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New York Times, Monday, June 29, 2015

Author:
Todd Gross and Andrea Carla Michaels
Editor:
Will Shortz
Eye of ___ and toe of frog (ingredients in a witches' brew)
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179/13/20097/23/20185
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Todd Gross
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856/12/200011/21/202354
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241.6430522%
Andrea Carla Michaels

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© 2015, The New York Times6/29/15 ( No. 23,974 )
Across
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Requisite : NEED
5
Trudges (through) : SLOGS
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Sig Ep, e.g. : FRAT
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Jane Austen novel : EMMA
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Capital on the Nile : CAIRO
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___ Strauss & Co. (jeans maker) : LEVI
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Bot that systematically browses the Internet : WEBCRAWLER
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Unwrap : OPEN
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Bullet that leaves a trail : TRACER
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To whom a private says "Sir, yes, sir!" : SERGEANT
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Language of the Quran : ARABIC
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Neither's partner : NOR
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Billiard stick : CUE
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"I have a dream" monogram : MLK
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"The Color Purple" novelist : ALICEWALKER
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Words from Wordsworth : ODES
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"Boo" follower, in a triumphant shout : YAH
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Austin Powers, e.g. : SPY
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Precursor of Windows : MSDOS
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What three strikes make : OUT
39
Radisson or Ritz-Carlton : HOTEL
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Grazing expanse : LEA
45
Excite, with "up" : REV
47
Archibald or Thurmond of the N.B.A. : NATE
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1982 Harrison Ford sci-fi film : BLADERUNNER
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91, to Caesar : XCI
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Beach ball filler : AIR
55
The "p" of m.p.h. : PER
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___ l'oeil (literally, "deceives the eye") : TROMPE
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The Lone Ranger, to Tonto : KEMOSABE
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Sounds like a sheep : BLEATS
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Zest : ELAN
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Classic red wagon : RADIOFLYER
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Was a passenger : RODE
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College class hours : UNITS
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Architect Saarinen : EERO
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Giveaways at events : SWAG
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Birds that fly in V's : GEESE
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Geologic time periods : ERAS
Down
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Eye of ___ and toe of frog (ingredients in a witches' brew) : NEWT
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Green gems : EMERALDS
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Started, as on a journey : EMBARKED
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Capital of Bangladesh, old-style : DACCA
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In a frightening way : SCARILY
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Attorney-at-___ : LAW
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Classical paintings : OILS
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Graham who wrote "Our Man in Havana" : GREENE
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Woes : SORROWS
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Chunk of ice in the Arctic Ocean : FLOE
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Prepare to go home from vacation, say : REPACK
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Park or Madison, in Manhattan : AVENUE
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Dye specialist : TINTER
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2000s sitcom starring a country singer : REBA
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Math class drawing : GRAPH
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"See ya!" : CIAO
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Word in a heart tattoo : MOM
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Make butter the old-fashioned way : CHURN
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French city historically known for silk : LYON
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Cry when an auctioneer brings down the gavel : SOLD
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Oozes : SEEPS
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Circus structure : TENT
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Many an April 15 mailer : TAXPAYER
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"Yadda, yadda, yadda" : ETCETERA
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Necklace of flowers : LEI
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Carpet alternative : AREARUG
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Wordy : VERBOSE
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Makers of tortes and tarts : BAKERS
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Stay out of sight : LIELOW
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Spanish fleet of 1588 : ARMADA
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Polite and refined : URBANE
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Liesl's love in "The Sound of Music" : ROLF
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Brawl : MELEE
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Rare blood type, for short : ONEG
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Brickell or Falco : EDIE
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B'way hit signs : SROS
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"___ all good" : ITS

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