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New York Times, Thursday, May 12, 2016

10-Down : Mexican bloom

Author:
James Tuttle
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQXYZ} This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Tuttle.
James Tuttle notes:
Inspiration for this ONE came to me in a grocery store parking lot. Though I've never seen the film, (M)AR(A)THO(N) popped into my ... read more
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What a cool idea, two-word phrases where all the letters of the second word are contained in the first. ABSTRACT ART displayed as ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times5/12/16 ( No. 24,292 )
Across
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Don Draper or Roger Sterling, on an AMC series : ADMAN
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Club ___ : SODA
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You might be honored with one: Abbr. : DEG
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Worthy pursuits : IDEALS
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It's responsible for controlling a pupil : IRIS
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Bar barrier : AGE
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Camera operators, gaffers, etc. : TVCREW
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1976 Dustin Hoffman thriller : MARATHONMAN
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More desertlike : SERER
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Courier or Myriad : FONT
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Jumble : OLIO
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Stage for Hulk Hogan : WRESTLINGRING
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Object depicted on the cover of Pink Floyd's "The Dark Side of the Moon" : PRISM
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Venomous menace : ASP
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Ampersand follower, maybe : SON
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Soybean snack : EDAMAME
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Senate majority leader before McConnell : REID
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World music's King Sunny ___ : ADE
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See 39-Across : ONE
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What 3M's Scotch is a brand of : TRANSPARENTTAPE
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"___ Parisienne" (Brigitte Bardot comedy) : UNE
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Hole in 33-Across : ACE
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Hanoi holidays : TETS
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___ market : FARMERS
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Thurman of "Kill Bill" : UMA
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San Francisco's ___ Valley : NOE
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Ones getting the red-carpet treatment : ALIST
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Arrival or departure approximation : ESTIMATEDTIME
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Cannes film : CINE
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Heedfulness : CARE
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Actress de la Garza of "Law & Order" : ALANA
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Rothko's field : ABSTRACTART
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Winter trail transport : SNOCAT
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One of five in Yahtzee : DIE
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Greek colonnade : STOA
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Penguin variety : ADELIE
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Start to skid? : ESS
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Responses to some OnStar calls : TOWS
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Stand : EASEL
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Opposed : ADVERSE
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In bad shape : DECREPIT
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Colt carriers : MARES
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Messages often with exclamation points : ALERTS
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Neighbor of Victoria: Abbr. : NSW
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"America's Got Talent" panelist : SIMON
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Buddhist monks wear it : ORANGE
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TMZ fodder : DIRT
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Cool-cucumber center? : ASA
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Mexican bloom : DAHLIA
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Self-interest doctrine : EGOISM
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Subject of a modern map : GENOME
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"Dem's fightin' words!" : ITSWAR
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Agony : TORMENT
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Antiquers' delights : FINDS
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Rental car alternative : LOANER
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Subject of a frame job? : PANE
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Cabbage : DOREMI
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Beat it! : DRUMSET
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Enforcer of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, for short : EPA
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Working without ___ : ANET
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Like two angles in a right triangle : ACUTE
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Sucker holder : TENTACLE
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Filing target : TOENAIL
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Put under : SEDATE
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Front : FACADE
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They've got you covered : ALIBIS
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Helps with the dishes : RINSES
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Underwater behemoth : SEACOW
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Only #1 hit for Boston : AMANDA
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Mex. misses : SRTAS
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Bitter ___ (purgative medicine) : ALOES
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Foe of Caesar : CATO
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Q followers : RST
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Encl. to an editor : SAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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