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New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Reformer Jacob who wrote "How the Other Half Lives"

Author:
Alex Eaton-Salners
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 43 Missing: {QZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Eaton-Salners. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
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© 2019, The New York Times5/22/19 ( No. 25,397 )

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Across
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Nutrition label unit : GRAM
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Air of confidence, in slang : MOJO
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Aftermath : WAKE
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Distinctive quality : AURA
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Con, across the Pyrenees : AVEC
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Take a taxi, informally : CABIT
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Alternative to a taxi : UBER
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"Etta ___" (old comic strip) : KETT
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Pizzeria fixtures : OVENS
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One for the money : LEATHERWALLET
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Casual greetings : HIS
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Diarist Nin : ANAIS
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Two for the show : BROADWAYTICKETS
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Crew member's item : OAR
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Spots : ADS
33
Popular Japanese brew : KIRIN
34
Be decisive : OPT
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One way to sway : FRO
36
Hardly welcoming : ICY
38
Nabokov title character : ADA
39
Religion with an apostrophe in its name : BAHAI
41
60 minuti : ORA
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Sticky stuff : TAR
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Three to get ready : STOPDROPANDROLL
48
___ fuzz : PEACH
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Rare outcome of a Scrabble game : TIE
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Four to go : ALLWHEELDRIVE
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Island NW of Oahu : KAUAI
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Redhead on kids' TV : ELMO
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Pioneering computer operating system : UNIX
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Pakistan's longest river : INDUS
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Reformer Jacob who wrote "How the Other Half Lives" : RIIS
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Jazz singer Simone : NINA
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Hyatt hiree : MAID
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Stuff : SATE
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Part of a musical note : STEM
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Ancient land conquered by Caesar : GAUL
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Naïve sort : RUBE
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Domain : AREA
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First first lady : MARTHA
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Launches an offensive : MAKESWAR
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Completed : OVER
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Passages to planes : JETWAYS
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One-eighth of a circle : OCTANT
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Surfboard/kayak hybrid : WAVESKI
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Act as a lookout for, say : ABET
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Next of ___ : KIN
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"The X-Files" extras, briefly : ETS
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Like some crying babies : COLICKY
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Took cover : HID
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China's Chou En-___ : LAI
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Numbskulls : BOOBS
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Knock on, as a door : RAPAT
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Prefix with -dontic : ORTHO
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Hoopla : ADO
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Muse for Lord Byron : ERATO
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Like some currents : TIDAL
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Tangle : SNARL
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"Semper ___" (Marine Corps motto) : FIDELIS
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Militant org. in a 1994 peace agreement : IRA
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Guaranteed to succeed : CANTLOSE
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Give a hand : APPLAUD
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To whom Hamlet says "Get thee to a nunnery" : OPHELIA
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Lacking polish : RAW
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Earth tones : OCHERS
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Completed : DID
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Syndicated fare : RERUNS
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Automaker based in Bavaria : AUDI
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Send out : EMIT
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Not yet out of the running : INIT
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Tree hugger? : VINE
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One might be taken orally : EXAM
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Most common Korean surname : KIM
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Santa ___, Calif. : ANA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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