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New York Times, Monday, May 9, 2016

Author:
Dan Schoenholz
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Dan Schoenholz

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 38 Missing: {JVXZ} This is puzzle # 20 for Mr. Schoenholz. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Dan Schoenholz notes:
Who knew that there were so many phrases that include a two letter state code AND the nickname of that same state? And that they broke ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Easily the best Monday puzzle I've done all year, and perhaps one of my all-time favorites. Dan has such an interesting idea — phrases ... read more
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Protein-rich bean : SOYA
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Prices : COSTS
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Nursery school, informally : PREK
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"Wait ___!" ("Hold on!") : ASEC
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"Tiny Bubbles" singer : DONHO
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"Arsenic and Old ___" : LACE
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Article of tropical apparel ... whose start is a state nickname for the state indicated by the shaded squares : ALOHASHIRT
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Arthur who was king of the court? : ASHE
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Julie ___, portrayer of Claire on "Modern Family" : BOWEN
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Go from one social gathering to another : PARTYHOP
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Facebook ___ (collection of posts) : FEED
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Sought legal redress : SUED
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Catchphrase shouted in "Jerry Maguire" ... : SHOWMETHEMONEY
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1/24 of a day : HOUR
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Designer's degree, for short : MFA
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Samsung Galaxy, e.g. : PHONE
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Naval leader: Abbr. : ADM
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Secretariat's mother, for one ... : BAYMARE
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Boise's state: Abbr. : IDA
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Officer below a captain, slangily : LOOIE
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Punk rock subgenre : EMO
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A-1 tennis server : ACER
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Emergency worker ... : FIRSTRESPONDER
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___ Lee, creator of Spider-Man : STAN
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Secretariat's father, for one : STUD
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Succession : SEQUENCE
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Dressed to the ___ : NINES
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Detective's lead : CLUE
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Biblical idol ... : GOLDENCALF
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Landed : ALIT
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Peeved : IRKED
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Excursion : TRIP
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Seized vehicle, informally : REPO
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Superbright colors : NEONS
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Whole lot : SCAD
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Discontinued Swedish car : SAAB
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Norwegian capital : OSLO
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"Ouch!" : YEOW
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Want badly : ACHEFOR
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Conservative investments, briefly : CDS
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La-la lead-in : OOH
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Little scissor cut : SNIP
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Beat handily : THRASH
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"You can say that again!" : SOTRUE
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Moldable kids' stuff : PLAYDOH
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Impulsive : RASH
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Returned call? : ECHO
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Not go bad : KEEP
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All over again : ANEW
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Arizona home of the nation's largest public university : TEMPE
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Madame Bovary : EMMA
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Stand up to : DEFY
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"Me, too!" : SODOI
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Funny business : HUMOR
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Domesticates : TAMES
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Feature of a neat drink : NOICE
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What can follow week or rear : ENDER
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2016, e.g. : YEAR
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50% : HALF
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Davis of "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" : BETTE
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Volume enhancers : AMPS
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Cheer (for) : ROOT
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Give, as a passport or parking ticket : ISSUETO
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Druggies, e.g. : ADDICTS
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Welcomed, as the new 32-Down : RANGIN
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"We want more!," at a concert : ENCORE
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Sam for whom Georgia Tech's School of International Affairs is named : NUNN
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Surgery memento : SCAR
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Palindromic fashion magazine : ELLE
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Witticism : QUIP
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Nevada city : ELKO
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Pusher buster : NARC
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Kazan who directed "On the Waterfront" : ELIA
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Law force in 1960s-'70s TV's "Ironside" : SFPD
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Lair : DEN
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Paper cutters, briefly? : EDS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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