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New York Times, Wednesday, May 21, 2014

City mentioned in "Folsom Prison Blues"

Author:
Mike Buckley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {FJKQXZ} This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Buckley.
Mike Buckley notes:
This will be my tenth puzzle for the New York Times, my first during the Jeff Chen Era (long may he reign). It was submitted in ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Double homonyms today, both halves of phrases (or words) transmogrified into something wacky. PLAIN WRAPPER becomes PLANE RAPPER, BAND ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times5/21/14 ( No. 23,570 )
Across
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Ottoman title : PASHA
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Occult cards : TAROT
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Beauty : GEM
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Legally impede : ESTOP
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Say "somethin'," say : ELIDE
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Wall cover : IVY
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Freestyling pilot? : PLANERAPPER
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Grand Canyon part : RIM
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Uncommitted? : SANE
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Boot out : OUST
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Comeback : RALLY
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STP logo sporter, perhaps : INDYCAR
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Some modern cash registers : IPADS
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Music forbidden in Germany? : BANNEDLIEDER
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Lavished attention (on) : DOTED
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Long, long time : AEON
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Bonanza yield : ORE
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Four-star review : RAVE
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Pretentiously showy : ARTSY
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Google co-founder Sergey : BRIN
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Off-road ride, for short : ATV
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___ cheese : BLEU
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Steel giant founded in 1899 : ARMCO
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Long, long stories : EPICS
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Honeydew relatives : CASABAS
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Put locks on? : BEWIG
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So-so marks : CEES
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Big brass : TUBA
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Public house potable : ALE
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Throaty dismissals? : HOARSESHOOS
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Paul McCartney title : SIR
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Sculpted trunks : TORSI
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"Sun Valley Serenade" skater : HENIE
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Is stricken with : HAS
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Lamé feature : SHEEN
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Eurasia divider : URALS
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"Live for Now" soft drink : PEPSI
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Narnia lion : ASLAN
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Orchestra musician's prop : STAND
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Apiary denizen : HONEYBEE
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Galoot : APE
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Samovar, e.g. : TEAURN
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Albertville's locale : ALPS
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Hazards for surfers : RIPTIDES
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Ben Jonson wrote one to himself : ODE
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41-Across part : TERRAIN
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Non-coed housing : GIRLSDORM
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Like some spirits : EVIL
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"Land o' Goshen!" : MYMY
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Speckled steed : ROAN
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Commercial suffix with Power : ADE
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Rotten egg : CAD
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Sneaky tactic : PLOY
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Scarf down : EATUP
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Cantor of Congress : ERIC
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City mentioned in "Folsom Prison Blues" : RENO
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Stud alternative : DRAW
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Something sworn : OATH
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Nielsen group : TVVIEWERS
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Baldwin of "30 Rock" : ALEC
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McCarthy-era paranoia : REDSCARE
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Timeout : BREATHER
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Crop destroyers : BLIGHTS
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Friedrich units, for short : ACS
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Campus in Troy, N.Y. : RPI
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Strands, as at a ski lodge : ICESIN
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Relaxation : EASE
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"___ sera" : BUONA
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Bubbling over : ABOIL
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Ppd. enclosures : SASES
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Party that might get out of hand : BASH
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Director Kazan : ELIA
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Language that gave us "smithereens" : ERSE
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Response at an unveiling : OOH
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Moo ___ beef : SHU

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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