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New York Times, Saturday, May 18, 2019

Subject of the Supreme Court cases Loving v. Virginia and Obergefell v. Hodges

Author:
Andy Kravis and Erik Agard
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andy Kravis
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 15 for Mr. Kravis. This is puzzle # 38 for Mr. Agard.
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© 2019, The New York Times5/18/19 ( No. 25,393 )
Across
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Jets are found in it, for short : AFC
4
Rep : AGENT
9
Photo framer's offering : MAT
12
Tough person to get information from : CLAM
14
Like southern Israel vis-à-vis northern Israel : DRIER
15
Porter of note : COLE
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Acclaimed 1942 film banned in Germany until after W.W. II : CASABLANCA
18
Alma mater of N.B.A. M.V.P. Russell Westbrook : UCLA
19
It's found just south of the White House's South Lawn : ESTREET
20
Stadium divertissement : KISSCAM
22
Often-braised cut of beef : SHORTRIB
24
Language of South Asia : NEPALI
25
Home of the Unesco World Heritage Site of Palmyra : SYRIA
26
"It's futile" : NOUSE
28
Ending of eight U.S. presidents' names : SON
29
Quad bike, e.g. : ATV
31
Drawing : ENTICING
33
Measures taken to make golf courses tougher in the early 2000s : TIGERPROOFING
36
"Let me demonstrate" : HERESHOW
37
Hard core : PIT
38
Sports star who once declared "I am America" : ALI
39
Like some barbecue : TEXAN
41
Guitar accessories : CAPOS
45
Arizona rival : NESTEA
47
Empathize with : RELATETO
49
Some guitar basics : GCHORDS
51
Salt : MARINER
52
Bryophytic growth : MOSS
53
"What a jerk!" : SOMEPEOPLE
55
NASA's ___ Research Center : AMES
56
Walt Disney's middle name : ELIAS
57
Singer of the song "Shadowland" in "The Lion King" : NALA
58
Subj. of the 2017 memoir "Working on the Dark Side of the Moon" : NSA
59
British weight : TONNE
60
Something to build on : LOT
Down
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Reach : ACCESS
2
Ostentatious : FLASHY
3
___ oil : CASTOR
4
Richard who composed the music for "Damn Yankees" and "The Pajama Game" : ADLER
5
Cheesy crust : GRATIN
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"___ feste Burg ist unser Gott" (Bach cantata) : EIN
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Narrow part : NECK
8
Station : TRAINSTOP
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Venomous snake : MOCCASIN
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The whole time : ALLALONG
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Joining, with "up" : TEAMING
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Subject of the Supreme Court cases Loving v. Virginia and Obergefell v. Hodges : MARRIAGE
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Edge : CUSP
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One looking for bugs : BETATESTER
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"Go right ahead!" : SEEIFICARE
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Conflict that saw the sieges of Ladysmith and Kimberley : BOERWAR
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One overseas : UNO
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Modern game equipment : VRHEADSET
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That's the ticket! : CITATION
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Sprint and such : TELECOMS
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Home of the Isle of Man : IRISHSEA
35
Cow or chicken follower : POX
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Bad choices in it might cost you an arm and a leg : HANGMAN
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Like the lion slain in Hercules' first labor : NEMEAN
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Foreign correspondent, maybe : PENPAL
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Classic opera set in Cyprus : OTELLO
44
Cross with : SOREAT
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Have trouble sleeping, say : TOSS
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Run out : LAPSE
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Daring way to fly : SOLO
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Calculus calculation, for short : MIN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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