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New York Times, Friday, June 1, 2018

"This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, / This other ___, demi-paradise": "Richard II"

Author:
Andrew J. Ries
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKQWZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 16 for Mr. Ries. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2018, The New York Times6/1/18 ( No. 25,042 )
Across
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Résumé datum, for short : GPA
4
Shaggy do : MOPTOP
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Grill bit : ASH
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Former fort named for a Union general : ORD
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Gets situated : ORIENTS
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Crowd noise : BOO
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Producer of 18-minute talks : TED
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Handcuff : MANACLE
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___ Chernow, biographer whose "Alexander Hamilton" inspired "Hamilton" : RON
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Winter carnival spectacle : ICEPALACE
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Sharp : ACUTE
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Emporium : MART
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Athletic conference member: Abbr. : SCH
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Something hoisted in celebration : TROPHY
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"Oklahoma!" aunt : ELLER
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Hanauma Bay locale : OAHU
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Natives for whom a state is named : UTES
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Life preservers? : CEREALBOXES
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"Spot-on prediction!" : YOUCALLEDIT
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Intuition, jocularly : SPIDEYSENSE
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Prime rater, for short : USDA
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Blocks off : DAMS
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"The Ascent of Money" historian Ferguson : NIALL
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Health care coverage providers? : SCRUBS
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Black ___ : OPS
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Mango or persimmon : TREE
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Smartphone setting : ALARM
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Skill of many "S.N.L." cast members : IMITATING
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Masterpiece : GEM
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Proposed : OFFERED
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Academy recognition, informally : NOM
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#MeToo ___ : ERA
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Be intriguing? : CONNIVE
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What the French "es," "sont" and "sommes" all mean : ARE
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European carrier : SAS
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No-good : ROTTEN
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Booker's title: Abbr. : SEN
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Crucial hour, informally : GOTIME
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Course introducing functions and limits, for short : PRECALC
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Hall-of-Fame cornerback Herb : ADDERLEY
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Home of Dalí's "The Persistence of Memory," informally : MOMA
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They're all talk : ORALS
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Poolside drink : PINACOLADA
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Opportunity for a lesson that wasn't planned : TEACHABLEMOMENT
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Without repeating : ONCE
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Old TV's ___ Club : PTL
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Sudden : ABRUPT
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Give relief : SOOTHE
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Dears : HONEYS
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Put a quick crust on : SEAR
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Extinct flying reptile : PTEROSAUR
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Hirsute character on "The Addams Family" : COUSINITT
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Ball togs : TUXES
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Go back for more, in a way : REUP
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One manifestation of God : HOLYSPIRIT
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Counterparts of tannins, in wine tasting : ACIDS
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"This earth of majesty, this seat of Mars, / This other ___, demi-paradise": "Richard II" : EDEN
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Bygone sovereigns : TSARINAS
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Satirical 1968 hit for the Turtles : ELENORE
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Some dictionary notes : USAGES
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Eyeball cover : SCLERA
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Netflix category : DRAMAS
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Errand runners : LEGMEN
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Interfraternity council pres., e.g. : BMOC
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Madden of fashion : STEVE
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"Otherwise ..." : IFNO
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Arabian port : ADEN
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Pro : FOR

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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