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New York Times, Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Author:
Bruce Greig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQX} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Greig. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Bruce Greig notes:
Finally! After five (or six?) submissions, I got Will's blessing. After just one, relatively straightforward, set of edits, it was ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Debut! Nice and consistent theme, phrases in the form of (animal + movement). I loved CHICKEN RUN, by the maker of "Wallace and ... read more
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 0306 ( 24,955 )
Across
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French clerics : ABBES
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Resource in the Mesabi Range : ORE
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Lacking any tread : BALD
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Florida's Key ___ : LARGO
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Fruit center : PIT
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Official state sport of Wyoming : RODEO
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Forced walk with arms pinned behind the back : FROGMARCH
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Relating to element #76 : OSMIC
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Something "lost" in the highest-grossing movie of 1981 : ARK
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Precalculator calculators : ABACI
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Grace under pressure : POISE
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"Hogwash!" : LIES
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Hit 2000 animated film set on a farm : CHICKENRUN
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Specialties : FORTES
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State with conviction : ASSERT
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Test, as 6-Across : ASSAY
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Seriously injure : MAIM
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___ Moines, Iowa : DES
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Core-strengthening exercise performed on all fours : BEARCRAWL
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Death on the Nile cause, perhaps : ASP
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Commend : CITE
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Swine : BOARS
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Muss, as the hair : TOUSLE
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Young raptor : EAGLET
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Old ragtime dance : TURKEYTROT
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Cockney greeting : ELLO
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Courtyards : ATRIA
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Trickled : OOZED
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Bit of a draft? : SIP
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Fire department V.I.P. : CHIEF
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Straight-kneed military movement : GOOSESTEP
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Any of eight English kings : HENRY
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"Barbara ___" (Beach Boys hit) : ANN
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Hunger for : CRAVE
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Physics units : ERGS
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"Get it?" : SEE
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Propelled a boat : OARED
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Cattle or horse feed : ALFALFA
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New York's Spanish Harlem and others : BARRIOS
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Employees at Re/Max and Coldwell Banker : BROKERS
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Bad thing to have on one's face : EGG
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"Brave New World" drug : SOMA
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Who said "I'm black. I don't feel burdened by it .... It's part of who I am. It does not define me" : OPRAH
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Christina who played Wednesday Addams : RICCI
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Honesty and hard work, e.g. : ETHIC
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Particles in quantum mechanics : BOSONS
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Looked up to : ADMIRED
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Sports & ___ (Trivial Pursuit category) : LEISURE
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Museum guides : DOCENTS
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Borders of boxing rings : ROPES
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Some kindergarten instruction : ABCS
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Attack as Hamlet did Polonius : STAB
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___ Sutra : KAMA
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Hurricane's center : EYE
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Noninvasive diagnostic procedure, for short : MRI
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One of two in "Waiting for Godot" : ACT
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Ill temper : IRE
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___-deucey (card game) : ACEY
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Org. awarding titles to Mike Tyson and Tyson Fury : WBA
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Balcony section : LOGE
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Embassy worker ... or something that worker might carry : ATTACHE
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Wind that typically brings warmer air : SOUTHER
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Operating smoothly, as an engine : PURRING
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, for a record 19 times : ALLSTAR
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Take over for : RELIEVE
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Clogged (up) : STOPPED
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Super G competitors : SKIERS
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Like lettuce, spinach and kale : LEAFY
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French summers : ETES
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Coverage of senators in ancient Rome? : TOGAS
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Onetime news exec Arledge : ROONE
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O3 : OZONE
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Art ___ : DECO
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Mme., in Madrid : SRA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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