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New York Times, Friday, May 17, 2019

Author:
Adam Fromm
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Adam Fromm

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 30 Missing: {KQXZ} Spans: 3, (1 triple stack) This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Fromm. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Adam Fromm notes:
I'm not sure why I decided to try burying a mini-theme in a 15-stack, aside from the not-always-advisable "just to see if I can" ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Dazzling clue alert! [Country superfans] had me puzzled, making it tough to break into that middle triple stack. What a delight to ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0517 ( 25,392 )
Across
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Goddess played by Rene Russo in "Thor" : FRIGGA
7
Single-minded pursuits : CRUSADES
15
Quit : LOGOUT
16
Swimmer off the coast of Greenland : HARPSEAL
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Bringing up the rear : INLAST
18
Having hooves : UNGULATE
19
E-4 or E-6, in the Army: Abbr. : NCO
20
Stayed close to : HUGGED
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Kool Moe ___ (first rapper to perform at the Grammys) : DEE
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Shrewdness : GOODSENSE
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Brother of the Wild West : EARP
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Laugh hysterically : ROAR
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One of the Brady kids : GREG
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Summer broadcast for ESPN : MAJORLEAGUEGAME
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What many doctors and lawyers work in : PRIVATEPRACTICE
38
It's sanctioned by a "G" : GENERALAUDIENCE
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Skipper's opposite : GOER
40
Risks : BETS
41
Gobs : ATON
43
Things felt at a casino? : TABLETOPS
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Start of a cycle? : TRI
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Nascent stage : EMBRYO
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Riled (up) : HET
52
Lavatory : WASHROOM
54
On edge : UNEASY
57
Daughter (and granddaughter) of Jocasta : ANTIGONE
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Police : PATROL
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Good as new : RESTORED
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Bundle : ENCASE
Down
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Brief affair : FLING
2
Mr. Microphone manufacturer : RONCO
3
Cool digs? : IGLOO
4
Indian state on the Arabian Sea : GOA
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The Theatre Cat in Broadway's "Cats" : GUS
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Bad way to be left : ATTHEALTAR
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Slowly moves (along) : CHUGS
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Shooting location : RANGE
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Hankering : URGE
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Bubble and squeak ingredient, slangily : SPUD
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Communication that's seen but not heard, for short : ASL
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1991 Kenneth Branagh film about reincarnation : DEADAGAIN
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Diner : EATER
14
Computer mode : SLEEP
21
Pull off a spool : UNREEL
24
Didn't pull over : DROVEON
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Jimmy Dorsey standard with the line "You're like the fragrance of blossoms fair" : SORARE
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Common diagnostic for epileptics : EEGTEST
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Caribbean land named by Columbus : GUADELOUPE
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Rattle off : RECITE
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Efficiency stat : MPG
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Word whose first letter is dropped in contractions : ARE
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Country superfans : JINGOISTS
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Therapists' org. : APA
34
Squalid : GRUBBY
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Three CDs? : MCC
36
Wide shoe spec : EEE
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Having it out : ATWAR
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Bygone saxophone great, familiarly : TRANE
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Collide with in an intersection, perhaps : TBONE
44
Packing : ARMED
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John who wrote "Appointment in Samarra" : OHARA
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Money at una casa de cambio : PESOS
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Panache : STYLE
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So : ERGO
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Tie up : MOOR
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#1, e.g. : HIT
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Photographer Goldin : NAN
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And all that: Abbr. : ETC

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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