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New York Times, Saturday, June 17, 2017

Author:
Ryan McCarty
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Ryan McCarty

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 64, Blocks: 30 Missing: {FJX} Spans: 1 This is the debut puzzle for Mr. McCarty. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Ryan McCarty notes:
I'm very humbled and excited to be debuting in the New York Times, especially on my favorite crossword day of the week - Saturday! I'm ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
It used to be that most every themeless puzzle was a standard "four sets of stacks, one in each corner." I like the recent push toward ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0617 ( 24,693 )

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Across
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Meal maker? : PESTLE
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"Vamoose!" : BEATIT
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Fats Domino's real first name : ANTOINE
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Skin-care brand : AVEENO
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Austrian treats : STRUDELS
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Put down hard : BERATE
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Rows : TIERS
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Barbershop staple from "The Music Man" : LIDAROSE
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Shiraz setting : IRAN
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Ones putting down quadrels : TILERS
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Practice composition?: Abbr. : DRS
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Whole note, to a Brit : SEMIBREVE
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Port on Ishikari Bay : OTARU
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Friends : QUAKERS
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SpaceX head Musk : ELON
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Sibling trio in "Hamilton" : SCHUYLERSISTERS
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"Would ___?" : ILIE
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One might be a "n00b" : AMATEUR
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Dry runs, e.g. : TESTS
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Commonsensical : PRAGMATIC
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Cartoon word often seen with a lightning bolt : ZAP
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Channel swimmer Gertrude : EDERLE
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___ floresiensis (extinct "hobbit") : HOMO
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Day of doom, in Scandinavian mythology : RAGNAROK
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"It's déjà vu all over again" speaker : BERRA
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Sea seen from Ithaca : IONIAN
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Destination proclamation : WEMADEIT
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Fifth of eight parrying positions in fencing : QUINTE
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Wearying work schedule : RATRACE
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Equilibria : STASES
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Call of Duty tally : DEATHS
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French anise-flavored liqueur : PASTIS
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Uncut : ENTIRE
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Flow : STREAM
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Flow stopper, of a sort : TOURNIQUET
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Preserves covers? : LIDS
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Memphis-to-Nashville dir. : ENE
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Big character in children's literature : BABAR
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Very much : EVERSO
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Lead-in to méxico : AERO
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Poet Sara who wrote "I Shall Not Care" : TEASDALE
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Shaking like a leaf, maybe : INTERROR
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Runner's ___ (marathoner's woe) : TOE
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Title actress on Netflix's "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" : ELLIEKEMPER
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Early Mercedes-Benz racing car : SILVERARROW
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Part of Sherlock Holmes's attire : DEERSTALKER
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Part of a merry refrain : TRALA
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Goes for the bronze? : SUNS
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Believe : BUY
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Some pyramids, though not the ones at Giza : TETRAHEDRA
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Drawn-out campaign : SIEGE
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___ bath : SITZ
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Leave en masse : CLEAROUT
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Historical name of the Iberian Peninsula : HISPANIA
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Kakuro calculation : SUM
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Group of 100 people : SENATE
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Bothered terribly : TOREAT
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"Jackpot!" : IMRICH
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Ta-Nehisi who wrote the best seller "Between the World and Me" : COATES
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Builders of the original Legoland : DANES
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Generates, with "up" : GINS
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Reduce in force or intensity : BATE
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They're high at M.I.T. and Stanford : IQS
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About to explode : MAD

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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