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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 2014

Team whose playing venue appears on the National Register of Historic Places

Author:
Alex Vratsanos
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 25 Missing: {Q} Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry. This is puzzle # 8 for Mr. Vratsanos.
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The cycle in only eight! Congrats.

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© 2014, The New York Times6/14/14 ( No. 23,594 )
Across
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"Diamonds and Rust" singer, 1975 : JOANBAEZ
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Add in large amounts : PACKON
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"Is that a gun in your pocket, or are you just happy to see me?," e.g. : INNUENDO
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Surround with light : ENHALO
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Disappoints : LETSDOWN
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More legible, say : NEATER
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Marvin Gaye's "___ Tomorrow" : TIL
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Gambling : STAKING
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One often seen at the door : MAT
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River of Hesse : EDER
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Undermine : ERODE
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Wound around the body? : GASH
27
Reasons for some joyrides : DARES
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Cause of an insurance increase, for short : DUI
30
National card game of Mexico : MONTE
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Call for a meeting? : POINTOFORDER
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Part of many a symphony : SCHERZO
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Visit : SOJOURN
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Many a Cape Cod locale : CRANBERRYBOG
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Multitudes : HOSTS
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Multitude : TON
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Some settlers, before settling : SUERS
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H. G. Wells's "Empire of the ___" : ANTS
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Teatro Costanzi premiere of 1900 : TOSCA
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Kind of engr. : ELEC
50
Pull (out) : EKE
51
New Testament money : DENARII
53
___ Andric, Literature Nobelist before John Steinbeck : IVO
54
Ornament at the top of a spire : FINIAL
56
Sign at the end of a freeway, maybe : LASTEXIT
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Like God, in the olden days : ETERNE
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Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, for one : ISLAMIST
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Team whose playing venue appears on the National Register of Historic Places : REDSOX
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Dumps : EYESORES
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Dumped : JILTED
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Six Nations tribe : ONEIDA
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Provider of bang for the buck? : ANTLER
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Greek consonants : NUS
5
Twins, e.g. : BEDS
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Make ___ of : ANOTE
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Best Actor nominee for "American History X" : EDWARDNORTON
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Fall asleep fast : ZONKOUT
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Cylindrical pasta : PENNE
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Rare blood type, for short : ANEG
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Ching preceder : CHA
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Asian capital : KATMANDU
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Wild olive : OLEASTER
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Boreal : NORTHERN
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Kojak's love of lollipops or Reagan's love of jellybeans, e.g. : IDIOSYNCRASY
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Starts on a righteous path : REPENTS
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Disobey directives, say : GOROGUE
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Gathers on a surface, chemically : SORBS
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Charms : MOJOS
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Novel ending? : IZE
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Time keeper? : FOB
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"America's oldest lager beer" : SCHAEFER
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First person outside NASA to receive a moon-rock award, 2006 : CRONKITE
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Accelerated : HASTENED
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1937 film based on a Gershwin musical : ROSALIE
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___ of life : ELIXIR
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Work over : REVISE
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Nursery brand : SCOTTS
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Bringer of old news : TELEX
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Sitter's choice : AISLE
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Longtime soap actress Linda : DANO
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"Take ___ a sign" : ITAS
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Group awaiting one's return, for short : IRS
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Some rock : EMO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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