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New York Times, Friday, June 9, 2017

54-Across : "Easy peasy"

Author:
Steve Overton
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {JQ} This is puzzle # 2 for Mr. Overton. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Steve Overton notes:
Greetings, solvers. Just a bit of snarky, frivolous, late-week fun. Never seen the phrase YOUR OTHER LEFT in a crossword before, felt ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Great feature entry in YOUR OTHER LEFT. Hard to parse out, and such a fun clue: [Not right, sarcastically]. The wordplay around the ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times6/9/17 ( No. 24,685 )

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Across
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Road movie producer? : DASHCAM
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Brokerage famous for its "spokesbaby" : ETRADE
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It'll give you a break : ENTERKEY
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Movie villain modeled after Ernst Stavro Blofeld : DREVIL
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"Nailed it!" : PERFECTO
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Home of the Red Cross : GENEVA
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Overplay a part : EMOTE
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Fields of energy : AURAS
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-1, for sine: Abbr. : MIN
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Small drinks : NIPS
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Unwelcome kind of message : ERROR
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Terse refusal : CANT
26
"Was ist ___?" : DAS
27
Where Manila is : LUZON
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Apple apparatus : CORER
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Unit of brilliance? : CARAT
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Aussie girl : SHEILA
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Out for a week or two, say : AWAYONHOLIDAY
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Tie-ups : SNARLS
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Flight attendants point them out : EXITS
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Mañana preceder : HASTA
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Hat features : BRIMS
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Natl. Women's History Month : MAR
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Really long : ACHE
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Sweet, in scores : DOLCE
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Story with many parts : SAGA
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Mars, but not Earth : GOD
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Long-distance call? : YODEL
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Seltzer, e.g. : MIXER
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With 9-Down, Spanish leaders? : UNODOS
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Like "Roma," to Romans : FEMININE
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It can dirty your Windows : ADWARE
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Rears : TAILENDS
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Fulminated : RANTED
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"Easy peasy" : NOSWEAT
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Count (on) : DEPEND
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Lack of oomph : ANEMIA
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Razor sharpeners : STROPS
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Weighs, in a way : HEFTS
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Manitoba tribe : CREE
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Lab grp. : AKC
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Famous introduction that was never actually used : METARZAN
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Mystery prize : EDGAR
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See 47-Across : TRES
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"Star Wars" villain Kylo ___ : REN
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Mass number : AVEMARIA
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From on high : DIVINELY
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Korean compact : ELANTRA
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Not right, sarcastically : YOUROTHERLEFT
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Ginny's brother, in the Harry Potter books : RON
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They may have images of Mozart and Cervantes : EUROS
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Some University of Virginia undergrads in 1969, for the first time : COEDS
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1972 top 10 hit that ran for 7+ minutes : LAYLA
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Markers : CHITS
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Garçon's offering : CARTE
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Snail trail : SLIME
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Rain forest menace : ANACONDA
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Chase with a drink : WASHDOWN
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Household brand famous for its infomercials : OXICLEAN
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Austin Powers's car with a portmanteau name : SHAGUAR
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Dad ___ : BOD
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Rep. Waters of California : MAXINE
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Set of priorities : AGENDA
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Like AB negative among blood types : RAREST
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Treated, in a way : DOSED
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Might : SINEW
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Time long ago : YORE
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Units of wire thickness : MILS
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"Who ___?" : DAT
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Italian possessive : MIO

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later.

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