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New York Times, Thursday, July 21, 2016

Supposed consequence of any of the three no-nos in this puzzle

Author:
Jason Flinn
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQVX} This is puzzle # 11 for Mr. Flinn.
Jason Flinn notes:
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Jeff Chen notes:
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© 2016, The New York Times7/21/16 ( No. 24,362 )
Across
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See 14-Across : ALADDER
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___ Kappa Nu, engineering honor society : ETA
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Agcy. regulating net neutrality : FCC
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With 1-Across, no-no #1 : WALKING
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1960s chess champ Mikhail : TAL
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Geneva-based agcy. : ILO
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Ulterior motives : AGENDAS
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Prominent feature of Bert on "Sesame Street" : UNIBROW
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___ White, singer of the 1991 #1 hit "Romantic" : KARYN
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Billboard chart listings : SINGLES
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Is in Paris or old Rome? : EST
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"Play Time" director Jacques : TATI
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Shortly, informally : INAFEW
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Approx. time it takes for light to travel one foot : NSEC
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Nail ___ : SALON
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This is one : CLUE
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"Modern Family" actor : EDONEILL
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Aid for a long-distance relationship : SKYPE
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True to life : REALISTIC
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Battle locale that marked a turning point in W.W. I : MARNE
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See 19-Down : ONESPATH
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As above, in citations : IDEM
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Realm : ARENA
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New Mexico skiing mecca : TAOS
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Take back : RECANT
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15 divs. on old maps : SSRS
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Chronometric std. : GMT
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Dinosaurs, informally : LIZARDS
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First of the Minor Prophets : HOSEA
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CVS competitor : RITEAID
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Old lamp fuel : COALOIL
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___ budget : ONA
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Crack team, for short? : NSA
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Supposed consequence of any of the three no-nos in this puzzle : BADLUCK
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Nepotism beneficiary: Abbr. : REL
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Zeppelin's realm : SKY
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Coins : CREATES
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Have an eye-opening experience : AWAKEN
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Chef with the catchphrase "Kick it up a notch" : LAGASSE
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Gave a heads-up : ALERTED
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Fashion house based in the Big Apple : DKNY
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"___ see that coming!" : DIDNT
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Bambi's aunt : ENA
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Some QB protectors : RGS
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Needle holder : ETUI
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Bitter component of tea : TANNIN
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Harmonize : ALIGN
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Night light? : FIREFLY
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Detailed description : CLOSEUP
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Intimidate : COW
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With 41-Across, no-no #2 : BLACKCAT
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Typical Three Stooges comedy : SILLINESS
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Offshore : ASEA
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Baba Mustafa, in "Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves" : TAILOR
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Just a ___ bit : WEE
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Autumn attraction : CORNMAZE
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"Full House" twins : OLSENS
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Word in a wedding announcement : NEE
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Quick draft? : SIP
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Target of a 1917 uprising : TSAR
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With 57-Down, no-no #3 : MIR
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"Sweet" girl of song : ADELINE
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Music event : RECITAL
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Prevents from stealing, say : TAGSOUT
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Advantage for a hockey team : HOMEICE
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Staked : ATRISK
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Hunts : STALKS
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Tandoori products : NAANS
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What a canopy provides : SHADE
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Offensive date : DDAY
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Relative of a bean pot : OLLA
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See 38-Down : ROR
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Ottawa-based media co. : CBC
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Gondola feature : OAR

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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