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New York Times, Wednesday, July 10, 2019

With 26-Down, 36-Across-designed Hong Kong skyscraper (1990)

Author:
David J. Kahn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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David J. Kahn

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 36 Missing: {QXZ} This is puzzle # 183 for Mr. Kahn.
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© 2019, The New York Times7/10/19 ( No. 25,446 )
Across
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One's marriage or graduation : BIGDAY
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Ring punch : JAB
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Operate smoothly : HUM
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Charm City baseballer : ORIOLE
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Be shown up : LOSEFACE
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___ City Hall, 36-Across-designed building (1978) : DALLAS
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Sites of some strikes : OILWELLS
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"The Winding Stair" poet : YEATS
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Ballerina's hairdo : BUN
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Omnipotent and all-merciful one, in Islam : ALLAH
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Chicken ___ : KIEV
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Place for an Atlas : SILO
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With 10-Down, 36-Across-designed museum (1995) : ROCKANDROLL
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Do a little stretching? : FIB
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Under control : INHAND
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Ricotta cheese source : EWE
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Get an ___ effort : AFOR
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Come to nothing : FAIL
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Subject of this puzzle (1917-2019) : IMPEI
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Runner's space : LANE
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Script unit : LINE
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Land in the ocean : CAY
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Claymation pal of Wallace : GROMIT
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It's a big stretch : ERA
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Portmanteau for 36-Across : STARCHITECT
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Help for the disabled? : TOWS
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On ___ (running by itself) : AUTO
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Sicilia and Sardegna : ISOLE
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Jack (up) : AMP
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Classic opera in which every leading character dies : TOSCA
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Asian capital designed by British urban planners : NEWDELHI
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With 26-Down, 36-Across-designed Hong Kong skyscraper (1990) : BANKOF
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Warty arboreal creature : TREETOAD
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Mystical and puzzling : OCCULT
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Stick in a boat : OAR
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Stand in (for) : SUB
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Places : STEADS
Down
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Soul mate? : BODY
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"Dies ___" (hymn) : IRAE
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River to the Colorado : GILA
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Noodlehead : DOLT
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One who calls Nome home : ALASKAN
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"Thumbs up!" : YES
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Enroll in : JOIN
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"Talking" with one's hands, for short : ASL
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Bawl over : BEWAIL
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See 24-Across : HALLOFFAME
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Sch. near Hollywood : UCLA
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Fit well : MESH
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36-Across-designed Paris landmark (1989) : LOUVREPYRAMID
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Cut down : FELL
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Sack, so to speak : BED
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Legally charges : INDICTS
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Magician's skill : SLEIGHT
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Rummage (through) : RIFLE
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TV booth alert : ONAIR
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See 59-Across : CHINATOWER
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Moolah : KALE
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Be shy : OWE
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Kind of column : IONIC
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George with a .390 batting average in 1980 : BRETT
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Gazillions : ALOT
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Goat's bleat : MAA
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Lecturer's reading? : RIOTACT
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Word that rhymes with treats, appropriately : SWEETS
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Trophy : CUP
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Shoppe description : OLDE
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Excited about : INTO
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Some hospital supplies : SERA
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Fictional captain whose nickname is "Old Thunder" : AHAB
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Back in the day : ONCE
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Arctic seabird : SKUA
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Nowhere near the target, in a children's guessing game : COLD
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When soap operas usually air, informally : AFTS
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Bud's bud in old comedy : LOU
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Winner of four World Series in this century, on scoreboards : BOS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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