Rotary phone feature : DIAL
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"Quite contrary" girl of rhyme : MARY
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Squid's defense : INK
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Privy : TOILET
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Lummox : BIGAPE
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Stuffed grape leaves : DOLMA
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Enero a diciembre : ANO
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Still : YET
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"To the best of my knowledge" : IBELIEVESO
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Book of Islam : QURAN
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Tube used in heart surgery : STENT
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Employee of the Month, e.g. : AWARD
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Inexperienced gamer, in slang : NOOB
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Writer O'Flaherty : LIAM
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Cousin of an emu : RHEA
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Honeycakes : DOLL
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Small complication? : PROB
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Wedding dress material : LACE
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Greek god with a bow : EROS
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Source of day workers for an office : TEMPAGENCY
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Unburden (of) : RID
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Takes the cake? : EATS
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Some calls from boxing refs : TKOS
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Small vortex : EDDY
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Clarinet insert : REED
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Word repeated in "Mi ___ es su ___" : CASA
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Tick off : RILE
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Home with a dome (in Nome?) : IGLOO
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Substitutes for : ACTSAS
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Art museum with many Constables and Sargents : TATE
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High point in the Old Testament? : ARARAT
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Sith title in "Star Wars" : DARTH
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Yellow-and-white meadow flower : OXEYE
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Pine (for) : YEARN
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Cheerful greeting : HIHO
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Rapper whose name sounds like a drink : ICET
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Pharmaceuticals, briefly : MEDS
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Blouse, e.g. : TOP
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Barely make, with "out" : EKE
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Old TV hookup : VCR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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