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New York Times, Saturday, April 15, 2017

Stop for James Cook when circumnavigating the globe

Author:
Peter Wentz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 32 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 26 for Mr. Wentz. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Peter Wentz notes:
Looking at this puzzle again with fresh eyes, it feels clean and well arranged, and is of solid quality all around. Though, I do wish ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times4/15/17 ( No. 24,630 )
Across
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Walks or runs : STAT
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3D White brand : ORALB
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Some TVs : LCDS
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Formal guarantee : OATH
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Microwave no-no : METAL
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Try to contain, in a way, as a spill : BLOT
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Rich dessert : CHEESECAKE
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Hockey legend Jaromir : JAGR
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Colbert competitor : KIMMEL
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___ ears : DEAF
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Place to work up a sweat : SPA
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Metaphorical rock of Matthew 16:18 : STPETER
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Auntie Em, e.g. : KANSAN
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Org. with biennial bids : IOC
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Band that shares its name with a film canine : TOTO
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Get on : BOARD
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Skedaddle : HITTHEBRICKS
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Ones counting down to vacation time? : SPACETOURISTS
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It's included in many bundles : PHONESERVICE
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___ compound : IONIC
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What you can expect : NORM
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Joe : MUD
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Place for a decal, maybe : TOYCAR
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1988 N.F.L. M.V.P. from the Cincinnati Bengals : ESIASON
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Epithet for Louis VI, with "the" : FAT
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Mitts : PAWS
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Pick up quickly : TAKETO
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Like many canine tails, quaintly : AWAG
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Object of envious comparison : THEJONESES
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Hideout : LAIR
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Benzene or lead : TOXIN
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"How ___!" : RUDE
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Sandy who won the 1985 British Open : LYLE
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"Man, I did good!" : YAYME
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Chips, initially : SPUD
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Clobbers : SOCKS
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Stop for James Cook when circumnavigating the globe : TAHITI
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Getting back to speed, musically : ATEMPO
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2011 Jason Statham action flick : THEMECHANIC
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Dishes often served au fromage : OMELETTES
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___ hall : REC
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Slightly : ATAD
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Reservoir, e.g. : LAKE
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Dim or grim : BLEAK
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U.T.'s ___ Library : LBJ
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Very fair, admirable sort : CLASSACT
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Urban exercise areas : DOGPARKS
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DNA pair : STRANDS
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Ready follower? : SET
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Chintz, e.g. : FABRIC
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Lacking scruples : ROTTEN
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Annual party favors : NOISEMAKERS
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Sweeping, for short : THORO
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Works of a lifetime : OEUVRE
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Feature of Earth, Mars and Pluto : ICECAP
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Symbol of biblical wrath : BRIMSTONE
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Wave off : SHOOAWAY
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Women's World Cup sight : PONYTAIL
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Unforeseen trouble : PITFALL
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Runs through : USESUP
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School closing? : DOTEDU
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In serious disrepair : RATTY
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Swimmer Thorpe with five Olympic gold medals : IAN
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Looked (around) : NOSED
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Cousin of "OMG!" : WHOA
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Hot : SEXY
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Inits. on a master's application : GRE
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"Star Trek" captain, to friends : JIM

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