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New York Times, Friday, June 23, 2017

1983 hit with the line "She's been living in her white bread world"

Author:
James Mulhern and Ashton Anderson
Editor:
Will Shortz
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James Mulhern
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Ashton Anderson

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 27 Missing: {FJQXZ} This is puzzle # 24 for Mr. Mulhern. This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Anderson. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2017, The New York Times6/23/17 ( No. 24,699 )
Across
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They may make the rounds : AMMO
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Lounging wear : SWEATPANTS
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Coat color : ROAN
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Question often asked after twirling : HOWDOILOOK
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Some O.K.s : NODS
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Rambo sort : ONEMANARMY
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Word with hatch or room : ESCAPE
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Coffee shop freebies : LIDS
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Many a Wall St. hire : MBA
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Fracking target : SHALE
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Circumspect : WARY
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Amazon icon : CART
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Saint's place : SUPERDOME
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Pastel shade : CORAL
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Low-___ diet : CARB
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"O" follower : CANADA
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Part of Wayne Manor : BATCAVE
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Request to Dad, maybe : CARKEYS
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Like a pact with the Devil : UNHOLY
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Modern-day home of the classical poet Hafez : IRAN
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Jobs in tech : STEVE
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Subject of a 1984 mockumentary : SPINALTAP
44
Flag : TIRE
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Spill something : BLAB
46
First name in country : GARTH
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Part of an embassy address, for short : APO
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"Oh, darn!" : CRUD
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Edible seed of a pumpkin or squash : PEPITA
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Some baby talk : GOOGOOGAGA
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Rostrum : DAIS
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1983 hit with the line "She's been living in her white bread world" : UPTOWNGIRL
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Look at on the beach, say : OGLE
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College application components : TESTSCORES
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Backpacker's pack : GEAR
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"Gunsmoke" actor James : ARNESS
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Kind of pork : MOOSHU
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Antic : MADCAP
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Marked down : ONSALE
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One going everywhere on foot? : SHOE
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Peso : Mexico :: ___ : Korea : WON
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Baby animal in a parable in II Samuel : EWELAMB
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Esteem : ADMIRE
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Sycophant : TOADY
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Figures usually held in one's head : PINS
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Like : ALA
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Movie with the 1979 Oscar-winning song "It Goes Like It Goes" : NORMARAE
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Patriot leader : TOMBRADY
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Book of celestial maps : SKYATLAS
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Bedsheet material : PERCALE
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Abraded : WORE
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Bop : CONK
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Bandmate of Micky, Peter and Michael of the Monkees : DAVY
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Bloodshed : CARNAGE
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Co-star of Ferrell in 2003's "Elf" : CAAN
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Laugh heartily : BUSTAGUT
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Benedict X, but not IX or XI : ANTIPOPE
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"Tonight Show" house band : THEROOTS
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Arm that's tucked away : COVE
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Copy illegally : CRIB
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Thin tablet : IPADAIR
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Nancy's friend in the comics : SLUGGO
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Sycophant : LAPDOG
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Ranking system of a sort : TRIAGE
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Verdi opera set in the fifth century : ATTILA
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Particle beam weapon : PHASER
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Rodeo sight, informally : BRONC
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Female whales : COWS
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Buds : PALS
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Caught : GOT
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Kaplan book subj. : GRE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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