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New York Times, Thursday, April 20, 2017

"Travel is ___ to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness": Twain

Author:
Jeffrey Wechsler
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jeffrey Wechsler

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Wechsler.
Jeffrey Wechsler notes:
The theme of this puzzle arose in a manner that I suppose is common for many constructors — a word (or a word in a phrase) suddenly ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Fun theme idea, one-syllable words interpreted as their two-syllable counterparts. I'm a big fan of MOLE sauce (spicy chocolatey ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times4/20/17 ( No. 24,635 )
Across
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Departed : AWAY
5
Unwavering : SOLID
10
Feuding : ATIT
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Economy, for one : SIZE
15
Active volcano feature : PLUME
16
Chew toy alternative : BONE
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Responsibility : ONUS
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Pie chart features : RADII
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Go here and there : ROVE
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Why Japanese tipplers anticipate the afterlife? : FORHEAVENSSAKE
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Columbia, e.g. : IVY
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Halfway through a stage routine : MIDACT
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Power and economic development corp. started in 1933 : TVA
27
Scratch : MAR
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Page 1, 3 or 5, usually : RECTO
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Pound on some Mexican food? : WHACKAMOLE
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Back talk : LIP
35
The Rolling Stones' "___ a Rainbow" : SHES
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Suffuse : IMBUE
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Excepting : SAVE
38
Brooch : PIN
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"I didn't know you disliked shiny fabrics!," e.g.? : LAMEEXCUSE
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"And thereby hangs ___": "As You Like It" : ATALE
43
"___ longa, vita brevis" : ARS
44
Designation for U.K. vessels : HMS
45
Not forget : RETAIN
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Track transaction : BET
48
Quick trip to pick up white zinfandel and blush? : RUNFORTHEROSES
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Strengthen : GIRD
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"Travel is ___ to prejudice, bigotry and narrow-mindedness": Twain : FATAL
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It's a drag : TOKE
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Sports org. headquartered in Indianapolis : NCAA
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Sight in Micronesia : ATOLL
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Antihero of "A Clockwork Orange" : ALEX
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Influence for Enya, historically : CELT
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Function for a buffalo hide : TEPEE
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Lacking a purpose in life : LOST
Down
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Starting : ASOF
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Overindulging sort : WINO
3
France's Côte d'___ : AZUR
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Places to study the Talmud : YESHIVAS
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Many an insect repellent : SPRAY
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Name of five Norwegian kings : OLAV
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Certain trank : LUDE
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Poker declaration : IMIN
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Something many Founding Fathers believed in : DEISM
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Wear down : ABRADE
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Went to night school, maybe : TOOKACLASS
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Words meant to hurt : INVECTIVE
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One of a group of 18 : TEE
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Emergency procedure, briefly : EVAC
22
Courtly term of address : SIRE
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Emulate a 2-Down : TOPE
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1952 Bernard Malamud novel made into a hit 1984 movie : THENATURAL
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Start of many an Italian pizzeria name : MAMMA
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Organic jewelry material : AMBER
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Libertines : ROUES
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One side of China? : WHITERICE
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Soul maker : KIA
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Law of ancient times : LEX
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It's often rigged : SPAR
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Entirety : SUMTOTAL
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Eric's seafaring son : LEIF
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The Goddess of Pop : CHER
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Reach by air : LANDAT
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Property of skim milk : NOFAT
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Beauty in "Beauty and the Beast" : BELLE
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Compare, in a way : RATE
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Corvette feature : TTOP
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Fit : HALE
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Alone : SOLO
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Stretches (out) : EKES
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Blue note? : SEXT
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Vitamin and supplement retailer : GNC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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