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New York Times, Friday, June 30, 2017

Feeling that everyone's having fun without you, in modern lingo

Author:
Damon Gulczynski
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Damon J. Gulczynski

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 32 Missing: {JQWX} This is puzzle # 25 for Mr. Gulczynski. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Damon J. Gulczynski notes:
Pretty typical Friday fare with a pretty typical back story. I put in a couple of long seed entries (CHARM OFFENSIVE and FRANZ ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I admire Damon's use of 14-letter entries. So tough to build around, since they automatically force placement of black squares, ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times6/30/17 ( No. 24,706 )

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Across
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Given the short end of the stick : SHAFTED
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Prone : APT
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What many Brits don't spell "realize" with : ZED
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500, e.g. : CARRACE
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Natural energy source : GLUCOSE
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Designer behind the Dolly Girl perfume : ANNASUI
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Really stress : RAMHOME
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Wind sounds : MOANS
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Strong connection? : HAYMAKER
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Locale in "Do the Right Thing" : PIZZERIA
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Where the Shannon flows : EIRE
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One may be straight : FLUSH
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Put down : DEMEAN
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Disconcert : FAZE
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Spirit : ELAN
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Excessively sentimental : SOPPY
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No more : OVER
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Trim, in a way : DEFAT
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Own (up) : FESS
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Tapes, maybe : MENDS
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Impudence, slangily : TUDE
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For the taking : FREE
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Bacchanals : ORGIES
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Flower girl, sometimes : NIECE
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Like a control freak : ANAL
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Classic sitcom sign-off : NANUNANU
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Big appetite : VORACITY
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House shower : CSPAN
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H&M competitor : OLDNAVY
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Providers of limited coverage? : BIKINIS
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Noodge : NEEDLER
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1983 song that begins "Hate New York City" : ILOVELA
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Only word spoken in Mel Brooks's "Silent Movie" : NON
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Back again : FRO
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"That's no challenge" : TOOEASY
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Rogue : SCAMP
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Tower of ___ (classic math puzzle) : HANOI
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Desi Jr. of the 1960s group Dino, Desi & Billy : ARNAZ
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His assassination sparked W.W. I : FRANZFERDINAND
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Tarboosh feature : TASSEL
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Coin introduced by Louis IX : ECU
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___ gratia : DEI
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Famed Indian burial site : AGRA
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Took for a fool : PLAYED
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Food processors, informally : TUMMIES
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One involved in monkey business? : ZOOKEEPER
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Titular Salinger girl : ESME
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Puma prey : DEER
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Campaign of flattery : CHARMOFFENSIVE
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Humorous as opposed to strange : HAHAFUNNY
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Wished could be undone : RUED
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Key : ISLET
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Place to pray : APSE
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Where Molson Coors is TAP : NYSE
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Feeling that everyone's having fun without you, in modern lingo : FOMO
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More than conjecture : AVER
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Place of outdoor meditation : ZENGARDEN
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Tennis's Petrova : NADIA
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___ Vogue : TEEN
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Harbor seal : SEACALF
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Dieter's piece of cake? : SLIVER
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Crackpot : CUCKOO
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Trouble in the night : APNEA
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Catches in the act : NAILS
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Retract : UNSAY
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Skiing great Lindsey : VONN
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Nondairy spread : OLEO
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Newbie : TYRO
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Jot : BIT
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1969 Peace Prize agcy. : ILO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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