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New York Times, Friday, July 24, 2015

Rita Hayworth film briefly featured in "The Shawshank Redemption"

Author:
Patrick Berry
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 68, Blocks: 28 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 200 for Mr. Berry. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2015, The New York Times7/24/15 ( No. 23,999 )
Across
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Helper in a heist : INSIDEMAN
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Group with rackets : MAFIA
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U.S. state with the oldest capital city : NEWMEXICO
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To any degree : ATALL
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Newly humble : CHASTENED
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Is in demand : SELLS
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Wildly uneven : HITORMISS
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Tokyo-based electronics giant : CASIO
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Minor concessions : SOPS
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"The Cryptogram" playwright David : MAMET
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"Get cracking!" : GOTOIT
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Immoderately priced : DEAR
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Shorts go-with : TEE
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Unable to react : INERT
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Rustic dwellers : COTTAGERS
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Disinheritor of Cordelia : LEAR
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Deity with 99 names : ALLAH
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Junker : HEAP
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Member of a pop duo whose debut album was titled "Whole Oats" : DARYLHALL
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___ mouth : POTTY
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Film director Lee : ANG
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Omission statement? : OOPS
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Extends a line, say : FISHES
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1980s-'90s singer Terence Trent ___ : DARBY
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Man of urbanity : GENT
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Gives the slip : LOSES
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Dancers in danse macabre imagery : SKELETONS
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Ornamental garment panel : INSET
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Literary term popularized by Sartre : ANTINOVEL
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Over-the-counter name for naproxen : ALEVE
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Big name in the mainframe business : COMPUWARE
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"Brideshead Revisited" surname : RYDER
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Product in pink packets : SWEETNLOW
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Narrow margin : INCH
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Classic pop : NEHI
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Try to beat the buzzer? : SWAT
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"My deepest condolences" : IMSOSORRY
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Bankruptcy declarer of 2013 : DETROIT
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Off the hook : EXEMPT
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Some M&M's : MINIS
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Excellent, slangily : ACES
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Silent signals : NODS
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Cause of black eyes? : MASCARA
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Crack squad : ATEAM
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Wood choppers of old : FALSETEETH
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"X" signer : ILLITERATE
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Furthermore : ALSO
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Quadratics, e.g. : MATH
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Rita Hayworth film briefly featured in "The Shawshank Redemption" : GILDA
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Perfect match : ONEANDONLY
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Put down, in a way, as a group of rioters : TEARGASSED
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What plangonologists collect : DOLLS
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Bibliographer's abbr. : ETAL
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Awards show since 1993 : ESPYS
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Honor an honoree, say : CLAP
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Nobody's home : GHOSTTOWN
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Hearty greeting? : AHOY
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Bisque bit : LOBSTER
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Biscotto bit : PINENUT
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One of baseball's Alous : FELIPE
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One of Chaucer's pilgrims : REEVE
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"Capeesh?" : GETME
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Unreliable narrator : LIAR
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Alveoli, e.g. : SACS
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Have in mind? : KNOW
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Like some lockets : OVAL
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Husband of ancient Rome's Poppaea Sabina : NERO
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Big bunch : SLEW

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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