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New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 2018

___ Corporation, predecessor of RC Cola's Royal Crown Company

Author:
Daniel Nierenberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Nierenberg.
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© 2018, The New York Times4/21/18 ( No. 25,001 )
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"Fifty Shades of Grey," e.g. : EROTICNOVEL
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Wite-Out manufacturer : BIC
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Procedure that targets mutations : GENETHERAPY
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Card game cry : UNO
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Events of interest to antiquers : ESTATESALES
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Bud drinker? : BEE
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Child's request : STORY
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What people rarely do with shoes on : LIEINBED
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Qtys. for chefs : TSPS
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Spinoff of TV's "JAG" : NCIS
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Convinced : SOLD
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Aid for achieving a flat stomach? : CORSET
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___ Corporation, predecessor of RC Cola's Royal Crown Company : NEHI
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"You flatter me" : OHSTOPIT
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Like some blankets and arguments : HEATED
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Familiar work force add-ons, maybe : REHIRES
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"Zoolander" co-star, 2001 : FERRELL
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Purplish-red hue : CLARET
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Rock sample? : DEMOTAPE
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Second hand : AIDE
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Revolving barriers : STILES
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Have-nots, with "the" : POOR
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No-no for an offensive lineman : HOLD
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Attire that's often checkered : KILT
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Like many easy-to-digest foods : LOWFIBER
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Juvenile put-down : LOSER
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Baseball or basketball : ORB
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Passage between life and death : GREATDIVIDE
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Motor Trend's 1968 Car of the Year : GTO
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Subject of the Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges : GAYMARRIAGE
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Windows alternative : OSX
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Common two-word email : SEEATTACHED
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Purge : EGEST
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Pauses : RESTS
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#1 in the standings : ONTOP
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Show of emotion : TEARS
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Minute, in baby talk : ITTY
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Marxist from Argentina : CHE
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Super Mario Bros. platform : NES
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Teacher of lip-reading to the deaf : ORALIST
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Bag : VALISE
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Competition whose opponents try to touch each other : EPEE
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Ending with electro- : LYSIS
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Fruity Asian drink : BUBBLETEA
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Words accompanying a raised hand, maybe : INEEDHELP
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Mixed, in a way : COED
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Dada, to its critics : NONART
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Hotel room restriction : NOPETS
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N.F.L. Hall-of-Famer Carter : CRIS
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Heart : CORE
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Topical : THEMED
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Not doing too much : IDLE
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Predator of penguins : ORCA
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Sites for some touchdowns : HELIPORTS
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Punch the air : SHADOWBOX
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Get bored with : TIREOF
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Fourth god to exist, in Greek myth : EROS
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Dropped : FELL
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Science fair display : DIORAMA
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A dirty look : THEEYE
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One of the detectives in "Lethal Weapon" : RIGGS
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Ron who wrote "Born on the Fourth of July" : KOVIC
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Pistons great Thomas : ISIAH
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Starting point for rappelling : LEDGE
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Stuck, in a way : TREED
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Expense for a business start-up : LOGO
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Landform near a loch : BRAE
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Currency unit equal to 100 kurus : LIRA
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Body image, for short : TAT
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Gynecologist of cinema : DRT

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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