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New York Times, Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Author:
Peter A. Collins
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Peter A. Collins

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 89 for Mr. Collins. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Peter A. Collins notes:
Hmmm. I can't remember what sparked the idea for this puzzle. More than likely I was just hungry at the time. Originally I had a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Loved this idea. Neat to imagine HOT FUDGE poured over ICE CREAM and MARINARA over RIGATONI. Apt; perfect for stacked answers. I ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0616 ( 23,961 )
Across
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Product with Air and Mini models : IPAD
5
Hosp. hookups : IVS
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Cousin of a mallard : SCAUP
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Blues musician ___ Allison : MOSE
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Brooklyn hoopster : NET
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18-Across topper : CHEESE
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19-Across topper : HOTFUDGE
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Fast-food offering : BURGER
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Soda shop offering : ICECREAM
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Alternative to the elevator : STAIRS
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Ruby parts of some hummingbirds : THROATS
22
Car in a Ronny & the Daytonas song : GTO
23
Louisville-to-Atlanta dir. : SSE
24
"To Live and Die ___" (1985 action thriller) : INLA
25
Race, as an engine : REVUP
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"No ___!" : MAS
29
Who says? : SIMON
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Implied : TACIT
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Working in the mess hall : ONKP
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Toondom's Pepé ___ : LEPEW
39
What a surfer catches : WAVE
40
Entourage : POSSE
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Headbanging music : METAL
44
Bill the "Science Guy" : NYE
45
Ed of "Elf" : ASNER
47
Oz visitor : TOTO
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Nabokov novel : ADA
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+: Abbr. : POS
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Storyteller : REGALER
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Impasse : LOGJAM
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60-Across topper : MARINARA
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61-Across topper : ONIONS
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Trattoria offering : RIGATONI
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Ballpark offering : HOTDOG
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End of a professor's address : EDU
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Social reformer Jacob : RIIS
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"Shake ___ Feather" (1967 R&B hit) : ATAIL
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I.R.S. datum : SSN
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Sheltered : ALEE
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Paintball cry : IMHIT
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Doggie : POOCH
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They're next to some records : ASTERISKS
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Multilevel military readiness system : DEFCON
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Long way to explain something : INDETAIL
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MGM Grand setting : VEGAS
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Throwaway part of an apple : STEM
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7-0 baseball victory, e.g. : SHUTOUT
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Michael of "Juno" : CERA
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Protection : AEGIS
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Rehab candidates : USERS
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Intrinsically: Lat. : PERSE
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"Late Show" broadcaster : CBSTV
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Europe/Asia border range : URALS
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French playwright Jean : GENET
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Mr. ___ ("Three's Company" role) : ROPER
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Hairy hand : PAW
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Its head is in a bucket, often : MOP
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Year, in Uruguay : ANO
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Cultural fads : MEMES
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Cooking medium : CANOLAOIL
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University wall covering : IVY
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Place-kicker's aid : TEE
36
Message from Smokey Bear, e.g., for short : PSA
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Prankster's weapon : WATERGUN
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Cousin of catalán : ESPANOL
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Sayings of Jesus : LOGIA
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Menu reassurance : NOMSG
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Hindu meditative rituals : TANTRA
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It might accompany a wave in Waikiki : ALOHA
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"___ disturb" : DONOT
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Unease : AGITA
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Busts : RAIDS
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Orange Muppet : ERNIE
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Union goal : RAISE
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Picoult with the 2004 best seller "My Sister's Keeper" : JODI
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Dinners for G.I.s : MRES

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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