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New York Times, Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Robert who was the subject of the 2003 true crime book "A Deadly Secret"

Author:
Ali Gascoigne
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ali Gascoigne

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Gascoigne.
Ali Gascoigne notes:
Hello again from London. It's nice to be back. I hope this puzzle finds you safe and well wherever, ahem, UR. Although I'm only a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
YOU ARE HERE is a fine rationale for rebusizing UR. Along with strong theme entries in TURKEY BURGER, RESTAURATEUR, and NEUROSURGERY, ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times5/6/20 ( No. 25,747 )
Across
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"Chop-chop!" : ASAP
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Barrel : cooper :: ___ : fletcher : ARROW
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Actress Chlumsky of "Veep" : ANNA
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Be bested : LOSE
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Title heroine of a 2016 Disney film : MOANA
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Light element? : NEON
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Cookout option for someone avoiding red meat : TURKEYBURGER
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Robert who was the subject of the 2003 true crime book "A Deadly Secret" : DURST
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Moves stealthily : SKULKS
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75% of 1,000? : ZEROES
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Sheltered, at sea : ALEE
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Dove shelters : COTES
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Person who makes do? : BARBER
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Singer Del Rey : LANA
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Places surfers frequent, for short? : URLS
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Creme-filled cookies : OREOS
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So-called "ship of the desert" : CAMEL
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Prefix with physics : GEO
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"And another thing ..." : ALSO
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Practical, stubborn, ambitious sort, so it's said : TAURUS
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Be on the mend : HEAL
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Rigid : SET
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Evert of tennis : CHRIS
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Intrinsically : PERSE
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Org. whose workers look into cases : TSA
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Detest : HATE
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Like some ropes and nerves : FRAYED
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Relating to bears : URSINE
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Buffoon : CLOD
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Max who lent his name to a constant in physics : PLANCK
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Fighter's embrace : CLINCH
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VW or BMW : AUTO
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Words on a mall map ... or a punny hint for eight squares in this puzzle : YOUAREHERE
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Legendary ruler of Egypt, informally : CLEO
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Go round and round : ORBIT
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Capital of France : EUROS
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Sound made by a noisy noodle eater : SLURP
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___ manual : USERS
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Iambs and trochees : FEET
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PC key : ALT
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Mixed drink with lemon or lime juice : SOUR
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Questions : ASKS
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Game played with the fingers : PEEKABOO
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Person going for a stroll : AMBLER
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Mickey of "The Wrestler" : ROURKE
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Poverty, metaphorically : RAGS
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Phone button that lacks letters : ONE
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Places on travel advisory lists : WARZONES
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Wrestling Hall-of-Famer ___ the Giant : ANDRE
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Mental operation? : NEUROSURGERY
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Part of a Groucho Marx disguise : NOSE
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Workers in formicaries : ANTS
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Wassailing times : YULES
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List ender : ETAL
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Author of "L'√Čtranger" : CAMUS
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Brag : BOAST
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French city whose last two letters are silent : ARLES
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Wolfgang Puck, e.g. : RESTAURATEUR
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Actress Metcalf of "Lady Bird" : LAURIE
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Rental agreement : LEASE
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Like shoes : SOLED
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___ blanche : CARTE
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"Much obliged" : THANKYOU
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Director of many courses : HEADCHEF
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Very smart : CHIC
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Accident-___ : PRONE
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Toys (with) : FLIRTS
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Prying sort : SNOOP
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Debussy's "___ de Lune" : CLAIR
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Campaign support grps. : PACS
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Quiet period : LULL
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343, to 7 : CUBE
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Part of un jour : HEURE
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Some conjunctions : ORS
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Fish eggs : ROE
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Is from France? : EST

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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