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New York Times, Thursday, June 18, 2015

Author:
Jason Flinn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Jason Flinn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 36 Missing: {FJQVXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 6 for Mr. Flinn. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jason Flinn notes:
The idea for this puzzle originally came from the observation that there are a lot of METONYMS in New York City. Mulling this around ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Worthy Thursday idea, kooky blends of normal phrase + ___ONYM(S). A nice workout. I had to look up TOPONYM (place name derived from a ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0618 ( 23,963 )

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Across
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Old Toyota sports car : SUPRA
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Uncle on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" : PHIL
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Scene of W.W. II fighting : STLO
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Packing a sting? : APIAN
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"Sweet Emotion" band : AEROSMITH
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The Olympics or Andes Mints : MOUNTAINTOPONYM
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Imbues : INSTILLS
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Hearth instrument : POKER
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Mentaiko, at a sushi bar : ROE
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Last place? : SHOE
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White and lighted : BLACKANTONYMS
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Segal who wrote "Love Story" : ERICH
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Posts : MAILS
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Host's exhortation : EAT
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Be the ultimate nerd, with "out" : GEEK
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The heavens : SPACE
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"The Lion King" queen : NALA
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Grain in Nutri-Grain : OAT
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Vivacity : SPUNK
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Searches for the useful parts of, as data : MINES
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Deadly or human : MORTALSYNONYM
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Orphan of British literature : EYRE
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M.D. specialty : ENT
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Man on a mission, maybe : PADRE
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From one perspective : INASENSE
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Wall Street and Madison Avenue : NEWYORKMETONYMS
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One side in the Peloponnesian War : ATHENIANS
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Theater : ODEUM
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New Mexico's ___ Ski Valley : TAOS
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Record flaw : BLOT
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"Buona ___" (parting phrase in Italy) : NOTTE
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Arctic residents : SAMI
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Acquainted with : UPON
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Papal name last used in 1958 : PIUS
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Was a high school sprinter, say : RANTRACK
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Third-largest city of the Roman Empire : ANTIOCH
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Lunch container, for some : PAIL
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Roosters ... or not roosters? : HENS
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Big Apple subway line : IRT
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Something exploited by a tax adviser : LOOPHOLE
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Safety icon : SMOKEY
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Antler part : TINE
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Astronomical distance: Abbr. : LTYR
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German electrical pioneer : OHM
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Cuddles, in a way : SPOONS
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Model ___ Wek : ALEK
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Awkward : STICKY
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European carp : BREAM
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Delude : LIETO
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It may hold the solution : AMPULE
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Indian flatbreads : NAANS
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John Irving's "A Prayer for Owen ___" : MEANY
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It "refreshes naturally," in old ads : SALEM
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Opposite of humility : EGO
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Some univ. hirees : TAS
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Part of a rack : SPARERIB
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Company that owns the Seattle Mariners : NINTENDO
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"Lie Down in Darkness" author, 1951 : STYRON
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Rainmaker? : MONSOON
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Changes the locks again? : REDYES
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"Ooooh!" : NEAT
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Prefix with byte that means 1015 : PETA
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What Horton heard : AWHO
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Mae West's "___ Angel" : IMNO
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Fit (in) : NEST
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Khrushchev's dissent : NYET
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Some banned literature : SMUT
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Salinger dedicatee : ESME
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Commercial lead-in to Geo : NAT
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Carrier to Seoul, for short : KAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later.

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