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New York Times, Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Author:
Wren Schultz
Editor:
Will Shortz
U.N. agcy. that promotes "decent work for all women and men"
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 39 Missing: {QVZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Schultz.
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© 2016, The New York Times6/1/16 ( No. 24,312 )
Across
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Screwed up big-time : BLEWIT
7
Early 10th-century year : CMIX
11
Fit to be tied : MAD
14
Dickinson with a modeling agency : JANICE
15
Leisure : EASE
16
Fire truck accessory : AXE
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Rock's Blue ___ Cult : OYSTER
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Scott in 1857 news : DRED
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___ de la Cité : ILE
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Triple Crown stat : RBI
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Eventually : INTIME
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Orch. section : STR
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Supreme Court justice who replaced Stevens : KAGAN
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U.N. agcy. that promotes "decent work for all women and men" : ILO
27
___ Islands (autonomous part of Denmark) : FAROE
29
G.O.P. org. : RNC
30
Well-wisher's wish : ALLTHEBEST
32
Erik of "CHiPs" : ESTRADA
34
Gives the slip : ELUDES
35
Ariz.-to-Kan. direction : ENE
36
___-mo replay : SLO
37
Odin's realm : ASGARD
41
Muscle builder for Popeye : SPINACH
45
Mark in the intersection of 19-Across and 11-Down : CIRCUMFLEX
47
Coffeehouse combo, often : DUO
48
Lightning Bolt : USAIN
49
"Footloose" hero ___ McCormack : REN
50
To a degree, informally : SORTA
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Denouement : END
53
Awaited a tongue depressor, maybe : SAIDAH
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Tempe sch. : ASU
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12 meses : ANO
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"You ___?" (butler's line) : RANG
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French waiter : GARCON
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E-guffaw : LOL
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Advance slowly : INCH
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Mark in the intersection of 17-Across and 1-Down : UMLAUT
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Part of a financial portfolio, for short : IRA
64
Greet's partner : MEET
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"___ Fables" : AESOPS
Down
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One-named singer from Iceland : BJORK
2
Expose for all to see : LAYBARE
3
Midshipmen, after commission : ENSIGNS
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Jokester : WIT
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Strand at a ski lodge, maybe : ICEIN
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Migratory seabird : TERN
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Mark in the intersection of 58-Across and 43-Down : CEDILLA
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Rocky Mountains rodent : MARMOT
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"Gotcha" : ISEE
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Struck (out) : XED
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Restaurant V.I.P. : MAITRED
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Frontman of the "Welcome to the Jungle" band : AXLROSE
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Poor grade : DEE
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Mark in the intersection of 56-Across and 38-Down : TILDE
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"Elephant Boy" boy : SABU
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Don't just sit there : ACT
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Arsonist, e.g. : FELON
28
Alf and Mork, for short : ETS
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The N.C.A.A.'s Aggies, informally : AANDM
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DNA strand shape : HELIX
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Any airing of "Friends," now : RERUN
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Pass, as time : SPEND
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Prefix with pressure : ACU
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Opposite of "No way, José!"? : SISENOR
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What may be in a breakfast bar : GRANOLA
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Pepto-Bismol target : ACID
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Deceptive dexterity : SLEIGHT
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Hoopla : ADO
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Neighbor of Aruba : CURACAO
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Steaming bowlful : HOTSOUP
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Champagne's place : FRANCE
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"Tsk, tsk!" : SHAME
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Em and Polly, in literature : AUNTS
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Mentally together : SANE
54
Contents of un lago : AGUA
56
Boxing's "Louisville Lip" : ALI
57
Backboard attachment : RIM
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"Treasure Island" monogram : RLS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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