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New York Times, Monday, May 22, 2017

Word sung three times before "for the home team" in "Take Me Out to the Ball Game"

Author:
Gary Kennedy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 83, Blocks: 42 Missing: {JQU} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Kennedy.
Gary Kennedy notes:
Although I was thrilled to receive Will Shortz's notification that my puzzle would publish today, I was even more thrilled to learn that my ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
A little bit of everything in this puzzle, riffing on the SWISS / ARMY / KNIFE. As an engineer in my first career, I appreciate a multi-purpose ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times5/22/17 ( No. 24,667 )
Across
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With 43- and 76-Across, camping aid : SWISS
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1950s prez : IKE
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Place to play the slots : CASINO
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Veranda : PORCH
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They're "Red" in Boston and "White" in Chicago : SOX
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Third-party account : ESCROW
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"S.N.L." alum Cheri : OTERI
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Homie : BRO
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Heroin or Vicodin : OPIATE
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One function of 1-/43-/76-Across : CANOPENER
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Double curves, as on highways : ESSES
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Mournful bell sounds : KNELLS
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Nuts for squirrels : ACORNS
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Chop (off) : LOP
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Greek goddess of victory : NIKE
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Not fooled by : ONTO
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"___ before beauty" : AGE
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Insect in a colony : ANT
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Maple syrup source : SAP
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"Purple ___" (Prince hit) : RAIN
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Medicare drug benefit : PARTD
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See 1-Across : ARMY
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Band that made Justin Timberlake famous : NSYNC
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Cole ___ (side dish) : SLAW
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"___-la-la" : TRA
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Sign of a sellout : SRO
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Sault ___ Marie, Mich. : STE
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Org. advocating pet adoption : SPCA
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Like baseball's Pacific Coast League : AAA
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Removed, as chalk : ERASED
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Resurrection figure : CHRIST
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Fad : CRAZE
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One function of 1-/43-/76-Across : CORKSCREW
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"I'd be delighted" : LOVETO
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12 months, in Tijuana : ANO
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Pong game maker : ATARI
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Chef Lagasse : EMERIL
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___ de Janeiro : RIO
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Arrested : RANIN
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Came clean, with "up" : FESSED
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Concorde, for short : SST
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See 1-Across : KNIFE
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"Mr." on the Enterprise : SPOCK
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King of the gods in Wagner's "Ring" cycle : WOTAN
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Memorable 2011 hurricane : IRENE
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Form of a papyrus document : SCROLL
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All a tanker can hold : SHIPLOAD
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Library ID : ISBN
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Cuisine with kimchi : KOREAN
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Casting out of a demon : EXORCISM
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Corp. head : CEO
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"Quaking" tree : ASPEN
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One function of 1-/43-/76-Across : SCISSORS
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Nest eggs for later years, in brief : IRAS
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Do, re or mi : NOTE
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Is in debt : OWES
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Home of "Monday Night Football" : ESPN
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Gives the go-ahead : OKAYS
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Agent, in brief : REP
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"No" votes : NAYS
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Windshield feature : TINT
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Fairy tale's first word : ONCE
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Altar area : APSE
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Chutzpah : GALL
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Historical periods : ERAS
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Coverings pulled across infields : TARPS
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One function of 1-/43-/76-Across : TWEEZERS
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Indy vehicles : RACECARS
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Refuge during the Great Flood : NOAHSARK
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Airport screening org. : TSA
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Pool table triangle : RACK
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Handsome man : ADONIS
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Inverse trig function : ARCTAN
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Fix, as a knot : RETIE
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Tehran native : IRANI
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Feature lacked by Helvetica type : SERIF
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Bale binder : TWINE
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Word after bass or treble : CLEF
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Where all roads lead, it's said : ROME
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Madison and Fifth in Manhattan: Abbr. : AVES
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Word sung three times before "for the home team" in "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" : ROOT
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Not new : OLD

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