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ALADDIN

New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 2014

"The ostrich roams the great ___. / Its mouth is wide, its neck is narra": Ogden Nash

Author:
Tom McCoy
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Tom McCoy

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 70 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. McCoy. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Tom McCoy notes:
I'm thrilled to have my first Sunday published! The larger size presented a whole new world of difficulty to fill, but it was extremely satisfying to get a completed grid. This puzzle ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Straightforward "add a letter(s)" theme today, ALADDIN parsing as AL ADD IN = add AL to phrases to produce wacky results. As with these types of puzzles, the keys are 1.) whether or not ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times6/1/14 ( No. 23,581 )
Across
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To the same extent : ASFAR
6
Something Pedro and Pablo might have? : SAN
9
Coll. program : ROTC
13
Tug-of-war participant : PULLER
19
Watts on a screen : NAOMI
20
Like some desk work : CLERICAL
22
One of a group of Eastern Christians : UNIATE
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King's move? : CHANGEOFPALACE
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Only what a person can take? : SOMUCH
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In fine fettle : HALE
27
Process of sorting injuries : TRIAGE
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Gets browner : TANS
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Start of something big? : IDEA
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Mineralogists' study : ORES
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Anoint, archaically : ANELE
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Like some French sauces : WINEY
34
Brooklyn squad : NETS
35
The two sides of Pac-Man's mouth, say : RADII
37
Principles espoused during Women's History Month? : IDEALSOFMARCH
40
Cry after a roller coaster ride, maybe : AGAIN
44
Together : ONE
45
Coward from England : NOEL
46
Ability to walk a tightrope or swallow a sword? : CIRCUSTALENT
51
Land in the Golden Triangle : LAOS
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Part of a giggle : HEE
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Pass with flying colors : ACE
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Like the 10-Down : ANDEAN
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Soupçon : SMATTERING
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Olden : BYGONE
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Finish (up) : MOP
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Soprano Sumac : YMA
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At the discretion of : UPTO
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Dream for late sleepers? : AFAREWELLTOALARMS
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Identity : SELF
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Car antitheft aid, for short : VIN
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Informal way to say 87-Across : YUP
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Sheen : LUSTER
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Chooses beforehand : PRESELECTS
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It's all tied up with the present : RIBBON
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Start to love? : ELL
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"Certainly" : YES
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Collapse, with "out" : CONK
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Waterway leading to a SW German city? : CANALOFWORMS
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Way to l'Île de la Cité : PONT
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Feature of many a Ludacris lyric : PUN
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Add up : TOTAL
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Slinky going down the stairs? : SPRINGFALLING
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Dough raiser : YEAST
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Large family : CLAN
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Postlarval : PUPAL
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Crimean conference locale : YALTA
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Over : ANEW
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Captain, e.g. : RANK
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Confederate : ALLY
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Biblical book in two parts : SAMUEL
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Star burst : NOVA
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Neighbor of an 8-Down : INDIAN
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Dissertation on people's inherent spitefulness? : OFMALICEANDMEN
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Chaperone, often : PARENT
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Treasure Stater : MONTANAN
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Human or alien : BEING
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Some cheaters have them : TRYSTS
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Frat members : BROS
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Drivers brake for it : ESS
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Pungent green : CRESS
Down
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Hold down : ANCHOR
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"The ostrich roams the great ___. / Its mouth is wide, its neck is narra": Ogden Nash : SAHARA
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Gave birth on a farm, say : FOALED
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Unlikely memoirist : AMNESIAC
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Fix : RIG
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Derision : SCORN
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1966 title role reprised by Jude Law in 2004 : ALFIE
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Neighbor of a 116-Across : NEPALI
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Inflame, with "up" : RILE
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South American tuber : OCA
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Touchy? : TACTILE
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Tidies up : CLEANS
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Not be bold : PUSSYFOOT
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Commercial version of crazy eights : UNO
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In-between : LIMINAL
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Cosmetician Estée : LAUDER
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And so on and so forth : ETCETC
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Go over and over : REHASH
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Lost it : RAGED
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Letter between two others that rhyme with it : ETA
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Like some care : NEONATAL
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Lacks : WANTS
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One who might stick his tongue out at you? : IGUANA
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Long time : EON
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Agosto or settembre : MESE
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Ed of "Up" : ASNER
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"___ be my pleasure!" : ITD
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Burns's refusal : NAE
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It's widely hailed as a convenient way to get around : CAB
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Frozen over : ICY
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Entertains : REGALES
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Bemoan : LAMENT
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Monastery resident : LAMA
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One parodied on "Portlandia" : HIPSTER
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Fangorn Forest denizen : ENT
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Inflatable thing : EGO
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Reason for glasses : MYOPIA
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Captain Morgan and others : RUMS
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Does away with : OFFS
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Layer : PLY
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Action-packed : EVENTFUL
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It has a light at one end : WICK
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Roll of the dice, say : TURN
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Up : ALOFT
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Strip for a fashion show : RUNWAY
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Secret collector : SPY
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Before, poetically : ERE
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The ___ City (New Haven) : ELM
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Literary inits. : RLS
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Nobel Prize subj. : ECON
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Trousers : LONGPANTS
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Racing boat : SCULL
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Sandwich order, for short : BLT
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Scary word : BOO
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Young Darth Vader's nickname : ANI
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Evergreen shrub : OLEANDER
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Thumbs' opposites : PINKIES
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Represent, sportswise : PLAYFOR
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Lines at a theater? : SCRIPT
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Like Flatland : PLANAR
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Became less than a trickle : RANDRY
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Composure : APLOMB
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Spiral-horned antelope : NYALA
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Mischievous girl : GAMINE
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Social breakdown : ANOMIE
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Common dice rolls : SEVENS
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Elements of some accents : TWANGS
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"American Graffiti" director : LUCAS
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Frigid temps : TEENS
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Like : ALA
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Srs.' worries : SATS
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Colony member : ANT
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Telephone trio : MNO
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Its logo displays all Roy G. Biv except indigo : NBC

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 3 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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