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New York Times, Tuesday, July 15, 2014

World's most widely distributed syndicated news service

Author:
Zhouqin Burnikel
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Zhouqin Burnikel

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 78, Blocks: 40 Missing: {GQX} This is puzzle # 11 for Ms. Burnikel. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Zhouqin Burnikel notes:

This puzzle was accepted in August 2012. I was inspired by ELON MUSK, but could not make him work due to the short letter count.

Jeff Chen notes:
A business-oriented puzzle, right up my alley. And specializing in entrepreneurs, even better! Back in 2002, I had the good fortune to ... read more
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© 2014, The New York Times7/15/14 ( No. 23,625 )
Across
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Test runners : LABS
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Many a carnival game : SCAM
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Lower California, informally : BAJA
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"Splendor in the Grass" director Kazan : ELIA
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"Changed my mind" computer command : UNDO
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"Entertainment Tonight" host Nancy : ODELL
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Founder of 6-Down : TEDTURNER
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Loads and loads : RAFTS
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Relief on a hot day : BREEZE
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Stuffed : OVERFED
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Near eternity : EON
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Pre-A.D. : BCE
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Hit back? : SIDEB
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Precious : DEAR
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Old name for Tokyo : EDO
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Aliens, for short : ETS
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"That's not news to me" : YESIKNOW
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World's largest online retailer : AMAZON
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Macy's symbol : STAR
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Word after Dead or Red : SEA
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Seat with cushions : SOFA
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Get tangled : ENMESH
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Splits, as a couple : BREAKSUP
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Uncooked : RAW
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Where to find a soft drink's promotional code : CAP
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End-of-season honorees, for short : MVPS
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Hawk's home : AERIE
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Soak up, as gravy : SOP
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Pub draught : ALE
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World's biggest private employer : WALMART
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Andean ruminants : LLAMAS
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Winning : ONTOP
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Founder of 47-Down : STEVEJOBS
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Cybermemo : ENOTE
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Skye of "Say Anything ..." : IONE
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Domain : AREA
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Many bills in tip jars : ONES
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Pre-K enrollees : TOTS
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Fall back (on) : RELY
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Ignored : LETBE
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Olds of old : ALERO
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Obama's veep : BIDEN
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Fill to the gills : SATE
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"No prob" : SURECAN
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World's most widely distributed syndicated news service : CNN
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Suffix with lemon : ADE
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Down in the mouth : MOROSE
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Cause of yawning : BOREDOM
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On ___ (how some pranks are done) : ADARE
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Founder of 36-Across : JEFFBEZOS
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Old one, in German : ALTE
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One may trip on it : LSD
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Turkic tongue : UZBEK
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"Livin' La ___ Loca" : VIDA
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Lover of Psyche : EROS
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Critical : DIRE
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Pretty tasteless food : TOFU
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Lose it : SNAP
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River through Flanders : YSER
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Italian hothead? : ETNA
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Founder of 58-Across : SAMWALTON
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Fly trap : WEB
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Pops, as the question : ASKS
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Combat supplies : ARMS
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Just gets (by) : SCRAPES
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Eyelash, e.g. : HAIR
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Slowly changes : EVOLVES
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"World's most admired company," per Fortune : APPLE
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Look after a neighbor's dog, say : PETSIT
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Ham it up : EMOTE
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Love, to Valentino : AMORE
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Valentino, e.g. : LABEL
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Op-ed piece : ESSAY
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"___ unto him ..." : WOE
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A.D. part : ANNO
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Slightly open : AJAR
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Overly : TOO
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M.D. specialty : ENT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle.

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