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New York Times, Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Author:
Fred Piscop
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Fred Piscop

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 150 for Mr. Piscop. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Jeff Chen notes:
Loved this puzzle. I've seen dozens of anagram puzzles, so it takes something special for one to stand out. I honestly groaned a bit ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0622 ( 24,333 )
Across
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Airline with "flying boats" in the 1930s-'40s : PANAM
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Certain war zone correspondent : EMBED
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Rock's Bon Jovi : JON
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Virus in 2014 news : EBOLA
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Decorative fabric : TOILE
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Cry with an epiphany : AHA
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What NOTICING can anagram to : GINANDTONIC
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California wine, for short : ZIN
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Leave in a huff : STORMOUT
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Hummer's instrument : KAZOO
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Scratch up : MAR
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Creditors' holdings : LIENS
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Question a magician won't answer : HOW
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What MEDITATE can anagram to : DATEANDTIME
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Bring out : EVOKE
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Optician's display : RIMS
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Geraint's beloved, in Arthurian legend : ENID
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Mucky ground : MIRE
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Sired, biblically : BEGOT
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Wrinkly citrus : UGLI
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Pitch-black : INKY
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Home of the first Dole plantation : OAHU
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Pooped out : SPENT
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What MARTINET can anagram to : NEATANDTRIM
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___ judicata : RES
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"Boots on the ground" advocates : HAWKS
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Witty rejoinder : MOT
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Botanist's study : FLORA
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Talismans, or the curses they protect against : EVILEYES
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Source of the Beverly Hillbillies' wealth : OIL
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What SKILLETS can anagram to : KISSANDTELL
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Headline-delivering org. : UPI
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Bottled water brand : EVIAN
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Remove from memory : ERASE
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Predator of elephants, in myth : ROC
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Hub : NEXUS
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Stood on the hind legs, with "up" : RARED
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Cribbage markers : PEGS
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Not very much : ABIT
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Taboo : NONO
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Function under "Clock" on an iPhone : ALARM
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Like Lake Mead : MANMADE
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Ides rebuke : ETTU
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Not worth debating : MOOT
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Recyclables holder : BIN
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Peyton's gridiron brother : ELI
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Knocked to the canvas : DECKED
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Groundbreaking Al Jolson title role : JAZZSINGER
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Neil Young song about Kent State : OHIO
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Billionth: Prefix : NANO
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"David Copperfield" wife : DORA
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Poker order : ANTEUP
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Dorothy of "Road" movies : LAMOUR
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Smithsonian, e.g.: Abbr. : INST
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Leave no escape for : HEMIN
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Like a merino : OVINE
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Sleep-deprived employee, maybe : WORKAHOLIC
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Pirelli patterns : TREADS
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Arachnid leg count : EIGHT
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Pooh's creator : MILNE
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Cuts and pastes : EDITS
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Shoulder-slung synthesizer : KEYTAR
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Knock on the noodle : BONK
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Do a slow burn : SMOLDER
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Come alive : AWAKEN
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Poker announcement : IMIN
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Prefix meaning 51-Down : TETRA
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Near-impossible N.F.L. point total : FOUR
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Fat removal, briefly : LIPO
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Twin of Jacob : ESAU
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U-Haul rentals : VANS
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Orbital period : YEAR
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Choice word : ELSE
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Flexible Flyer, e.g. : SLED
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"___ been had!" : IVE
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Henry VIII wife count : SIX

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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