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New York Times, Monday, April 24, 2017

Author:
Gary Cee
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Gary Cee

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JKQVXZ} This is puzzle # 33 for Mr. Cee. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Gary Cee notes:
Nothing Burger. I've been hearing it again and again, especially on cable news channels which I watch way too often. Today, Nothing ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Such meaty theme entries today … and they form a meal! Starting with a WORD SALAD (a more polite term for "word vomit"), continuing ... read more
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Across
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Web designer's code : HTML
5
One wearing an apron and a puffy white hat : CHEF
9
One includes "My cup runneth over" in the Bible : PSALM
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Has debts : OWES
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Slight amount : IOTA
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Like a wolf's howl in the dead of night : EERIE
17
Gobbledygook : WORDSALAD
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Looked open-mouthed : GAPED
20
Scot's cap : TAM
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"___ is me!" : WOE
22
Up in arms : IRATE
24
Nebraska's capital before Lincoln : OMAHA
26
Grandson of Adam : ENOS
27
Clock-setting std. : GMT
30
Big fat zero : NOTHINGBURGER
34
Like Jefferson on a list of presidents : THIRD
35
River through Paris : SEINE
36
Do laps in a pool : SWIM
39
Flower that's also a girl's name : PANSY
42
Spoonful of medicine, say : DOSE
43
Put forward, as an idea : POSIT
45
Unlocks : OPENS
47
Habitual tube watchers : COUCHPOTATOES
51
Swiss peak : ALP
52
Part in a movie : ROLE
53
Hair that hangs over the forehead : BANGS
56
Used a lever on : PRIED
58
"Golly!" : GEE
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Promise-to-pay note : IOU
61
Capital of South Korea : SEOUL
63
What a shamed person has to "eat" : HUMBLEPIE
66
Stand on three legs? : EASEL
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Mideast native : ARAB
68
On the ___ (recuperating) : MEND
69
Lock of hair : TRESS
70
Metal canisters : TINS
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Hankering : URGE
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Book consulted by a do-it-yourselfer : HOWTO
2
Time in Manhattan when it's midnight in Montana : TWOAM
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Ethel who sang "There's No Business Like Show Business" : MERMAN
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It was often dropped in the '60s : LSD
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"See ya!" : CIAO
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Woodchuck's escape route : HOLE
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Airline app datum, for short : ETA
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On the decline : FADING
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Flying horse of Greek myth : PEGASUS
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"Save me a ___!" : SEAT
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Notes of a chord played in rapid succession : ARPEGGIO
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Fib : LIE
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Club ___ : MED
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Path of mowed grass : SWATH
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Steal from : ROB
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It might capture an embarrassing comment : HOTMIC
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Bit of appended text : ENDNOTE
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Store department selling suits and ties : MENS
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Obstacle for a drone : TREE
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Modern and cool : HIP
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Plan that might include mutual funds, in brief : IRA
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Body of water that separates Africa and Asia : REDSEA
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Pet safety org. : SPCA
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Sheep's coat : WOOL
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"It's certainly possible ..." : ISUPPOSE
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Hot spring : SPA
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"The best is ___ to come" : YET
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What amusement parks provide : THRILLS
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2016 prize for Bob Dylan : NOBEL
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Who wrote of "sorrow for the lost Lenore" : POE
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Out-of-date : OLDHAT
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Marksman with an M40 : SNIPER
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Word cried twice before "gone" : GOING
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Napped leather : SUEDE
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Feels remorse over : RUES
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F.B.I. worker, informally : GMAN
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Recedes : EBBS
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Ready : SET
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Place for a bud or a stud : EAR
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Celebrity psychic Geller : URI
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Down Under bird : EMU

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