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New York Times, Saturday, July 23, 2016

Author:
Debbie Ellerin
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Debbie Ellerin

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 70, Blocks: 29 Missing: {JQX} This is puzzle # 2 for Ms. Ellerin. Jeff Chen's Puzzle of the Week pick. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
Debbie Ellerin notes:
This is my second puzzle in the NYT. The first was a Monday puzzle over a year ago. I started constructing this puzzle after I got a ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
Even knowing all the answers beforehand, I really enjoyed the solve. Debbie got in touch with me a while back, and I worked with her ... read more
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© 2016, The New York TimesNo. 0723 ( 24,364 )

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Across
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Those falling head over heels? : ACROBATS
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Little rows : TIFFS
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Ones with love-hate relationships, say : FRENEMIES
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Pop singer Goulding : ELLIE
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Show on which Adam West voices Mayor Adam West : FAMILYGUY
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Actress Balaban of "Supernatural" : LIANE
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Make a measure of : ENACT
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Shift specification: Abbr. : HRS
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Some temple figures : LAMAS
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César subject : CINE
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Measure (up) : STACK
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Press target, informally : DELT
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Soupçon : TAD
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Is a kiss-up : KOWTOWS
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Org. awarding 5-Downs : WBA
30
Bass brass : TUBAS
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Foreign aide : AUPAIR
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Reduced : SLIMMED
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Guts : INNARDS
37
Do-it-yourself wheels : KITCAR
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W.W. II landing site in Italy : ANZIO
39
Hookups on "House" : IVS
40
Tough : RUFFIAN
42
Malfunctioning : BUM
45
Like venison : LEAN
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First division, maybe : PARTA
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Hindu embodiment of virtue : RAMA
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Procedure improving one's looks? : LASIK
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"Let me ___ pray thee": Exodus 4:18 : GOI
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Picks nits : CARPS
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Golfer's error : SLICE
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Some small tablets : IPADMINIS
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Power of two : EIGHT
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Hesitant : NOTSOSURE
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Something to believe in : TENET
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Princess and angel, e.g. : PETNAMES
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Move : AFFECT
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Holders of thoughts? : CRANIA
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Order back : REMAND
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Shelved : ONICE
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Supporting strip : BELT
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She anchored "Weekend Update" with Tina, then Seth : AMY
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Scrooge : TIGHTWAD
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"Bathers at Asnières" and "Parade de Cirque" : SEURATS
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Game giveaway : TELL
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24-book classic : ILIAD
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What a troll may perpetuate : FLAMEWAR
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Preceder of the sound of a gavel : FINALBID
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Be in shock from a sock : SEESTARS
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Biggest rival of US Foods : SYSCO
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Recover after being wrecked : SOBERUP
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Year-end tradition since 1966 : KWANZAA
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Half of a 2000s stoner-film duo : KUMAR
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Longtime hair lightener brand : SUNIN
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Alternative to Flix : TMC
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Kung ___ beef : PAO
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Things that one is good at : SKILLSET
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Be what one isn't : LIVEALIE
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Prognostication proclamation : ITSASIGN
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Start : INITIATE
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Music genre for Miriam Makeba : AFROPOP
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Charley Bates's mentor, in literature : FAGIN
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Musical with the song "There's a Sucker Born Ev'ry Minute" : BARNUM
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One often accused of being blind : UMPIRE
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Rank and file : MASSES
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Something to carve out : NICHE
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First lady Barbara's Russian counterpart : RAISA
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Last name in the funnies for nearly 50 years : KETT
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"Let's go!" : CMON
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Ariz. doesn't observe it : DST

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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