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New York Times, Thursday, May 7, 2020

"Just a reminder: the golf course is reserved for the guys tomorrow," e.g.?

Author:
Bruce Haight and Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 16 Words: 75, Blocks: 40 Missing: {QXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 54 for Mr. Haight. This is puzzle # 111 for Mr. Collins.
Constructor notes:
BRUCE: This puzzle started out as a Sunday attempt named "Flips," with entries like STATE OF MY OWING, MERE DEAD WHEAT (crop circles), and HAVE ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I'd love to know what percentage of the NYT solving population realized that the grid art was supposed to be Ms and Ws. Anybody? Bueller? I ... read more
Jim Horne notes:

Oh, what does Jeff know? This is a terrific puzzle. I love it.

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© 2020, The New York Times5/7/20 ( No. 25,748 )
Across
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"___ so!" (German "I see!") : ACH
4
With 22-Across, common lapel attachments for presidents : FLAG
8
Banned supplement : EPHEDRA
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One and only : TRUELOVE
17
Simple skating jump : TOELOOP
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Australian's caution against entering a battlefield? : BUTMATETHERESWAR
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Sean of "Stranger Things" : ASTIN
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Clause connector : NOR
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See 4-Across : PINS
23
Blow one's horn : TOOT
24
French city that was an objective for recapture on D-Day : CAEN
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Some famous last words : ETTU
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On the way : SENT
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Ones playing things low-key? : BASSES
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Big box co. : UPS
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"That's out of the question" : ICANT
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___ Diggory, student at Hogwarts : CEDRIC
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"Just a reminder: the golf course is reserved for the guys tomorrow," e.g.? : MENSDAYWARNING
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Overly fixated (on) : HUNGUP
41
Chip away at : ERODE
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___ Arizona : USS
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Inveighed : RAILED
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Sporty car option : TTOP
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Italian mount : ETNA
52
Lady ___, powerhouse in college basketball : VOLS
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Air freshener scent : PINE
54
Frans ___, "The Merry Drinker" painter : HALS
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Musical artist behind the "War Is Over! (If You Want It)" campaign : ONO
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#1 of 24 : ALPHA
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"Would you mind getting that officer out of bed?" : CARETOWAKEAMAJOR
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Strain, as a muscle : OVERUSE
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For the most part : ALLINALL
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Closest friend : BESTBUD
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"Jeepers!" : YIPE
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Intersection intersectors: Abbr. : RDS
Down
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Baseball statistic : ATBATS
2
One who might say "Thank God it's Friday"? : CRUSOE
3
Actress Betty of old Hollywood : HUTTON
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Custardy dessert : FLAN
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Subdivision subdivision : LOT
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Bird: Sp. : AVE
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Turn malicious : GETNASTY
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Forever, poetically : ETERNE
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Vasco da Gama's homeland: Abbr. : POR
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Dickens clerk : HEEP
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Advertising icon with horns : ELSIE
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Market woe : DOWNTURN
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Luau entree : ROASTPIG
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Loan fig. : APR
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Giving off : EMITTING
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Garden store equipment : HOES
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Where Jesus turned water into wine : CANA
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Sch. whose initials are the reverse of 32-Down : USC
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Reason for corp. damage control : BADPR
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Seafood staple of New England : SCROD
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Sch. whose initials are the reverse of 26-Down : CSU
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Squelch : END
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Nutritionist's recommendation : DIETPLAN
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Something indispensable : MUSTHAVE
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Traps : ENSNARES
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"I mean ... I guess" : WELLOKAY
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Son of Zeus : ARES
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Coral or aquamarine : HUE
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Maintained : AVOWED
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College in New Rochelle, N.Y. : IONA
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Container near a cash register : TIPJAR
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Temporarily suspended : ONHOLD
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Traditional gift for a 30th anniversary : PEARLS
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Argus-eyed : ALERT
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Ticket part : STUB
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Parisian pal : AMIE
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Male swan : COB
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The Buckeyes of the Big Ten, in brief : OSU
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___ Long, Union general at the Battle of Selma : ELI
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Jungfrau, for one : ALP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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