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New York Times, Friday, June 12, 2020

35-Across : Some workers at Westminster

Author:
Robyn Weintraub
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 27 for Ms. Weintraub. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
The first marquee answer delighted me, and it was highlight after highlight from there. PORCH SWING is a great answer in its own ... read more
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© 2020, The New York Times6/12/20 ( No. 25,784 )
Across
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Fed : GMAN
5
New York's ___ Field : CITI
9
Remote station location : SPACE
14
Swarming (with) : RIFE
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Dark skies, e.g. : OMEN
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Have dinner on the couch, say : EATIN
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When Lady Macbeth sleepwalks : ACTV
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Option when one wants to move out of the house? : PORCHSWING
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Uncommon amenity on an airplane : FREEWIFI
22
Resurrection Mass day : EASTER
23
Rocky peak : TOR
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Onetime nickname in magazine publishing : HEF
25
Mitch's husband on "Modern Family" : CAM
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Stick a fork in : SPEAR
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Pining and then some : LOVESICK
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Insufficient : SCANT
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Not go it alone? : RIDESHARE
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Some workers at Westminster : LORDS
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Scratch (out), as a crossword answer? : EKE
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Island north of Australia : TIMOR
38
Filled in : UPTOSPEED
40
It sometimes runs in the woods : RESIN
41
Co-star of Kelly and O'Connor in "Singin' in the Rain" : REYNOLDS
42
Currency in the Philippines : PESOS
43
"S.N.L." head writer in the early 2000s : FEY
44
Metal band? : ORE
45
Screening grp. : TSA
47
Jet setting : HOTTUB
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Small talk : CHITCHAT
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Words after "Hello-o-o-o-o" : ANYONEHOME
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2-Down part : LENS
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Long-beaked bird : HERON
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Word before some sad words : ALAS
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It might be abstracto : ARTE
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Sitting next to a constantly crying baby on a cross-country flight, maybe : AGONY
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Leave a bad impression? : DENT
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It's a butte and then some : MESA
Down
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Corruption : GRAFT
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Piece of lab equipment : MICROSCOPE
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Event that might last until the wee hours : AFTERPARTY
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Campbell of "Scream" : NEVE
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It always turns out the same : COPIER
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"Later!" : IMOFF
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Garr of "Young Frankenstein" : TERI
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"Monsters, ___" : INC
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Some monsters call it home : SESAMESTREET
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Labs might offer them : PAWS
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In a row : ATIT
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Cannes offering : CINE
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Many an M.I.T. grad: Abbr. : ENGR
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Throw with effort : HEAVE
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"Why are you all laughing?" : WHATSSOFUNNY
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Needing a key, perhaps : CODED
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___ a happy note : ENDON
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Social media metric : LIKES
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Recoils (from) : SHIES
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"Just name the time and place!" : IAMSOTHERE
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Patisserie purchases : CROISSANTS
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Adjust the spacing between letters : KERN
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Shpeak thish way : SLUR
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Twiggy : REEDY
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Academy newcomer : PLEBE
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Mr. Rite? : PRIEST
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"Hoo boy!" : OHMAN
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Where one might stay in a cabin : ATSEA
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Reaction button option for a Facebook post : HAHA
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Force on Earth : ONEG
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Noob : TYRO
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Boo Boo, e.g. : TOON
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Porter, for one : COLE
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Geoduck, e.g. : CLAM
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Hornswoggled : HAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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