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New York Times, Friday, July 1, 2016

Org. that covers Springfield in a dome in "The Simpsons Movie"

Author:
James Mulhern
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 30 Missing: {V} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Mulhern.
James Mulhern notes:
I made this puzzle about two years ago. It's actually a rewrite; initially, I had a couple answers (FLASH ART, AN ITEM) that Will and ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Two nice answers, FANTASY BASEBALL and SQUARE BRACKET down the midlines of the puzzle. I'm huge into fantasy basketball, and I can see ... read more
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© 2016, The New York Times7/1/16 ( No. 24,342 )
Across
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Talk : TATTLE
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Driver's hazards : FLASHERS
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Not divisible, as a job : ONEMAN
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Amelia Earhart, e.g. : AIRWOMAN
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Good news for wage earners : TAXCUT
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Far Eastern city whose name means "long cape" : NAGASAKI
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Org. that covers Springfield in a dome in "The Simpsons Movie" : EPA
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Torpedo : DESTROY
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Black : JET
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Office monitor : BOSS
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Dough made in the Middle East? : RIALS
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Lane in a strip : LOIS
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Wedding keepsake : ALBUM
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Long-running Vegas show : CSI
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Even's opposite : MORN
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Gravy goody : GIBLET
33
Mississippi feeder : YAZOO
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Backslash neighbor : SQUAREBRACKET
39
Buddhist memorial dome : STUPA
40
Like motets : CHORAL
42
Cross words : FIES
44
One-on-one basketball play, slangily : ISO
46
Sound : AUDIO
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Feature of un poema : RIMA
48
Accomplished : ADEPT
50
Damage done : TOLL
51
It welcomes praise : EGO
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"Wouldn't think so" : DOUBTIT
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Pixar specialty, briefly : CGI
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City called the Bush Capital : CANBERRA
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2006 musical featuring a vampire : LESTAT
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Light blue partner of Connecticut and Vermont : ORIENTAL
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Crazy Horse, e.g. : LAKOTA
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"It was my pleasure" : NOTATALL
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They're drawn by the bizarre : STARES
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Green grocery choice : TOTEBAG
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Brazilian city name that sounds like a U.S. state capital : ANAPOLIS
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Some southern cookin' : TEXASBBQ
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Alternative to SHO : TMC
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Celebrate : LAUD
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Rapping response : ENTER
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Its rosters aren't real : FANTASYBASEBALL
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1997 comedy with the tagline "Trust me" : LIARLIAR
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Odysseus' faithful dog : ARGOS
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Clout : SWAY
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Christmas trio : HOS
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Key of Chopin's étude "Tristesse" : EMAJOR
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Collect lots of : RAKEIN
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Cross states : SNITS
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Word with a 35-Across before and after it : SIC
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Separator of the Philippines and Malaysia : SULUSEA
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"Incoming!" : LOOKOUT
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Charcuterie, e.g. : MEATS
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Nut-brown : MOCHA
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Tony-winning title role of 1990 : TRU
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Country's ___ Brown Band : ZAC
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Aid in labor management? : EPIDURAL
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One handling an OD : ERDOCTOR
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Get too close, in a way : TAILGATE
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Teases, in older usage : LOLITAS
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French daily, with "Le" : FIGARO
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Lackey's response : IMONIT
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Pick : OPT
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Casing job, for short : RECON
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Big supply line : AORTA
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Bill collectors? : TILLS
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Dimple : DENT
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Something farm-squeezed? : TEAT
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Arthur with a Tony : BEA
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Genre for Reel Big Fish : SKA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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