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IF THE SPIRIT MOVES YOU

New York Times, Sunday, July 16, 2017

Author:
Andrea Carla Michaels and Pete Muller
Editor:
Will Shortz
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ScrabbleRebusCirclePangram
1.63237
Andrea Carla Michaels
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184/18/20067/16/20177
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1.60250
Pete Muller

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 72 Missing: {Q} This is puzzle # 57 for Ms. Michaels. This is puzzle # 18 for Mr. Muller. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Constructor notes:
ACME: Back in 2010 I met Pete, and inspired by his Jack in the box puzzle, came up with the idea ORDERSAROUNDOFDRINKS 21 and in six quadrants have a drink name in circles (TOMCOLLINS, ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Acme and I hung out at ACPT years ago, catching up, when she suddenly smacked me. (I get that a lot.) One of my puzzles had just run, scooping her and Pete of an idea they had been working ... read more
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© 2017, The New York TimesNo. 0716 ( 24,722 )
Across
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Five Norwegian kings : OLAVS
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Nighty-night wear : PJS
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Bird bills : NEBS
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Fancy-schmancy : POSH
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Bottoms : NADIRS
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O.K., in Okinawa : HAI
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First name in courtroom fiction : ERLE
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Bee-fitting? : APIAN
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Overcome an embarrassment : LIVEITDOWN
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Carolina ___ : WREN
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Kind of question : YESNO
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Med. school subject : ANAT
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Traditional Chinese forces : YINANDYANG
30
Male duck : DRAKE
31
Author Anaïs : NIN
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ROFL alternative : LMAO
33
Palm piece : FROND
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Polish rolls : BIALYS
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Get off at Grand Central, say : DETRAIN
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Like most things in "Ripley's Believe It or Not!" : WEIRD
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Bring home the bacon : EARN
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Nary ___ : AONE
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Make brighter, as a fading tattoo : REINK
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Mufflers and such : KNITTING
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"Anyhoo," e.g. : SEGUE
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Architect Gehry : FRANK
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"Thanks ___ God!" : BETO
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One challenged by a sentry : FOE
50
Couturier Cassini : OLEG
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U.S. rebellion leader of 1841-42 : DORR
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Alternative to wind : SOLAR
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Rhett Butler's final two words : ADAMN
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Like some thinking : WISHFUL
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"My ___" (1979 hit by the Knack) : SHARONA
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Nail polish brand : CUTEX
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Places to get looped : COCKTAILLOUNGES
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As a joke : INFUN
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Dried (off) : TOWELED
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"Hidden Figures" actor : COSTNER
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One of 16 works by Brahms : WALTZ
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Roasted: Sp. : ASADA
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Slept with, biblically : KNEW
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Kvetch : MOAN
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"___ Just Seen a Face" (Beatles tune) : IVE
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DVD button : PLAY
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___ an independent (eschewed the party label) : RANAS
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Geneva and Beirut : FONTS
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"Miss Julie" opera composer, 1965 : NEDROREM
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19th-century French landscapist : COROT
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Weisshorn and others : ALPS
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"Beowulf" and others : EPOS
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Bottle for oil or vinegar : CRUET
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Excuse for not turning in homework : ILOSTIT
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Nursery rhyme destination : STIVES
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Ersatz : PHONY
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Quarrel (with) : SPAR
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Singer DiFranco : ANI
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Actor Gillen of "Game of Thrones" : AIDAN
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What you should do "if symptoms persist" : SEEADOCTOR
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Artist who designed costumes for "Ben-Hur" : ERTE
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Twosomes : ITEMS
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12.01, for carbon: Abbr. : ATWT
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Ignorant : UNEDUCATED
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Hang : DRAPE
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Fifth-century pope known as "the Great" : LEOI
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Son of, in Arabic names : IBN
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Company lover? : MISERY
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Captain von Trapp's betrothed : ELSA
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Met soprano Berger : ERNA
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Cpl., e.g. : NCO
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Captain Nemo's creator : VERNE
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Ashore : ONLAND
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Actress Kazan of "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" : LAINIE
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Reasons to say yes : ADVANTAGES
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Word before Cong or Minh : VIET
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Mister, in New Delhi : SRI
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45 player : PHONO
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Resident of Tatooine in "Star Wars" : JAWA
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It's Irish for "We Ourselves" : SINNFEIN
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Orange avenue in Monopoly : NEWYORK
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Picking up a quart of milk, say : ERRAND
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Recipe direction : BLEND
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Hong Kong's Hang ___ Index : SENG
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Nice thing to hit : PAYDIRT
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Having an effect : OPERANT
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Rope fiber : SISAL
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It might absorb a blow : HANKY
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Frustrate : STYMIE
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Discouraging words : NOES
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Gorilla watcher Fossey : DIAN
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"It's on me!" ... or a hint to this puzzle's circled letters : DRINKSALLAROUND
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Shipping route : LANE
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Scott of "Joanie Loves Chachi" : BAIO
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Partially edited version of a movie : ROUGHCUT
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Erodes : WEARSAWAY
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Bedazzles : ENTRANCES
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Elementary school trio, briefly : RRR
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Actor Reeves : KEANU
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"___ first ..." : IFAT
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Gold rush city of 1899 : NOME
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Boomers' offspring : GENX
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Plant : SOW
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Bush or Clinton, collegiately : ELI
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Oral tradition : FOLKTALES
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Fly-fisher's line joiner : BLOODKNOT
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French nobleman : DUC
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Shield border : ORLE
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Whizzes : ACES
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Bunny chasers? : DUSTMOPS
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1970s TV cool dude, with "the" : FONZ
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Rushed : HIED
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"Life According ___" (Emmy-winning documentary) : TOSAM
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Pai ___ (Chinese gambling game) : GOW
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"Victory!" : IWIN
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Place to pray : NAVE
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Ran off : FLED
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Awful idea : NONSTARTER
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No longer fast? : EAT
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Hosp. staffers : RNS
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D.C. athlete : NAT
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Whizzes : PROS
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Dealer's query : AREYOUIN
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Spanish bloom : FLOR
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Overhauls : REVAMPS
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Area far from port : OPENSEA
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Zagreb's country : CROATIA
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Old-style warning : ALARUM
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Mull over : CHEWON
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Apple debut of 2001 : IPOD
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Summer position for a college student : INTERN
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Stereotypical Deadhead wear : TIEDYE
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Put into words : SAID
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Concentration, to a British chemist : TITRE
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As good as it gets : IDEAL
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Lose steam, with "out" : PETER
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Kind of pad : STENO
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Presidents' Day event : SALE
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"Mad Money" network : CNBC
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Assuage : EASE
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Western ___ (college course, informally) : CIV

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 10 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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