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New York Times, Monday, June 10, 2019

Author:
Brad Wilber
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Brad Wilber

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {BJQZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 52 for Mr. Wilber. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0610 ( 25,416 )

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Across
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Stitches : SEWS
5
Old workplace sitcom with Danny DeVito as a dispatcher : TAXI
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Flashy effect : ECLAT
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Honolulu's island : OAHU
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"Terrible" Russian despot : IVAN
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Many a New Year's resolution prescribes getting into it : SHAPE
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Not strict adherence to what really happened, say : DRAMATICLICENSE
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Convenience at a business that doesn't take credit cards : ATM
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Confirmed the flavor of : TASTED
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Biblical garden : EDEN
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Surefire winner : SHOOIN
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Bewhiskered river swimmer : OTTER
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Touched down : ALIT
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"Be that as it may ..." : ANYHOW
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When a fresh factory crew arrives : SHIFTCHANGE
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Singer Yoko : ONO
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Elusive Tupperware components, often : LIDS
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Air quality watchdog created by the Nixon admin. : EPA
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Norway's capital : OSLO
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Web address : URL
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Archipelago forming the southernmost part of the continental U.S. : FLORIDAKEYS
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Gloomy pal of Winnie-the-Pooh : EEYORE
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Auditioner's goal : ROLE
50
Newborn horses : FOALS
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Run for a long football pass : GODEEP
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Singer Edith known as "The Little Sparrow" : PIAF
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Disappear : VANISH
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"Despicable Me" character voiced by Steve Carell : GRU
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Member of an N.F.L. team transplanted to Los Angeles in 2017 : SANDIEGOCHARGER
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"Could you, would you, with ___?" (Dr. Seuss line) : AGOAT
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Black-and-white Nabisco cookie : OREO
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Medics : DOCS
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Annual awards ... like the one actor Shalhoub won in 2018 : TONYS
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Fret (over) : STEW
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Poker buy-in : ANTE
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Fizzy drinks : SODAS
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Our planet : EARTH
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Company that makes Frisbees : WHAMO
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Redundant word in front of "total" : SUM
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Passenger ship in a 1912 calamity : TITANIC
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Hertz rival : AVIS
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Hobbyist's knife brand : XACTO
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Cove : INLET
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PC panic button : ESC
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Upbeat : CHEERY
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Touch down : LAND
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Church recess : APSE
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Someone who is not yet 20 : TEEN
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Leaning : ATILT
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Canine collar dangler : IDTAG
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Lummoxes : OAFS
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WSW's opposite : ENE
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Letter you don't pronounce in "jeopardy" and "leopard" : THEO
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Garden waterer : HOSE
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"It's ___ a matter of time" : ONLY
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Pursues romantically : WOOS
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Swivel around : SLUE
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Add to the payroll : HIRE
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Without really thinking : IDLY
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Mo. for fools and showers : APR
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Hair removal cream brand : NAIR
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Approved : OKED
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To and ___ : FRO
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Order to party crashers : LEAVE
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Annual Westminster event : DOGSHOW
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Hawaiian greeting : ALOHA
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Time of lackluster performance : OFFDAY
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Largest city and former capital of Nigeria : LAGOS
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Derisive laugh sound : SNORT
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Prod : EGGON
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Standing upright : ERECT
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Where the endings of 17-, 33-, 43- and 63-Across are often found : PURSE
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Exam for sophs. or jrs. : PSAT
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"Othello" villain : IAGO
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In a little while : ANON
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Drink that can cause brain freeze : ICEE
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"___ never too late to learn" : ITS
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Abbr. on old vitamin bottles : RDA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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