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New York Times, Friday, June 14, 2019

Only N.F.L. franchise to win championships representing three different cities

Author:
Caitlin Reid
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {FJQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Ms. Reid. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick.
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© 2019, The New York Times6/14/19 ( No. 25,420 )
Across
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Cry on the battlefield : CHARGE
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"Mine!" : IGOTDIBS
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Reading Fightin Phils, e.g. : AATEAM
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"Just curious" : NOREASON
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Expecting, slangily : PREGGO
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"Cue the violins!" elicitor : SOBSTORY
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Loafs : IDLES
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Children's Dr.? : SEUSS
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One on foot, informally : PED
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Made a web site? : SPUN
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1/746 horsepower : WATT
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Pouty face : MOUE
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"It's no use" : CANTWIN
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Celebrity mug shot, typically : BADPR
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The key to making a quick exit? : ESC
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Veteran : OLDTIMER
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Actors' unions? : SHAMMARRIAGES
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Famous sights at San Francisco's Pier 39 : SEALIONS
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Chap : GUY
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Einstein : BRAIN
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Simply taboo : NOTDONE
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Only N.F.L. franchise to win championships representing three different cities : RAMS
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Villain in "Wonder Woman" : ARES
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Diminishes : EBBS
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Occasion for a party : EVE
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Schooled on the field : OWNED
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Sweeping : BROAD
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[If you catch my drift ...] : WINKWINK
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Like Antarctica : REMOTE
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One on a registrar's list : ENROLLEE
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Pro QB Manning, by birth : ELISHA
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Really hot : DEADSEXY
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Get down : MASTER
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"Savvy?" : CAPISCE
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Definite no, informally : HARDPASS
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Put away a sandwich, perhaps : ATELUNCH
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Royal stand-in : REGENT
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Has a hard time swallowing : GAGS
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Alternative genre : EMO
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Implant : INSET
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Die, as a light : GOOUT
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Round figures : ORBS
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Julia Roberts's role in the "Ocean's" series : TESS
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Informal object : DAT
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Pill bug or wood louse : ISOPOD
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Buoyed : BOREUP
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Action film director Zack : SNYDER
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Toga go-with : SANDAL
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Mrs. Flintstone : WILMA
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Tequila cocktail, in slang : MARG
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Group who Mao Zedong famously said "hold up half the sky" : WOMEN
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World's longest wooden roller coaster, with "The" : BEAST
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Prefix with -logy : TRI
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Worked (out) : IRONED
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Mythological judge of the dead in the underworld : MINOS
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Clearance caveat : ASIS
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"I" lift? : EGOBOOST
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Catch some rays : SUNBATHE
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Reply often made with a sigh : YESDEAR
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Steeped : BREWED
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Gorge : RAVINE
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Supreme god of the universe, in ancient Egypt : AMENRA
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It's only skin-deep : DERMIS
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Add-on : ANNEX
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Change, as a lock : REKEY
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Hooters : OWLS
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Craftiness : WILE
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Banjoist Fleck : BELA
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Clobbered, in brief : KOD
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___ sleep : REM

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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