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New York Times, Monday, March 6, 2017

Article of outerwear for a General Motors employee?

Author:
Susan Gelfand
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Susan Gelfand

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 15 for Ms. Gelfand. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Such a well-constructed puzzle. The fill is so smooth, so interesting — such a difficult thing to accomplish for a Monday puzzle. ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times3/6/17 ( No. 24,590 )
Across
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Medicine-approving org. : FDA
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Wine barrel : CASK
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Awards in the ad biz : CLIOS
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Rainbow shape : ARC
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Opera melody : ARIA
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Quick look : GLANCE
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Paving goo : TAR
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Article of outerwear for an urbanite? : CITYSLICKER
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Too many of them "spoil the broth" : COOKS
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Bunny's movement : HOP
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Component of a science course : LAB
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Article of outerwear for a champagne drinker? : BUBBLEWRAP
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Done: Fr. : FINI
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Having a ho-hum attitude : BLASE
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Warm greeting : HUG
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Justice Sotomayor : SONIA
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Leave full : SATE
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Common weather phenomenon in San Francisco : FOG
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Ankle-high work shoe : BROGAN
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Article of outerwear for a candy lover? : SUGARCOAT
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Potato chips, to Brits : CRISPS
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___-rock (music genre) : ALT
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Entree that may be slathered in barbecue sauce : RIBS
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"Grand" women : DAMES
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Classic muscle car : GTO
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Removes the rind from : PARES
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Inlets : RIAS
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Article of outerwear for a housekeeper? : DUSTJACKET
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Lee who directed "Life of Pi" : ANG
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___ Harbour, Fla. : BAL
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Newspapers, collectively : PRESS
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Article of outerwear for a General Motors employee? : CHEVYBLAZER
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Bird that gives a hoot : OWL
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Gold standards : KARATS
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___ lily : SEGO
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Chinese leader with a Little Red Book : MAO
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Panache : STYLE
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Rat or roach : PEST
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No. after a main telephone no. : EXT
Down
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What the "Gras" of Mardi Gras means : FAT
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Count with fangs : DRACULA
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Circus tumbler : ACROBAT
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Witch's laugh : CACKLE
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Crop up : ARISE
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Command to a dog : SIT
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Mary ___ cosmetics : KAY
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Bit from a movie : CLIP
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Fond du ___, Wis. : LAC
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Faintest idea : INKLING
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Easter Island locale : OCEANIA
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Belgrade native : SERBIAN
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Unappetizing food that might be served with a ladle : GLOP
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Carpet variety : SHAG
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Thinks, thinks, thinks (about) : OBSESSES
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Small ammo : BBS
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Command spoken while pulling the reins : WHOA
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Rambunctious little kids : RUGRATS
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200- or 400-meter run, e.g. : FOOTRACE
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Madrid Mrs. : SRA
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N.F.L. three-pointers: Abbr. : FGS
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Droid : BOT
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Alternative to FedEx : UPS
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Thicken, as blood : CLOT
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Holders of some music collections : CDRACKS
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Headgear for a drizzly day : RAINHAT
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Descriptive language : IMAGERY
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Annoying : IRKSOME
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Honeycomb product : BEESWAX
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Retired jet, for short : SST
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Shorebird with a distinctive shriek : GULL
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Caged talker : PARROT
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Painters' touches : DABS
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Some computer picture files : JPEGS
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Memory unit : BYTE
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Kilmer of "Top Gun" : VAL
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Nile viper : ASP
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Middle of Arizona? : ZEE
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Auction grouping : LOT

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