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New York Times, Saturday, July 1, 2017

"Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself ___": Mark Twain

Author:
David Phillips
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 66, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 19 for Mr. Phillips.
David Phillips notes:
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Jeff Chen notes:
Four by tens! Check out that big chunk of white space in the upper right. A stack of four long answers is so tough to do well. I think ... read more
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© 2017, The New York Times7/1/17 ( No. 24,707 )
Across
1
Noodle house noodles : SOBA
5
Checkout counter option : PLASTICBAG
15
The opposing side : THEM
16
"Attention!" : LISTENHERE
17
Mother in "Hairspray" : EDNA
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Optimist's mantra : ITHINKICAN
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Time out? : REST
20
Becomes well known : EARNSANAME
21
"Take THAT, sucka!" : EATIT
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It "will find a way," according to Virgil : FATE
24
Fraternité fellows : AMIS
25
Some hard rock : ORE
26
What's the matter? : ATOMS
28
Western tribe : UTES
29
"The Simpsons" sycophant : SMITHERS
31
"Duuude" : BRO
32
"Man will do many things to get himself loved, he will do all things to get himself ___": Mark Twain : ENVIED
33
Certain two-wheeler : SEGWAY
36
Cable channel that once won a Four Freedoms Award for freedom of speech : CNN
37
Early showings : MATINEES
39
___ latte : CHAI
41
Easternmost of fashion's "Big Four" cities : MILAN
42
"Kanthapura" novelist Raja ___ : RAO
43
"A ___ should not mean / But be": Archibald MacLeish : POEM
44
Lean : CANT
45
Foo Fighters founder Dave : GROHL
47
Paragons : ROLEMODELS
50
Disney queen voiced by Idina Menzel : ELSA
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Mozart's "Il Re Pastore," e.g. : OPERASERIA
52
Unit of work : HOUR
53
Sexennial event : SENATERACE
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Cultural leader? : AGRI
55
Bad-mouths : TRASHTALKS
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What seeds often have : BYES
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Investments often associated with CDs : STEREOS
2
"Yikes!," quaintly : OHDEARME
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Economist who shared a Daytime Emmy with Jimmy Kimmel in 1999 : BENSTEIN
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Master of strings : AMATI
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Ballet move : PLIE
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"Kiss Me Deadly" rocker : LITAFORD
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Guru residences : ASHRAMS
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Is closefisted : STINTS
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Nail-biting : TENSE
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"___ Dinka Doo" (theme song of Jimmy Durante) : INKA
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Place to celebrate the Autumn Moon Festival : CHINATOWN
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Turned into : BECAME
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Estée Lauder fragrance for men : ARAMIS
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Some inheritances : GENES
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Baba ghanouj ingredient : TAHINI
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Typical Snapchatter : TEEN
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Strong recommendation : URGING
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Soap-making equipment? : TVCAMERAS
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A new computer program may be in it : BETA
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Source of sodium in the wild : SALTLICK
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Study of the atmosphere : AEROLOGY
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"Uh-huh ... ri-i-i-ght" : YEAHSURE
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Kind of deposit : MINERAL
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Classic Stanislaw Lem sci-fi novel : SOLARIS
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Mini maker, originally : COOPER
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Capital that's home to Last Chance Gulch : HELENA
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City and county of central California : MADERA
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German toast : PROST
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48-Down subgroup : COSET
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Help for users : REHAB
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University department, for short : MATH
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Freelancers' enclosures, for short : SAES

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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