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New York Times, Thursday, March 5, 2020

"Enough!," in Mexico ... or a hint to 11 answers in this puzzle

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 41 Missing: {JKQVXYZ} This is puzzle # 68 for Ms. Burnikel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Zhouqin Burnikel notes:
This puzzle had a revision. I goofed big in the filling process. I accidentally changed 1A to DEFACED and 40A to SNIFFS. Grateful to ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
MALADIES is right! I had the toughest time figuring out the trick. I tried rebusizing MA and MAD, word laddering MAD to MAS to ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times3/5/20 ( No. 25,685 )
Across
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Mugged for the camera, maybe : MADEFACES
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Site administrator : WEBMASTER
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Preceder of many N.H.L. games : OCANADA
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"Oh, did you start already?" : AMILATE
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0% : NOTABIT
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Some male escorts : GIGOLOS
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Org. that sticks to its guns : NRA
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List ender, maybe : ETC
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Oscar-nominated actor Clive : OWEN
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Exceptional grade : APLUS
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Will matter : ESTATE
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Time in court : SESSION
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One-up, say : DRAW
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Red choice : CLARET
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Gambler's hangout, in brief : OTB
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Noteworthy time period : ERA
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Large guard dogs : MASTIFFS
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Aches and pains : MALADIES
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Jump shot's path : ARC
44
Down in the dumps : SAD
46
___ Meyer, principal role on "Veep" : SELINA
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Sign on a staff : CLEF
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"I agree with both of you!" : METHREE
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2009 biopic starring Hilary Swank : AMELIA
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Apply, as sunscreen : RUBIN
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Grocery chain with more than 1,900 U.S. stores : ALDI
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Chicago airport code : ORD
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That, in Tabasco : ESO
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Like some reputations and kitchen towels : STAINED
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Sentence containing all 26 letters : PANGRAM
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Many a limo : TOWNCAR
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Major retail outlets : EMPORIA
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Feigns sickness to avoid work : MALINGERS
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Much-traveled thoroughfares : MAINROADS
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Much-painted religious figure : MADONNA
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Villainous conglomerate on "Mr. Robot" : ECORP
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Deadly : FATAL
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Santa ___ : ANA
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Waiter in an airport queue : CAB
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Actress Falco : EDIE
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Exam for the college-bound, redundantly : SATTEST
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Jokester : WAG
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Onetime London-based record label : EMI
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Intolerant sort : BIGOT
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Lost steam : SLOWED
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Food cooked in a cornhusk : TAMALE
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Preparatory school since 1440 : ETON
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Hi-___ monitor : RES
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CBS series with a "Cyber" spinoff : CSI
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Bomber letters : USAF
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Medieval laborers : SERFS
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Additionally : TOO
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Dancer's horn : ANTLER
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Bagel choice : SESAME
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Stay behind : REMAIN
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Surface figure : AREA
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Used to be : WAS
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PC combo key : CTRL
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Evil intent : MALICE
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Hay-bundling machine : BALER
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Small pouch : SAC
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"Mon ___!" (French exclamation) : DIEU
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Penn. neighbor : DEL
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Dog with wrinkly skin : SHARPEI
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Like the sun at sunset : FADING
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Uncle, in Oaxaca : TIO
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Cut into small pieces : MINCE
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Catcher with a record 10 World Series rings as a player : BERRA
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"Let me repeat ..." : ISAID
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"Enough!," in Mexico ... or a hint to 11 answers in this puzzle : NOMAS
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Yours, to Yvette : ATOI
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Wyatt Earp, for one : LAWMAN
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"___ Yankees" : DAMN
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Cardinals, on scoreboards : STL
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Cob of corn : EAR
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E.R. or O.R. figures : DRS
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"Planet Money" network : NPR
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Melted ice cream, e.g. : GOO

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

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