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New York Times, Friday, April 19, 2019

Author:
Caleb Madison
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Caleb Madison

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXYZ} This is puzzle # 35 for Mr. Madison. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
GEODESIC DOMEs are so elegant. Anyone who says that math isn't cool, I yell, GEODESIC DOME! And then drop the mic. No wonder people ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0419 ( 25,364 )
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Outburst after a nefarious plan is hatched : MWAHAHA
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Freaks : HASACOW
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What may be propelled by a propellant : AEROSOL
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Classic song with the lyric "Let's get together and feel all right" : ONELOVE
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Response to a joke : RIMSHOT
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Rat : TATTLER
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Steadfast determination : GRIT
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Game where you don't want to reach the top : TETRIS
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Mac ___ (former Bay Area hip-hop great) : DRE
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Chemical suffix : IDE
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P's : RHOS
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Direction to a cellist : ARCO
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What "epistaxis" is a fancy medical term for : NOSEBLEED
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Play detective : SNOOP
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Epcot's Spaceship Earth, architecturally : GEODESICDOME
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Big business news : MERGER
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Opera with the "Gypsy Song" : CARMEN
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Treat with an edible container : ICECREAMCONE
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Santa ___ : CLAUS
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Person who's whip-smart? : LIONTAMER
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Rightmost option in most menu bars : HELP
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Actor Green of the "Austin Powers" movies : SETH
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"Odi et ___" (Catullus poem) : AMO
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It's not for real : ACT
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Not doubting at all : SUREOF
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Amoeba, e.g. : BLOB
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One might be sent to a passenger's phone : ETICKET
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Went over : RANLATE
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Minute Maid drink : LIMEADE
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It comes after "Coming soon ..." : TRAILER
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Perfumed : SCENTED
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Not get hung up on : SEEPAST
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Site for a doodle : MARGIN
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Kook : WEIRDO
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Large numbers : ARMIES
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Large number : HOST
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An end to smoking? : ASH
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Hilarious sort : HOOT
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Like some suits and states : ALTERED
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Street racers : HOTRODS
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Diarist Nin : ANAIS
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Live musicians play them : SETS
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Delaware has the lowest mean one in the U.S.: Abbr. : ALT
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Food storage spot : COLDROOM
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Triumph : OVERCOME
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"Come on in!" : WEREOPEN
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Pronoun in "America" : THEE
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Girl's name in the U.S. that's a boy's name in Italy : ANDREA
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Ceramic breakfast accouterment : EGGCUP
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Round parts? : BEERS
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Stories that may or may not be true : LORE
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Meager : SCANT
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Recognizable figure : ICON
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Sportscaster inducted into the Television Hall of Fame in 2013 : MICHAELS
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Having a little of this and a little of that : ECLECTIC
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Live-streamed, say : REALTIME
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Let know : ALERTED
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Tiny bit : MITE
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Companions : COHORTS
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___ Yousafzai, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner : MALALA
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Performs too broadly : EMOTES
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King in "Game of Thrones" : ROBERT
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Nice jacket material : SUEDE
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Three-player game : SKAT
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Meter reading : FARE
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It's hardly worth noticing : BLIP
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The 2000s, e.g.: Abbr. : CEN
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Tayside turndown : NAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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