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New York Times, Thursday, June 27, 2019

Author:
Hoang-Kim Vu
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 44 Missing: {JQVWZ} This is the debut puzzle for Mr. Vu. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Hoang-Kim Vu notes:
So excited to be making my NYT debut! I love a good rebus puzzle, so it's a pleasure that my debut is one that I've been working on ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
NYT Debut! Hoang-Kim CHECKs ALL / THE BOXES with a standard rebus, C-H-E-C-K boxed four times. Great way to kick off the theme, CHECKS ... read more
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© 2019, The New York TimesNo. 0627 ( 25,433 )
Across
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Boosts, with "up" : AMPS
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Result of digitization : SCAN
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Medium for a model : CLAY
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Subjects of many nonfiction best sellers : DIETS
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Kind of list : TODO
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First name in morning TV : HODA
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Word that can follow sea and man to make new words : SCAPE
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"Let There Be Rock" rock band : ACDC
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Goals : ENDS
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What the Constitution provides among the branches of government : CHECKSANDBALANCES
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Application : USE
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___ Killmonger, "Black Panther" villain : ERIK
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Spouting nonsense : FULLOFIT
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Free rein : BLANKCHECK
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The Red Wolves of the Sun Belt Conf. : ASU
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You might take his word for it : ROGET
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Good gardening soil : LOAM
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Many a Twitter thread : RANT
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Leave college early, perhaps : GOPRO
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"Livin' la Vida ___" : LOCA
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[Things seemed to be going so well] : SIGH
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Brings in : REAPS
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Bring in : NET
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Vending machine directive : INSERT
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One way of seeing or standing : EYETOEYE
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What apiphobes fear : BEES
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Showed fear, maybe : RAN
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Famous symbol of the Cold War : CHECKPOINTCHARLIE
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Cajole : COAX
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The Big Easy : NOLA
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Tipping point? : COATCHECK
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Like a leviathan : HUGE
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Monopoly token replaced in 2013 by a cat : IRON
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Court locale, with "The" : HAGUE
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Western tribe : UTES
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Even numbers and odd numbers, in math : SETS
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Some detective fiction, informally : NOIR
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Contents of some sidebars : ADS
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Preconcert job : MICCHECK
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Food that may be puréed for babies : PEAS
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Capital on the Mississippi : STPAUL
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Attempt, informally : STAB
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Traditional treatment for altitude sickness : COCA
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Confuse : ADDLE
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Like many popular 13-Across : NOCARB
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With 39-Down, fulfill requirements ... or how to fill four of this puzzle's squares? : CHECKALL
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Sole : LONE
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Also mentions : ADDS
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"___ queen!" (slangy affirmative) : YAS
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Detector : SENSOR
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Clear, in a way : DEFOG
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It means nothing : NIL
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Source of the words "pajama" and "spinach" : FARSI
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Lightning Bolt : USAIN
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Breathers : LUNGS
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Assistant in a horror film : IGOR
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Home on the range : TEPEE
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Who has been nominated for more acting Oscars than Meryl Streep : NOONE
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Grammy-winning Musgraves : KACEY
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"Game over" : CHECKMATE
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Platter : TRAY
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See 9-Down : THEBOXES
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Work of Bellini or Gounod : OPERA
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Most of cornmeal : STARCH
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Outdoor retail giant : REI
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In which good service is important : TENNIS
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Out, as a library book : ONLOAN
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Archive : STORE
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Last step of a purchase : CHECKOUT
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Summon : PAGE
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What "thrombus" means to a doctor : CLOT
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First name in fairy tales : HANS
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Manipulator of Othello : IAGO
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Decorative sewing case : ETUI
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Steven ___, secretary of energy under Obama : CHU
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One of 24 game pieces : CHECKER

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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