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New York Times, Friday, May 27, 2016

The "thee" in Shakespeare's line "But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, / Chaos is come again"

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 34 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 14 for Mr. Gulczynski.
Damon J. Gulczynski notes:

APIE... I really don't like APIE. Everything else looks pretty good to me.

Jeff Chen notes:
Some really colorful language spread throughout the grid today, WAXES POETIC and NO TAGBACKS! my favorites. I like how Damon ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times5/27/16 ( No. 24,307 )
Across
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Anagrams : SCRAMBLES
10
Spoke hesitantly : HAWED
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"Who the hell does he think he is?!" : WHATAJERK
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Like basil leaves : OVATE
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Italian for "sleeves" : MANICOTTI
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Phylum, order or genus : TAXON
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Don ___, 1956 World Series M.V.P. : LARSEN
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Comportments : MIENS
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"Bluebeard's Castle" composer : BARTOK
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Drives : FUELS
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Letters in some church names : AME
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Half-cup measures : GILLS
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Kind of classic rock? : PET
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Coin of Iran : RIAL
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Attraction temporarily shut down and partly moved to Siberia during W.W. II : LENINSTOMB
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Eye : OGLE
37
Longtime "All My Children" role : ERICA
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Mazar of "Entourage" : DEBI
39
Rule in a kids' outdoor game : NOTAGBACKS
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Lead : STAR
42
Old atlas inits. : SSR
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Cameos, for example : ROLES
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Like Bernie Sanders, before 2015: Abbr. : IND
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Turned up : ONEND
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Mountain bike features : SHOCKS
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Swell : BLOAT
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Swell : FATTEN
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Capital near Lake Titicaca : LAPAZ
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First novel of the Great Plains trilogy : OPIONEERS
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"Smart" guy : ALECK
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Lead singer for the Cars : RICOCASEK
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Hybrid woman-bird monster : HARPY
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The "thee" in Shakespeare's line "But I do love thee! and when I love thee not, / Chaos is come again" : DESDEMONA
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Personal ad designation : SWM
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Chinese tea : CHA
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Published : RAN
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Not straight up : ATILT
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Gambling mecca : MACAO
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Single-named musical artist : BJORK
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Do-overs : LETS
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Single-named artist : ERTE
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They're marked with X's : SKINFLICKS
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Total wreck : HOTMESS
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Benefit : AVAIL
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Uses flowery language : WAXESPOETIC
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Kind of blue that's close to green : ETON
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Animal shelters : DENS
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Magna Carta drafters : BARONS
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Title trio in a 1986 comedy : AMIGOS
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One unlikely to punk out : REALTROOPER
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Aids in raising arms? : ULNAS
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Onetime political leader with a museum in Grand Rapids, Mich. : GERALDFORD
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How beer at a cookout might be kept : INICE
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Protect from an overflow, in a way : EMBANK
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Alternatives to 'Vettes : TBIRDS
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Bucolic setting : LEA
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Simon of Duran Duran : LEBON
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Goals of some drives, for short : TDS
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Nine-time Hart Memorial Trophy winner : GRETZKY
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Image Awards grp. : NAACP
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Wasn't overturned : STOOD
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Starting now : HENCE
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Early hour : ONEAM
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Not so hot : BLAH
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When repeated, part of Van Morrison's "Brown Eyed Girl" : LALA
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Cap-___ (from head to toe) : APIE
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Motor problems : TICS
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That: Sp. : ESO
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Kylo ___ of "Star Wars" : REN
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Mighty Mighty Bosstones genre : SKA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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