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New York Times, Thursday, May 21, 2020

Author:
Andrew Kingsley
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Andrew Kingsley

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JQVXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Kingsley. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Andrew Kingsley notes:
This puzzle goes out to my dad, who celebrated his 63rd birthday yesterday, and to my good friend and former partner, who is ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
When Tracy Gray and I did ours, I got so many emails from confused solvers. "There's a serious error. It's the PINK PANTHER SHOW, not ... read more
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© 2020, The New York TimesNo. 0521 ( 25,762 )
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Bountiful : AMPLE
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Nobelist Wiesel : ELIE
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Something that might be kept in a bar : TAB
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Like O negative vis-à-vis O positive : RARER
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Turn over : CEDE
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You, long ago : THEE
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*Sycophant : BROWNNOSER
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Let (out) : RENT
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Condition for Jack Nicholson's character in "As Good as It Gets," in brief : OCD
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Arias, usually : SOLOS
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Less coarse : FINER
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All things considered : ATTHAT
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Oil-rich region : ARABIA
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Before : UPTO
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*Classic gin-and-grenadine cocktail : PINKLADY
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Entrepreneur's goal : GROWTH
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Pieces that can go left or right : OPEDS
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One of L.B.J.'s presidential dogs : HER
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___ milk : OAT
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Pitch in : AID
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Lip : RIM
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Metaphor for experience : RODEO
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Alternative to O : TYPEAB
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*Military medal : PURPLEHEART
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___ Lewis, "The Taste of Country Cooking" writer : EDNA
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Sonata closers : RONDOS
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1996 hit with the lyric "It's like ten thousand spoons when all you need is a knife" : IRONIC
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Good trait : ASSET
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TV executive Arledge : ROONE
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Rich source of omega-3 fatty acids : ROE
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"Gotcha!" : ISEE
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*Annual Florida football game : ORANGEBOWL
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Mine layer : SEAM
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Biographer Leon : EDEL
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Fix for shortsightedness : LASIK
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Playful suffix with "best" : EST
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Egg ___ : TOSS
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Three of the last seven words in Joyce's "Ulysses" : YESES
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Ship that Athena helped build, in myth : ARGO
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Podcaster Maron : MARC
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Tyrannosaurus rex, for one : PREDATOR
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"BlacKkKlansman" director, 2018 : LEE
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Physicist Mach who lent his name to a measure of speed : ERNST
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Measure opposed to strip mining, e.g. : ECOLAW
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Landlocked African country : LESOTHO
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Day in ancient Rome : IDES
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Suffix with rocket : EER
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Jazz group : THENBA
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Classic work famously translated by John Dryden : AENEID
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Sell out : BETRAY
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Pre-Olympic events : TRIALS
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Japanese theater : NOH
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Singer Fender with a 1975 hit that went to #1 on both the pop and country charts : FREDDY
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Lug : TOW
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Faceplanted, say : ATEIT
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"Bleah!" : UGH
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Canada's Grand-___ National Historic Site : PRE
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Alternative to a pilsner : IPA
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Scalding : TOOHOT
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Land down under? : HADES
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Bagged leaves? : TEA
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Organization with three Nobel Peace Prizes ... or what "corrects" the answer to each of the starred clues : REDCROSS
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Actor McKellen : IAN
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New corp. hire, maybe : MBA
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Cash in : REDEEM
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Team named after its official state bird : ORIOLES
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J.F.K. Library architect : PEI
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Prepare, as a pot roast : BRAISE
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Sports column : LOSSES
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Vote out : UNSEAT
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Online troublemakers : TROLLS
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Singer whose name sounds like a cry of horror : ONO
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Just : NEWLY
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Overhaul : REDO
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Boo-boo : OWIE
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Cougars' prey : ELKS
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Until now : YET
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Modern term of endearment : BAE

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