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New York Times, Thursday, June 4, 2015

Author:
Joe Krozel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Joe Krozel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 37 Missing: {JKQXZ} This is puzzle # 80 for Mr. Krozel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Notepad: This puzzle seemingly has more than one solution ... but only one is "correct."
Joe Krozel notes:
I had been collecting companion entries, e.g. MOIL and TOIL, for making the Schrodinger category of puzzle for what seemed like ages. ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Here's one where I appreciated the puzzle much more after corresponding with the author. I like how Joe always pushes the envelope, ... read more
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© 2015, The New York TimesNo. 0604 ( 23,949 )
Across
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Location containing 10-Downs and 25-Downs : CAVERN
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Red sky at morning, to a sailor : BADSIGN
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Astaire and Adkins : ADELES
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What a ticket may do : ADMITONE
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Pronounce "nuclear" as "nucular," e.g. : MISSAY
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One sending a message in a bottle, maybe : CASTAWAY
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Kind of test : PATERNITY
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Fight tooth and nail : CLAW
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Start of the 13th century : MCCI
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"I see it now!" : AHA
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"I can only ___ much" : DOSO
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Rushes : HIES
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*Features of some front teeth : CAPS
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They're often found on baseball uniforms : DIRTSTAINS
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*Work hard : TOIL
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Deferred payment, say : RANATAB
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Ordinary : VANILLA
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Alkene derivative : ENOL
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Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca, e.g. : COMEDYTEAM
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Grist for a statistician : DATA
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Taylor Swift, for one : IDOL
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Underling of yore : SERF
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*Undermine, as a government program : GUT
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___ Morris, signature on the Declaration of Independence : ROBT
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*Plural suffix with organ : ISMS
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Like walls in a cheap motel, it seems : PAPERTHIN
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Singer with the 1994 double-platinum album "Under the Pink" : TORIAMOS
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Judge John who was Time's 1973 Man of the Year : SIRICA
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Times Square and Columbus Circle, in New York City : STATIONS
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Lose one's reserve : OPENUP
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Gently slipped past : EASEDBY
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Fly in a jungle : TSETSE
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Overly theatrical, maybe : CAMP
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1998 Sarah McLachlan hit : ADIA
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One of three pieces : VEST
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"Anything ___?" : ELSE
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Like the aft sails : REARMOST
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"Girlfriend" group, 2002 : NSYNC
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Present time, informally : BDAY
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Morns : AMS
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Intentionally lose : DITCH
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1-Across sight : STALACTITE
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Name repeated in ___ City, ___ : IOWA
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Badly bother, with "at" : GNAW
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Actor Richard of "Mrs. Miniver" : NEY
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Part of many plays, but not "Waiting for Godot" : ACTIII
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Schoolmaster in a Washington Irving tale : ICHABOD
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Syrian V.I.P. : ASSAD
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Mythical huntress : DIANA
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"... unless I'm wrong" : ORNOT
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1-Across sight : STALAGMITE
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Go around : ENVELOP
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Many an early Internet adopter : AOLER
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Rice ___ : PILAF
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Big pan? : SLAM
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Historic Scott : DRED
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Understood : TACIT
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Steakhouse offerings, for short : NYSTRIPS
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Bog : MORASS
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Humanitarian org. : USAID
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Stupefy : BESOT
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Not one ___ : IOTA
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Some doñas: Abbr. : SRAS
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Little horse on the prairie? : PONY
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Every family has one : TREE
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Bit to go on? : HINT
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Where cc's may be delivered : ICUS
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What a collar may cover : NAPE
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K'ung Fu-___ (Confucius) : TSE
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Approach en masse : MOB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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