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New York Times, Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Home of the world's tallest building, completed in 2009

Author:
John Westwig
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 40 Missing: {JQW} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Westwig. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
John Westwig notes:
This puzzle's theme is a variation on a much overused one, and I hope solvers don't find it too straightforward. I remember coming ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Nice finds, famous people whose last names are car makes, getting an additional S to form possessives. I wasn't sure what was going on ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times5/3/16 ( No. 24,283 )
Across
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Laid up : ABED
5
Toward a boat's wake : ABAFT
10
Kindergarten lesson : ABCS
14
Big name in denim : LEVI
15
Equestrian, e.g. : RIDER
16
Lummox : LOUT
17
Wax makers : BEES
18
Dough : MOOLA
19
Political columnist Klein : EZRA
20
How the Great Emancipator got around? : ABRAHAMSLINCOLN
23
Controversially patented thing : GENE
24
Source of a common allergy : NUT
25
How the star of the Indiana Jones films got around? : HARRISONSFORD
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Leveled : RAZED
32
See 41-Across : REEF
33
"Leave!" : OUT
35
Give proper attribution : CITE
36
Embroidery loop : PICOT
38
"Hey, ___" (casual greeting) : BABE
39
Gobbled up : ATE
40
Mother of Helen : LEDA
41
With 32-Across, place to snorkel : CORAL
42
How a Seattle Mariner great got around? : ICHIROSSUZUKI
46
"Sure" : YES
47
___ empty stomach : ONAN
48
How Queen's former frontman got around? : FREDDIESMERCURY
56
Word before window or end : REAR
57
Its capital is Oranjestad : ARUBA
58
List-ending abbr. : ETAL
59
___ buco : OSSO
60
City near Avignon : NIMES
61
All the ___ : RAGE
62
Underworld river : STYX
63
Something a composer composes : SCORE
64
Bogus : SHAM
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Actress Jessica : ALBA
2
Channel that airs "Sherlock," with "the" : BEEB
3
___ since : EVER
4
Clash (with) : DISAGREE
5
Giorgio of fashion : ARMANI
6
Wetlands and tundra, e.g. : BIOMES
7
Kerfuffles : ADOS
8
Cut down : FELL
9
Something to keep track of? : TRAINSET
10
One of the Furies : ALECTO
11
Buffoon : BOZO
12
Permanent thing? : CURL
13
"South Park" boy : STAN
21
What's rounded up in a roundup : HERD
22
"___ said!" : NUFF
25
Where Toussaint L'Ouverture led a revolt : HAITI
26
Coyolxauhqui worshiper : AZTEC
27
Penguin predators : ORCAS
28
Prefix with realism : NEO
29
Howard ___, "The Fountainhead" protagonist : ROARK
30
Home of the world's tallest building, completed in 2009 : DUBAI
31
Panasonic competitor : RCA
34
___ Avivian : TEL
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Xerxes' people : PERSIANS
37
Swear words? : IDO
38
They might bar bargoers : BOUNCERS
40
Emulated Pinocchio : LIED
41
Peter the Great, for one : CZAR
43
Longtime Oreo competitor : HYDROX
44
Like the mood in a losing locker room : SOMBER
45
Agita : UNEASE
48
Big dos : FROS
49
Staff break? : REST
50
Like one-star puzzles : EASY
51
"South Park" boy : ERIC
52
___ wrestler : SUMO
53
Salt flats location : UTAH
54
Music of Mumbai : RAGA
55
Proto-matter of the universe : YLEM

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