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New York Times, Monday, June 19, 2017

Author:
Susan Gelfand
Editor:
Will Shortz
Blog:
Performances by two singers ... like 21- and 49-Across and 3- and 29-Down?
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QZ} This is puzzle # 16 for Ms. Gelfand. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. Monday freshness: 88%
Jeff Chen notes:
Susie is quickly becoming one of my favorite constructors. With clever themes, strong bonus fill, and minimal use of crossword glue, ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times6/19/17 ( No. 24,695 )
Across
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Doll-making tribe of the Southwest : HOPI
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Greatly annoys : GALLS
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Long, tedious effort : SLOG
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Mathematician Turing : ALAN
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Circa : ABOUT
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Surfer's catch : WAVE
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Lively Irish dances : JIGS
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Sierra ___ (African land) : LEONE
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Supermodel from Somalia : IMAN
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"From what ___ seen ..." : IVE
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Singers Johnny and Fiona? : ROTTENAPPLE
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Good dogs for pheasant hunters : SETTERS
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Billiard stick : CUE
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Craving : URGE
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Feature of the easily offended : THINSKIN
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2015 climate accord city : PARIS
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"Thou ___ not ..." : SHALT
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French summer : ETE
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Wildcat with tufted ears : LYNX
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Performances by two singers ... like 21- and 49-Across and 3- and 29-Down? : DUETS
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Extinguished, as birthday candles, with "out" : BLEW
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Soccer stadium cry : OLE
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Dirt, dust, soot, etc. : GRIME
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Soothing ointments : BALMS
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Desserts with layered fruit and whipped cream : PARFAITS
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Like fish that are difficult to eat : BONY
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Rap's ___ Wayne : LIL
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Salt's partner in potato chip flavoring : VINEGAR
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Singers Keith and John? : URBANLEGEND
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GPS option: Abbr. : RTE
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"Va-va-___!" : VOOM
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Glittery jewelry : BLING
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Negotiator's goal : DEAL
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Alleviate : EASE
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Put out, as a statement : ISSUE
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Ryan of "Boston Public" : JERI
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Parabola shapes : ARCS
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Heads of France : TETES
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Huff : SNIT
Down
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Ones who've traveled to Mecca : HAJIS
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Martini garnish : OLIVE
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Singers Patti and Tina? : PAGETURNER
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Opposite of outs : INS
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In abundance : GALORE
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Conspires with : ABETS
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Stolen stuff : LOOT
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Debussy's "Clair de ___" : LUNE
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Aids in sign-lettering : STENCILS
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Motions left or right on Tinder : SWIPES
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Home furnishing product with a shade : LAMP
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Like the president's office : OVAL
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Trait transmitter : GENE
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Govt. rules : REGS
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May or Polly of fiction : AUNT
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Colorful cereal : TRIX
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"___ fightin' words!" : THEMS
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Despise : HATE
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Singers Tori and Al? : KELLYGREEN
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See 31-Down : ITEM
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With 30-Down, brief article in a paper : NEWS
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Sit (down) hard : PLOP
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Heroine of Jean Auel's "The Clan of the Cave Bear" : AYLA
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Attire not usually seen on casual Friday : SUIT
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Tool part used to create holes : DRILLBIT
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___ of one's existence : BANE
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Profit : GAIN
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James ___ (007) : BOND
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Bad thing to go down in : FLAMES
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Watches episode after episode of a TV series, say : BINGES
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Event location : VENUE
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Arcade pioneer : ATARI
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Ignited again : RELIT
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Colored part of the eye : UVEA
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Plane engine's sound when taking off : ROAR
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Pear variety : BOSC
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Otherwise : ELSE
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Main point of an idea : GIST
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Dance club bookings, in brief : DJS

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