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New York Times, Monday, May 21, 2018

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Author:
Hannah Slovut
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QZ} This is the debut puzzle for Ms. Slovut.
Hannah Slovut notes:
I'm super excited to have a crossword published in the New York Times! I've only been solving crosswords for about a year and a half—I ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Progression, from BABY to CHILD to TEEN to ADULT to SENIOR to … GHOST? What an unexpected and funny conclusion to the series! I've ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times5/21/18 ( No. 25,031 )
Across
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Levi's material : JEAN
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Coconut tree : PALM
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Lacks, in brief : HASNT
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The sun and the moon : ORBS
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___ facto : IPSO
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Women's golf star Lorena : OCHOA
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Holder of some precious memories : BABYALBUM
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Transports between airport terminals : TRAMS
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Position for a baseball batter : STANCE
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What sending someone to Mars would be : AFIRST
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Wunderkind : CHILDPRODIGY
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Recede, as the tide : EBB
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1960s-'70s Ford named for an Italian city : TORINO
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Fashion magazine spinoff : TEENVOGUE
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"Here's to you!," e.g. : TOAST
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Turn at high speed : CAREEN
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"As American as apple pie," for example : SIMILE
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Jokes and such : HUMOR
41
Popular Cartoon Network programming block : ADULTSWIM
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The "M" of NASA's LEM : MODULE
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Smartphone download : APP
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Temporary mental lapse : SENIORMOMENT
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Squirrel's stash : ACORNS
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___ Herman (Paul Reubens character) : PEEWEE
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Insinuated : GOTAT
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Place where no one lives anymore : GHOSTTOWN
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Bring joy to : ELATE
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Actress Hatcher : TERI
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Crucifix : ROOD
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Philadelphia N.B.A. player, informally : SIXER
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Plow pullers : OXEN
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Inquires : ASKS
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Steve who once headed Apple : JOBS
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The "E" of Q.E.D. : ERAT
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Swedish pop quartet that won the 1974 Eurovision contest : ABBA
4
Justin Timberlake's original group : NSYNC
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Assign two projects, a long reading and several writing assignments, say : PILEITON
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Police alert, for short : APB
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Baton Rouge sch. : LSU
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Dad's partner : MOM
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Run fast : HOTFOOTIT
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Having a burning smell : ACRID
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Puppeteer Lewis : SHARI
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Request to a waiter : NOMSG
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Yummy : TASTY
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German's "Oh!" : ACH
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Prince Valiant's son : ARN
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Item in a grate : LOG
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___ Hill (R&B group) : DRU
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Chart type : PIE
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Write on metal, say : ETCH
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Lover boy : BEAU
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Road shoulder : BERM
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Prefix with liberal : NEO
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Bernie Sanders, for one : VERMONTER
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Meditation sounds : OMS
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Onetime electronics giant : AIWA
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Lose one's footing : SLIP
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Worker hired for the day : TEMP
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Has a lazy Sunday morning, say : SLEEPSIN
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Naval chief: Abbr. : ADM
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Batman and Robin are a "dynamic" one : DUO
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Einstein's birthplace : ULM
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Where surgeons do surgery, for short : ORS
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Wise ones : SAGES
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Bacterium that can help or hurt : ECOLI
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Levy-free : NOTAX
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Furious : IRATE
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Alternative to .com : NET
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Prefix with -hedron : TETRA
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Tries to win, as a damsel : WOOS
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Furry "Star Wars" creature : EWOK
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Kills : ENDS
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Sporty Pontiac : GTO
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Bewitch : HEX
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It's mined : ORE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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