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New York Times, Monday, July 23, 2018

Author:
Todd Gross
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Todd Gross

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 76, Blocks: 34 Missing: {JQXZ} Spans: 2 This is puzzle # 17 for Mr. Gross.
Todd Gross notes:
I have a few confessions to make about this crossword: I didn't know ORDERS OF THE DAY until I looked it up because I needed another ... read more
Jeff Chen notes:
I enjoy tight theme sets, and Todd did a great job of identifying four "X OF THE (time period)" phrases. Better yet, he got them in ... read more
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© 2018, The New York Times7/23/18 ( No. 25,094 )
Across
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Host with a microphone : EMCEE
6
Egyptian goddess with a repetitive name : ISIS
10
Three blind creatures, in a children's rhyme : MICE
14
West Coast N.F.L. player : LARAM
15
Smeller : NOSE
16
Black, to poets : EBON
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Unplanned : SPUROFTHEMOMENT
20
Suffix with count : ESS
21
California/Nevada border lake : TAHOE
22
Chutzpah : NERVE
23
Singer with the multiplatinum albums "19," "21" and "25" : ADELE
25
"That's all ___ got" : IVE
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Suffix with cash or cloth : IER
28
Parliamentary agenda : ORDERSOFTHEDAY
32
Hold on property : LIEN
33
Pitching stat : ERA
34
Memo-heading inits. : FYI
35
"___ fool!" : APRIL
37
Yang's partner : YIN
39
Writer ___ Rice Burroughs : EDGAR
43
Chest protector : RIB
45
San Francisco's ___ Hill : NOB
47
Fish in some salads : TUNA
48
Literary club feature : BOOKOFTHEMONTH
52
Preceder of Alamos or Angeles : LOS
53
She's a sheep : EWE
54
"I Still Believe ___" (#1 Vince Gill country song) : INYOU
55
Pen name : ALIAS
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Door fastener : LATCH
59
Dallas sch. with a presidential library : SMU
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Annual Time issue : PERSONOFTHEYEAR
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"CHiPs" actor Estrada : ERIK
66
First chip in the pot : ANTE
67
Previously aired show : RERUN
68
Profit's opposite : LOSS
69
Old Russian ruler : TSAR
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Place for camels to rest : OASIS
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Otherwise : ELSE
2
GPS graphics : MAPS
3
One leading a fight for change : CRUSADER
4
Good listener? : EAR
5
Displayer of one's feelings : EMOTER
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Possibly, but unlikely : INTHEORY
7
Artsy Manhattan neighborhood : SOHO
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"Yeah, that seems plausible" : ISEEIT
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College term: Abbr. : SEM
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Idea that spreads popularly and widely : MEME
11
Barcelona's peninsula : IBERIA
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Pass along : CONVEY
13
Go through the door : ENTER
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Not true : FALSE
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Cyclops feature : ONEEYE
24
"Raging Bull" star Robert : DENIRO
26
TV broadcast band : VHF
28
Rock-___ (jukebox brand) : OLA
29
Fabric tear : RIP
30
Like a sound that can barely be heard : FAINT
31
Playground retort : DIDTOO
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This way : LIKESO
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Pitcher's tour de force : NOHITTER
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N.R.A. members : GUNUSERS
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Insect in a colony : ANT
42
Quaint college cheer : RAH
44
Ship's front : BOW
46
Park furniture : BENCH
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Orchestral work by Ravel : BOLERO
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Egyptian god who's a brother of 6-Across : OSIRIS
50
Criminals : FELONS
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"You saved me!" : MYHERO
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Place to put an American flag pin : LAPEL
56
Poses a question : ASKS
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Skin conditioner brand : AFTA
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Island ESE of Oahu : MAUI
61
Large coffee holders : URNS
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Turner who led a slave rebellion : NAT
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Vote in favor : YEA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle.

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