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"TEE" TIME

New York Times, Sunday, April 24, 2016

Country capital with the world's tallest building before the Burj Khalifa

Author:
Kathy Wienberg
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Kathy Wienberg

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Wienberg. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Kathy Wienberg notes:
I was thrilled to have my first published puzzle occur on a Monday this past January. Now I'm ecstatic that my Sunday puzzle will appear! In both of them, my priority was trying to keep ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Straightforward theme, adding the T sound in the form of TY. I like how consistent Kathy was, always adding the TY to the end of the first word of a two-word phrase. It's pretty easy to ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times4/24/16 ( No. 24,274 )
Across
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Contents of some tubs : LARD
5
Copacetic : AOK
8
Military band : SASH
12
Showy debut : SPLASH
18
Turning brown, as a banana : OVERRIPE
20
Acid head? : AMINO
21
How some papers are presented : ORALLY
22
Nickname for an accident-prone L.A.P.D. sergeant? : CASUALTYFRIDAY
24
___ note : RANSOM
25
Stat : ATONCE
26
Avoided a tag, say : SLID
27
Cry from an errant burger flipper? : PATTYDOWN
29
Chatty Cathy types : TALKERS
31
Bit of pond slime : ALGA
33
Chaps : HES
34
"Able was I ___ I saw Elba" : ERE
35
Brit. reference sets : OEDS
37
Captivate : ENAMOR
40
Bridge : JOIN
44
Victoria's Secret job description? : PANTYHANDLER
47
Copy, briefly : REPRO
48
In better shape : HALER
51
Weather forecast that's hard to predict? : HAIL
52
Low : SAD
53
Milliner's accessory : HATPIN
54
Lemonade go-with in an Arnold Palmer : ICETEA
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Farmer's place : DELL
58
Some trattoria orders : RISOTTOS
60
Landlord's business : RENTALS
62
Wing it? : SOAR
64
Groups of quail : COVEYS
65
Avant-garde : EDGY
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Gulf Coast port that's gone bonkers? : BATTYMOBILE
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Multitalented Minnelli : LIZA
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Source of add-on damages in a lawsuit : TRAUMA
74
___ Institute (astronomers' org.) : SETI
75
NASA vehicle : ORBITER
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Literally, "fried noodles" : CHOWMEIN
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Help for motorcycle daredevils : RAMP
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Having the most marbles : SANEST
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List for a recital : PIECES
83
Word with green or brain : PEA
85
Hershey chocolate-and-caramel candy : ROLO
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Personal highs : BESTS
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Targets of the Dodd-Frank Act : BANKS
89
Three houses flipped this week, e.g.? : REALTYNUMBER
92
Whedon who directed 2012's "The Avengers" : JOSS
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Nut : WEIRDO
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Khan : Mongolia :: ___ : Russia : TSAR
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N.F.L. QB Newton : CAM
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Little bit : DAB
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Feature of the western end of the Champs-Élysées : ARCH
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Surfer's worry : RIPTIDE
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Hooters menu? : BUSTYFARE
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Nap : PILE
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Cave deposits : GUANOS
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"Volunteers?" : ANYONE
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Biscuits with no sharp edges? : SAFETYCRACKERS
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Deceptive pitch : SINKER
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Plumbing or bricklaying : TRADE
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Christ, with "the" : REDEEMER
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Overage : EXCESS
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Edit menu option : UNDO
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"___ your head" : USE
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Physics units : RADS
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Put on the map : LOCATE
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2009 Best Picture nominee set in the 22nd century : AVATAR
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Fix, as a pump : RESOLE
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Plastered : DRUNK
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Airplane maneuverer : AILERON
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___-in clause : OPT
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Answer sheets : KEYS
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Little bit : SMIDGEN
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Relief : AID
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Piece of cake : SNAP
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Georgetown player : HOYA
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Postal employee : SORTER
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Speaks up? : PRAYS
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End of many country names : LAND
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In addition : ALSO
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Diamond-shaped road sign : SLOW
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"All Glory, Laud and Honor," e.g. : HYMN
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Campaign ... or campaign topic : RACE
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Botanical cover : ARIL
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Wearing the most bling, say : FLASHIEST
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One of the Avengers : THOR
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First family name : SETH
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+ + + : ANDS
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Couple : DYAD
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Banned fruit spray : ALAR
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Family name of Pope Leo X, Leo XI and Clement VII : MEDICI
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Protective covering for a pier? : JETTYLINER
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Venus and Mars, so to speak : OPPOSITES
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It's in the eye of the beholder : IRIS
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Security Council veto : NON
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Sign seen at a Heartbreakers concert? : PETTYROCKS
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Field : AREA
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Subject in metallurgy : ALLOYS
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Figure on a utility bill : RATE
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What a limo may be for : HIRE
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Served well? : ACED
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What some mascara does to lashes : LENGTHENS
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Remains suspended : HOVERS
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iTunes category : ALBUMS
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Debussy composition : LAMER
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Nerve-racking performance, maybe : SOLO
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"Likewise" : SAME
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Community service club : ROTARY
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Country capital with the world's tallest building before the Burj Khalifa : TAIPEI
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Like AARP The Magazine : BIMONTHLY
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Spice : ZEST
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Part of AMPAS : ARTS
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Knocks the socks off : AWES
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Hon : BABE
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"Later" : CIAO
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Almost : NEAR
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+ : PLUS
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Simple sandwich, simply : PBJ
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Actor Alan : ALDA
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Longtime Sudanese president ___ al-Bashir : OMAR
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First name in country music : REBA
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Sabotage : TORPEDO
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Troop group : BRIGADE
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Communion hosts, e.g. : WAFERS
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Moviedom : CINEMA
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Dug : ADORED
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Gentlemen: Abbr. : MESSRS
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Physics units : DYNES
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Ticket : CITE
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Brownish purple : PUCE
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"Givee" : TAKER
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Part of a trophy : BASE
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Operating system developed at Bell Labs : UNIX
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Align : SYNC
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It's a drag : TOKE
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Queue after Q : RSTU
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Acquire : EARN
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Sandy shade : ECRU
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Selfies around 2012-13, e.g. : FAD
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Low-___ : RES

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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