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New York Times, Thursday, June 22, 2017

Author:
Ruth B. Margolin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 72, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 6 for Ms. Margolin. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Ruth B. Margolin notes:
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Jeff Chen notes:
I have to admit; I didn't completely grok the theme until well after I finished. EARSMILEEAR is a literal representation of "smile ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0622 ( 24,698 )
Across
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Japanese chess : SHOGI
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Name attached to a North Carolina "-ville" : ASHE
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1, 2, 3 or R : GEAR
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Hawkeye : IOWAN
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Enjoy Wilde or Wilder, say : READ
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+/- : ORSO
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Hollows : GLENS
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Fond of hiking, camping, etc. : OUTDOORSY
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Transfer, as in a bucket brigade : HANDPASSHAND
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Initiates badly? : HAZES
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Israeli resort city : EILAT
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One flying during the holiday season, informally : STNICK
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Book of the Bible after Amos : OBADIAH
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___-Town : CHI
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Grin broadly : EARSMILEEAR
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Menace with four-inch teeth : ORCA
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Poker tournament fee : BUYIN
39
"Je t'___" : AIME
40
Confront one another head-on : TOESTANDTOE
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Typical Scottish Brexit vote : NAE
44
Going south : TANKING
45
Joins hands? : CLASPS
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Place : STEAD
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Honeydew producer : APHID
50
Rendezvous : FACEMEETFACE
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"That's the way the cookie crumbles" : CESTLAVIE
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Olympic skater Slutskaya : IRINA
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Protected, at 58-Down : ALEE
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Symbol of silence : REST
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Palindromic tennis champ : SELES
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Pre-Red head : TSAR
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"Frozen" princess : ELSA
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Irascible : TESTY
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Heaved "ho"? : SIGH
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Spanish welcome : HOLA
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John Irving's "A Prayer for ___ Meany" : OWEN
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Who said "The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others" : GANDHI
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Where the Robinsons were lost on 1960s TV : INSPACE
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Stopped lying : AROSE
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Doctor of letters? : SEUSS
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Possesses, once : HATH
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Ancient Norse work : EDDA
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"I like the way you think!" : GOODIDEA
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Jump the gun, e.g. : ERR
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Balaam's talking beast : ASS
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Mr. Rogers : ROY
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Either co-star of "Paper Moon" : ONEAL
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Prison guarded by Dementors : AZKABAN
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Some 1960s protests : LIEINS
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TripTik, e.g. : AAAMAP
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N.B.A. long shots : THREES
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"Feed your lawn" brand : SCOTTS
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Place for a frog : THROAT
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Christians' ___ Creed : NICENE
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Cut : OMIT
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Juliette of "Chocolat" : BINOCHE
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What'll give you a leg up? : RUNG
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Children's author Hoff : SYD
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Inquire about : ASKAFTER
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Like some colossal bores : TIDAL
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Snob : ELITIST
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Like Consumer Reports : ADFREE
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Out of order : AMISS
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Katniss's partner in "The Hunger Games" : PEETA
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Nursing, say : CARE
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Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
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Troubles : AILS
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Popular tech review site : CNET
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"Whoa, slow down there, partner!" : EASY
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Hipster : CAT
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Loop loopers : ELS
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See 60-Across : SEA

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