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ENRICH

New York Times, Sunday, June 15, 2014

Request to represent a Minnesota senator's side of a debate?

Author:
Tony Orbach
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 64 Missing: {QX} This is puzzle # 22 for Mr. Orbach. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Tony Orbach notes:
As with other puzzles that I've done with seemingly random added letters, this one came from having one of the phrases pop into my head — in this case, it was 32-Across (LEAVENING LAS ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
An experienced constructor and fellow CrosSynergy member, Tony gives us a straightforward "add-a-letter(s)" type theme today, ENRICH being construed as "add richness by adding an EN." Some ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times6/15/14 ( No. 23,595 )
Across
1
Sack lunch staple, for short : PBANDJ
7
Bumbling sergeant on "Hogan's Heroes" : SCHULTZ
14
Like a universal recipient : TYPEAB
20
Night lights : AURORA
21
Wyoming people : ARAPAHO
22
Chief Theban deity : AMENRA
23
Episode title for a cooking show featuring chicken recipes? : PREPARATIONHEN
25
Alex of "Blazing Saddles" : KARRAS
26
Nixon's veep : AGNEW
27
"Get ___!" : HIM
28
Lighten : EASE
30
Grub : FARE
31
Certain petty officer: Abbr. : YEO
32
Goal for a comic working the Strip? : LEAVENINGLASVEGAS
38
Ballet and others : ARTS
40
Court grp. : NBA
41
Awed : AGOG
42
Gere's wife in "Dr. T & the Women" : FAWCETT
43
Bit of needlework? : TAT
45
What a 9-5 worker worked on? : SAAB
46
Caper movie plot piece : HEIST
47
Informal advice to an overeager picker? : LETERRIPEN
52
"O.K." from Tom Sawyer : YESM
53
Spot, maybe : TVAD
57
Warning : ALERT
58
Floor : WOW
59
German geographical name suffix : STADT
61
"___ Street Blues" : BEALE
62
Jane ___, Helen Mirren's "Prime Suspect" role : TENNISON
64
Roberto Benigni's Oscar-winning role in "Life Is Beautiful" : GUIDO
65
Writing tip : PENNIB
66
Ill. neighbor : IND
67
Request to represent a Minnesota senator's side of a debate? : CANIBEFRANKEN
70
Word shouted immediately before "Feliz Año Nuevo" : UNO
71
Without exception : FORALL
73
Journalist Pyle : ERNIE
74
Well-maintained : INREPAIR
76
Go for ___ : ARIDE
77
Additions and subtractions, of a sort : EDITS
78
Lao-___ : TSE
79
Health care company in the Fortune 100 : AETNA
80
Command : HELM
81
Like one saying "I told you so!" : SMUG
82
Tarzan's response when asked if the noodles are cooked? : RAMENTOUGH
84
"You dig?" reply : IMHIP
86
Murder : DOIN
88
Philip of "Kung Fu" : AHN
89
Tries to hear better, say : LEANSIN
92
Either Abby or Martha in "Arsenic and Old Lace" : AUNT
93
Carrying one is part of a tour duty : AMP
95
Performer of tricks? : YOYO
99
Naval officer who's an expert in astrology? : ENSIGNOFTHEZODIAC
103
"I'll pass" : NAH
104
Lupino and Tarbell : IDAS
105
Scottish hillside : BRAE
106
Basketball goaltending locale : RIM
107
Nimble : LITHE
109
"Oh no? I'll show you!" : CANTOO
111
Religious ceremony for two Hollywood brothers? : COENORDINATION
116
Rearward : ASTERN
117
Portmanteau landmass : EURASIA
118
It comes as a shock : TREMOR
119
Whitfield of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" : SHEREE
120
Flower parts : STAMENS
121
Cause for burning at the stake : HERESY
Down
1
Fruit popular in Thai salads : PAPAYA
2
Turkey ___ : BURGER
3
Playground retort : ARENOT
4
"I don't think so" : NOPE
5
One might say "y'all" with one : DRAWL
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Rattle : JAR
7
Cannabis ___ (marijuana) : SATIVA
8
Fiction genre : CRIME
9
Vietnamese coin : HAO
10
Former "Veronica Mars" airer : UPN
11
"Well, ___-di-dah" : LAH
12
Option for "Which came first ...?" : THEEGG
13
Like London Tube pricing : ZONAL
14
Points : TAKESAIM
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Diva Sumac : YMA
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Beauty ideal : PERFECTTEN
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Incense : ENRAGE
18
Genesis mount : ARARAT
19
Like the lowest of low blows : BASEST
24
Pequod captain : AHAB
29
Most conservative : SAFEST
33
___'acte : ENTR
34
Indian bread : NAAN
35
Supermarket chain : IGA
36
Head : NOB
37
Bugs, of a sort : VWS
39
Severe : STERN
44
A, but not B or C : ARTICLE
45
Do some needlework : SEW
46
Pleasure seeking : HEDONISM
47
Queen of "Chicago" : LATIFAH
48
Title girl in a 1968 hit by the Turtles : ELENORE
49
Certain shoot : TENDRIL
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When repeated, a happy cry : IWON
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Forked over : PONIEDUP
52
When tripled, blah, blah, blah : YADA
54
South Pacific archipelago : VANUATU
55
Truing: Var. : ALINING
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Kerr of "An Affair to Remember" : DEBORAH
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Muslim mystics : SUFIS
60
Need spelling, say : TIRE
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Not worthy of : BENEATH
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Bando of baseball : SAL
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Fellow : GENT
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According to : PER
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Jolly Roger in "Peter Pan," e.g. : BRIG
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One might be brought up in a brawl : KNEE
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Supervise : ADMINISTER
75
Showy bloom : PEONY
77
Key of Dvorák's Symphony No. 9 : EMINOR
78
M&M color replaced by blue : TAN
81
Shank : SHINBONE
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Luxuriousness : RITZ
83
River whose source is Mount Saint Helena : NAPA
85
N.Y.C. sports venue : MSG
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[Forehead slap] : DUH
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1300 hours, to a civilian : ONE
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Classic German cameras : LEICAS
90
- : ENDASH
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People of Ghana: Var. : ASANTE
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Paid for dinner, say : ATEOUT
93
Title sneaker brand in a Run-D.M.C. hit : ADIDAS
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Food critic Sheraton : MIMI
96
Punctually : ONTIME
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Bozos : YAHOOS
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Short story award : OHENRY
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Mugs : FACES
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Politico Hatch : ORRIN
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County near Limerick : CLARE
108
Ancient artery : ITER
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Iron ___ : ORE
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Disco ___ : ERA
113
'60s service site : NAM
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Sugar suffix : OSE
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Ultimate : NTH

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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