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New York Times, Thursday, June 20, 2019

Author:
Trenton Charlson
Editor:
Will Shortz
5-Down : Kind of highway
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Trenton Charlson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JKY} This is puzzle # 13 for Mr. Charlson. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. Thursday freshness: 87%
Trenton Charlson notes:
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© 2019, The New York Times6/20/19 ( No. 25,426 )
Across
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Series seen on many a planner or pill container : SMTWTFS
8
"S.N.L." network : NBCTV
13
Computer security measure : FIREWALL
15
Food for some fauna : FLORA
16
Single-celled organism : PROTOZOAN
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Simon ___, lead singer of Duran Duran : LEBON
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Place to play a board game : DEN
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Decisively indicative questions : LITMUSTESTS
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Nightmares on opening night : PANS
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Caught up to, say : TIED
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Crowd : THRONG
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Seasoned smoked beef brisket or pork ribs, e.g. : TEXASBBQ
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Music festival street in Memphis : BEALE
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"The Crucible" locale : SALEM
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Pasture : LEA
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Hypotenuse, e.g. : SIDE
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Deals in : SELLS
36
Good name for a wrestler? : MATT
37
Penultimate letter : PSI
38
Friend for un muchacho : CHICA
39
Cracker brand : ZESTA
40
Kind of liability-limiting stock order : STOPLOSS
42
Like some antique tableware : PEWTER
43
Go far and wide : ROAM
44
Binary : DUAL
45
Popular product of Bremen, Germany, not sold in Germany : STPAULIGIRL
49
Hosts, in brief : MCS
52
Pyramid, e.g. : SOLID
53
Something each of this puzzle's answers begins with : CONSONANT
55
Symptom for a car mechanic : NOISE
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Like a fishing line after a bite : TAUTENED
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Knight's need : STEED
58
Doesn't take well : RESENTS
Down
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"Dirty Harry" org. : SFPD
2
Bog down : MIRE
3
Sci-fi film recognized with an Oscar for Technical Achievement 15 years after it was released : TRON
4
Painter's sign : WET
5
Kind of highway : TWOLANE
6
Disconcerting : FAZING
7
Casino draws : SLOTS
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Cowboys, for example : NFLTEAM
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Runs : BLEEDS
10
Cookout discards : COBS
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Bring (out) : TROT
12
They have sliding doors : VANS
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Hasty getaway : LAM
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Chocolaty spread since 1964 : NUTELLA
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Big roll : SIXES
22
Flag holder : POLE
24
Recipe amts. : TBSPS
25
"Safe" kind of film? : HEIST
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Rush job? : RADIO
27
Powders, in a way : TALCS
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Terrific time : BLAST
29
Davis of film : BETTE
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World's richest country, according to the World Bank : QATAR
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Huge and abrupt : SEISMIC
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Maritime hazard : SHOAL
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Whimper : MEWL
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Murky : CLOUDED
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Die-hard types : ZEALOTS
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Hail, e.g. : PRAISE
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Strive for : PURSUE
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Mosul money : DINAR
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Payroll dept. figs. : SSNS
46
Drinking spree : TOOT
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Pirouette follower, perhaps : PLIE
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Comprehended : GOT
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"Doctor Faustus" novelist : MANN
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Popular tech news site : CNET
51
Regs. : STDS
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Word in a wedding notice : NEE

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