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New York Times, Friday, May 9, 2014

Author:
James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
Actor with the line "Say hello to my little friend!"
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James Mulhern

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 35 Missing: {FQVX} This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Mulhern.
James Mulhern notes:
As an economist and graduate of the one of the institutions with which Prof. 7-Across is associated, I'm pleased to debut his name in ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
What a cool grid pattern. Typically in most themeless constructions we see two triple-stacks of answers running horizontally, two ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times5/9/14 ( No. 23,558 )
Across
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Toast often given with Manischewitz : LCHAIM
7
Nobel-winning economist who wrote "Fuzzy Math" : KRUGMAN
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Precipitate : LEADTO
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Longtime Tab competitor : DIETRITE
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In the best- or worst-case scenario : ATMOST
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Like things in "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" : ABNORMAL
18
Psychobabble, say : MUMBOJUMBO
20
In the 29-Down, e.g.: Abbr. : ENL
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"___ do, so he shall do": Numbers 15:14 : ASYE
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Put to work : UTILIZE
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Hell : SHEERAGONY
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Like players who sweep things : UNBEATEN
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Digs in the snow? : IGLOO
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Olympian in a shell : SCULLER
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Pitches : CAREENS
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"Luncheon on the Grass" painter : MANET
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Like much unheeded advice : TUNEDOUT
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Pick up something common? : CATCHACOLD
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Line of tugboats? : TOWROPE
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Dye containing indigotin : ANIL
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Jackasses, e.g. : HES
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"It's all good" : NOHARMDONE
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Actor with the line "Say hello to my little friend!" : ALPACINO
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Take stock of : SIZEUP
57
Feature of a Shaw show : CLARINET
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Ominous final words : ORELSE
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Accessories purchased just for openers? : KEYTAGS
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Big player in the Suez Crisis : NASSER
Down
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Source of very soft wool : LLAMA
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Whale constellation : CETUS
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Oh-so-dramatic : HAMMY
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Acrobat producer : ADOBE
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"___ happens ..." : ITSO
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Perfect expression : MOTJUSTE
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Pet food in the form of pellets : KIBBLE
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"Luncheon of the Boating Party" painter : RENOIR
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___-Aztecan : UTO
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[This is so frustrating!] : GRR
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Storyteller who needs no words : MIME
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___ impasse : ATAN
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Dickens protagonist surnamed Trent : NELL
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Horror film antagonist surnamed Thorn : DAMIEN
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King Arthur's father : UTHER
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1971-97 nation name : ZAIRE
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Drove (on) : EGGED
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Pat material, maybe : OLEO
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Low-class, in Leeds : NONU
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Royals manager Ned : YOST
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Devil dog's outfit: Abbr. : USMC
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Org. affected by Title IX : NCAA
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It may be a sacrifice : BUNT
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Approve for office installation : ELECT
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E'en if : ALTHO
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Fault, in law : CULPA
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"Father Knows Best" family name : ANDERSON
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Like some things you can't handle : TOOHOT
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Shop shelter : AWNING
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The Furies, e.g. : CRONES
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Timber dressers : ADZES
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Nativity numbers : NOELS
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Not free : INUSE
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Shunned one : LEPER
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Be a high-tech criminal : HACK
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Allure or Essence alternative : ELLE
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Fix, as a pointer : SPAY
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Major star of 2-Down : MIRA
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Domain of 38-Across and 8-Down : ART
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Grp. with many operations : CIA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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