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New York Times, Monday, May 15, 2017

Author:
Peter Gordon
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter Gordon

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 77, Blocks: 42 Missing: {J} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 100 for Mr. Gordon. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
"Hidden word" themes used to mostly be done with just a single word — perhaps TOT hidden across SIGNIFICANT OTHER, AUTO TUNE, etc. — but that ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0515 ( 24,660 )
Across
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Fruit often seen in still lifes : PEAR
5
Black wood : EBONY
10
Fable's message : MORAL
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Opera highlight : ARIA
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Elaine's last name on "Seinfeld" : BENES
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Flabbergast : AMAZE
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Historic California route, with "El" : CAMINOREAL
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Schmoozing gossip : YENTA
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Bottoms of high-tops : SOLES
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Departs : GOES
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Desirable feature of a rented room : PRIVATEENTRANCE
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Mathematician Turing who was the subject of "The Imitation Game" : ALAN
30
Genetic copies : CLONES
31
Forwards, as a misdelivered letter : RESENDS
35
Weaving machine : LOOM
36
Mani-pedi place : SPA
39
2016 film for which Viggo Mortensen earned an Oscar nomination : CAPTAINFANTASTIC
42
Pig's digs : STY
43
Ancient France : GAUL
44
Navigation instrument : SEXTANT
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Many Monty Python skits : FARCES
47
Crumb carriers : ANTS
48
Common computer peripherals : QWERTYKEYBOARDS
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Sigher's words : AHME
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College officials : DEANS
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"Here's to the newlyweds!," e.g. : TOAST
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Part of a person's psyche ... or a hidden part of 18-, 23-, 39- or 48-Across? : INNERCHILD
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Wonderland girl : ALICE
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Division of a play : SCENE
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Notion : IDEA
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Chill out : RELAX
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Played (with) : TOYED
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Polo mount : PONY
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"Super" group buying campaign ads : PAC
2
One-third of pitching's Triple Crown, for short : ERA
3
Command between "Ready!" and "Fire!" : AIM
4
Chocolate-covered morsel often eaten at the movies : RAISINET
5
Virus in 2014 news : EBOLA
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Special Forces cap : BERET
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"Gimme a minute" : ONESEC
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Schoolteacher's org. : NEA
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French designer's monogram : YSL
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With 62-Down, a spring festival : MAY
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Symbols of resistance : OMEGAS
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Talked incessantly : RANON
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Quetzalcoatl worshiper : AZTEC
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Car deal that's not a purchase : LEASE
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Election mo. : NOV
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Skirt fold : PLEAT
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Hoarse : RASPY
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"___ Enchanted" (2004 film) : ELLA
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"High" times : NOONS
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Govt.-issued security : TNOTE
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Century 21 rival : REMAX
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Paths of pendulums : ARCS
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Bother persistently : NAGAT
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Book with handwritten thoughts : DIARY
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Ducked (out) furtively : SNUCK
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Easel, e.g. : STAND
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Pub purchases : PINTS
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Divisions of a play : ACTS
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Escape : FLEE
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The Enterprise, for example : STARSHIP
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Soft drink in a green bottle : FRESCA
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2000 Summer Olympics city : SYDNEY
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Smallest OPEC nation : QATAR
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Entire : WHOLE
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Letter that doesn't need an envelope or stamp : EMAIL
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Designer Geoffrey : BEENE
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Got into a row? : OARED
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Nelson Mandela's org. : ANC
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___-Mex : TEX
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"Was ___ das?" (German question) : IST
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Cpl., e.g. : NCO
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Altar affirmation : IDO
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Spy novelist Deighton : LEN
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See 10-Down : DAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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