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New York Times, Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Author:
Jules Markey
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jules P. Markey

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {QWY} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Markey. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jules P. Markey notes:
The seed for this puzzle came to me while on a long drive to a good friend's birthday party. My wife was driving and I was doing some ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
It's unusual for Jim and me to agree on which puzzles we liked / didn't care for in any particular week. I always appreciate his ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0529 ( 25,404 )
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Little something to eat : NOSH
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Love handles, essentially : FLAB
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Word with pint or plus : SIZE
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McFlurry flavor : OREO
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Delight : ELATE
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Fawned-over figure : IDOL
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Opening night nightmares : PANS
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Times New ___ (popular typeface) : ROMAN
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Idle, with "off" : GOOF
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Talk trash? : UTTERRUBBISH
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Nephew of Abraham : LOT
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Bygone Mideast inits. : UAR
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Word with boll or Bowl : COTTON
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French novelist Marcel : PROUST
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Hairstyle : COIF
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Flurry : ADO
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Recite aphorisms? : STATEMOTTOES
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Swiss city on the Rhine : BASEL
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Morn's counterpart : EEN
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No longer in : PASSE
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Perform poetry? : EXPRESSLINES
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Ring master : ALI
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C-worthy : SOSO
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Old Soviet naval base site : ODESSA
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Long way to go? : DETOUR
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Taking after : ALA
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Bordeaux buddy : AMI
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Narrate audiobooks? : SPEAKVOLUMES
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Native people of southern Arizona : PIMA
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First sign of spring : ARIES
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Snake eyes or boxcars, in craps : ROLL
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Digital image format : JPEG
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Brings up : REARS
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Archipelago part : ISLE
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Make content : SATE
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Place for a crow's-nest : MAST
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Freshness : SASS
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Orange juice specification : NOPULP
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One on a soapbox : ORATOR
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Mailed : SENTTO
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Hydrant hookup : HOSE
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Fine meal : FLOUR
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Exemplar of innocence : LAMB
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Run ___ (postpone the bar bill) : ATAB
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Del Toro of "The Usual Suspects" : BENICIO
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Something to see : SIGHT
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Pledge of allegiance, maybe : IDO
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Menagerie : ZOO
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Little help? : ELF
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Typos and such : ERRATA
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Prepares on short notice : RUSTLESUP
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Downplay : SOFTPEDAL
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New Mexico resort town : TAOS
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Horatian creations : ODES
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There's a bridge at the top of it : NOSE
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Operator : USER
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Green with the 2010 hit "Forget You" : CEELO
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Marriott competitor : OMNI
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___ Trueheart, Dick Tracy's love : TESS
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Give quite a shock : TASE
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Slider on an abacus : BEAD
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It gets the wheels turning : AXLE
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Rain slightly : SPIT
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Pitcher's problem : SOREARM
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"Good riddance!" : NOLOSS
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Appetizer often served with chutney : SAMOSA
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Senses, as trouble : SMELLS
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Two things in a 747 : AISLES
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River named for a Plains tribe : OSAGE
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Head off : AVERT
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___ code : AREA
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Souls, e.g. : KIAS
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"Exodus" author : URIS
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Attire in which to retire, briefly : PJS
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Hoppy quaff, for short : IPA
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Convened : MET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle.

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