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New York Times, Thursday, April 12, 2018

Author:
Jules Markey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jules P. Markey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Markey. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jules P. Markey notes:
I like rebus puzzles, both solving and constructing them. This one went from theme idea to submission without too much of a struggle. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Jules does something exceedingly well today. Usually, rebus squares get placed into the longest grid entries, and then the crossing ... read more
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© 2018, The New York TimesNo. 0412 ( 24,992 )
Across
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Leaving for : OFFTO
6
Variety of lettuce : BIBB
10
Grim Grimm beast : OGRE
14
Metes (out) : DOLES
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Catalina, e.g. : ISLE
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Didn't stay within the lines, say : BLED
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Native American charm made with a willow hoop : DREAMCATCHER
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Signal a performer doesn't want to hear : GONG
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Cancer locator? : STARMAP
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Popular TV dramedy based on a Colombian telenovela : UGLYBETTY
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Like many roofs : EAVED
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Granite State sch. : UNH
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Fens : BOGS
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"Fat chance!" : INAPIGSEYE
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"Gone With the Wind" role : RHETT
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Shelter for a Minuteman : SILO
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Co. acquired by Verizon in 2015 : AOL
38
Actor McShane of "Deadwood" : IAN
39
Some gridiron formations : WISHBONES
42
iPhone 8? : TUV
43
Open ___ : MRI
44
Actress Stone : EMMA
45
Goddess of peace : IRENE
47
2016 comedy that takes place mainly in a supermarket : SAUSAGEPARTY
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Dyne-centimeters : ERGS
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King in 1922 headlines : TUT
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Slaps on : DAUBS
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So to speak : ASWESAY
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Lacking subtlety : BLATANT
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Modernists, informally : NEOS
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TV adjuncts ... or a hint to four squares in this puzzle : CABLEBOXES
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Citrusy : TART
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Ring ... or sphere : ARENA
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Part of B.P.O.E. : ELKS
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A little progress, so to speak : DENT
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Ritual meal : SEDER
Down
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Sports figures : ODDS
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Stronghold : FORT
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Lab problem : FLEA
4
Image on a soccer jersey : TEAMCREST
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2003 Afghani film that won a Golden Globe : OSAMA
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Product advertised with the slogan "Writes first time, every time" : BICPEN
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Suffix with freak : ISH
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Kind of cheese : BLEU
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Danger for a submarine : BERG
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Delivery specialists, for short : OBGYNS
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Setting for Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar" : GLOBETHEATER
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Let : RENT
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Avant-garde : EDGY
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Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-___" : TAVI
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Actor played by Landau in "Ed Wood" : LUGOSI
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Place for a clock or a radio : DASHBOARD
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Overflow points : BRIMS
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"Gone With the Wind" role : OHARA
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Facetious sign in a lab or office : GENIUSATWORK
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Hold down : PIN
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Suffix with duct : ILE
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Puppies or kittens : YOUNG
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Dungeons & Dragons characters : ELVES
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Modern communiqués : TWEETS
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Handful for a pediatrician : IMP
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Wee, to a Scot : SMA
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Put back : RESTORE
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The inn crowd? : GUESTS
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Back-to-school purchase : TABLET
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___ log : YULE
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Rum cakes : BABAS
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Post's opposite : ANTE
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The United States has a great one : SEAL
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Nailed : ACED
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Where Flash Gordon played polo : YALE
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Canned : AXED
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Relative of the Canada goose : NENE
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Issuer of ukases : TSAR
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Log keeper, maybe : BIN

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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