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ATTENDING PHYSICIANS

New York Times, Sunday, June 12, 2016

"The paternity results are in ... it's the protagonist of a long-running BBC sci-fi show!"?

Author:
Finn Vigeland
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Finn Vigeland

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} Scrabble average: 1.72 This is puzzle # 10 for Mr. Vigeland. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Finn Vigeland notes:
This is my first add-a-letter-and-create-a-wacky-phrase puzzle in the Times, and my 10th Times puzzle overall. Considering my penchant for puns, I'm surprised it took this long! ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
A great example of a simple theme executed well. Plenty of constructors have played on DR, by adding it, subtracting it, putting it outside the grid (Doctors Without Borders), etc. But I ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times6/12/16 ( No. 24,323 )
Across
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Jump to conclusions : ASSUME
7
Off-guard : ABACK
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Medium : PSYCHIC
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Has reservations : DOUBTS
20
It may be waved from the top of a pyramid : POMPOM
22
Olympic group in red, white and blue : TEAMUSA
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Result of shaking a soda too hard before opening? : DRPEPPERSPRAY
25
Parts of many modern addresses : ATSIGNS
26
In ___ (gestating) : UTERO
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Homecoming giveaways : TEES
28
Herbert of the Pink Panther films : LOM
30
Limited : FINITE
31
5 is a high one : PAR
32
Busy Apr. workers : CPAS
34
Noted sexologist, in her infancy? : BABYDRRUTH
36
Yahoos : BOORS
38
Common tidbits in fried rice : PEAS
40
"Is That All There Is" singer Peggy : LEE
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Any day now : SOON
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Daniel ___ National Forest : BOONE
44
Stocking stuffer : COAL
45
Heroine of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" : JANET
47
Strike caller : UMP
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"The paternity results are in ... it's the protagonist of a long-running BBC sci-fi show!"? : DRWHOSYOURDADDY
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Bury : INTER
53
Masseuse's stock : OILS
54
Messages you don't want to send to your parents accidentally : SEXTS
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Nosy person's request : MAYISEE
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Watson's creator : IBM
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Element of one's inheritance : GENE
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Go to ___ : POT
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Cousins of gulls : TERNS
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Maiden name of Harry Potter's mother : EVANS
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1970s-'80s Sixers star and friends? : DRJCREW
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Take out to dinner : TREAT
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Area with R.N.s : PREOP
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Disorder that the Ice Bucket Challenge benefited, for short : ALS
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Certain Facebook reaction button : HAHA
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Collar : NAB
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One of Spain's Balearic Islands : MINORCA
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Ones fully agreeing with you, metaphorically : CHOIR
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Kind of pick : AFRO
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"P.U.!" : GROSS
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Controversial TV personality's magical sidekick? : THEWIZARDOFDROZ
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"I'm not overwhelmed" : MEH
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Overwhelms, as with humor : SLAYS
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Ironically, small Starbucks size : TALL
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"Two thumbs up!" : GREAT
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"Quién ___?" ("Who knows?": Sp.) : SABE
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QB's try: Abbr. : ATT
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"Primal Fear" star, 1996 : GERE
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Rimes of country : LEANN
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Hurt a Bond villain? : DODRNOHARM
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A little progress, idiomatically : DENT
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Quick smoke? : CIG
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Loving, as eyes : GOOGOO
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Inits. at Grand Central Terminal : MTA
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Feds : GMEN
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Fanny ___, Barbra Streisand role : BRICE
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Quickly : INHASTE
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Sign on Lucy's "Peanuts" booth ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : THEDOCTORISIN
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Broccoli pieces : FLORETS
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Four Corners tribe : NAVAJO
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What's played mainly for kicks? : SOCCER
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Mid-Long Island community : SYOSSET
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Rahm Emanuel's post-White House title : MAYOR
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Not on board, say : ASHORE
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Make sense : ADDUP
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"Ish" : SORTA
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Sports bigwig every February : SUPERBOWLMVP
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Alternative to a cab : UBER
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Resort area in northeast Pa. : MTPOCONO
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12-Across's skill : ESP
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"___ moi le déluge" : APRES
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Big name in audio equipment : BOSE
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Audio equipment : AMPS
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Jump-start of sorts, in brief : CPR
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Eucalyptus lovers : KOALAS
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Our Children magazine org. : PTA
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Release : SETFREE
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The P.L.O.'s Arafat : YASIR
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Just below average : CMINUS
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Resolve a dispute in a modern way : HUGITOUT
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Has the lights off, perhaps : ISNTHOME
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Detective's assignment : CASE
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"Butt out!," briefly : MYOB
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Certain airline alerts, for short : ETAS
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Knight's greeting : MYLADY
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Continues forward : PRESSESON
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Topless? : BALD
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Plead not guilty : DENYIT
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___ and aahs : OOHS
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Moue : POUT
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Good listeners : EARS
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"Ask Me Another" airer : NPR
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Suborn : BRIBE
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Directed the rowers : COXED
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Matchmaking site that asks "Do you keep kosher?" : JDATE
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Land in South America : TIERRA
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"You sure got me pegged!" : DOI
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Strong appetite : YEN
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Latin love : AMOR
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Bird so named because of its call : NENE
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Frequent James Franco collaborator : SETHROGEN
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Rock whose name sounds good? : GNEISS
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Certain notebooks : PCS
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Where "The Princess Diaries" is set : SANFRANCISCO
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With 65-Down, technological escalations : ARMS
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See 63-Down : RACES
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"The Hunger Games" star, in tabloids : JLAW
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Pattern for a forensic scientist : WHORL
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Future dealings? : TAROT
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Chip material : POTATO
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Financial ___ : AID
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Dickens nom de plume : BOZ
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Beat : RHYTHM
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Department head : CZAR
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In fine shape : HALE
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Yemeni seaport : ADEN
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Baseball V.I.P.s : GMS
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Like many uneditable files : READONLY
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"Cry me a river!" : OHBOOHOO
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Tabloid twosome : ITEM
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Stereotypically rowdy dudes : FRATBROS
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1961 Michelangelo Antonioni drama : LANOTTE
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Awards won by Stephen King and Agatha Christie : EDGARS
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Successor to South Carolina's Thurmond in the Senate : GRAHAM
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Time to give up? : LENT
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Kentucky Derby winner's wreath : ROSES
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Abbr. on a cover sheet : ATTN
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Furnishings : DECOR
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More dangerous in the winter, say : ICIER
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Comedy, e.g. : GENRE
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Loopy little films? : GIFS
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Down Under greeting : GDAY
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Bad thing to lose : MOJO
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Rolling in it : RICH
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Superlative finish : EST
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Longoria of "Telenovela" : EVA
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She-bear: Sp. : OSA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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