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New York Times, Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Author:
Alex Eaton-Salners
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Alex Eaton-Salners

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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 79, Blocks: 39 Missing: {KQXZ} Grid has mirror symmetry. This is puzzle # 21 for Mr. Eaton-Salners. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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Across
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Book of the Bible after John : ACTS
5
Like some high-end cigars : CUBAN
10
___ vu : DEJA
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Russian rejection : NYET
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Like about 60% of the world's population : ASIAN
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Daredevil Knievel : EVEL
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Org. for the New York Cosmos : NASL
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Alternative to a hedge : FENCE
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Answer to "Shall we?" : LETS
20
"Come in!" : ENTER
22
Prez before J.F.K. : DDE
23
Bygone car model named for a horse : PINTO
24
Technique employed in the painting hidden in this puzzle : POINTILLISM
27
What's far from fair? : ANI
29
___ Fighters (rock band) : FOO
30
Counterpart of long. : LAT
31
One side of Niagara Falls: Abbr. : ONT
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Had as a customer : SOLDTO
36
Dijon darling : CHERIE
38
"Star Trek: T.N.G." character with empathic abilities : TROI
39
Bump up in pay : RAISE
43
Impart : LEND
44
$15/hour and others : RATES
46
Suffix with elephant : INE
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Got ready to be photographed : POSED
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Takes too much, in brief : ODS
49
What a Heisman winner might hope to become : NFLSTAR
52
"Le Comte ___" (Rossini opera) : ORY
53
Weaving machine : LOOM
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First small bit of progress : ATOB
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Artist who created the painting hidden in this puzzle : GEORGESSEURAT
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Crime scene clue : PRINT
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Rapa ___ (Easter Island) : NUI
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Willem of "The Grand Budapest Hotel" : DAFOE
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Tower-building game : JENGA
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___ Radio Hour (NPR program) : TED
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Egg shell? : OVARY
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"Awesome!" : SWEET
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French religious title: Abbr. : STE
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Specialty : FORTE
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Green Gables girl : ANNE
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Ink cartridge color : CYAN
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Aviators trying out new planes : TESTPILOTS
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Pope who negotiated with Attila the Hun : STLEO
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Half-___ (coffee order) : CAF
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Did, once upon a time : USEDTO
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Dot on a Hindu woman's forehead : BINDI
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Smallish battery : AACELL
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Fla.-to-Me. direction : NNE
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Cold cut purveyors : DELIS
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With still greater intensity : EVENMORESO
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Rocker Joan : JETT
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Plus : ALSO
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Falling-out : RIFT
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Essential part : PITH
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Koh-i-___ diamond : NOOR
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Doily material : LACE
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Elroy's dog on "The Jetsons" : ASTRO
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Missile detection org. : NORAD
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Forty-___ (old prospector) : NINER
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All-in-one undergarment : TEDDY
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Game cube : DIE
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Chess rating system : ELO
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Minor maladies : AILMENTS
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Counterparts of outs : INS
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Save for later : SETASIDE
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Dismiss with derision : SNORTAT
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Self-satisfied about : PROUDOF
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Harbor hazard : FOG
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Took in some takeout, say : ATE
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What the French pronounce "Louis" with that the English do not : LONGE
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"Well done!" : BRAVO
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Increased : GREW
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German article : EINE
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Plum pudding ingredient : SUET
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Beyond the horizon : AFAR
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Civil wrong : TORT
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Cover of night? : PJS
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Hurricane's center : EYE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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