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New York Times, Tuesday, May 17, 2016

17-Across : *Especially memorable, as a day

Author:
Paula Gamache
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Paula Gamache

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJKQZ} This is puzzle # 104 for Ms. Gamache.
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© 2016, The New York Times5/17/16 ( No. 24,297 )
Across
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Thing on a string : BEAD
5
Listening device? : IPOD
9
___ bag : DOGGY
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One of several on a big rig : AXLE
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Poet Teasdale : SARA
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Brother of Prometheus : ATLAS
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*Especially memorable, as a day : REDLETTER
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Burner holder : STOVE
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Garbage transporters : SCOWS
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*Campground amenity : HOTSHOWER
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Beings, in Bretagne : ETRES
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A dress line : HEM
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Pictionary company : HASBRO
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It's carbonated : SODAPOP
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*Feature of a carpenter's level : AIRBUBBLE
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Valley with many cabs? : NAPA
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Last: Abbr. : ULT
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Naval base builders : SEABEES
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[Damn, this is annoying!] : GRR
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Gamboling spots : LEAS
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*Beef alternative in many countries : HORSEMEAT
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Gamblers use them : SYSTEMS
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Low-end : TRASHY
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Obsolescent mobile device, briefly : PDA
51
186,000 miles/second, for light : SPEED
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*Basic china color : BONEWHITE
57
Courage : NERVE
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Hit musical set in Buenos Aires : EVITA
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"Don't wait for me to proceed" ... or what either part of the answer to each starred clue can do? : GOONAHEAD
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Arrest : DETER
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Writer Sarah ___ Jewett : ORNE
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Eugene O'Neill's "___ Christie" : ANNA
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Dummy Mortimer : SNERD
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Breather : REST
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Quaint affirmative : YESM
Down
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Criminals may be behind them : BARS
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Corner office type : EXEC
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Designer Gucci : ALDO
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Big name in retirement community development : DELWEBB
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Suffix with human : IST
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Company that invented newsreels : PATHE
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They can be crushed for a pie crust : OREOS
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It may be thrown at a corkboard : DART
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Ruined, as dreams : DASHED
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___ Empire (land of Suleiman the Magnificent) : OTTOMAN
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What fireflies do : GLOW
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Handed over : GAVE
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River to the North Sea : YSER
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Stage when an animal is in heat : ESTRUS
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HBO rival : SHO
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Spa amenity : ROBE
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Fisherman's takes : HAULS
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Alvin of American dance : AILEY
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Mex. misses : SRTAS
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Oracle : SEER
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Website parts : PAGES
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O of the magazine world : OPRAH
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Part of G.O.P. : PARTY
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Dismissive cries : BAHS
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Wall St. debt deal : LBO
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Villa d'___ : ESTE
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A Williams sister : SERENA
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Heavenly gatekeeper : STPETER
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Seized the opportunity : MADEHAY
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One of eight English kings : EDWARD
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___-jongg : MAH
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Mall tenant : STORE
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Drudges : PEONS
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Hospital capacity : BEDS
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Kiln : OVEN
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Dark time, in ads : NITE
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Prince of opera : IGOR
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Actor Auberjonois : RENE
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Some shuttles : VANS
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Dutch export : EDAM
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Part of a soccer goal : NET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle.

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