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New York Times, Saturday, April 7, 2018

Article of apparel not originating where its name would suggest

Author:
Mark Diehl
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Mark Diehl

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 27 Missing: none – this is a pangram. This is puzzle # 71 for Mr. Diehl. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Mark Diehl notes:
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© 2018, The New York Times4/7/18 ( No. 24,987 )

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Across
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Nestlé product first sold in 1961 : COFFEEMATE
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Leader among the Axis powers : TOJO
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Classic deli order : ONIONBAGEL
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Shortly after : UPON
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Corona with tequila and fruit juice, e.g. : BEERGARITA
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Actress Campbell : NEVE
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Jeannette ___, first U.S. congresswoman : RANKIN
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Country formed by a 1964 merger : TANZANIA
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John of the Plymouth Colony : ALDEN
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Big rigs : TANDEMS
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#2 : DEPUTY
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Staircase element : NEWEL
29
Goaltending spot : RIM
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CB radio emergency channel : NINE
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___ society : POLITE
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"Count me out!" : IREFUSE
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Headline on a neighborhood poster : LOSTDOG
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Article of apparel not originating where its name would suggest : PANAMA
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Fancify : DOUP
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"The Ship" composer, 2016 : ENO
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Small firecracker : SQUIB
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Redden, in a way : RUBRAW
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Spin like a gyroscope : PRECESS
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Nouvelle ___ : RICHE
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Annual June sports event : NBADRAFT
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Style : MANNER
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Headache for Ranger Smith : YOGI
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Transcribed : COPIEDDOWN
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One of the d'Urbervilles in "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" : ALEC
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Track at Universal Studios and the like : TRAMROUTES
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Pull a con on : HOSE
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"You shouldn't rely on me" : IMNOEXPERT
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"The Jungle Book" beast : COBRA
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Jermaine ___, six-time N.B.A. All-Star of the early 2000s : ONEAL
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Real enthusiast : FIEND
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Split : FORKED
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Fire department ID : ENGINENUMBER
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2001 Israel Prize winner : EBAN
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Ding, e.g. : MAR
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Cause trouble : AGITATE
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Condition caused by abnormal calcium levels : TETANY
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Part of a savanna herd : ELAND
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Classic diner order : TUNAMELT
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Prepares for a drill? : OPENSWIDE
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Bon ___ : JOVI
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Suited to serve : ONEA
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Early example of reductio ad absurdum : ZENOSPARADOX
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Fix a flat for? : TUNE
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Piazza dei Miracoli locale : PISA
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Kind of collar : ETON
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Block maker : LEGO
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Dangerous currents : RIPS
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Where dinars buy dinners : IRAQ
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They're flipped at diners : MENUPAGES
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Come down in buckets : POUR
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Things that can't be loaded : FAIRDICE
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Sends in a high arc : LOBS
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Janitor's item : DUSTPAN
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Go straight : REFORM
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End ... or start : WINDUP
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Scenery features in a Road Runner cartoon : CACTI
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"Hundo" : CNOTE
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Lumberjack at work : HEWER
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Bond villain ___ Stavro Blofeld : ERNST
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When repeated, a taunt : NYAH
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Tie out West : BOLO
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Just : MERE
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"Methinks," in texts : IMO

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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